Car Batteries for 1998 Volkswagen Beetle

The Right Battery Size for a 1998 Volkswagen Beetle

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

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MTP-48/H6 L4/1.9L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
MT-47/H5 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/1.9L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Shopping for Volkswagen Beetle Car Batteries

You can pretty much drive your Volkswagen Beetle until you don't want to anymore. But your Beetle's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Beetle’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights may all indicate that your battery is waving goodbye.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. 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, a replacement battery for your 1998 Volkswagen Beetle. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our expert technicians understand Volkswagen service recommendations for Beetle battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Beetle?

We only want what’s best for your Volkswagen Beetle, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, charge capacity, and innovation. Pop the hood of any Volkswagen Beetle and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, commercial trucks, UTVs, and even boats! To run optimally, your 1998 Volkswagen Beetle requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1998 Volkswagen Beetle Battery

Did you recently have a new 1998 Volkswagen Beetle car battery installed? Great job! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, limiting short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Answers to Your Beetle Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Volkswagen Beetle battery, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won’t my Beetle battery hold a charge? 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 a habit of leaving your car doors open and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What happens to my old Beetle battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  •  How much do Volkswagen Beetle batteries cost? Volkswagen Beetle 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.

Volkswagen Beetle Batteries Near You

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1998 Volkswagen Beetles today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.