Optima 8025-160 25 RedTop Starting Battery Review

Optima Batteries 8025-160 25 RedTopThe optima redtop battery is an ideal battery for trucks, SUVs, hot rods, and street cars.

It gives a strong starting burst and has a 15 times better vibration resistance than other automotive replacement batteries.

It is spill proof and contains gel and therefore it can be mounted in any position.

Optima redtop batteries are maintenance free and have a two times longer life than conventional batteries.

It provides faster recharging and high-power delivery to your vehicle.

The optima batteries also provide resistance to the most common causes of battery failure.

These batteries are tightly wounded with spiral winding that gives more efficient output and greater vibration resistance.

The glass mat separator ensures no leakage and is highly recommended over traditional and flooded batteries.

It has an increased surface area that delivers greater starting power.

The electrodes contain 99.99% pure lead that provides energy dense batteries.

The spiral cell technology used in optima batteries maintains and constantly monitors critical tolerances, temperatures, and humidity perfect for cars like Subaru Outback and trucks like Ford F150.

This technology is even more expensive than the AGM technology that is  used in other batteries.

It has 720 cold cranking amps and 90 minutes reserve capacity.


  1. LEAK PROOF: The glass mat separators used in these batteries guarantees that the battery does not leak under any circumstances.
  2. ALL WOUND-UP: These batteries are packed into spiral winding that protects the internals of the battery and also adds onto extra vibration resistance.
  3. POWER PACKED: These batteries utilise pure lead and also have an increased surface area that provides extra power.
  4. GEL, AND NOT LIQUID: The optima red tops battery has a gel electrolyte. Hence, you can keep the battery in any position without worrying about its leakage.


  • High vibration resistance.
  • Leakproof and spill-proof.
  • Free of maintenance.
  • Greater starting power


  • Some users complain that the battery doesn’t last more than 2 years
  • Not worth the money paid


  1. Do I need to cut off the plastic handle that comes on the battery?

    There is no need of cutting it as the plastic cover is adjustable. You can pull it off whenever required and afterwards you can close it again.

  2. Is this battery suitable for aftermarket music with amp?

    Absolutely yes. But according to some manufacturers for music systems, the yellow top will be a much better choice.

  3. Will this battery show any signs of problems in starting my jeep at -30°C?

    Not at all. The optima redtop battery can withstand a temperature as low as -45°C. So, even in the coldest weather, your jeep will get started within a few seconds.

  4. What type of battery is this- gel, liquid or AGM?

    The electrolyte of  optima redtop battery is in gel form. Therefore, it can be placed in any position, even upside down.

Final Words

The optima redtop battery could be a great choice if you are having a heavy vehicle.

Did you try reconditioning your old battery? If not, go and try once. 

And after a few months of using your reconditioned old battery, you can purchase a new one for your vehicle.

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