You’re probably wondering, are car batteries the same as RV batteries? All RV’s need a set of “house” batteries that power the 12 volt needs, as well as a starting battery meant to power the engine. House batteries may be comprised of several batteries wired together whereas the engine battery is just the same as car batteries, except larger. Before rounding up the best RV batteries in the market, let’s first learn the differences between house and starting batteries.
First and foremost, house batteries are designed to provide energy over long stretches of time while engine or starting batteries offer quick bursts of energy aimed at getting the engine going. Here’s a good comparison: if the house battery is a marathon, the engine battery is a 100-meter dash.Continue reading