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An energy dense all-purpose battery for both starting engines & deep cycle applications

DL+ 12v 135Ah Dual Purpose 1000CCA Starter Battery Plus Deep Cycle Performance

(53 reviews)
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DL+ 12v 135Ah Dual Purpose 1000CCA Starter Battery Plus Deep Cycle Performance

(53 customer reviews)



The ultimate all-purpose battery for both starting engines & deep cycle applications. With 1,000 cold cranking amps (CCA) and a high continuous discharge rate, the DL+ 135Ah has 5X the power of traditional batteries in a case that is 25% smaller than a 100Ah marine battery. PLUS internal even-heat technology for use in extreme heat or cold.

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5X the Power
of Traditional Batteries
Half the Weight
Charges 5X Faster
Lasts 8X as long
Greatest Lifetime Value


11 Year Warranty

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

Storage Capacity

135 Ampere hours (Ah). Dakota Lithium batteries provide consistent power for all 135 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.


12.8V (Dakota Lithium 12V batteries can be used in series for up to 48V systems)

Engine Starting Power

Lithium battery equivalent to 1,000 Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) of lead acid battery engine starting power. Suitable for automotive and other applications. Marine Outboards: Please refer to your manufacturer recommendations.


9.5”L x 6.9”W x 8.24”H (242.5mm x 176mm x 197mm) Group 24 equivalent

Group Size 24

Group 24 compatible physical dimensions & 24F terminal orientation. Group 34 compatible. Cranking power (CCA rating) & usable deep cycle capacity is much higher than a lead-acid battery of the same group size. Group 24F 24R 24H 24T compatible. BCI Group GC2. M27-1000 compatible.


1620 Watt-hours (Wh)


M8 size bolts. Includes a terminal adapter kit with automotive & marine posts that screw into the M8 bolt terminal, and M8 brass terminal bolts. Easy to adapt to different connection needs. (Max torque 15 ft. lbs.) (Max 5 ft. lbs. on terminal post adapters)


27.2 lbs (12.3 Kg). 65% lighter than a SLA or lead battery. 1/2 the weight of a normal car battery.

Lifecycles (battery lifespan)

Up to 80% capacity for 2,500 cycles in recommended conditions. The typical automotive SLA has 500 cycles. Dakota Lithium batteries last so long that the price per use is a fraction of traditional batteries.

Waterproof Rating

IP 67 waterproof rating achieved through robotic liquid welding of the lid and terminals.

Operating temperature

Ideal for rugged & harsh environments. Much better than SLA or other lithium batteries. -20°F min, +150°F max optimal operating temps (battery performs well down to -20°F). Internal even-heat technology allows for charging below 32°F. BMS high temp cut off at 167°F / 75°C.


135A max continuous discharge, 1000A max 2 second pulse, 900A max 5 sec pulse. 9.0V Max discharge, 11.0V Max recommended discharge.The flat discharge voltage curve provides a 75% bigger capacity than a 135Ah SLA battery with the same CCA rating.

Peak / Continuous Charge

Recommend for longest life 70A or less (.5C), Peak charge acceptance 165A max for one minute, 200A max BMS cutoff. Max continuous 135A (1C). 14.4V recommended, 15V max, BMS protection from over charging will cut off at 15V. Included is a free 12V 10 Amp (A) LiFePO4 compatible charger that charges at the recommended 14.4 Volts..

Max Charge / Alternator Size

Peak charge acceptance 165A max for one minute, 200A max BMS cutoff. Drop in replacement for lead acid and AGM starter batteries for vehicles. Limited to a max alternator size of 150 amps or less per battery (link multiple batteries in parallel for alternators >150 Amps).

Reserve Capacity

340 minutes (RC25 @ 80°F)

Includes active BMS protection

Contains a high discharge capable circuit that handles cell balancing, low voltage cutoff (10V) preventing over discharge, high voltage cutoff (15V) preventing over charging, short circuit protection and temperature protection for increased performance and longer life.

Internal Even-Heat Technology

Increases performance in extreme cold. When charging the battery in temperatures below 0°C/32°F DL's internal heating element will warm the cells to 0°C/32°F. This increases the lifespan, performance, and efficiency of the battery.


Dakota Lithium's cells are UL1642 certified and have been tested per IEC62133 and UN 38.3 standards. They meet all US and international regulations for air, ground, and train transport.

ISO 9001:2015

Dakota Lithium is ISO Certified per 9001:2015 standards, and select models are produced in ISO 14001 certified facilities.

Dual Purpose Use

Multi-purpose use as a deep cycle battery and/or as a starter battery for starting gasoline engines. Marine Outboards: Please refer to your manufacturer recommendations

Charger Included

12V 10A LiFePO4 charger included. Dakota Lithium 12V batteries should be charged at 14.4 volts, higher than AGM or lead acid. Lead acid chargers will work, but will only charge the battery to 80% of capacity.

Mercury Motors Compliant

Meets Mercury Motors requirements for lithium starter batteries

Suitable for:

  • Starting Car and Truck Engines
  • Deep Cycle Applications
  • Trolling Motors #FishLonger
  • #Overland & Truck Builds
  • #VanLife & RV Battery Upgrade
  • Car Audio
  • Golf Carts & Electric Vehicles
  • Link in Series for 24V, 36V, 48V
  • Industrial Batteries (Bulk Pricing)
  • LiFePO4 Replacement for SLA 12v
  • Fish Finders, Flashers, & Boating Electronics
  • Recreational Vehicles, Campers, and Trailers
  • Off-Grid Homes
  • Mercury Outboard Motors

Experience the Dakota Lithium Difference

The DL+ 135Ah 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. Internal even heat tech provides optimal performance down to minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit (for winter warriors). Plus five times the power of lead-acid batteries at half the weight.

53 reviews for DL+ 12v 135Ah Dual Purpose 1000CCA Starter Battery Plus Deep Cycle Performance
Lonnie Keen

All day power

Project Outdoors

Great product so far, I have switched multiple clients this year to Lithium crank and troll or both. No complaints, nothing but great feedback. In my personal boat i run all lithium by Dakota and never had any issues I have personally seen the power differnce and length of discharge time is insanely long

michael day

Totally satisfied fished all day in heavy current and battery was a beast lighter and smaller too

James Williams

Fast shipping. I am using the 135 amp lithium to start my 115 Mercury outboard, run two Lowrance HDS-9 units, and a Garmin Livescope Plus! All day. Can’t run it down. It comes home after 8 hours at 13.2 volts. Takes up half the space of my previous AGM battery, and weighs less than half of that battery. What an upgrade! I’m a charter boat captain, so I have been using the battery daily since it arrived. I’ll be buying another one for my second boat very soon!

Cody Lawhorn

This battery is a game changer. I wanted a battery that would start my outboard and kicker motors, and also be able to power my graphs all day. This battery exceeds my expectations. I am now able to keep my 3 graphs on full brightness all day and have plenty of power left to start my engines.
In the past I have lost tournament money due to lead acid batteries leaving me “dead in the water”. After 3 days of pre-fishing and 2 tournament days spent fishing the Cabelas NTC on Lake Oahe, I had the power to stay out all day with the confidence I could still make it back to the boat ramp. Thank you Dakota Lithium.

Barry B.

Replaced & upgraded 2x62Ah AGMs in my Thor Class C RV with 2x 135Ah DL+ batts. Although “drop in replacement” was possible, I chose to upgraded the Converter for LiPo, switched (380 watt) Solar Controller to Lithium, and upgraded cables for planned addition of 2 more DL+ (For a total of 540Ah) and a 3000 watt inverter. Best part is the size – I can easily fit 4 DL+ under my steps, with only minimal rewiring of the factory setup. All is working wonderfully!

Corey B.

My overall experience with the Dakota Lithium batteries exceeded my expectations. Including the performance gains in my Triton Bass boat. Faster on plane and more top end speed. Very happy with my purchase.

Craig Ritter

Perfect for both starting engine and enough power for all my accessories

Jess McCoy

This battery was bought to expand the capabilities of the PowerBox, so I now have twice the A/H and can also use my 1500 watt inverter for larger loads than the PowerBox will handle. Solar panels will also be used when needed.


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