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How to Buy a Car Battery

Your car’s battery is an integral part of your vehicle’s electrical system. When it fails, you’re not going anywhere. The time to consider your next battery purchase is before you need one, as batteries sometimes fail with little warning. Here’s how to buy a car battery and what you need to know about getting the right one for your vehicle…

Close-up of a newly installed car battery displaying several signs and symbols

How Are Car Battery Ratings Determined?

If you’re shopping for a new car battery, replacing the original battery with the same one is the easiest option. But even if you’re just swapping it out with a newer version, it’s important to understand car battery ratings — what they mean and how they make a difference. Car battery ratings cover four different aspects of performance. Learn how to read them, so you can choose the right battery for your car.