1997 Suzuki Sidekick Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1997 Suzuki Sidekick

Researching battery replacements for your Suzuki Sidekick? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Suzuki Sidekick.

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
BATTERIES

L4/1.8L

- Battery: MT-85

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/1.6L

- 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 terminals, and subpar electrical performance can all be signs that your battery needs attention.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, get your Suzuki Sidekick a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with Suzuki’s service specs for Sidekick battery CCAs 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.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Sidekick?

Your Suzuki Sidekick deserves the best, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, performance, and innovation for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Suzuki Sidekick. Their tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts freightliners, UTVs, and boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1997 Suzuki Sidekick. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Suzuki Sidekick Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1997 Suzuki Sidekick? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, limiting short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Top Sidekick Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a Sidekick-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my Sidekick battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my old Sidekick battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of Suzuki Sidekick batteries? Suzuki Sidekick batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Get a Battery for Your Suzuki Sidekick

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1997 Suzuki Sidekicks today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.