2012 Volkswagen GTI Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 2012 Volkswagen GTI

Not sure what battery to get for your Volkswagen GTI? Use the following chart to find information on Volkswagen GTI battery size and cold cranking amps.

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
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

Buying a Replacement Battery for Volkswagen GTI

Your GTI doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. You want to replace your 2012 Volkswagen GTI battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, or faded headlights 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. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 2012 Volkswagen GTI. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our expert technicians understand Volkswagen service recommendations for GTI battery CCAs 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.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your GTI?

We only want what’s best for your Volkswagen GTI, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and technology. Pop the hood of any Volkswagen GTI and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, freightliners, UTVs, and even boats! To run optimally, your 2012 Volkswagen GTI requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 2012 Volkswagen GTI Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Volkswagen GTI? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. You can take care of your battery by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked GTI Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a GTI-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won’t my GTI battery hold a charge? 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 been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What happens to my old GTI battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do Volkswagen GTI batteries cost? You can find affordable GTI batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Get a Battery for Your Volkswagen GTI

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 2012 Volkswagen GTI at Firestone Complete Auto Care.