Car Batteries for 1988 Volkswagen Jetta

Battery Size & Replacement for 1988 Volkswagen Jetta

Not sure what battery to get 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-41 L4/1.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/1.6L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/1.8L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buying a Replacement Battery for Volkswagen Jetta

Sadly, your Volkswagen Jetta won't last forever. Neither will its battery. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Jetta’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A lagging starter, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or weak lights can all be signs that your battery needs attention.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest 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 Jetta a replacement battery. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Volkswagen’s service specs for Jetta battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that's best for your Jetta, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

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. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and innovation for many years. Pop the hood of any Volkswagen Jetta and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, freightliners, golf carts, and boats! Your 1988 Volkswagen Jetta needs a reliable battery to run optimally. 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! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. Give your new battery a hand 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.

Answers to Your 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, stop by your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why won’t my Jetta battery hold a charge? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old Jetta battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of Volkswagen Jetta batteries? You can find affordable Jetta batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Volkswagen Jetta Batteries Near You

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1988 Volkswagen Jetta at Firestone Complete Auto Care.