VW Polo IV (2001-2009) – batteries

VW Polo in version IV was produced in the years 2001 - 2009. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for VW Polo (2001-2009):

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

VW Polo IV - petrol engines:
1.2
1.2 12V
1.4 16V
1.4 FSI


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 Polo IV - petrol engines:
1.6
1.6 16V


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 Polo IV - petrol engines:
1.8 GTI
1.8 GTi Cup Edition


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 Polo IV - diesel engines:
1.4 TDI
1.9 SDI
1.9 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.

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

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VW Caddy III (2K) (2004-)
VW CC (2012-2016)
VW Crafter I (30-35) (2006-2016)
VW Eos (2006-2014)
VW Fox (2003-2011)
VW Golf 6 (2008-2013)
VW Golf Plus (2005-2014)
VW Golf Sportsvan (2014-)
VW Jetta A5 (2005-2010)
VW Jetta A6 (2010-)
VW Lupo (1998-2005)
VW Multivan T5 (2003-2014)
VW New Beetle (1998-2010)
VW Passat B5 (1996-2000)
VW Passat B5 FL (2000-2005)
VW Passat B6 (2005-2010)
VW Passat B7 (2010-2014)
VW Passat CC (2007-2016)
VW Polo III (6N1, before facelift) (1994-1999)
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VW Polo V (2009-)
VW Scirocco III (2008-)
VW Sharan I (1995-2010)
VW Sharan II (2010-)
VW Tiguan I (2007-2015)
VW Touareg I (2002-2010)
VW Touareg II (2010-2017)
VW Touran I (1T1, 1T2) (2003-2010)
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