Audi A8 II (D3) (2002-2010) – batteries


Audi A8 in version II (D3) was produced in the years 2002 – 2010. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Audi A8 (2002-2010):

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

Audi A8 II (D3) – petrol engines:
  • 2.8 FSI
  • 3.0
  • 3.2 FSI
  • 3.2 FSI quattro
  • 3.7 quattro
  • 4.2 FSI quattro
  • 4.2 quattro
  • 6.0 W12 quattro
  • S8 quattro

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 1395 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 15110 Ah920 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK95095 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK96096 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB1100110 Ah850 A392x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 01995 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF01795 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP020110 Ah920 A393x175x190 mmB13
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMG1495 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicI1110 Ah920 A393x175x190 mmB13More
For the 2.8 FSI, 3.0, 3.2 FSI petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 353x175x190 mm, 392x175x190 mm or 393x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 92 Ah. We can mount the standard battery type here or made in AGM technology. To avoid problems, You should rememeber to replace the standard battery with a standard one, EFB with EFB and AGM with AGM. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Audi A8 II (D3) – diesel engines:
  • 4.2 TDI quattro

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 1395 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 13100 Ah830 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB95095 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA1000100 Ah900 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 01995 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicG395 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicH3100 Ah830 A353x175x190 mmB13More
The Audi A8 with a 4.2 TDI quattro diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 352x175x190 mm or 353x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 92 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Varta Blue Dynamic G3 of a capacity 95Ah and 800A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA1000 of a capacity 100 Ah, having 900A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 4.2 TDI quattro engine have a B13 mount.

Audi A8 II (D3) – diesel engines:
  • 3.0 TDI quattro

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 1395 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 15110 Ah920 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK95095 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK96096 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB1100110 Ah850 A392x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 01995 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF01795 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP020110 Ah920 A393x175x190 mmB13
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMG1495 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicI1110 Ah920 A393x175x190 mmB13More
The Audi A8 with a 3.0 TDI quattro diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 353x175x190 mm, 392x175x190 mm or 393x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 92 Ah. We can mount the standard battery type here or made in AGM technology. To avoid problems, You should rememeber to replace the standard battery with a standard one, EFB with EFB and AGM with AGM. All batteries compatible with the 3.0 TDI quattro engine have a B13 mount.

Audi A8 II (D3) – diesel engines:
  • 4.0 TDI quattro

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5S50 15110 Ah920 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB1100110 Ah850 A392x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP020110 Ah920 A393x175x190 mmB13
Varta Silver DynamicI1110 Ah920 A393x175x190 mmB13More
The Audi A8 with a 4.0 TDI quattro diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 392x175x190 mm or 393x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 107 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB1100 of a capacity 110Ah and 850A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Bosch S5 S50 15 of a capacity 110 Ah, having 920A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 4.0 TDI quattro engine have a B13 mount.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Audi A8 , 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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