1985 Volkswagen Golf Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1985 Volkswagen Golf

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

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-42 L4/1.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
MT-41 L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/1.8L

- Battery: MT-42

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buy the Right Battery for Your Volkswagen Golf

Your Golf doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Golf’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A lagging starter, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or weak lights may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. With computerized testing we 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 1985 Volkswagen Golf running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are familiar with Volkswagen-specific recommendations for Golf battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that's best for your Golf, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your Golf?

We know what’s best for your Volkswagen Golf, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and innovation for many years. Pop the hood of any Volkswagen Golf and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, golf carts, and even boats! Your 1985 Volkswagen Golf needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1985 Volkswagen Golf Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Volkswagen Golf? Congrats! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top Golf Car Battery Questions

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

  • Why won’t my Golf battery hold a charge? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What happens to my old Golf battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  •  How much do Volkswagen Golf batteries cost? Get affordable prices on Volkswagen Golf 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.

Volkswagen Golf Batteries Near You

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1985 Volkswagen Golfs today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.