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EverStart MAXX-35N (North) car battery

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Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.  It comes with a 36 month free replacement warranty.
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Type: Group 35 car batteries
About - EverStart MAXX-35N (North)

The EverStart MAXX-35N (North) is part of the car battery test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, car battery models like the MAXX-35N (North) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Life test measures how a battery endures repeated charge-and-discharge cycles at hot-climate engine-compartment temperatures. The more cycles endured while maintaining a higher voltage, the higher the score.

Reserve capacity:
Reserve capacity estimates how long batteries can run a car if the charging system fails.

CCA performance reflects voltage at our load of half the average claimed CCA for each group size after cranking for 15 seconds at 0º F. We charged batteries at the 14.5 volts that vehicles typically supply, rather than the higher voltage that manufacturers use. Batteries charged at the lower voltage met BCI voltage standards for a fully charged battery.
About This Brand

Available at Walmart stores.

Features & Specs - EverStart MAXX-35N (North)
info Handle Yes
info Has removable caps Yes
info Claimed CCA 640
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User Reviews - EverStart MAXX-35N (North)
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Good Battery at a reasonable price
Battery Life
Best Uses
My battery just went over the 5-year mark. I live in a cold part of New York, so the battery owes me nothing. It started losing some power last winter, so I'm on my way to buy a new one just to be safe.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
They never make it to 5 years.
Best Uses
Ive gone through 3 of these on one car and 2 of them on another car. They never last but 3 years and then die precipitously. <br /><br />Sometimes WALMART sells me a new battery pro-rated, sometimes it gives me a replacement at no cost. <br /><br />CR your testing is flawed here. These batteries DO NOT LAST 5 years.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
7 Years in Four Season Environment
Long life
reasonable price
Stores Nationwide
Best Uses
Vehicle commutes 70 miles 4-5 days a week. Never failed to start. After 7 years the starter is turning slower, changing it out before winter. Thankful for 7 years of reliable service. Great value, will by another.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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