VW Golf 6 (2008-2013) – batteries

VW Golf in version 6 was produced in the years 2008 - 2013. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for VW Golf (2008-2013):

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

VW Golf 6 - petrol engines:
1.2 TSI
1.4
1.4 TSI
1.6


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0254 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB50050 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA53053 Ah540 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicC2252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicC3054 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 207x175x190 mm, which capacity exceeds 47 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB500 which capacity is 50 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 450 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Silver Dynamic C30 of a capacity 54Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 530 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

VW Golf 6 - petrol engines:
1.8 TSI
2.0 GTi
2.0 R 4motion


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0560 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62062 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA64064 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD2460 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD1563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 242x175x190 mm, which capacity exceeds 59 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Bosch S4 S40 05 which capacity is 60 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 540 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA640 of a capacity 64Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 640 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

VW Golf 6 - petrol engines:
1.2 TSI - with Start-Stop system


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 0870 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK70070 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGME3970 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Above versions of VW Golf are equipped with Start-Stop system and in this case e should use batteries made AGM technology. Matching batteries have dimensions 278x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 70 Ah of a capacity and 760 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the above list have the same capacity 70Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 760 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

VW Golf 6 - diesel engines:
1.6 TDI


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0560 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62062 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA64064 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD2460 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD1563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 242x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 59 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Bosch S4 S40 05 of a capacity 60Ah and 540A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA640 of a capacity 64 Ah, having 640A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

VW Golf 6 - diesel engines:
2.0 TDI
2.0 TDI 4motion


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 71 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB740 of a capacity 74Ah and 680A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Varta Silver Dynamic E44 of a capacity 77 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

VW Golf 6 - diesel engines:
1.6 TDI - with Start-Stop system
2.0 TDI - with Start-Stop system
2.0 TDI 4motion - with Start-Stop system


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 0870 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK70070 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGME3970 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Above versions of VW Golf are equipped with Start-Stop system and in this case e should use batteries made AGM technology. Matching batteries have dimensions 278x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 70 Ah of a capacity and 760 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the above list have the same capacity 70Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 760 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

VW Golf 6 - diesel engines:
2.0 TDI


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5S50 1185 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB80080 Ah640 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA90090 Ah720 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicF1680 Ah740 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicF1985 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 315x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 77 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB800 of a capacity 80Ah and 640A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA900 of a capacity 90 Ah, having 720A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

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