BMW X1 E84 (2009-2015) – batteries


BMW X1 in version E84 was produced in the years 2009 – 2015. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for BMW X1 (2009-2015):

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

BMW X1 E84 – petrol engines:
  • sDrive 18 i – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 0870 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK70070 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardAGM 09670 Ah720 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 09670 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGME3970 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
The above versions of the BMW X1 are equipped with a Start-Stop system, and in this case, we should use batteries made with AGM technology. Matching batteries have 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 X1 E84 – petrol engines:
  • sDrive 20 i – with Start-Stop system
  • xDrive 25 i
  • xDrive 28 i – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 1180 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK80080 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 11580 Ah800 A317x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMF2180 Ah800 A315x175x190 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: 315x175x190 mm or 317x175x190 mm. All the batteries in the above list have the same capacity 80Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 800 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

BMW X1 E84 – diesel engines:
  • sDrive 18 d
  • sDrive 20 d

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 09676 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 71 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Bosch S4 S40 08 of a capacity 74Ah and 680A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Varta Silver Dynamic E44 of a capacity 77 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

BMW X1 E84 – diesel engines:
  • sDrive 16 d – with Start-Stop system
  • sDrive 18 d – with Start-Stop system
  • sDrive 20 d – with Start-Stop system
  • xDrive 23 d – with Start-Stop system
  • xDrive 25 d – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 1180 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK80080 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 11580 Ah800 A317x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMF2180 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
The engines of the BMW X1 listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in AGM technology. Dimensions of matching batteries differ slightly depending on the manufacturer and are 315x175x190 mm or 317x175x190 mm. All the batteries in the above list have the same capacity 80Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 800 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your BMW X1 , 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!

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

BMW 1 Series E81, E87 (2003-2012) battery
BMW 1 Series E82 (Coupe) (2007-2013) battery
BMW 1 Series F20, F21 (2011-) battery
BMW 2 Series F22 Coupe (2013-) battery
BMW 2 Series F45 Active Tourer (2014-) battery
BMW 3 Series E30 (1985-1991) battery
BMW 3 Series E36 (1990-1998) battery
BMW 3 Series E46 (1998-2005) battery
BMW 3 Series E90 (2005-2011) battery
BMW 3 Series F30 (2011-) battery
BMW 4 Series F32 Coupe (2013-) battery
BMW 4 Series F36 Gran Coupe (2014-) battery
BMW 5 Series E34 (1988-1996) battery
BMW 5 Series E39 (1996-2003) battery
BMW 5 Series E60 (2003-2010) battery
BMW 5 Series F10 (2010-2017) battery
BMW 6 Series E63 (2002-2010) battery
BMW 6 Series F06 Gran Coupe (2010-) battery
BMW 6 Series F13 Coupe (2010-) battery
BMW 7 Series E32 (1986-1994) battery
BMW 7 Series E38 (1994-2001) battery
BMW 7 Series E65, E66 (2001-2008) battery
BMW 7 Series F01, F02, F03, F04 (2008-2015) battery
BMW X1 F48 (2015-2022) battery
BMW X2 (2018-) battery
BMW X3 E83 (2003-2010) battery
BMW X3 F25 (2010-2017) battery
BMW X4 F26 (2014-) battery
BMW X5 E53 (1999-2006) battery
BMW X5 E70 (2006-2013) battery
BMW X5 F15 (2013-) battery
BMW X6 E71, E72 (2008-2014) battery
BMW Z3 E36 (1996-2002) battery
BMW Z4 E85, E86 (2002-2009) battery
BMW Z4 E89 (2009-2016) battery


2 responses to “BMW X1 E84 (2009-2015) – batteries”

  1. Hi,I have a 2010 series one 116i sport without stop start ,I have 80amp battery which is failing ,I propose to fit new battery ,with slave battery connected to battery terminals to fool computer into not realise that I am changing battery do you think this will work? Thanks chris

  2. Hi I have a 2010 series one 116i petrol I plan to hook up slave battery to keep voltage to car constant while I change battery will this work?

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