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Old 16th May 2006, 03:25   #1
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Question Which is the Best Car Battery Brand?

Hi,

I was searching for similar thread but couldn't found any so starting new one .

I am planning to buy inverter and it will need 2 batteries. Exide is costliest but at my brothers home we bought 2 exide inverter batteries and both had problems and are sent back for replacement since last 1 and half month but haven't heard back from dealer. Exide is costliest but still have service problems etc! Or may be we got lemon piece.

Anyway, What other brands are good apart from Exide ? I am also given options for

AMCO
AMMERON
PRESTOLITE

Are these other brands good ? Any service issues etc.,?

Also, please share your experience with all kind of batteries and dealer network. Please keep this concentrated on batteries only, it will help many others decide buying batteries.

Thanks for valuable replies.

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Old 16th May 2006, 10:11   #2
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AMARON Any day.... why?

A range with 48-month warranty
Highest Cold Cranking Amps
Highest Reserve Capacity
Longest Life
Zero maintenance
Break- away look & feel And Pricing
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Old 16th May 2006, 10:21   #3
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If money is no object, the Optima range of batteries are really the best. Though I've not used them personally, I've heard a lot of good things about them. They also claim that the battery will outlast the car its in!

From the regular battery range, I've had terrible experiences with Exide. They are rubbish. I've used Amaron, and have no complaints with them.
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Buy a amron yellow or red top completely seal battery and no need for adding anything because the battery is completely seal....
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Exide Eternity- Lifetime Warranty, Free Service- Beats the amps out of Amaron anyday..Exide is India's Power Horse...!

There is a thread on Battery Issues by Kartik search that
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man yellow top needs no service . but ur exide need a electrolyte need to be filled every now or then. but in optima u dont need a thing. IF u wanna have good battery go for optima they have a three models red yellow blue check the website and see for urself before commenting what is optima is made of.....

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Yup, I second that. Amaron's the one. Zero maintenance complete peace of mind.
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I vote for Amaron.
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Hey Max try panasonic.. never had any issues withthem in the last 48 months. far better than exide in terms of maintanence and cost. and they are at your service 247/365.
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To say you the least and clear............ Bosch batteries ,,, the best in world...i am having in my indica,, they are awesome .....cant think of ne else battery...try once,,
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[COLOR=#0000ff]www.seekandsource.com/basecorp[/COLOR].

thas tha url for panasonic batteries..operate in the name of base corporation/base terminal.
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I'll stick to PANASONIC or OPTIMA.
I've used them about 3 years ago.
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All batteries are the same - And the extended warranties is a farce.. They buy back your old battery for a fancy price ... This forces you to stay with the brand. I have tried almost all brands including Amaron and did not find any spectacular differrence in everyday driving. My personal favorite is Exide though!
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when u have optima u will need no replacement....
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Exide Eternity is the new maintaince free battery from Exide..! Its sealed so no re-fill's of electrolyte + Its not a Buy Back Battery,its a life time replacement warranty for the battery something like your Simrtronic's or Trancend Computer RAM's...!

Exide is still by large India's most preferred OEM battery and replacement spare..!
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