1997 Volkswagen Passat Car Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1997 Volkswagen Passat

Need more info about Volkswagen Passat batteries? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Volkswagen Passat.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-42 V6/2.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 500
BATTERIES

V6/2.8L

- Battery: MT-42

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 500

Buy the Right Battery for Your Volkswagen Passat

You can pretty much drive your Volkswagen Passat until you don't want to anymore. But your Passat's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your Volkswagen Passat stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or weak lights may all indicate that your battery is on its last leg.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest 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, a replacement battery for your 1997 Volkswagen Passat. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with Volkswagen’s service specs for Passat battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your Passat, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your Passat?

Your Volkswagen Passat deserves the best, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and innovation. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Volkswagen Passat. Their tried and true products are commonly used in industrial lifts, severe duty trucks, golf carts, and boats! To run optimally, your 1997 Volkswagen Passat requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volkswagen Passat Battery

Did you recently have a new 1997 Volkswagen Passat car battery installed? Good thinking! 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, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Answers to Your Passat Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a Passat-specific battery question, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won’t my Passat battery hold a charge? 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 dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a free battery test at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What happens to my old Passat battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  •  How much do Volkswagen Passat batteries cost? Get affordable prices on Volkswagen Passat batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Volkswagen Passat Batteries Near You

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1997 Volkswagen Passat at Firestone Complete Auto Care.