Car Batteries for 2012 Volkswagen Jetta

The Right Battery Size for a 2012 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-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 L5/2.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 650
MTP-48/H6 L5/2.5L 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

L5/2.5L

- Battery: MT-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L5/2.5L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

Buy the Right Battery for Your 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. The average car battery lasts three to five years. You want to replace your 2012 Volkswagen Jetta battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A slow engine crank, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, and subpar electrical performance can all signal that your battery is on its last leg.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, get your Volkswagen Jetta a replacement battery. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our expert technicians understand Volkswagen service recommendations for Jetta car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help figuring out the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Jettas?

Your Volkswagen Jetta deserves the best, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. 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 tried and true products are commonly used in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, golf carts, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 2012 Volkswagen Jetta requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volkswagen Jetta Battery

Did you recently have a new 2012 Volkswagen Jetta car battery installed? Congrats! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. Help extend your car battery’s life by limiting short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Top Jetta Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a Jetta-specific battery question, 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 free battery test at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • 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. 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 2012 Volkswagen Jettas today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.