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EverStart MAXX-78N
EverStart-MAXX-78NCar battery-image
Approximate retail price:
$100
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
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Type: Group 34, 78 & 34/78 car batteries
About - EverStart MAXX-78N

The EverStart MAXX-78N is part of the car battery test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, car battery models like the MAXX-78N 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-78N
info Handle Yes
info Has removable caps Yes
info Claimed CCA 800
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User Reviews - EverStart MAXX-78N
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3.0
Life shorter than advertised
3/13/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Used in my SUV, but started to loose charge only after a short time.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Great value
3/9/2014
Pros
Availability
Low Price
value
Warranty
Cons
none
Best Uses
Comment:
Big fan of Walmart EverStart batteries. As expensive as they should be. Also have them in three riding mowers, a quad and a snowmobile. All have exceeded my expectations in Canadian winters. Recently my wife's Buick's battery calfed and it got an everstart.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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