VW Passat B5 (1996-2000) – batteries

VW Passat in version B5 was produced in the years 1996 - 2000. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for VW Passat (1996-2000):

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

VW Passat B5 - petrol engines:
1.6


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0245 Ah400 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0254 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC44044 Ah360 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB50050 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA53053 Ah540 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicB1945 Ah400 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 41 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Classic EC440 which capacity is 44 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 360 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 Passat B5 - petrol engines:
1.8
1.8 Syncro/4motion
1.8 T
1.8 T Syncro
2.0
2.0 4motion


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0556 Ah480 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0560 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC55055 Ah460 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62062 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA64064 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicC1456 Ah480 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 52 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Classic EC550 which capacity is 55 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 460 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA640 of a capacity 64Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 640 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

VW Passat B5 - petrol engines:
2.3 VR5
2.3 VR5 Syncro/4motion
2.8 Syncro
2.8 V6
2.8 V6 Syncro/4motion


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0870 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC70070 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicE1370 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, which capacity exceeds 67 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Black Dynamic E13 which capacity is 70 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 640 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Silver Dynamic E44 of a capacity 77Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 780 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

VW Passat B5 - diesel engines:
1.9 TDI
1.9 TDI Syncro/4motion


Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0870 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC70070 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicE1370 Ah640 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 67 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Varta Black Dynamic E13 of a capacity 70Ah and 640A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Varta Silver Dynamic E44 of a capacity 77 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

VW Passat B5 - diesel engines:
2.5 TDI
2.5 TDI Syncro/4motion


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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