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How many cold cranking amps should I have for my 2001 SL1 Saturn

I need a new battery. I live in Colorado where it get below zero usually one or two days a year. I have a 4 cylinder 1.9 engine. I priced a couple of places that had batteries in the 650 to 720 cranking amp range. I found a place that had a better price for a 60 month 550 cranking amp battery. Is that enough power for my need?

By the way my Saturn is seven and a half years old and has 154,000 miles. The battery is starting to get a little draggy on cold mornings but this is the original battery. I am impressed.

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A 550 CCA Battery would be ok. Your recommended Battery is 525 CCA. The extra 25 Amps would be ok and also give you that little extra bit on those colder days up there. Thanks for Using FixYa!



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