Suzuki Vitara 1 (1988-1999) – batteries

Suzuki Vitara in version 1 was produced in the years 1988 - 1999. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Suzuki Vitara (1988-1999):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
1 - positive on the left side3B0
0 - positive on the right side1B9
0 - positive on the right side1B01
As you can see, in case of Suzuki Vitara, 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.

Suzuki Vitara 1 - petrol engines:
1.6
1.6i 16V
2.0 16V
2.0 V6 24V
2.5 V6 24V


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 1940 Ah330 A187x127x227 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB35735 Ah240 A187x127x220 mmB0More
Varta Blue DynamicA1540 Ah330 A187x127x227 mmB0More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 187x127x220 mm or 187x127x227 mm, which capacity exceeds 32 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB357 which capacity is 35 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 240 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S4 S40 19 of a capacity 40Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 330 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B0.

Suzuki Vitara 1 - diesel engines:
1.9 D (ET)
2.0 TD
2.0 TD Intercooler


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2670 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
Exide ExcellEB70470 Ah540 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Exide PremiumEA75475 Ah630 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Varta Blue DynamicE2370 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 260x174x224 mm, 261x175x220 mm or 270x173x222 mm, which capacity is minimum 67 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB704 of a capacity 70Ah and 540A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA754 of a capacity 75 Ah, having 630A Cold Cranking Amps.

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

Suzuki Baleno I (1995-2002)
Suzuki Grand Vitara II (2005-2014)
Suzuki Ignis I (2000-2003)
Suzuki Ignis II (2003-2008)
Suzuki Jimny 3 (FJ) (1998-)
Suzuki Kizashi (2009-2014)
Suzuki Liana (2001-2007)
Suzuki Samurai (1998-2004)
Suzuki Splash (2008-2014)
Suzuki Swift 2 (1989-2004)
Suzuki Swift 3 (2005-2010)
Suzuki Swift 4 (2010-)
Suzuki SX4 GY (2006-2013)

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