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Top 10 Best Car Batteries of 2018

The modern vehicles that we use have been designed with more electronics than the previous ones. This means that they will draw a lot of power from your battery for them to work. When you turn off your car, then you run a risk of not being able to start it to because power will have been drained a lot.

Every car battery will, at some point, lose its properties and die, for as long it is put under continuous use, it is subject to wear and tear and the fact that car batteries contain highly corrosive acid. 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.

Today, the market is full of models of batteries you can choose from, yet some are better and more durable than others. That is this article brings you the top 10 best car batteries in 2016 reviews, so if you read it you won’t find it challenging to find the best when you go shopping for one.

10. UPG 85980/D5722 Sealed Lead Acid Battery

 

UPG 85980

You can trust the UPG Sealed Lead Acid Battery to power back up systems, spotlights, flashlights, exit lighting, and other equipment. This 12v Lead Acid Battery is a valve regulated. With a spill-proof construction, this UPG battery allows safe operation in any position. This heavy-duty UPG Sealed Lead Acid Battery is sealed, solid and simple to mount. Great for a variety of uses, the 12v Lead Acid Battery features Absorbent Glass Mat technology to provide ample power and a superior performance you can rely on. This UPG Sealed Lead Acid Battery measures 10.25″ long x 10″ wide x 6.5″ high.

 

9. Exide Edge FP-AGML4/94R Flat Plate

 

Exide Edge FP-AGML4

Edge Flat Plate AGM Automotive Battery (FP-AGML4/94R) by Exide. Group L-4/94R. CCA: 800. Minimal Reserve Capacity at 25A: 140. Ah Capacity at 20 Hours: 80. Location: Battery In Trunk. Exide Edge AGM batteries are designed to maximize energy capacity for today’s on-the-go drivers. The Edge’s lasting energy protects against battery failure, helping vehicle batteries stay strong and perform like new longer. Exide Edge flat plate design contains six sets of plates, with glass mat separators, arranged in a straight line inside the battery, like sliced bread. SureLife Graphite Technology retains initial capacity longer for lasting energy capacity.

 

8. ACDelco 48AGM

 

ACDelco 48AGM

ACDelco Professional Automotive AGM batteries have high cycling capabilities, are remarkably charge-receptive, and are necessary for start/stop applications. The Absorbed Glass Mat design is 100% leak and spill proof because the Electrolyte is permanently held in the glass mat separator instead of free flowing within each cell. Oxygen recombination reduces water loss and reassures maintenance-free performance. ACDelco Professional Automotive AGM batteries have longer life expectancy in traditional vehicle applications, due to a maintained pressure on the plates which significantly reduces the amount of active mass lost from the grid.

 

7. Exide Edge FP-AGM24F

 

Exide Edge FP-AGM24F

The Exide Edge is a sealed AGM battery with flat plate construction. The owners we surveyed gave this battery high ratings for its non-spill construction. The Exide Edge is a good choice for individuals who want a lower-priced AGM battery. Many customers praise the Exide’s ability to survive in very cold temperatures and the fact that it accepts solar charging more readily than most standard acid lead batteries.

 

6. ACDelco 49AGM

 

ACDelco 49AGM

The absorbed glass mat design is 100% leak and spill proof because the electrolyte is permanently held in the glass mat separator instead of free flowing within each cell. Oxygen recombination reduces water loss and reassures maintenance-free performance. Acdelco professional automotive agm batteries have longer life expectancy in traditional vehicle applications, due to a maintained pressure on the plates which significantly reduces the amount of active mass lost from the grid.

 

5. Mighty Max Battery ML35-12

 

Mighty Max Battery ML35-12

The Mighty Max ML35-12 12 Volt 35 AH uses a state of the art, heavy-duty, calcium-alloy grid that provides exceptional performance and service life in both float and cyclic applications. The ML35-12 is an Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) technology with a valve regulated design, that can be used in enclosed and indoor environments without leaking or maintenance, providing a superior performance for thousands of models.

 

4. Odyssey PC680-P

 

Odyssey PC680-P

The Odyssey PC680 Battery is a military grade battery designed to take the pounding that comes with harsh conditions. The cycle life of this battery is an average 70% longer than conventional deep cycle batteries, and is ideal for ATVs/UTVs, motorcycles, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, and even cars. The Odyssey PC680 Battery has become extremely popular because of its rugged design. Not only will you get twice the overall power and three times the life of conventional batteries, but things like adding water and corrosion will become a thing of the past! Our customers also love the ease of installing this battery.

 

3. ACDelco 94RAGM

 

ACDelco 94RAGM

High density negative paste improves performance and increases battery life. It has 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. It has vent cap design that resists acid leakage. Precision manufactured ribbed case that is 100% pressure tested, helps avoid future leaks and adds strength and rigidity.

 

2. Optima Batteries 8040-218 D35

 

Optima Batteries 8040-218 D35

These Optima YellowTop deep cycle 12-volt batteries, featuring Spiralcell technology, are designed for all of your deep cycle needs. The constant vibration and jarring from off-road use or major potholes can be deadly for traditional batteries. The tightly wound construction in Optima batteries minimizes the plate movement and subsequent damage caused by harsh conditions, extending battery life. These batteries provide constant performance quality as they are discharging. These Optima YellowTop batteries are leakproof, so they can be mounted anyplace inside a vehicle, in almost any position.

 

1. Optima Batteries 8004-003 34/78

 

Optima Batteries 8004-003

Optima Redtop 34/78 Ultra high-performance Spiralcell Technology AGM (absorbent glass mat) battery with reliable cranking power for your auto, car or truck and twice the life. The Optima Redtop will outperform and outlast traditional batteries in demanding cranking/starting applications. The ultimate high-CCA starting battery for vehicles that have alternators capable of keeping up with all electrical loads.

Features:

  • Up to two times longer life
  • More than 15 times the vibration resistance
  • Completely spill proof, mountable in virtually any position
  • Faster recharging
  • Cold Cranking Amps: 800
  • Cranking Amps: 1000
  • Nominal Voltage: 12 volts
  • Weight: 38.8 lbs
  • Length: 10.06″
  • Width: 6.94″
  • Height: 7.88″

About The Author

Hassan Honigmann

Hassan Honigmann is a Mechanical Engineer. He is a GURU when it comes to automobile accessories, parts and other automotive-related things.

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