Car and Truck Battery Group Size
This refers to the battery size that will best fit the physical dimensions, terminal locations and type required for your vehicle.
The Battery Council International (BCI) assigns numbers and letters for each battery group size.
How do I know battery group size?
How to Determine Car Battery Group Size
- The first place you can look to find the proper battery group size for your vehicle is the Owner’s Manual. If the company did it right, the manufacturer specs should be easy to locate.
- Look directly on the battery you’re replacing.
- The next simplest way is to ask an expert.
How do I know what battery to buy for my car?
In order to find the right battery for your car, you’ll need to know the group size.
- Step 1: Check for the group size on your old battery.
- Step 2: Check your owner’s manual for a group size.
- Step 3: Search online for the group size.
- Step 1: Look on your battery’s label.
- Step 2: Check your manual.
- Step 3: Check online.
Are all car batteries the same size?
Batteries that have the same designation can be used interchangeably, even if they are primarily designed for a different vehicle altogether. In most circumstances, an appropriate CCA value and the right car battery size group will be the only pieces of information you need in order to get your new car battery.
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