BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) (2007-2013) – batteries


BMW 1 Series in version E82 (Coupe) was produced in the years 2007 – 2013. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for BMW 1 Series (2007-2013):

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

BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) – petrol engines:
  • 125 i

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 08
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 08
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB740
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA770
77 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 096
76 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Premium
LP096
75 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mm
Lucas Supreme
LS096
78 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
E11
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
E44
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
For the BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) with a 125 i gasoline engine, we choose batteries with dimensions of 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, whose capacity exceeds 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 batteries compatible with the 125 i engine have a B13 mount.

BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) – petrol engines:
  • 125 i – with Start-Stop
  • 135 i

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 08
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK700
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK720
72 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
AGM 096
70 Ah
720 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 096
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF096
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
E39
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
One of the aforementioned petrol engines of the BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) has a start-stop system, while the other lacks this system. However, in both cases, AGM technology batteries should be used. We choose batteries with the dimensions: 278x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 70 Ah of a capacity and 720 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) – petrol engines:
  • M

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 11
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK800
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK820
82 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 115
80 Ah
800 A
317x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF115
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
F21
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
For the BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) with a M gasoline engine, we choose batteries with dimensions of 315x175x190 mm or 317x175x190 mm, whose capacity exceeds 77 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Bosch S5 AGM S5A 11 which capacity is 80 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 800 A. The most powerful battery is Exide AGM EK820 of a capacity 82Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 800 A. All batteries compatible with the M engine have a B13 mount.

BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) – petrol engines:
  • 120 i – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 13
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK950
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK960
96 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 019
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF017
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
G14
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Owning a BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) with a 120 i engine and Start-Stop system means there is a need to use more expensive batteries made with AGM technology. Matching batteries have dimensions 353x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 95 Ah of a capacity and 850 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All batteries compatible with the 120 i engine have a B13 mount.

BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) – diesel engines:
  • 118 d

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 10
80 Ah
740 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 10
85 Ah
800 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB802
80 Ah
700 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA852
85 Ah
800 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 110
80 Ah
760 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
F17
80 Ah
740 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
F18
85 Ah
800 A
315x175x175 mmMore
The BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) with a 118 d diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 315x175x175 mm, with a minimum capacity of 77 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB802 of a capacity 80Ah and 700A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA852 of a capacity 85 Ah, having 800A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 118 d engine have a B13 mount.

BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) – diesel engines:
  • 118 d – with Start-Stop
  • 120 d – with Start-Stop
  • 123 d – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 11
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK800
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK820
82 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 115
80 Ah
800 A
317x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF115
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
F21
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
The diesel engines of the BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in AGM technology. The dimensions of batteries suitable for 118 d, 120 d and 123 d engines vary slightly among different manufacturers and are: 315x175x190 mm or 317x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 80 Ah of a capacity and 800 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your BMW 1 Series , 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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