In most cars, the battery is located under the hood in the front, you can see this one right here:
Tesla Roadster has a 12V battery under the hood in front on the left side:
But in some cars, like this BMW, the battery is actually located in the trunk, usually in the back corner to help with weight distribution. So we have the battery right there:
The same thing with a Maserati. If we check out the trunk, you could lift up a little access port and you can see the battery is located right there:
If you can’t find your battery, just check your owner’s manual, it’ll let you know where it is.
Please write comments if you have an unusual battery position, it’ll be very interesting.
Chris Magello is an automotive engineer specializing in educating people in fixing their own cars with step-by-step guides.