Car Batteries for 2004 Volkswagen Beetle

The Right Battery Size for a 2004 Volkswagen Beetle

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

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MTP-48/H6 L4/1.9L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
MT-47/H5 L4/1.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MTP-48/H6 L4/1.8L 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

L4/1.8L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/1.8L

- 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. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your Volkswagen Beetle stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, and subpar electrical performance may all indicate 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. Stop by for a free battery test and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 2004 Volkswagen Beetle running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our expert technicians understand Volkswagen service recommendations for Beetle car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Beetles?

We know what’s best for your Volkswagen Beetle, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, performance, and innovation for many years. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Volkswagen Beetle. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in forklifts commercial trucks, utility vehicles, and fishing boats. Your 2004 Volkswagen Beetle needs a reliable battery to run optimally. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volkswagen Beetle Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 2004 Volkswagen Beetle? Great job! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top Beetle Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are Volkswagen Beetle-specific, visit your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won't my Beetle battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery might be old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a free battery test at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What happens to my old Beetle battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do Volkswagen Beetle batteries cost? Get affordable prices on Volkswagen Beetle batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your Volkswagen Beetle

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 2004 Volkswagen Beetles today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.