Alfa Romeo 156 (1997-2006) – batteries


Alfa Romeo 156 was produced in the years 1997 – 2006. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Alfa Romeo 156 (1997-2006):

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

Alfa Romeo 156 – petrol engines:
  • 1.6 16V Twin Spark
  • 1.8 16V Twin Spark (932A3)
  • 2.0 16V Twin Spark
  • 2.0 JTS
  • 2.0 Twin Spark

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0560 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62062 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA64064 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 02762 Ah550 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas SupremeLS02765 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD2460 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD1563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
For the 1.6 16V Twin Spark, 1.8 16V Twin Spark (932A3), 2.0 16V Twin Spark petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 242x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 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 Lucas Supreme LS027 of a capacity 65Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 640 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Alfa Romeo 156 – petrol engines:
  • 2.5 V6 24V
  • 3.2 GTA

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0772 Ah680 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0774 Ah750 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB71271 Ah670 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA72272 Ah720 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP10072 Ah680 A278x175x175 mmB13
Lucas SupremeLS10074 Ah750 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE4372 Ah680 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE3874 Ah750 A278x175x175 mmB13More
For Alfa Romeo 156 with 2.5 V6 24V or 3.2 GTA petrol engines, we use batteries measuring 276x175x175 mm or 278x175x175 mm and with a capacity exceeding 71 Ah (ampere-hours). The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB712 which capacity is 71 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 670 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Silver Dynamic E38 of a capacity 74Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 750 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Alfa Romeo 156 – diesel engines:
  • 1.9 JTD
  • 1.9 JTD 16V

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0560 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62062 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA64064 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 02762 Ah550 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas SupremeLS02765 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD2460 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD1563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
For the Alfa Romeo 156 with 1.9 JTD or 1.9 JTD 16V diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 242x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 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 Lucas Supreme LS027 of a capacity 65 Ah, having 640A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Alfa Romeo 156 – diesel engines:
  • 2.4 JTD

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 09676 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP09675 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13
Lucas SupremeLS09678 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
The Alfa Romeo 156 with a 2.4 JTD diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 71 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Bosch S4 S40 08 of a capacity 74Ah and 680A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 2.4 JTD engine have a B13 mount.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Alfa Romeo 156 , or if you want to help others in their selection, please send us a photo of your current battery in the comment section at the bottom of the page. You can also send the picture to contact@whatbattery.co.uk (we will place it in the comments to also help other users). Be sure to specify the car model, year, type, as well as the engine capacity and power. We’ll do our best to assist you!

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

Alfa Romeo 147 (2000-2010) battery
Alfa Romeo 159 (2005-2011) battery
Alfa Romeo 166 (1998-2007) battery
Alfa Romeo Giulia (2016-) battery
Alfa Romeo Giulietta (2010-) battery
Alfa Romeo GT (2003-2010) battery
Alfa Romeo MiTo (2008-) battery
Alfa Romeo Stelvio (2016-) battery


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