Car Batteries for 1987 Volkswagen Jetta

Battery Size & Replacement for 1987 Volkswagen Jetta

Not sure what battery to get for your Volkswagen Jetta? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Volkswagen Jetta.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-41 L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MT-42 L4/1.8L 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

L4/1.8L

- Battery: MT-42

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

Buying a Replacement Battery for Volkswagen Jetta

Sadly, your Volkswagen Jetta 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 Jetta’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A slow engine crank, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or dim headlights can all signal that your battery is waving goodbye.

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. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, get your Volkswagen Jetta a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are familiar with Volkswagen-specific recommendations for Jetta car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help figuring out the battery size that's best for your Jetta, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your Jetta?

We only want what’s best for your Volkswagen Jetta, which is why we carry just that. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/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 you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Volkswagen Jetta. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in forklifts severe duty trucks, UTVs, and boats! To run optimally, your 1987 Volkswagen Jetta requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Jetta’s New Battery Last

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Volkswagen Jetta? Great job! 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 your battery posts clean, and avoiding radio and electronic component use 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 battery question that's unique to your Volkswagen Jetta battery, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • 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 may be too old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What happens to my old Jetta battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do Volkswagen Jetta batteries cost? Get affordable prices on Volkswagen Jetta batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Volkswagen Jetta Batteries Near You

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1987 Volkswagen Jettas today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.