Mercedes SL R231 (from 2012) – batteries

Mercedes SL in version R231 is produced from 2012. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Mercedes SL (2012-):

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

Mercedes SL R231 - petrol engines:
350 - with Start-Stop system
500 - with Start-Stop system
63 AMG - with Start-Stop system
65 AMG


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 1395 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK95095 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMG1495 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
For these engines, no matter if we have a Start-Stop system installed in the car, we should use batteries made in AGM technology. We choose batteries of dimensions: 353x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 95 Ah of a capacity and 850 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the above list have the same capacity 95Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 850 A. 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 W163 (1997-2005)
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 SLK R170 (1996-2004)
Mercedes SLK R171 (2004-2011)
Mercedes SLK R172 (2011-)

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