Kia Sorento I (2002-2009) – batteries

Kia Sorento I was produced in the years 2002 - 2009. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Kia Sorento I (2002-2009):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
1 - positive on the left side1B01
1 - positive on the left side1Korean B1
1 - positive on the left side1B9
As you can see, in case of Kia Sorento I, 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 Sorento I - petrol engines:
2.4
3.3 V6
3.5 V6


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2770 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
Exide ExcellEB70570 Ah540 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Exide PremiumEA75575 Ah630 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Varta Blue DynamicE2470 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 260x174x224 mm, 261x175x220 mm or 270x173x222 mm, which capacity exceeds 65 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB705 which capacity is 70 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 540 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA755 of a capacity 75Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 630 A.

Kia Sorento I - diesel engines:
2.5 CRDi


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2995 Ah830 A306x173x225 mmB01More
Exide ExcellEB95595 Ah720 A306x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Exide PremiumEA95595 Ah800 A306x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicG895 Ah830 A306x173x225 mmB01More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 306x173x222 mm or 306x173x225 mm, which capacity is minimum 90 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB955 of a capacity 95Ah and 720A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Varta Blue Dynamic G8 of a capacity 95 Ah, having 830A Cold Cranking Amps.

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

Kia Shuma I (1997-2001)
Kia Shuma II (2001-2004)
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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