Optima 8025-160 25 RedTop Starting Car Battery

Last updated: July 22, 2020


This car battery is virtually maintenance-free, which makes it an ideal choice. It starts quickly and efficiently, even when the temperatures outdoors are not ideal. The battery is also extremely durable and 15 times more resistant to vibration.

We looked at the top Car Batteries and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Car Battery you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: Bad weather is no problem for this car battery, which has excellent starting power no matter what the outside temperatures are.

In our analysis of 104 expert reviews, the Optima RedTop Starting Car Battery placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The RedTop high-performance AGM battery is the ultimate starting battery designed to deliver a powerful burst of ignition power for a reliable start-up every time. It will withstand hard launches, extreme corners and is race proven for every road every day whether it’s used as a truck battery, automotive battery, or for other applications. Its reputation as a truck battery or automotive battery is unsurpassed.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Great resistance to extreme climates
Provides optimal starting power in the worst weather conditions and it said to be fifteen times more resistant to vibration than other leading models.
The reserve capacity is up to 90 minutes with no interruption.
Due to its material, this will not rust.
No battery acid, so there’s no need to worry about spills.

What reviewers didn't like

Not easy to install in cars that aren’t factory fit
Some users have struggled to get the battery to fit snugly in their car’s battery box.
It cannot fit perfectly on some vehicles unless mechanically inclined.
Installation is quite complex, so beginners may find it difficult to fit.
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