1986 Volkswagen Golf Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1986 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-41 L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MT-41 L4/1.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/1.8L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buying a Replacement Battery for Volkswagen Golf

Sadly, your Volkswagen Golf won't last forever. Neither will its battery. 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 Golf stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1986 Volkswagen Golf running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Volkswagen’s service specs for Golf battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Golf?

Your Volkswagen Golf deserves the best, 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 an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and innovation. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Volkswagen Golf. Their powerful products are installed in industrial lifts, freightliners, utility vehicles, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1986 Volkswagen Golf requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1986 Volkswagen Golf Battery

Did you recently have a new 1986 Volkswagen Golf car battery installed? Great job! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. Give your new battery a hand by limiting short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Top Golf Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have battery questions that are Volkswagen Golf-specific, visit your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my Golf battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your favorite 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? You can find affordable Golf batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Get a Battery for Your Volkswagen Golf

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1986 Volkswagen Golfs today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.