2008 Volkswagen Beetle Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 2008 Volkswagen Beetle

Researching battery replacements 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
MT-47/H5 L5/2.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MTP-48/H6 L5/2.5L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
BATTERIES

L5/2.5L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L5/2.5L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

Shopping for Volkswagen Beetle Car Batteries

Your Beetle doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your Volkswagen Beetle stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights can all signal that your battery is on its last leg.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 2008 Volkswagen Beetle. 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 an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your Beetle?

We know what’s best for your Volkswagen Beetle, which is why we carry just that. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, charge capacity, and innovation. Pop the hood of any Volkswagen Beetle and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts severe duty trucks, utility vehicles, and even boats! To run optimally, your 2008 Volkswagen Beetle requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volkswagen Beetle Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Volkswagen Beetle? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. Give your new battery a hand by limiting short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Answers to Your Beetle Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Volkswagen Beetle battery, pay us a visit. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won’t my Beetle battery hold a charge? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my old Beetle battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of Volkswagen Beetle batteries? You can find affordable Beetle batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your Volkswagen Beetle

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 2008 Volkswagen Beetle today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.