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EverStart MAXX-35N (North)
 
Approximate retail price:
$90
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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:
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:
CCA performance reflects voltage at our load of half the average claimed CCA for each group size after cranking for 15 seconds at 0ยบ 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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4.0
Four Years and still going strong!
11/12/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Bought this battery new at Walmart in October 2010 and it has always started with no problems. Thinking of replacing it with a new one so as not to push my luck with winter approaching. Heard that it can be prorated up to nine years so should get some kind of trade in value.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
started everytime this tough winter
5/12/2014
Pros
cheap
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Since my old battery left me stranded after more than 5 years of use I got this battery since it was recommended. It started up everytime this tough winter. The only thing I noticed was that the battery was marked as made in January 2013 but Walmart sold it to me in December 2013 with their own sticker of 12/2013. I'm hoping that it was refurbished and it will last at least 5 years. I will try to update.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Battery Done After 2yrs 7mos-So-So-Ehhhh
1/6/2014
Pros
3 Year Free Replacement
Reasonable cost
Walmart Availability
Cons
Battery 25 -3 Yrs Likely
Battery Approx 25-3yrs
Persist W Wally Custsvc
Up To 3yr Life Givetake
Best Uses
Comment:
I used Battery size 35 on a 99 Honda Accord completely stock-no fancy electronic doo-dads of any sort.<br />Climate-New Jersey seasons/Northeast<br />I bought battery in June 2011 and battery was done in January 2014 (2 yrs, 7mos.)<br />It looks as if these batteries are engineered to be done after 3 years but I guess mine dying at 2 yrs 7mos was fortunate as it fell in the 3 yr free replacement period. When I brought back to Wallys, without my receipt they were able to pull up my purchase date by battery serial# I did have to persist that they honor their very conspicuously placed sticker stating 3yr free replacement. THis Battery and other Everstart Maxx batteries on other cars seem to promote lots of blue corrosive action on your cars battery terminals compromising them. Its likely leaking a gas from the base of the two posts of battery.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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