Optima 8002-002 34 RedTop Starting Battery Review

Optima 8002-002 34 RedTop Starting BatteryOptima Batteries 8002-002 34 RedTop Starting Battery is a 12-Volt, 800 Cold Cranking Amps battery with 50 AH capacity. For smooth performance, it reserves the capacity of 100 minutes. It offers the optimal starting power even in the bad weather.

Its case is made of Polypropylene material and it promises you 15 times more resistance than any other battery to vibration and cold weather. It is durable and is great for heavy use with its leak proof condition.

The physical dimensions of this battery are:

  • Length = 10 inches
  • Width = 6.88 inches
  • Height = 7.8 inches
  • Weight = 37.9 pounds

Optima 8002-002 Features

  1. SpiralCell Technology: The individual spiral-wound cells are composed of two pure (99.99%) lead oxide coated plates. One coated plate is positive and the other is negative. They are far more precision-controlled and expensive than building traditional flat plate AGM batteries. Critical tolerances, humidity, automated processes and temperatures are maintained and monitored often.
  1. Super high cranking power: The battery has high power to crank, so that it can handle any high compression engine (800 CCA, 50 AH). You can just buy and ride it freely with confidence.
  1. Power Packed: Their signature six-pack design delivers great starting power with the increased plate’s surface area.
  1. Lose the leak: Glass mat separators that are present in the battery gives the battery a dramatic improvement over normal and traditional batteries. The mat stops the spills and leaks of the acid.
  1. Stable Quality & High Reliability: The Optima battery provides stable and reliable performance. This battery can withstand overcharge, vibration, shock, over discharge, and is capable of holding the extended storage.


  • Reserve capacity of 100 minutes for constant performance.
  • Optimal starting power even in bad weather.
  • Fifteen times more resistant to vibration for durability.
  • Strong starting burst.
  • Maintenance-free with an offer of 2x longer life than normal batteries.
  • Faster recharging.
  • Safe and durable.


  • A bit expensive but it is worth every penny you keep on it.
  • Heavy in weight

Optima 8002-002 FAQ’s

  1. Will it fit 2000 Mercedes-Benz s430?

    As per the “optima” web page, the answer is a NO!  It does not fit the model as the minimum cold cranking amps needed for the s430 is 825 CCA and this is an 800 CCA battery.

  2. What are the ideal vehicles this battery suits?

    As per the seller, the RedTop is ideal for trucks, SUVs, hot rods, street cars as it offers an impressive high-power delivery and extreme resistance to the most common causes of battery failure.

  3. What kind of chargers work with this battery?

    Any kind of standard 12V supportive charger will work on this battery. We suggest the one with a float mode, so that you could eliminate the risk of overcharging your battery with 2amp or under amperage setting.

  4. Are these batteries filled with acid upon ordering or are they already filled?

    No. It is not necessary to add acid upon delivery as the battery is filled before the delivery itself. The battery comes with complete charge too. On delivery, all you need to do is to install the battery and go for a ride.

  5. What are the physical dimensions of the battery?

    The physical dimensions of this battery are:
    Length = 10 inches
    Width = 6.88 inches
    Height = 7.8 inches
    Weight = 37.9 pounds

Final Words

Overall, it is the best one out of other batteries as it offers many and many features within the reasonable price. Actually, not cheaper than reconditioning your battery at home. It is suitable for the large vehicles. It is safe and durable and what not! It should be in your cart if it is compatible with your vehicle.

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