Battery for 2018 Santa Fe

Discussion in 'Hyundai Santa Fe' started by wgragg, Dec 20, 2019.

  1. wgragg


    Dec 20, 2019
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    We just had our 45k service done and they said my wife's battery CCAs are low, which I believe, but they wanted over $220 to replace the battery! They tried to tell her that not only are their batteries superior, but that the Santa Fe needs a different battery than the normal batteries you get at Sams or Auto Zone.

    Is there really anything special required for these cars, or am I relegated to paying a premium for a battery that should have lasted longer than 2 years and 3 mos?

    She has a Santa Fe Ultimate, btw.

    Thanks in advance.
    wgragg, Dec 20, 2019
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  2. wgragg


    Jul 30, 2017
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    Albany, NY
    Yes, the battery should have lasted longer than two years.
    They should last around five or more years.

    Anything special about their battery??
    Nothing as far as I know.
    But, you should use a memory saver and be careful about the leads to not short them

    Good luck
    avisitor, Dec 20, 2019
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