Car Batteries for 2012 Volkswagen Golf

The Right Battery Size for a 2012 Volkswagen Golf

Need more info about Volkswagen Golf batteries? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Golf.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-47/H5 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MTP-48/H6 L4/2.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
MTX-47/H5 L4/2.0L Replacement 41 months Performance 36 months 650
MT-47/H5 L5/2.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MTP-48/H6 L5/2.5L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
MTX-47/H5 L5/2.5L Replacement 41 months Performance 36 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTX-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 41 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L5/2.5L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L5/2.5L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

L5/2.5L

- Battery: MTX-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 41 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buying a Replacement Battery for Volkswagen Golf

Your Golf doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. You want to replace your 2012 Volkswagen Golf battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A slow engine crank, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or weak lights can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 2012 Volkswagen Golf. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are familiar with Volkswagen-specific recommendations for Golf battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Golf?

We only want what’s best for your Volkswagen Golf, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, power, and technology. Pop the hood of any Volkswagen Golf and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their tried and true products are commonly used in boom lifts, freightliners, UTVs, and even boats! Your 2012 Volkswagen Golf needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volkswagen Golf Battery

Did you recently have a new 2012 Volkswagen Golf car battery installed? Great job! 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, limiting short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets 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 Golf-specific battery question, visit your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my Golf battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery might be old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my old Golf battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  •  How much do Volkswagen Golf batteries cost? Volkswagen Golf batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. 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 2012 Volkswagen Golfs today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.