Car Batteries for 1997 Volkswagen Golf

1997 Volkswagen Golf Battery Replacement & Size

Not sure what battery to get 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-42 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
MT-42 L4/1.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
MT-42 V6/2.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-42

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

L4/1.8L

- Battery: MT-42

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

V6/2.8L

- Battery: MT-42

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

Buy the Right Battery for Your Volkswagen Golf

Sadly, your Volkswagen Golf won't last forever. Neither will its battery. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. You want to replace your 1997 Volkswagen Golf battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, and subpar electrical performance can all signal 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. Stop by for a free battery test and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1997 Volkswagen Golf running! Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with Volkswagen’s service specs for Golf battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Golfs?

We know 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 an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and innovation for many years. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Volkswagen Golf. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, freightliners, UTVs, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1997 Volkswagen Golf. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volkswagen Golf Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1997 Volkswagen Golf? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets 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 Golf-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • 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 lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your local 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.
  • How much will replacing my Volkswagen Golf’s battery 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

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1997 Volkswagen Golf today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.