1998 Volkswagen Jetta Car Batteries

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Battery Replacement & Size

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-47/H5 L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MTP-48/H6 L4/2.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
MT-47/H5 L4/1.9L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MTP-94R/H7 L4/1.9L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 790
MT-47/H5 V6/2.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MTP-48/H6 V6/2.8L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
BATTERIES

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

L4/1.9L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/1.9L

- Battery: MTP-94R/H7

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 790

V6/2.8L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V6/2.8L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

Shopping for Volkswagen Jetta Car Batteries

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. Don’t get stranded by your Jetta’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or weak lights can all be signs that your battery is waving goodbye.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1998 Volkswagen Jetta. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are familiar with Volkswagen-specific recommendations for Jetta battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that fits your car perfectly, 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 only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, performance, 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 forklifts freightliners, golf carts, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1998 Volkswagen Jetta requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1998 Volkswagen Jetta Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1998 Volkswagen Jetta? Great job! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked Jetta Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are Volkswagen Jetta-specific, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my Jetta battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my old Jetta battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • 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.

Get a New Volkswagen Jetta Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1998 Volkswagen Jettas today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.