Mercedes ML W163 (1997-2005) – batteries

Mercedes ML in version W163 was produced in the years 1997 - 2005. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Mercedes ML (1997-2005):

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

Mercedes ML W163 - petrol engines:
ML 230
ML 320
ML 350
ML 430
ML 500
ML 55 AMG


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 1395 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 13100 Ah830 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB95095 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA1000100 Ah900 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicG395 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicH3100 Ah830 A353x175x190 mmB13More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 352x175x190 mm or 353x175x190 mm, which capacity exceeds 92 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB950 which capacity is 95 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 800 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA1000 of a capacity 100Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 900 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Mercedes ML W163 - diesel engines:
ML 270 CDI
ML 400 CDI


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 1395 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 13100 Ah830 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB95095 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA1000100 Ah900 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicG395 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicH3100 Ah830 A353x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 352x175x190 mm or 353x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 92 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB950 of a capacity 95Ah and 800A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA1000 of a capacity 100 Ah, having 900A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

Mercedes B-Class W245 (2005-2011)
Mercedes B-Class W246 (2011-)
Mercedes C-Class W204 (2007-2014)
Mercedes CLK W208 (1997-2003)
Mercedes CLK W209 (2002-2009)
Mercedes E-Class W212 (2009-2016)
Mercedes ML W164 (2005-2011)
Mercedes ML W166 (2011-2015)
Mercedes S-Class W220 (1998-2005)
Mercedes S-Class W221 (2005-2013)
Mercedes SL R129 (1989-2001)
Mercedes SL R230 (2001-2012)
Mercedes SL R231 (2012-)
Mercedes SLK R170 (1996-2004)
Mercedes SLK R171 (2004-2011)
Mercedes SLK R172 (2011-)

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