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Dakota Lithium 48V 96Ah Golf Cart Battery

(34 reviews)
  • Free Shipping to Lower 48
  • 11 Year Warranty
  • FREE 48V 8Ah LiFePO4 battery charger included
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Dakota Lithium 48V 96Ah Golf Cart Battery

(34 customer reviews)



Play longer with twice the run time for your golf cart or electric vehicle, while cutting 300 lbs or more off your cart. Experience better golf cart handling, less wear & tear, and lower maintenance costs. Drop in replacement for most 48V golf carts.

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Need tons of power? Bulk pricing discount
Need tons of power? Bulk pricing discount
For larger quantities contact sales@dakotalithium.com
Twice the Power
of Traditional Batteries
One Quarter The Weight
Charges 5X Faster
Lasts 4X as long
Greatest Lifetime Value


11 Year Warranty

World beating, best in class, eleven year manufacturer defect warranty.

Storage Capacity

96 Ampere hours (Ah). Dakota Lithium batteries provide consistent power for all 96 Amp hours. DL LiFePO4 batteries have a flat voltage curve, which means they have a steady power output as the battery discharges. The power output will not dramatically drop like similar sized SLA batteries. You get all the juice down to the last drop.


48V (Dakota Lithium 12V batteries can be used in series for up to 48V systems)


4,608 Watt hours (Wh) per battery (4.6kWh power system)


F12 terminals (posts that screw in) with M8 terminal bolts included. Easy to adapt to different connection needs. (Max torque 15 ft. lbs.)


77 lbs (35Kg). That's 80% lighter than a set of lead acid batteries, saving 300 lbs. of weight.


20.5"L x 10.5"W x 8.66"H (520mm x 267mm x 220mm)

Battery Range

For carts with a max speed of 23 mph or less expect a battery range of 40 - 60 miles depending on cart model. For carts with a max speed of 27 mph expect a battery range of 30 - 40 miles. Wire 2 units in parallel to double the battery range.

Lifecycles (battery lifespan)

Up to 100% capacity for 2,000 recharge cycles (100%DOD), 80% capacity at ≥4,000 recharge cycles (80%DOD), 50% capacity at ≥6,000 (50%DOD - battery half life). The typical SLA has 500 cycles. Dakota Lithium batteries last so long that the price per use is a fraction of traditional batteries.

Operating temperature

Ideal for rugged & harsh environments. Much better than SLA or other lithium’s. -20°F min, +120°F max optimal operating temps (battery performs well down to -20°F). Avoid charging below 32°F.


100A max continuous, 200A max pulse for 3-5 minutes. The flat discharge voltage curve provides a 75% bigger capacity then a SLA 100Ah battery.


50A max, 57.6V max recommended. Free 48V 8A LiFePO4 battery charger is included.

Includes active BMS protection

Contains a circuit that handles cell balancing, low voltage cutoff, high voltage cutoff, short circuit protection and temperature protection for increased performance and longer life. A LiFePO4 battery charger is required to turn the battery back on after a BMS cut off (included w purchase).


All batteries are UN38 certified. Dakota Lithium's cells are UL1642 certified and have been tested per IEC62133 standards. Meets all US & International regulations for air, ground, train, & marine transport.

Charger Included

Free 48V 8A LiFePO4 charger included. Dakota Lithium 48V batteries should be charged at 57.6 volts, higher than AGM or lead acid. Lead acid chargers will work, but will only charge the battery to 80% of capacity. Upgrade to 48V 15A charger for 2X the charging time.

How Much Power do I need for my golf cart?

This single 48V battery will replace a set of 6V, 8V, or 12V batteries in a 48V cart. This battery is suitable for most carts with a max speed of less than 27 mph and a motor controller rated under 240 Amps. If your motor controller is rated 240 Amps or higher, you may need two of these 48V batteries in parallel (some dune buggies, off-road carts, ATVs, and high speed carts fall into this category).

Free Freight Shipping

Free shipping included to lower 48 US states. Battery must ship via Freight and will be delivered on a shipping pallet.

Suitable for:

  • 48V Golf Carts #PlayLonger
  • 48V Replacement Battery
  • Club Car 48V Golf Carts
  • Yamaha 48V Golf Carts
  • LiFePO4 Replacement for Golf Cart Batteries
  • Drop in Lithium Replacement
  • Excellent for 48V Taylor-Dunn Golf Carts
  • Preferred Upgrade for 48V Polaris Golf Carts
  • Ideal for 48V Par Car
  • Compatible with most 48V golf carts
  • Compatible with 48V GEM Car, Star EV golf cart and many others

Experience the Dakota Lithium Difference

The DL 48V 96Ah battery is built with Dakota Lithium's legendary LiFePO4 cells. 2,000+ recharge cycles (roughly 5 year lifespan at daily use) vs. 500 for other lithium batteries or lead acid. Optimal performance down to minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit (for winter warriors). Plus twice the power of lead-acid batteries at half the weight.

34 reviews for Dakota Lithium 48V 96Ah Golf Cart Battery
Harry Koutroulakis

Installed myself.
I removed the old batteries and had to make some changes to the battery tray with an oscillating cutter. It was essential for my install. Once I got the new battery down flat and secure , I first hooked up my voltage converter to the battery then my 12 volt wires for lights etc to the converter to be sure I had things correct. Then hooked up the main wires 48v to the cart. Then put on a new voltmeter to replace my old one I didn’t like.
The pick up is definitely quicker and top speed I estimate is 3 or 4 mph faster.
I haven’t had long enough to test range with the Dakota Lithium but my old batteries I had to charge after 4 miles which wasnt much.
I have the charger installed under the seat. I plan on opening the seat when I charge because the charger does get hot which I expect is normal.
I am expecting my range to be much much more and my charging frequency to be much less.
So far performance – pick up and speed- is a little better but not drastic. No wheelies but in sand or gravel it does get a little spin. Dont expect to burn rubber but over all I am much more pleased.
Also my old batteries would leak and ruin my shed floor finish because of bubbles during charging. This is a clean charge.
I am glad I made the switch so far.
Thank you Dakota.

Daniel Dyer

Very happy with the product reliability way outlasting previous batteries

David T.

Great battery for golf carts

Galen M.

I researched lithium batteries and after reviewing all of them I chose Dakota, because of the 11 year warranty. We live in a golf course community, all the neighbors couldn’t believe that It took me 6 hours to remove the old batteries and put in the lithium battery. I believe there’ll be more people here ordering Dakota Lithium. 11 year warranty, easy to install for mechanical minded people and reasonable priced why wouldn’t I get it. Thanks so much.

Hilton t Mason jr

I am using the two batteries to power my 12KW inverter for powering my home about 10 hours a day with 6.4 KW solar panels.

Jack Sage

Just installed my first 48 v battery to try out before I start selling them to my customers. So much power than before. Goes up the hills better and don’t have to charge it every day. So far ran it about 15 miles and still has plenty of charge. I also recommend the Bluetooth gauge. It keeps track of your battery and Amp draw. I So far really like it. Thanks to the great sales staff at Dakota lithium. Great to work with.

Thanks Jack

John G.

The Dakota lithium Battery 48v 96AH for my Club Car golf cart replaced 4 80 lb Trojan batteries that required constant maintenance and frustration. This battery is faster and no maintenance. What more can you ask for. I figure I will have this for twelve years….


Easy installation and wonderful power and weight difference.

Brent W.

Best thing I did for my Club Car, no longer slows down good ng up hill, range is at least 4x better. Great product at a great price, & very good support.


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