1983 Volkswagen Jetta Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1983 Volkswagen Jetta

Researching battery replacements for your Volkswagen Jetta? Use the following chart to find information on Volkswagen Jetta battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-41 L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MT-42 L4/1.7L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
BATTERIES

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/1.7L

- Battery: MT-42

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

Buying a Replacement Battery for Volkswagen Jetta

You can pretty much drive your Volkswagen Jetta until you don't want to anymore. But your Jetta's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Jetta’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered 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 necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1983 Volkswagen Jetta running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are familiar with Volkswagen-specific recommendations for Jetta battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Jettas?

We only want what’s best for your Volkswagen Jetta, which is why we carry just that. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, power, and technology. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Volkswagen Jetta. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, golf carts, and even boats! To run optimally, your 1983 Volkswagen Jetta requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1983 Volkswagen Jetta Battery

Did you recently have a new 1983 Volkswagen Jetta car battery installed? Good thinking! 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, limiting short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Top Jetta Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have a Jetta-specific battery question, visit your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why won’t my Jetta battery hold a charge? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery might be old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my old Jetta battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of Volkswagen Jetta batteries? Volkswagen Jetta batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Volkswagen Jetta Battery

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1983 Volkswagen Jetta at Firestone Complete Auto Care.