BMW 7 Series F01, F02, F03, F04 (2008-2015) – batteries


BMW 7 Series in version F01, F02, F03, F04 was produced in the years 2008 – 2015. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for BMW 7 Series (2008-2015):

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

BMW 7 Series F01, F02, F03, F04 – petrol engines:
  • 730 i
  • 740 i
  • 740 i – with Start-Stop system
  • 750 i (300 kW)
  • 750 i (330 kW) – with Start-Stop system
  • 750 i xDrive (300 kW)
  • 760 i
  • ActiveHybrid – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 1395 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK95095 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK96096 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 01995 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF01795 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMG1495 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
For these engines, no matter if we have a Start-Stop system installed in the car, we should use batteries made in AGM technology. We choose batteries of dimensions: 353x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 95 Ah of a capacity and 850 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

BMW 7 Series F01, F02, F03, F04 – petrol engines:
  • 750 i xDrive (330 kW) – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 15105 Ah950 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK1050105 Ah950 A392x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK1060106 Ah950 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF020105 Ah950 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMH15105 Ah950 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Owning a BMW 7 Series with a 750 i xDrive (330 kW) engine and Start-Stop system means there is a need to use more expensive batteries made with AGM technology. Dimensions of matching batteries differ slightly depending on the manufacturer and are 392x175x190 mm or 393x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 105 Ah of a capacity and 950 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

BMW 7 Series F01, F02, F03, F04 – diesel engines:
  • 730 d – with Start-Stop system
  • 740 d – with Start-Stop system
  • 740 d
  • 740 d xDrive
  • 740 d xDrive – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 1395 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK95095 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK96096 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 01995 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF01795 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMG1495 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
For these engines, no matter if we have a Start-Stop system installed in the car, we should use batteries made in AGM technology. We choose batteries of dimensions: 353x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 95 Ah of a capacity and 850 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

BMW 7 Series F01, F02, F03, F04 – diesel engines:
  • 730 d xDrive – with Start-Stop system
  • 750 d xDrive – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 15105 Ah950 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK1050105 Ah950 A392x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK1060106 Ah950 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF020105 Ah950 A393x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMH15105 Ah950 A393x175x190 mmB13More
730 d xDrive or 750 d xDrive engines in the BMW 7 Series with Start-Stop system require the use of AGM technology batteries. Dimensions of matching batteries differ slightly depending on the manufacturer and are 392x175x190 mm or 393x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 105 Ah of a capacity and 950 A CCA (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 BMW 7 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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2 responses to “BMW 7 Series F01, F02, F03, F04 (2008-2015) – batteries”

  1. Very informative! Just one question: is it possible to fit the 105AH battery into the 750i (with original battery capacity 92AH)?

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