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|
- Battery: MT-47/H5
- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months
- Cold Cranking Amps: 650
- Battery: MTP-48/H6
- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months
- Cold Cranking Amps: 760
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.
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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.
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