What's the average life span of a car battery?

I want to buy a car battery that I can rely on. When I go to auto parts stores, they have a wide range of warranties across batteries. What's the average life span of a car battery?

Answer
“Most car batteries last somewhere around four or five years if you limit corrosion and exposure to weather.
However, you can find high-end batteries that last around seven or eight years, while cheap options last one or two years.
If you can only afford a cheap battery, you may also want to look at adding towing and labor coverage to your car insurance policy.
It doesn’t hurt to add a little extra coverage in case your car won’t start. You can get jumpstarts and towing through Jerry’s partner Urgently for only $50 a year.
If your battery runs out of juice, this coverage will send out a technician to either jump-start the battery or possibly sell you a new one on the spot. It’s worth a few extra bucks a month for peace of mind.”
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Eric Schad
Answered on Aug 02, 2021
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