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Everstart Battery Fit Guide

Updated April 17, 2017

EverStart batteries are sold at retail outlets nationwide. They are manufactured by Delphi or Exide and come in a variety of sizes to suit nearly every vehicle.

Cranking Amps

Cold cranking amps (CCA) is an important consideration when purchasing a battery. The CCA indicates the number of amps a battery can support for 30 seconds at -17.8 degrees Celsius. If you live in a colder climate, get a battery with a high CCA.

Group Size

The owners' manual for your vehicle will have specific guidelines for sizing the battery on your car, and will take into account space limitations and accessibility. Many vehicles can accommodate more than one size EverStart battery.

Reserve Capacity

Reserve capacity (RC) is the amount of energy stored in a battery used to power the electrical components in the vehicle in the event of alternator failure. As with cold cranking amps, the higher the number, the better.

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