1997 Volkswagen Jetta Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1997 Volkswagen Jetta

Researching battery replacements 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-42 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
MT-42 V6/2.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-42

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

V6/2.8L

- 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. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. You want to replace your 1997 Volkswagen Jetta battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights can all be signs that your battery is waving goodbye.

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. 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 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 Jetta?

We know what’s best for your Volkswagen Jetta, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. 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, charge capacity, and technology. Pop the hood of any Volkswagen Jetta and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their powerful products are installed in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, golf carts, and even boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1997 Volkswagen Jetta. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your Jetta’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1997 Volkswagen Jetta car battery installed? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. You can take care of your battery by limiting short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Top 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, pay us a visit. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my Jetta battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery might be old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old Jetta battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  •  How much do Volkswagen Jetta batteries cost? You can find affordable Jetta batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Volkswagen Jetta Batteries Near You

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1997 Volkswagen Jetta today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.