Jeep Cherokee III (KJ) (2001-2008) – batteries

Jeep Cherokee in version III (KJ) was produced in the years 2001 - 2008. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Jeep Cherokee (2001-2008):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 - positive on the right side1B13
1 - positive on the left side1B13
As you can see, in case of Jeep Cherokee, even the basic parameters of the batteries (battery layout, terminal types and base hold-down) are not identical for all engine versions. For this reason, care must be taken to match the battery to a specific engine.

Jeep Cherokee III (KJ) - petrol engines:
2.4 4WD
2.4 Laredo
3.7 4WD
3.7 Laredo


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.

Jeep Cherokee III (KJ) - diesel engines:
2.5 CRD 4WD
2.8 CRD 4WD


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0974 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1274 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 278x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 71 Ah. All the batteries in the above list have the same capacity 74Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 680 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

Jeep Cherokee II (XJ) (1984-2001)
Jeep Cherokee IV (KK) (2008-2013)
Jeep Grand Cherokee I (ZJ) (1991-1999)
Jeep Grand Cherokee II (WJ) (1999-2004)
Jeep Grand Cherokee III (WK) (2005-2010)
Jeep Grand Cherokee IV (WK2) (2010-)
Jeep Wrangler I (YJ) (1987-1995)
Jeep Wrangler II (TJ, LJ) (1997-2007)
Jeep Wrangler III (JK) (2007-)

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