Alfa Romeo 166 (1998-2007) – batteries


Alfa Romeo 166 was produced in the years 1998 – 2007. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Alfa Romeo 166 (1998-2007):

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

Alfa Romeo 166 – petrol engines:
  • 2.0 Twin Spark
  • 2.0 V6
  • 2.5 V6 24V
  • 3.0 V6 24V
  • 3.2 V6 24V

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
For the 2.0 Twin Spark, 2.0 V6, 2.5 V6 24V petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 71 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Bosch S4 S40 08 which capacity is 74 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 680 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 780 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Alfa Romeo 166 – 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 166 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 166 , 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 156 (1997-2006) battery
Alfa Romeo 159 (2005-2011) 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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