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Top 10 Best Car Batteries In 2017

At some point every car battery will die just like any other battery. As long as it is used continuously it is subject to wear-and-tear and because they contain corrosive acid, car batteries can die after several years even without being used. The aftermarket offers a wide selection of batteries to choose from and some are better than others. Here are the top 10 Best Batteries for Your Car in 2017 review.

best-sellerOptima Batteries 8040-218 D35 YellowTop Dual Purpose Battery

The Optima 8040-218 D35 Yellow Top is our best seller. It’s features include:

  • 12-Volt, 650 Cold Cranking Amps
  • Size: 9 5/16″ x 6 13/16″ x 7 5/8″ tall
  • Weight: 36.4 pounds, SAE Post
  • 98 minutes reserve capacity for constant performance
  • Optimal starting power even in bad weather; the positive or red terminal is located to the right
  • Fifteen times more resistant to vibration for durability
  • 36 month warranty

Price Range: Medium

 

 

Optima Batteries 8020-164 35 RedTop Starting Battery

The Optima 8020 is a rather small automotive battery that has a really interesting design. From the outside it looks like a case filled with oversized standard batteries. It is able to crank up 12 volts and has a reserve capacity of 90 minutes for constant performance. The build quality of the battery is fairly decent as it is vibration resistant and seems quite solid. 36 month warranty.

Price Range: Medium

 

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Optima 8004-003 34/78 RedTop Starting Battery

  • 12-Volt, 800 Cold Cranking Amps, Size: 10″ x 6 7/8″ x 7 13/16″ tall, Weight: 38.8 pounds, Dual SAE & GM Posts
  • Reserve capacity of 100 minutes for constant performance
  • Optimal starting power even in bad weather
  • Fifteen times more resistant to vibration for durability
  • This battery is not for sale in Catalina Island
  • 36 month warranty

Price Range: Medium

 

 

Odyssey PC680-P

The Odyssey PC680 offers the typical quality and capacity that the manufacturer offers for all its products. According to the product description the battery has a life cycle that overpasses the conventional batteries by 70% and it also has the highest recharge efficiency. The model uses a design that makes it resistant to vibrations and high impact shocks. Like most other products it comes with a standard 2-year replacement warranty.

Price Range: Low

 

 

Optima 8078

The Optima 8078 is a high capacity automotive battery capable of providing an output of 12 volts and 800 amps. It has a compact form factor that allows it to be mounted in multiple positions while the build quality makes it perform quite well even in bad weather. Like all other Optima batteries the model is able to survive intense vibrations and it has a leak-free construction. 36 month warranty.

Price Range: Medium

 

 

Exide Edge FP-AGM24F

The Exide Edge FP-AMG24F is fairly similar to the 51R with several differences such as the size. It comes with the same zero-spill build named AGM construction and has a great capacity that overpasses most batteries found on the market. It has a greater capacity to better handle the heavy loads placed on today’s batteries. It outperforms conventional batteries across life test including heavy use stop and go traffic with high electrical demands. And it excels in one of the toughest automotive stress tests proving sustained performance.

The Exide Edge can be fully charged in 120 minutes if it is connected to a 25 amp power source which is fairly decent.

Price Range: Medium

 

 

XS Power D3400 XS

The XS Power D3400 XS is an extremely small yet efficient automotive battery. Its build quality and excellent sealing make it completely spill proof and vibration resistant. Absorbed Glass Mat (electrolyte is suspended in fiberglass). The internal resistance was specially designed to be ultra-low while its low profile allows it to be mounted in almost any position.

Price Range: High

 

 

ACDelco 78AGM

Judging by its price very few would have guessed that the 78AGM battery from ACDelco is actually a professional grade product. It has a high density negative paste that is capable of improving the overall performance and battery life. The model is built to prevent leaks and withstand intense vibrations and shocks. High density negative paste, improves performance and increases battery life. Enhanced life alloy/Silver Calcium stamped alloy increases cycle life and improves performance. Calcium Lead positive grid, maximizes conductivity and allows for low resistance. Robust Envelope Separator with puncture-resistant back, allows for increased acid circulation and prevents shorts. Improved acid circulation, helps the battery to remain cool, and extend battery life. Vent cap design that resists acid leakage. 36 month warranty.

Price Range: Medium

 

Exide Edge FP-AGM51R

Exide has a vast experience when it comes to car batteries. Their Edge FP-AGM51R model was built to last with its non-spillable AGM construction and great capacity. Greater capacity to better handle the heavy loads placed on today’s batteries. Outperforms conventional batteries across life test including heavy use stop and go traffic with high electrical demands. Excels in one of the toughest automotive stress tests proving sustained performance. It takes 75 minutes to charge it to full when connected to a 25A power source and it manages to outperform stock batteries in life tests. The model was designed to work with both new and old cars and it comes with a very attractive price tag.

Price Range: Medium

 

 

Optima Batteries 8002-002 34 RedTop Starting Battery

  • 2-Volt, 800 Cold Cranking Amps
  • Size: 10″ x 6 7/8″ x 7 13/16″ tall
  • Weight: 37.9 pounds, SAE Post
  • Reserve capacity of 100 minutes for constant performance
  • Optimal starting power even in bad weather
  • Fifteen times more resistant to vibration for durability
  • This item is not for sale in Catalina Island

Price Range: Medium

 

Choosing the best one can be hard but with this selection of top 10, you will find it much easier.

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