BMW 7 Series E32 (1986-1994) – batteries

BMW 7 Series in version E32 was produced in the years 1986 - 1994. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for BMW 7 Series (1986-1994):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 - positive on the right side1B13

BMW 7 Series E32 - petrol engines:
730 i M30
730 i V8 M60
730 iL M30
730 iL V8 M60


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0870 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC70070 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicE1370 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, which capacity exceeds 67 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Black Dynamic E13 which capacity is 70 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 640 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Silver Dynamic E44 of a capacity 77Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 780 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

BMW 7 Series E32 - petrol engines:
735 i
735 iL
740 i V8
740 iL V8
750 i V12
750 iL V12


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 1080 Ah740 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 1085 Ah800 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB80280 Ah700 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicF1780 Ah740 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicF1885 Ah800 A315x175x175 mmB13More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 315x175x175 mm, which capacity exceeds 77 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB802 which capacity is 80 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 700 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 10 of a capacity 85Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 800 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

BMW 1 Series E81, E87 (2003-2012)
BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) (2007-2013)
BMW 1 Series F20, F21 (2011-)
BMW 2 Series F22 Coupe (2013-)
BMW 2 Series F45 Active Tourer (2014-)
BMW 3 Series F30 (2011-)
BMW 4 Series F32 Coupe (2013-)
BMW 4 Series F36 Gran Coupe (2014-)
BMW 5 Series E34 (1988-1996)
BMW 5 Series E39 (1996-2003)
BMW 5 Series E60 (2003-2010)
BMW 5 Series F10 (2010-2017)
BMW 6 Series E63 (2002-2010)
BMW 6 Series F06 Gran Coupe (2010-)
BMW 6 Series F13 Coupe (2010-)
BMW 7 Series E38 (1994-2001)
BMW 7 Series E65, E66 (2001-2008)
BMW 7 Series F01, F02, F03, F04 (2008-2015)
BMW X1 E84 (2009-2015)
BMW X3 E83 (2003-2010)
BMW X3 F25 (2010-2017)
BMW X4 F26 (2014-)
BMW X5 E53 (1999-2006)
BMW X5 E70 (2006-2013)
BMW X5 F15 (2013-)
BMW X6 E71, E72 (2008-2014)
BMW Z3 E36 (1996-2002)
BMW Z4 E85, E86 (2002-2009)
BMW Z4 E89 (2009-2016)

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