Optima 8040-218 D35 YellowTop Dual Purpose Battery Review

Optima 8040-218 D35 YellowTopThe optima batteries are made with 99.99% pure lead with solid cast cell connections for increasing the durability.

The optima batteries have advanced spiral cell technology that provides excellent vibration resistance and a much greater battery life.

It also has AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) technology that helps in holding the electrolyte in place and prevents acid spilling.

The cells used in optima batteries are tightly compressed so as to provide extra vibration resistance.

It has high cranking power with unparalleled cycling capability, best compatible for cold weather.

This battery is highly compatible for trucks with winches like Ford F150, vehicles with high-demand electronics and audio systems like Honda CRV, commercial vehicles, heavy equipment, and tractores.

It has a three times longer life than other replacement batteries and is also maintenance free.

It provides 15 times better vibration resistance and the battery can be utilised for more than 300 charge and discharge cycles.

The optima battery is also spill proof and has a very fast charging rate, so that you do not waste your precious time on charging the battery for hours.

Optima 8040-218 D35 YellowTop Features

  1. SOLID CAST CELL CONNECTIONS: These types of connections ensure that the battery does not drain at a very high rate and can produce power for a much longer time.
  2. SPIRAL CELL TECHNOLOGY: This advanced technology of spiral cells contributes to the extra vibration resistance that is provided by the battery.
  3. ABSORBENT GLASS MAT SEPARATORS: These separators hold the electrolyte tightly to ensure zero leakage and spilling.
  4. LONGER LIFE: The optima batteries have a very longer life that can incorporate 300+ charging cycles throughout its life.


  • No need of maintenance.
  • Extremeley high charging rate.
  • Spillproof.
  • Premium vibration resistance.


  • It could be much better if compared to the high amount that is paid.
  • Some users complain about fitting issues.

Optima 8040-218 D35 YellowTop FAQ’s

  1. What makes this battery better than the duralast autozone battery with 160 minutes reserve capacity with 675 cca?

    Both of them are perfect at their own place but still if we compare than the optima battery has a deep cycle and the electrolyte has a gel consistency that helps to avoid spilling.

  2. Is this battery waterproof?

    Yes, the optima battery with yellow top is 100% waterproof and will not deteriorate if it comes in contact with water.

  3. How many watts this battery can handle for a sound system?

    This battery can take upto 1200 watts without dimming the headlights or reducing the volume of the system.

  4. How can i return this battery if not satisfied?

    If you need to return the product then you have to contact the seller from whom you have purchased whether online or offline.

Final Words

We had a quick go through on the Optima  8040-218 D35 YellowTop Dual Purpose Battery. This battery has a lot of varied features that may highly impress you the best one is that it can be reconditioned easily and we hope that this battery fills all your needs if you plan to purchase it.

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