No, your problem is quite unusual. Judging from postings here, normal battery life seems to be four or five years, tho' YMMV.
Do you do frequently do things like run the stereo for an hour or more with the engine off? How about leaving the lights on? Some folks have normal (to them) habits which are heck on the newer small batteries like we have in the E. How about an aftermarket alarm system?
Other than that, get the alternator and connections checked. A bad diode could be cooking the battery, or a bad connection could be chronically undercharging.
A little more info would be helpfull to give the best advice...
Have all three been the same brand?
Why were they replaced? Because they drained down and went "dead" (and car wouldn't start) or was it tested and found to have a bad cell?
(Just because it was run down doesn't mean it needs to be replaced.)
I'd check the things mentioned by others above and/or try a different brand.
Was battery 1 in the car for 3 years from new, battery 2 replaced it, and battery 3 just recently installed 'cause 2 was found to be defective? or was battery 1, 2, and 3 all installed by you in the last year? (big difference in these two situations....1st is "stuff happens" but 2nd is "wtf?!")
Who has done the replacements and why? A dealer or reputable shop should have checked the charging system the first time....and certainly before a subsequent replacement if they were aware of the problem.
none of that, all honda batteries, i dont pay for them because their under warranty but its annoying when your on the road and you come back to your car and then bam it wont start.
they had to be replaced because they were drained dead.
latest one. i drove down the road to the store got out came back 5 minutes later, tried to turn on the car and nothing.
tried to jump it and it wouldnt jump, it was actually pulling down the superduty truck we hooked it up to
decided ok ill go get my jump box so thank god i had my bike in the back of my car so i got out road the 4 miles home grabed my jump box and loaded up my motorcycle with some tools and then went back. put the jump box on and i started up istantly. left all the stuff in the E and road the motorcycle back and got on my bicycle and road the 4 miles back again and then the E started up.
pulled up to the light and it died, jumped it off the box again and got home, it died in the driveway. jumped it in the morning and brought it into honda and they replaced the battery again, said the alternator was fine. only other thing wrong was a belt tensioner was loose which would have nothing to do with the battery.
only thing i have pluged into the aux is a phone charger.
my normal trip when im staying up at lsu is 6-10 miles.
i dont get whats wrong.
ive been trying to sell my s2000 for about 7 months now and it wont sell and im highly debating just bringing it to honda along with the element and trading them in towards a new element. theoretically if the prices are all what i assume them to be, i would owe 2-3k more on the new Element then I currently owe right now on mine that has 30k miles and this battery issue, and so I would have a brand new one, new warranty from this point on of course and navigation in it as well and only about 2-3 more....isnt the 10k i wanted in cash for the s2k but hell it might just be worth it at this point.
This is starting to sound like an intermittent open somewhere - that it dies en route even though you successfully jump started it tells me that the battery disconnected itself. My conjecture-think at the moment is a bad crimp at the starter end of the positive lead.
Suggest to the Honda dealer that replacement of the battery leads might be the next step.