INTRODUCING LITHIUM BATTERIES
Lithium Batteries have a life expectancy of 3000-5000 cycles while lead acid batteries only last between 500 to 750 cycles.
Enjoy a smoother ride on your golf cart with Lithium batteries. They only weight 72lbs while lead acid batteries weight 325lbs. or more.
What to use your cart without waiting for hours? Lithium batteries fully charge in 2 to 3 hours while lead acid batteries take 8 to 10 hours to fully charge.
One of the many benefits of Lithium is that no water and no is required. Lead acid batteries require numerous service visits over the years while Lithium require none.
|Range||56Ah/60Ah: 20-30 miles; 105Ag/110Ah: 30-50 miles||15 to 20 Miles|
|Warranty||5 years by OEM, expected life of 8 years||Trojan: 2 years; Others: 12 to 18 Months|
|Water||None Required||Must Water Regularly|
|Battery Cycle Life||5000+ Cycles; Lasts 5x as Long as Lead Acid||500-750 Cycles|
|Battery Charging Speed||Average 4-6hrs; Spot Charge Anytime||9 to 11 Hours|
|Maintenance||None Required||Watering, Corrosion Clean Up, Monitoring 50% Discharge Limit|
|Weight||72lbs for Set of Lithium (1/4 the weight of lead acid); 300lbs lighter||325+lbs for one set of lead acid batteries|
|Max Usage||Can use all of 90% Charge; Do Not Go to 0%||Should not go below 50% of charge|
While Lithium may seem more expensive at the onset, Lithium batteries will actually save you money in the long-term. They require no maintenance and will last many more years than lead acid. Your Lithium batteries will last for up to 10 years while you will have to purchase lead acid batteries again in just a few years.
|Annual Maintenance Cost||$0||$100/year|
|Years of No Battery Cost||5 to 10 Years||0|
|Number of Years Before Replacing||5 to 10 Years||Depends on care; 2-4 yrs average|
|Additional Battery Maintenance Costs After Purchase (10 years)||$0||$100/year (est.) x 10 years = $1000|
|Total Cost of Ownership (10 Years)||Original Purchase and Install Price||2-4 battery replacements: $2K-5K + annual maintenance|
PROS & CONS OF LITHIUM
|No Maintenance; No Worries||Cannot go down to 10% before charging|
|Drive Farther||Longer Lasting|
|No Dead Batteries for Snowbirds|