A common complaint we have received over the years is the relatively short lifespan of replacement car batteries. In many of these instances, we realize that car owners are using the wrong battery type for their vehicle. Those that drive a newer model may require an enhanced flooded battery.
Cars with Stop-Start Technology Require an Enhanced Flooded Battery
Here’s the lowdown: if your car has stop-start technology, then it requires an enhanced flooded battery.
Stop-start technology is a feature that cuts off the engine when the car is stationary at a stoplight or in bumper-to-bumper traffic. The technology helps curb fuel consumption and emissions. The engine immediately restarts when the driver engages the clutch.
By 2022, 55.4 million cars worldwide are expected to have stop-start capabilities, up from 8.8 million in 2013. Continue Reading →