Car Batteries for 1996 Volkswagen Jetta

The Right Battery Size for a 1996 Volkswagen Jetta

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

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-41 L4/1.9L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MT-41 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MT-41 V6/2.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
BATTERIES

L4/1.9L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V6/2.8L

- Battery: MT-41

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buy the Right Battery for Your Volkswagen Jetta

Your Jetta doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. You want to replace your 1996 Volkswagen Jetta 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, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, and subpar electrical performance can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local 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 necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1996 Volkswagen Jetta running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Volkswagen’s service specs for Jetta battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that matches your vehicle, 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 exclusively carry the best. 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 innovation. Pop the hood of any Volkswagen Jetta and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, UTVs, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1996 Volkswagen Jetta. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Jetta’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1996 Volkswagen Jetta car battery installed? Good thinking! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Answers to Your Jetta Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are Volkswagen Jetta-specific, visit your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my Jetta 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 lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead Jetta battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do Volkswagen Jetta batteries cost? 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

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1996 Volkswagen Jetta today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.