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Willard Battery Xpress is a battery specialist chain offering expert knowledge and a range of leading battery brands. We’ll gladly assist you with your commercial vehicle or passenger car battery needs. This, together with a 25-month warranty and the strong legacy of the Willard battery brand, creates an exciting destination for motorists.

The Willard Battery Xpress concept was conceived in 2016 and has been rolled out to its current footprint of over 50 stores countrywide. With a presence in Gauteng, North West, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Free State, Namibia and Lesotho, we’ll be able to assist you with your battery needs, be it for your car, motorcycle, commercial, deep cycle, leisure or industrial application.

Product Range

Willard Batteries has been rooted in the hearts of South Africans and for over 65 years, it has been a popular fixture in the OEM and local parts aftermarket. Our batteries have been designed with quality and durability in mind and are suited to handle the rough and tough conditions typical of the African continent.

Automotive

Willard Xpress Automotive Batteries

Commercial

Willard Xpress Commercial Batteries

Motorcycles

Willard Xpress Motorcycle Batteries

Leisure

Willard Xpress Leisure Batteries

Industrial

Willard Xpress Industrial Batteries

Agricultural

Willard Xpress Agricultural Batteries

How To Videos

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car battery

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The different types
of batteries

FAQs

What battery do I need for my vehicle?

Simply use our battery selection guide to find the right battery for your vehicle.

I need a battery delivered and fitted ASAP

Get in touch with an expert to deliver and fit your battery.

Where is the closest Willard Battery Xpress store to me?

Our Willard Battery Xpress store locator will help you find a location near you.

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