Car Batteries for 1987 Volkswagen Golf

Battery Size & Replacement for 1987 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. 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 Golf stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or faded headlights can all be signs that your battery is waving goodbye.

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. Drop in for a free battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1987 Volkswagen Golf running! Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are familiar with Volkswagen-specific recommendations for Golf battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your Golf?

Your Volkswagen Golf deserves the best, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Volkswagen Golf. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, severe duty trucks, utility vehicles, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1987 Volkswagen Golf requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Golf’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1987 Volkswagen Golf car battery installed? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. Help extend your car battery’s life 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 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, pay us a visit. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my Golf battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost 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 by for a free battery test at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead Golf battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of Volkswagen Golf batteries? You can find affordable Golf 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 Golf

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1987 Volkswagen Golfs today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.