battery life

Asked by Jan 24, 2007 at 11:14 AM about the 1999 Toyota RAV4 4 Door Special Edition AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What is the expected battery life for a 1999 Toyota RAV?  My car has the original bettery and 29,730 miles.

2 Answers


Hello, That is some low mileage for a 1999 vehicle! The battery size is 35 with a 360 CCA, but life depends on how the car is driven. If an older car is left sitting, the battery may die. It is driver-dependent. Best of luck, CarGrrl


If you are on the original battery change it now before you are left stranded. It can't be the original. Normal shelf life thee days is 3-6 years but they are so inexpensive vs a $300 tow job when it dies on the highway on you.

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