2012 Volkswagen Beetle Car Batteries

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Battery Replacement & Size

Need more info about Volkswagen Beetle batteries? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Beetle.

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

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

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

Buying a Replacement Battery for Volkswagen Beetle

Your Beetle doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. You want to replace your 2012 Volkswagen Beetle battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights can all be signs that your battery is waving goodbye.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, get your Volkswagen Beetle a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! 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 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 exclusively carry the best. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Volkswagen Beetle. Their powerful products are installed in forklifts commercial trucks, UTVs, and fishing boats. Your 2012 Volkswagen Beetle needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volkswagen Beetle Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 2012 Volkswagen Beetle? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. You can take care of your battery by decreasing the number of short trips you take, 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 stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery might be old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • 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. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Volkswagen Beetle Battery

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 2012 Volkswagen Beetle today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.