Comprehensive Car Battery Maintenance Available at Cole Nissan Kia
Cole Nissan Kia welcomes local drivers from nearby Blackfoot, Idaho and beyond to visit our service department for comprehensive auto maintenance, including battery service.
Keeping your car's battery in prime condition helps ensure that you're never stranded with a dead battery, so don't trust your battery inspection and service to just anyone. Count on the Cole Nissan Kia service center, where we'll offer professional battery testing as part of our Express Service.
Battery Testing, Inspections & Replacement
Whether you are initially visiting our service department for battery maintenance, an oil change or another reason, our team can offer you a detailed battery inspection as part of our Express Service -- which comes with a complimentary multi-point inspection! A quick battery test will tell our factory-trained and certified technicians more about the condition of your battery, including its ability to hold a full charge.
It may be time for a new replacement battery if your car's current battery is:
- More than three years old
- Out of warranty
- No longer able to hold a full charge
- Showing signs of wear or leaking
If our team of trained and certified technicians uncover any issues with your car battery, our staff will alert you and offer you affordable options, whether that be a quick maintenance procedure or a range of new replacement battery options. We offer genuine Nissan batteries that come with a factory warranty and are engineered to deliver dependable, high performance for your particular model of Nissan vehicle. With our service and parts specials, you may be able to save money on that new car battery and installation!
Visit for Battery Testing & Nissan Express Service
Battery service at Cole Nissan Kia does not require an appointment, thanks to our Express Service! Stop in for a battery inspection and service at your convenience, and your Nissan or Kia will also be treated to a complimentary multi-point inspection.
You are always invited to schedule a service appointment to let us know when you'll be visiting for a battery checkup or other maintenance. Or, contact our service staff with any questions before your visit!
Battery Service FAQs
How much does it cost to service a battery?
The cost of servicing a battery will vary depending on the battery type, the size, and the service provider. Typically, it will cost between $50 and $100 to have a battery serviced. The lead-acid battery is the most common type, which can range in size from a small motorcycle battery to a large car or truck battery. Lead-acid batteries typically need to be serviced every three to five years.
Lithium-ion batteries, on the other hand, can last up to eight years without needing to be serviced. However, because they are more expensive than lead-acid batteries, the initial cost of servicing a lithium-ion battery may be higher. Ultimately, the best way to save money on battery servicing is to keep your battery in good condition and have it serviced regularly. This can prolong battery life and save you money in the long run.
Can a car battery be serviced?
Yes, car batteries can be serviced. When servicing a car battery, it is important to clean the battery terminals and posts and inspect the battery for cracks or damage. It is also important to check the electrolyte level and add distilled water if necessary. Finally, it is important to test the battery voltage and charge it if necessary.
How often should you service your car battery?
Most carmakers recommend servicing your car battery every 30,000 miles or so. However, if you live in a hot climate, you might need to service your car battery more often than every 30,000 miles. Stop-and-go driving can also shorten the lifespan of your battery, so you may need to service it more frequently if that is your typical driving style. If your battery is more than three years old, be sure to have it serviced regularly to keep it in good condition.
How many years do car batteries last?
A car battery will generally last between three and five years. However, various factors affect how long a particular battery lasts. For example, the type of vehicle you drive, your driving habits, and the climate in which you live can all affect how long your car battery lasts.
If you take good care of your battery and keep it regularly maintained, it will likely last on the higher end of this range. Conversely, it is more likely to die sooner if you don't maintain your battery well or frequently use it in extreme temperatures. Ultimately, the best way to determine how long your car battery will last is to consult with your mechanic or automotive specialist.