Car Batteries for 1996 Volkswagen Golf

1996 Volkswagen Golf Battery Replacement & Size

Researching battery replacements for your Volkswagen Golf? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Volkswagen Golf.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-41 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MT-41 L4/1.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MT-41 V6/2.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MT-41 L4/1.9L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- 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

V6/2.8L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/1.9L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Shopping for Volkswagen Golf Car Batteries

Your Golf doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. Generally, car batteries last 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 lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or weak lights may all indicate that your battery is on its last leg.

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 needed, get your Volkswagen Golf a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand Volkswagen service recommendations for Golf battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Golfs?

We only want what’s best for your Volkswagen Golf, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. 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 tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts freightliners, golf carts, and even boats! To run optimally, your 1996 Volkswagen Golf requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Golf’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1996 Volkswagen Golf car battery installed? Great job! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Top Golf Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are Volkswagen Golf-specific, pay us a visit. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why won't my Golf battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. 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 in for a free battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my old Golf battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • What’s the cost of Volkswagen Golf batteries? Volkswagen Golf batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Volkswagen Golf Batteries Near You

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1996 Volkswagen Golf at Firestone Complete Auto Care.