Advantages and Disadvantages of different types of Starter Batteries (SLI / EFB / AGM)

SLI battery



Reliable starting power Limited ability to power multiple accessory
Acceptable charge acceptance Limited cycling capability
Compatible for all climates Shorter life compared to new technologies
Right price



EFB battery



Longer life than SLI batteries

Higher price than SLI batteries

Two times better cycling capability


Improved vibration resistance


Withstands higher electrical loads


Better charge acceptance


Resistance to Deep discharge


Suitable for start-stop applications


AGM battery



Up to twice longer life than SLI batteries

Higher price than SLI & EFB batteries

Three times better cycling capability


High resistance to vibration


Withstands high electrical loads


High charge acceptance


No acid loss and leakage


Designed for harsh conditions


Ideal for start-stop applications


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