2017 Volkswagen GTI Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 2017 Volkswagen GTI

Need more info about Volkswagen GTI batteries? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Volkswagen 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

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 2017 Volkswagen GTI battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or dim headlights can all be signs 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, a replacement battery for your 2017 Volkswagen GTI. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Volkswagen’s service specs for GTI car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help choosing the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your GTI?

We know what’s best for your Volkswagen GTI, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and innovation for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Volkswagen GTI. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, UTVs, and boats! To run optimally, your 2017 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? Congrats! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top 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 won’t my GTI battery hold a charge? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my old GTI battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  •  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 2017 Volkswagen GTI at Firestone Complete Auto Care.