Cars have become essential for traveling around, whether it’s commuting to work or running errands. Without warning, however, they can become very frustrating, especially when they haven’t been well maintained. Have you ever, for example, woken up to realize that your vehicle won’t start because of the battery? What did you do? Did you borrow a spare battery from someone else or call a mechanic just to realize that you spent a bunch of money on something you could have fixed in a few minutes. Instead of handling the situation in this manner when your vehicle’s battery isn’t working properly, one of the most important pieces of car equipment should be a battery charger. It is easy to obtain and inexpensive, and will save you all sorts of money the next time your car’s battery stops working.
Below find the top 10 best car battery chargers in 2016 reviews to see what is available.
- 1 10. Genius G3500 6V/12V 3.5A UltraSafe Smart Battery Charger by NOCO
- 2 9. PS-1562A DSR ProSeries 1.5 Amp 6/12 Volt Automatic Battery Charger by Schumacher
- 3 8. SC-600A-CA SpeedCharge 6 Amp High Frequency Battery Charger by Schumacher
- 4 7. Genius G1100 UltraSafe Battery Charger by NOCO
- 5 6. Charger/Maintainer/Desulfator System by Battery MINDer
- 6 5. SC-1200A/CA SpeedCharge Charger/Maintainer/Tester
- 7 4. SSC-1000A SpeedCharge Battery Charger and Maintainer by Schumacher
- 8 3. XM1-5 1.5 Amp Automatic Charger and Maintainer by Schumacher
- 9 2. MULTI US 7002 12V Battery Charger by CTEK
- 10 1. SC-8020A Automatic Battery Charger by Schumacher
10. Genius G3500 6V/12V 3.5A UltraSafe Smart Battery Charger by NOCO
This device charges 2 times faster than regular chargers, and can repair batteries which are damaged. It is made for use with micro-hybrid start-stop vehicles and CANBUS electrical systems. An onboard microcomputer guides this charger, and the G3500 monitors activity in the battery for efficient and safe charging, minimizing energy consumption automatically and gives redundant levels of safety protection which includes spark-proof technology. You can keep it connected safely 24/7, and its design is streamlined, portable, ultra-compact and very lightweight.
9. PS-1562A DSR ProSeries 1.5 Amp 6/12 Volt Automatic Battery Charger by Schumacher
This fully automatic battery charger and maintainer automatically keeps 6 and 12 volt batteries at full charge with a float mode monitoring. This charger is just the thing you need for charging small batteries, or keeping small and large batters in storage for vehicles like classic cars, motorcycles, boats and RVs. It has a harness which connects quickly so you can switch between 50 ampere clamp or ring terminals in just seconds.
8. SC-600A-CA SpeedCharge 6 Amp High Frequency Battery Charger by Schumacher
This charger automatically adjust the amperage to charge and keep the battery, and has an auto voltage detection which automatically detects 6 or 12 volt batteries. It also has multi-stage charge for more safety, precision and life of the battery, plus it includes mode monitoring to keep the optimum battery charge automatically. The reverse hook-up protection feature gives you more safety, so that the charger won’t function if the clamps are put on wrong and lets you know with a LED flashing indicator.
7. Genius G1100 UltraSafe Battery Charger by NOCO
This charger is made to charge 6 and 12 volt lead-acid or lithium-ion batters up to 40Ah. It can also maintain marine, automotive, RV, lawn & garden, powersport and deep-cycle batteries effectively. It is 2 times faster than other chargers, can repair batteries that are damaged and was created to be used with micro-hybrid start-stop vehicles and CANBUS electrical systems. It is efficient and safe, and minimizes energy consumption automatically. You get redundant levels of safety protection, like spark-proof technology, plus reverse polarity and protection from overcharging.
6. Charger/Maintainer/Desulfator System by Battery MINDer
This device has full-time automatic pulse desulfator which helps to lengthen the life of the battery up to four times its regular life. It is great for charging, maintain or recovering 12V flooded, maintenance-free, sealed, deep-cycle, starter, marine and AGM batteries. It has an automatic high-low temperature compensator which is installed to make sure your batteries won’t be overcharged or undercharged, no matter the temperature of operation. The unit can keep up to four batteries going at one time when connected in parallel.
5. SC-1200A/CA SpeedCharge Charger/Maintainer/Tester
This device is a fully automatic microprocessor controlled charger for batteries. It has a 6V/12V auto voltage detection, and can do 3 Amp for maintaining, 6 Amp for medium level charge and 12 Amp for quick charging. It has a digital display and a reverse hook-up protection so it won’t operate if the clamps are reversed, and float mode monitoring. It is eco-friendly and energy efficient.
4. SSC-1000A SpeedCharge Battery Charger and Maintainer by Schumacher
This automatic speed battery charge has a fast charge 10-amp self-adjustment feature that monitors the condition of the battery and adjust the charge rate to stop any battery damage to your vehicle. The 2-amp slow charge assists in charging smaller batteries and keeping large ones for snowmobiles, motorcycles, tractor and lawn batteries. It has a digital meter that is easy to read for test results and charge status.
3. XM1-5 1.5 Amp Automatic Charger and Maintainer by Schumacher
This completely automatic microprocessor controlled battery charge keeps both 6 and 12 volt batteries charge at full using float-mode monitoring. It is great for keeping these batteries in storage, including classic car batteries, motorcycle, boats and RVs. LED lights show you whether it is charging, connected and charge. It will switch automatically from full to float-mode monitoring and the quick-disconnect harness snaps to either connecter in seconds.
2. MULTI US 7002 12V Battery Charger by CTEK
This is a primary switch mode battery charger that has pulse maintenance and features state-of-the-art technology for charging batteries. It features several charging modes, plus a unique 8-step charging curve. Both of these together let the charger go way beyond the capabilities of other 12V chargers, to the point of determining if a battery can hold the charge given, and making sure each of your batteries gets the best care possible.
1. SC-8020A Automatic Battery Charger by Schumacher
This speed charger has computer control to better the charging rate and it also keeps track of the condition of the battery to make sure that the battery isn’t overcharging. Your batteries will be fully charged with this charger faster than with congenital chargers. It is made for use with 12V, gel cell, deep cycle and absorbed glass mat batteries.