2008 Volkswagen GTI Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 2008 Volkswagen GTI

Need more info about Volkswagen GTI batteries? Use the following chart to find information on Volkswagen GTI battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-48/H6 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-48/H6 L4/2.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

Shopping for Volkswagen GTI Car Batteries

You can pretty much drive your Volkswagen GTI until you don't want to anymore. But your GTI's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your GTI’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! 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, or weak lights may all indicate 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. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 2008 Volkswagen GTI running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are familiar with Volkswagen-specific recommendations for GTI battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that's best for your GTI, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for GTIs?

Your Volkswagen GTI deserves the best, which is why we carry just that. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, charge capacity, and innovation. Pop the hood of any Volkswagen GTI and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their powerful products are installed in forklifts severe duty trucks, golf carts, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 2008 Volkswagen GTI requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volkswagen GTI Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Volkswagen GTI? Great job! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. Give your new battery a hand 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 GTI Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Volkswagen GTI battery, stop by your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my GTI battery stay charged? 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 been leaving your car doors ajar and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead GTI battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • What’s the cost of Volkswagen GTI batteries? Volkswagen GTI 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 GTI Batteries Near You

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 2008 Volkswagen GTIs today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.