Is it worth investing in the purchase of a good battery?

Is it worth investing in the purchase of a good battery?

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Motor experts advise, regardless of the model you choose, opt for batteries that offer a minimum of two years of warranty, take into account those with a starter reserve greater than 300 amps and good protection to prevent leakage of acid (substance contained inside), in order to avoid Motor Corrosion.

If there is a car device that requires special attention on purchasing and storage, this is the Battery. Not surprisingly, 42.5% of the Roadside assistance services on 2010 were related to battery problems, while 13.92% of the breakdowns were related to the engine, according to the RACC. The main problem is that the battery market is extensive and varied and you can find up to twenty different brands, each one with a price and a Quality.

Which one will we choose?

The best option to buy is the one that brings together all these characteristics:

  1. Medium-range Batteries -neither the cheapest nor the most Expensive.

  2. With an amperage resembling that recommended by the manufacturer or something higher if the vehicle has many additional electronic devices.

  3. Although from 40-50 euros can be purchased batteries, the most complete border the 100 euros or more. And it is advisable to compare prices: a The official workshops are more expensive than the traditional ones or in the specialized shops. And in our shop we hope to have the best prices. As for the useful life, the most common is that they reach the 4-5 years or even more if they pay attention to their maintenance.

 

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