Audi 90 B3 (1987-1991) – batteries


Audi 90 in version B3 was produced in the years 1987 – 1991. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Audi 90 (1987-1991):

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

Audi 90 B3 – petrol engines:
  • 2.0
  • 2.0 20 V
  • 2.0 20 V quattro
  • 2.0 quattro
  • 2.2 E
  • 2.2 E quattro
  • 2.3 E
  • 2.3 E 20V
  • 2.3 E 20V quattro
  • 2.3 E 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 2.0, 2.0 20 V, 2.0 20 V quattro 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 Bosch S3 S30 04 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 90 B3 – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 TD

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
The Audi 90 B3 with a 1.6 TD diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 242x175x175 mm, with a minimum capacity of 49 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Bosch S3 S30 04 of a capacity 53Ah and 500A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS075 of a capacity 62 Ah, having 600A Cold Cranking Amps. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Audi 90 , 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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