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  • Part #: 78DT770B|
  • SKU: 9872822

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    • The Bosch car battery, Group Size 78D, is designed with a corrosion resistant grain structure to prevent sulfating and prolong life time.
    • Long life technology minimizes water loss and protects against corrosion.
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Bosch Premium Performance Battery Group, Size 78DT

Bosch Premium Power car batteries are specially designed for long life. Through over 80 years of applied technological innovation, Bosch delivers unsurpassed quality and best in class performance. This car battery is constructed to dispense maximum cold cranking amps that will meet or exceed your vehicles OE specifications. Even in extreme temperatures, the Bosch Premium Power Battery provides dependable starting power you can rely on.
  • The Bosch car battery, Group Size 78D, is designed with a corrosion resistant grain structure to prevent sulfating and prolong life time.
  • Long life technology minimizes water loss and protects against corrosion.
  • If you are in the market for a battery replacement, the Bosch Premium Performance car battery is 100% maintenance free!
  • Bosch replacement batteries provide dependable power under extremes of heat, cold and high demand every time!
  • Bosch car batteries provide full coverage for upper class domestic and imported car segments
  • The Bosch car battery line offers a 3-year free replacement.
  • Need a jumpstart? Bosch Premium Performance car batteries promise a 3-year FREE emergency jumpstart!
  • To prolong the health of your automotive battery, don't forget to pick up your Battery Terminals, Battery Testers & Battery Vent Tubes.
  • The Pep Boys Say: "Bosch batteries represent the pinnacle of technology, delivering all the power you need when you need it. Quality reputation, starting power and long warranty make Bosch the best choice in a premium battery."
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  • This item must be picked up in the store as it may contain materials which are flammable or corrosive.


Wet or Dry
Wet
BCI #
78DT
Reserve Capacity (minutes)
120
facets
CCA,Group Size,Battery Type,Battery Usage
Group Size
78DT
Right Or Left Hand Positive
Left
Terminal Type
TS
Length (in.)
10.2
Width (in.)
7.33
Width (mm)
186.0
Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) @ 0F
800
Height (mm)
206.0
Voltage
12
Height (in.)
8.12
Weight (lbs)
45.0
Cranking Amps @ 32F
1000
Length (mm)
259.0
Battery Usage
Truck/Car Battery
CCA
800
Group Size
78DT
Battery Type
Flooded Lead Acid

9872822

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 25 reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by Underfiled and expect to fail I am satisfied with the battery and purchased it specifically for additional accessory GM posts. Unfortunately after installation I noticed that the less than 30 day old never charged by me battery had muratic acid only covering the plates. Not interested in adding water to the bottom of the fill line if it was never filled properly with muratic acid as it will dilute the PH. Need to contact manufacture for followup as the dealer informed me they do not fill them. Probably done at PepBoys warehouse. If I can find acid I will add it otherwise make sure the battery fails prior to warranty ending as it was not serviced properly prior to distribution. March 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great service and easy transaction This is the right battery for the job. Paid for it online and saved $25. Scheduled the appointment online and was put ahead of another battery and a flat tire repair. It fit as expected and has performed reliably since it was purchased a few weeks ago. March 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by More than ample amps The design of twin posts and the compactness of its size are excellent.The warranty is one of the best if not the best for this size battery. February 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Be aware of position of terminal posts. Usually, batteries are installed in vehicles so that when you are in front of the vehicle looking back at the engine bay, you see that the negative post of the battery is on the left and the positive on the right. My 1993 Range Rover has a metal bar-clamp to hold the battery in (see photo). It mounts on the top right edge of the battery, and pulls the battery down and to the left, towards the inner fender. I use the top posts of the battery. The posts on this Bosch battery are positioned closer to the edges of the width of the battery case than most other batteries (I had a Die-Hard before). This proximity allowed the positive terminal to be too close to the metal bar-clamp. Even with taping the clamp, there would be a chance of a direct short caused by vibration and jolting of the truck in its travels. It was therefore necessary for me to install the battery in reverse position, so that the negative terminal is the one closer to the clamp rather than the positive one. Contact between the negative terminal and the clamp would not create a problem, since they are both 'ground'. It was also necessary to re-route the cables so that they would reach the posts. In some instances, one might have to install longer battery cables. If you have a vehicle that installs the battery with a clamp at the bottom of the battery case, then the above issue is of no concern. However, in either installation, since the terminals on this battery are in the center of the width of the battery and not in the corners as they are on most other batteries, the battery cables will have to reach over a longer distance, and so might have to be re-routed or replaced with longer cables. February 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Battery! Great Battery. Easy install. January 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by New Bosch Battery This battery has been a very good buy for both the money and reliability. January 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great for starting in below zero temps. I received an email from pep boys with a 10% discount when ordering online. I checked around and for the same price as batteries with 200 - 300 less cold cranking amps I was able to purchase this battery. Ordered online then was able to pick it up at my local pep boys immediately. Installed the battery during a recent cold snap of below zero temps for a week. Starts every time. January 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good Battery - Tight Fit We got this battery for an Acura MDX. The top terminals are in the center of the battery, not to one side. The positive terminal just fit the battery with no slack in it at all. The ground terminal fit properly. Overall, the install went very quick. Great warranty on the battery. January 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good Prorate Installation was fast and employee was nice. The battery did look like it was used but I guess we will find out in the later years. January 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Battery @ Great Price I got this battery on Black Friday for $92 including tax & installation. Runs excellent, not one single problem, install was quick about 30 mins-2 people ahead of us. Service people were prompt and courteous. We ordered & scheduled install online, brought in my print out/receipt-was super simple and convenient. Would highly recommend their online installation service. December 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Battery Excellent battery at a good price. I like that it is dual core because often I need to change batteries between different cars. Also pep boys is one of few that still have prorated warranty after free replacement period. November 17, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by This replaced one with a bad cell under warranty First experience with Bosch dual terminal in a work environment. It's under 4 years old. We like dual terminals for use with inverters on construction site where power tools are used on a quick fix and you don't need to bring in a generator. It never failed to crank the truck, it just got really slow. Brought it back to have it checked and they just swapped it with NO hassle November 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by great prize for best quality first of all I am happy with my purchase and got good service.note..I was not aware of discounts on internet but now telling friends October 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bosch Battery Great product and great service and installation. September 5, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent product The battery was exactly as advertised and fit perfectly. The price was the lowest of any battery that I found and the warranty is better than most others. March 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by reasonable price, good quality top quality for good affordable price March 23, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Does not fit 2003 Acura TL This battery does not fit 2003 Acura TL, because the connecters are located in the center, not towards the left edge. SKU 9998137 is the one that fits perfectly. January 20, 2013
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