Questions to Ask A Car Battery Dealer
There are so many types of car batteries available in the market. But you may have no idea which one will suit your needs better. Before you invest your hard-earned money in battery that may ruin your driving experience because your car stops abruptly in the middle of the road. But buying or choosing a car battery does not depend on options, but it depends on the car engine size, technology, amongst others. Your decisions to purchase a new battery depends on information. So, before you invest your money, sit down with the battery dealer and ask him these five questions. It includes asking about the car battery Dubai price.
What Is the Battery Made From?
Is the battery you want to purchase made from lead, nickel and lithium? This basic question depends on the type of car you drive. If you are driving an electric or a hybrid car, you will be purchasing a lithium-ion battery. Every battery has a different way of maintenance and if you perform them incorrectly, you may not damage the battery but also the car.
What Is the Battery’s Voltage?
The next question to ask your battery dealer is about the battery's voltage, watts and volt-amps (VA). The chemistry of the battery determines the voltage of the battery. The movement of electrons when the battery is charging determines the output of the battery when it is fully charged. While watts and VA represents the energy input of the batteries and the energy supplied by the battery in the car, respectively.
How Long Will the Battery Last?
The next step is to understand the capacity of a battery. The battery energy is measured by ampere-hours (Ah), which means the amount of charge in a battery and how long will it last. It is always advised to use a battery with a higher Ah as they can run for a longer time as compared to smaller Ah batteries.
What’s the Battery’s CCA?
Every battery comes with a cold cranking amp (CCA) rating that helps in determining whether the car battery can start the engine in freezing temperatures or not. It is recommended to purchase a battery with higher CCA ratings.
Is It A Low Maintenance Battery?
Most car batteries today come with the low-maintenance feature as compared to lead-acid batteries that required maintaining an electrolyte level and needed to be topped up with distilled water to ensure that the engine does not overheat.
Having said that, car batteries in Dubai are available at different prices. Compare the prices of different batteries and ask if the dealer can offer a good deal. Order now to get yourself a good deal.