1988 Volkswagen Golf Car Batteries

1988 Volkswagen Golf Battery Replacement & Size

Researching battery replacements for your Volkswagen Golf? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Golf.

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

Your Golf doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. 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. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights may all indicate that your battery is waving goodbye.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1988 Volkswagen Golf running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. 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 fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Golfs?

Your Volkswagen Golf deserves the best, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, performance, and innovation. 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 boom lifts, freightliners, UTVs, and fishing boats. You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1988 Volkswagen Golf. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volkswagen Golf Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Volkswagen Golf? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Answers to Your 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, visit your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • 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. It may be getting old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What happens to my old Golf battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  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.

Volkswagen Golf Batteries Near You

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1988 Volkswagen Golf at Firestone Complete Auto Care.