The ten best car batteries are the Optima Red Top, Odyssey Extreme series 1200, Braille Battery B3121C Carbon Fiber, XS Power XP950, XS Power D3400 XS, Odyssey PC925, XS Power D925, XS Power S375 S, Kinetik 1200 Blu and Optima's YellowTop, according to EZVID as of 2015.
Cars Direct offers a less specific list of seven top car batteries, including NAPA, DieHard, Kirkland Signature, Autocraft, Optima, Everstart and AC Delco. NAPA produces many types of batteries, and each one has an excellent performance rating. The Kirkland Signature battery has top-notch cold amp rankings. AC Delco batteries are perfect for individuals on a tight budget.
The DieHard Advanced Gold 50778, Kirkland Signature 12866 and Optima YellowTop D34/78 are the batteries rated Top 3 Best Reviewed by Consumer Search as of 2014. In a leading test, the DieHard Advanced Gold 50778 outclassed all other batteries and was found faithful despite extreme weather conditions. Costco's Kirkland Signature 12866 ranked alongside top batteries during testing and cost half the price. The Optima YellowTop D34/78 is a high-performance battery recommended by owners of off-road vehicles and drivers who love accessories that crave power. Some owners have reported relying on their YellowTop for over a decade, and it carries a three-year replacement warranty.