Kia Rio III (2011-2017) – batteries

Kia Rio in version III was produced in the years 2011 - 2017. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Kia Rio (2011-2017):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 - positive on the right side1B13
0 - positive on the right side1Korean B1
0 - positive on the right side1B0
As you can see, in case of Kia Rio, 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.

Kia Rio III - petrol engines:
1.4 CVVT
1.6 CVVT


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2460 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB60460 Ah390 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Exide PremiumEA65465 Ah580 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicD4760 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm, which capacity exceeds 57 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB604 which capacity is 60 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 390 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA654 of a capacity 65Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 580 A.

Kia Rio III - petrol engines:
1.25 CVVT - with Start-Stop system
1.25 LPG - with Start-Stop system


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4 EFBS4 E0560 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide EFBEL60060 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue Dynamic EFBD5360 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Above versions of Kia Rio are equipped with Start-Stop system and in this case e should use batteries made EFB technology. Matching batteries have dimensions 242x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 60 Ah of a capacity and 560 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Kia Rio III - diesel engines:
1.1 CRDi
1.4 CRDi


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2460 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB60460 Ah390 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Exide PremiumEA65465 Ah580 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicD4760 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm, which capacity is minimum 57 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB604 of a capacity 60Ah and 390A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA654 of a capacity 65 Ah, having 580A Cold Cranking Amps.

Kia Rio III - diesel engines:
1.1 CRDi - with Start-Stop system


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4 EFBS4 E0560 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide EFBEL60060 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue Dynamic EFBD5360 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Above versions of Kia Rio are equipped with Start-Stop system and in this case e should use batteries made EFB technology. Matching batteries have dimensions 242x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 60 Ah of a capacity and 560 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

Kia Carens I (2000-2002)
Kia Carens II (2002-2006)
Kia Carens III (2006-2012)
Kia Carens IV (2013-)
Kia Carnival I (UP, GQ) (1999-2006)
Kia Carnival II (VQ) (2006-2014)
Kia Cee'd I (2006-2012)
Kia Cee'd II (2012-)
Kia Rio I (1999-2005)
Kia Rio II (2005-2011)
Kia Shuma I (1997-2001)
Kia Shuma II (2001-2004)
Kia Sorento I (2002-2009)
Kia Sorento II (2009-2015)
Kia Soul I (2009-2013)
Kia Sportage I (1994-2002)
Kia Sportage II (2004-2010)
Kia Sportage III (2010-2015)

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