Audi 80 8C, B4 (1991-1996) – batteries


Audi 80 in version 8C, B4 was produced in the years 1991 – 1996. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Audi 80 (1991-1996):

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

Audi 80 8C, B4 – petrol engines:
  • 1.6

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 01
41 Ah
360 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 01
44 Ah
440 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 01
52 Ah
520 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC412
41 Ah
370 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB442
44 Ah
420 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA472
47 Ah
450 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Essentials
HB 063
41 Ah
360 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 063
45 Ah
440 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
A17
41 Ah
360 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
B18
44 Ah
440 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
C6
52 Ah
520 A
207x175x175 mmMore
For the Audi 80 8C, B4 with a 1.6 gasoline engine, we choose batteries with dimensions of 207x175x175 mm, whose capacity exceeds 36 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Black Dynamic A17 which capacity is 41 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 360 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 01 of a capacity 52Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 520 A. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Audi 80 8C, B4 – petrol engines:
  • 1.6 E
  • 2.0
  • 2.0 E
  • 2.0 E 16V
  • 2.0 E 16V quattro
  • 2.0 E quattro
  • 2.3 E
  • 2.3 E quattro
  • 2.6
  • 2.6 quattro
  • 2.8
  • 2.8 quattro
  • RS2 quattro (P1)
  • S2 quattro

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 04
53 Ah
500 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 04
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 04
61 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC542
54 Ah
500 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB602
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA612
61 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Essentials
HB 075
56 Ah
500 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 075
60 Ah
550 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Lucas Supreme
LS075
62 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
C11
53 Ah
500 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
D59
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
D21
61 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
For the 1.6 E, 2.0, 2.0 E petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 242x175x175 mm with a capacity exceeding 49 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Black Dynamic C11 which capacity is 53 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 500 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS075 of a capacity 62Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 600 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Audi 80 8C, B4 – diesel engines:
  • 1.9 TD
  • 1.9 TDI

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 07
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 07
72 Ah
680 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 07
74 Ah
750 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC652
65 Ah
540 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB712
71 Ah
670 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA722
72 Ah
720 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Lucas Premium
LP100
72 Ah
680 A
278x175x175 mm
Lucas Supreme
LS100
74 Ah
750 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
E9
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
E43
72 Ah
680 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
E38
74 Ah
750 A
278x175x175 mmMore
For the Audi 80 8C, B4 with 1.9 TD or 1.9 TDI diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 276x175x175 mm or 278x175x175 mm, with a minimum capacity of 60 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Classic EC652 of a capacity 65Ah and 540A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Bosch S5 S50 07 of a capacity 74 Ah, having 750A Cold Cranking Amps. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Audi 80 , 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!

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