How Long Do Car Batteries Last?

September 29th, 2017 by

Car Batter Replacement

The average car battery lasts between 2 and 5 years, depending on your local climate and how you care for your battery. In an ideal environment with no outside variables, a car battery could last for up to 6 years.

What Affects Car Battery Life?

If you live in cooler areas up north, you can expect your battery to last longer. However, here in Hollywood, CA, your battery will probably die sooner due to water loss and sulfation. You can keep your battery alive longer with proper care — i.e., by keeping it fully charged, not leaving your lights on or accessories plugged in, and having it checked during routine maintenance at our service center. Contact us online if you think you may need a car battery replacement, or call our Toyota of Hollywood service department at 323-489-3785.

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