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Old 01-16-2013, 10:50 AM   #6
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off the top of my head I do believe that the Motorcraft batteries are like 5-600 CCA. A redtop Optima would be 900 CCA.

A few years ago there was a week where it was below zero in CT, never had an issue with the motorcraft battery.

Now if we had 2012 Imprezas (which I do) I might, might have a slight concern. The factory battery is only 315 CCA, iirc.

Don't worry about the battery until it has issues starting the car.
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