1996 Suzuki Sidekick Batteries

1996 Suzuki Sidekick Battery Replacement & Size

Not sure what battery to get for your Suzuki Sidekick? Use the following chart to find information on Suzuki Sidekick battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-85 L4/1.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MT-26R L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 575


- Battery: MT-85

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650


- Battery: MT-26R

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 575

Buy the Right Battery for Your Suzuki Sidekick

You can pretty much drive your Suzuki Sidekick until you don't want to anymore. But your Sidekick's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Sidekick’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or dim headlights can all signal that your battery is waving goodbye.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1996 Suzuki Sidekick running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are familiar with Suzuki-specific recommendations for Sidekick battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your Sidekick?

Your Suzuki Sidekick deserves the best, which is why we carry just that. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, power, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Suzuki Sidekick. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, golf carts, and even boats! To run optimally, your 1996 Suzuki Sidekick requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Sidekick’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1996 Suzuki Sidekick car battery installed? Great job! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, limiting short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Answers to Your Sidekick Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have a Sidekick-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my Sidekick battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. It may be getting old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a free battery test at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my dead Sidekick battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  •  How much do Suzuki Sidekick batteries cost? Get affordable prices on Suzuki Sidekick batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your Suzuki Sidekick

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1996 Suzuki Sidekicks today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.