2016 Volkswagen GTI Car Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 2016 Volkswagen GTI

Not sure what battery to get for your Volkswagen GTI? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your GTI.

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

Buy the Right Battery for Your Volkswagen GTI

Sadly, your Volkswagen GTI won't last forever. Neither will its battery. 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 slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or dim headlights may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, get your Volkswagen GTI a replacement battery. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are familiar with Volkswagen-specific recommendations for GTI car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help choosing the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your GTI?

Your Volkswagen GTI deserves the best, 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 a leader in car battery reliability, performance, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Volkswagen GTI. Their tried and true products are commonly used in industrial lifts, severe duty trucks, UTVs, and boats! Your 2016 Volkswagen GTI needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your GTI’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 2016 Volkswagen GTI car battery installed? Congrats! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Answers to Your GTI Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have battery questions that are Volkswagen GTI-specific, visit your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my GTI battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the cabin light at 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 happens to my old GTI battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • How much will replacing my Volkswagen GTI’s battery cost? You can find affordable GTI batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Volkswagen GTI Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 2016 Volkswagen GTIs today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.