Where to Find Car Batteries?

by Phil Borges // in Car

Batteries are one of those things that you don’t realize how important they are until you need them. They are the lifeblood of your vehicle, powering everything from headlights to windshield wipers and everything in between. When it comes time to replace an auto battery, most people will go out to their auto parts store and purchase whatever is on the shelf. That is not always the best option, though!

This blog post is all about where you can find car or auto batteries. There are a few different places that sell them, but we’ll talk more about the three main ones: Walmart, Autozone, and Advance Auto Parts. This will help you find which batteries are going to work best for you.

Where do you find car batteries?

There are different places that you can find car batteries. Some are easier to get access to than others, but it all depends on what type of battery you need and your budget.

You might be surprised that some hardware stores carry them in their automotive sections; this is a great option if the store is close by or if they offer free shipping. If you’re really looking for a bargain, there are plenty of deals on craigslist.

A quick search using the site’s classifieds section will show you all sorts of options for finding vehicle batteries in your area – from battery costs to what kind they offer. You can also use this option if you need a car charger or jump starter too!

It’s worth noting that the same types of batteries for cars are often carried by various retailers, so keep an open mind when shopping. Listed below are some car’s battery dealers who are known for carrying a wide selection of car batteries:


Walmart can be an excellent place to pick up a battery for your vehicle if you have one nearby. There’s a chance that they may sell out of the specific vehicle battery that you’re looking for, which unfortunately is not uncommon. If it’s available and in stock, Walmart will offer a reasonably competitive price on the battery, usually beating the “bigger” stores like Autozone or Advance Auto Parts.


If Walmart doesn’t have what you’re looking for in stock, another option would be to visit Autozone. They’ll typically carry every make and model of car battery as well as a variety of brands. The prices are about average at this store, and they’ll be more than happy to do a load test on your battery.

Advance Auto Parts: 

The final option is Advance Auto Parts, which has tons of locations nationwide. They offer competitive pricing and the chance for some great coupons via their website before you purchase. Sometimes they’ll even provide free shipping if you order online and select the option.

What are some things to consider before making a purchase?

The number one deciding factor when considering where to buy the best car battery is a company that has been selling batteries for many years. If they have that history, it makes sense to order from them because that tells you they do their research, take care of their customers, and want to maintain quality in everything they offer.

Another factor you may consider is prices for equivalent car batteries offered by different companies; however, we urge you not to base your purchasing decision solely on comparing prices.

If you’re looking for a particular type of car battery (found in most places), there may not be much difference from one company to another. However, if you need a specialty or hard-to-find battery, then price can become an important factor when choosing where to buy.

Other factors are the warranty and the car battery’s quality.

And lastly, we recommend that you review the company’s return policy before making a purchase to make sure it is as good as any other store in your area.

Is it worth purchasing an expensive battery?

The answer to this is a personal preference. If you’re looking for the best car battery available, then it’s worth paying more for one that will last longer and offers superior performance. But if you just need something cheap or think your battery might be on its way out soon, there are more affordable options that offer competitive prices.


Car batteries are an integral part of your car’s functioning. Without a battery, you will not be able to operate the engine or use any electrical components in your vehicle. Buying a battery can seem like a daunting task due to all the different types and brands available.

However, there are things that you should think of before making the purchase: Do I need it immediately? If so, then just go ahead and buy one at a store nearby because they usually have low prices and a quick turnaround time for getting products out on shelves.

The more expensive models may last longer, but they also come with higher costs upfront as well as additional running costs such as maintenance fees over their lifespan.

About the author, Phil Borges

Phil Borges is a battery aficionado. He's written extensively about batteries, and he loves nothing more than discussing the latest innovations in the industry. He has a deep understanding of how batteries work, and he's always on the lookout for new ways to improve their performance.