Chevrolet Cruze I (2008-2016) – batteries


Chevrolet Cruze in version I was produced in the years 2008 – 2016. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Chevrolet Cruze (2008-2016):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 – positive on the right side1B13
1 – positive on the left side1B13
As you can see, in case of Chevrolet Cruze, even the basic parameters of the batteries (battery layout, terminal types and base hold-down) are not identical for all engine versions. For this reason, care must be taken to match the battery to a specific engine.

Chevrolet Cruze I – petrol engines:
  • 1.6
  • 1.8
  • 1.8 LPG

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 06
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 06
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA601
60 Ah
600 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB621
62 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
D43
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
D39
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
The above three petrol engines of the Chevrolet Cruze I, namely 1.6 ,1.8 and 1.8 LPG, will perform best with batteries of at least 59 Ah capacity. We recommend choosing higher-end battery models for cars with a large number of optional extras. The weakest of these is the battery Bosch S4 S40 06 which capacity is 60 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 540 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 06 of a capacity 63Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 610 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Chevrolet Cruze I – petrol engines:
  • 1.4 – with Start-Stop

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
Owning a Chevrolet Cruze I with a 1.4 engine and Start-Stop system means there is a need to use more expensive 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.

Chevrolet Cruze I – diesel engines:
  • 1.7 TD – with Start-Stop

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
Owning a Chevrolet Cruze I with a 1.7 TD engine and Start-Stop system means there is a need to use more expensive 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.

Chevrolet Cruze I – diesel engines:
  • 1.7 D
  • 2.0 CDI

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
For the Chevrolet Cruze I with 1.7 D or 2.0 CDI diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 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 of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Chevrolet Cruze , 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

Chevrolet Aveo I (T250 / T255) (2004-2012) battery
Chevrolet Aveo II (T300) (2011-) battery
Chevrolet Camaro V (2009-2015) battery
Chevrolet Captiva C100 / C140 (2006-2015) battery
Chevrolet Epica (2006-2012) battery
Chevrolet Kalos (2004-2012) battery
Chevrolet Lacetti (2006-) battery
Chevrolet Orlando (2010-) battery
Chevrolet Rezzo (2000-2011) battery
Chevrolet Spark I (M200) (2005-2009) battery
Chevrolet Spark II (M300) (2009-2015) battery
Chevrolet Trax (2013-) battery


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