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

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0660 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0663 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA60160 Ah600 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62162 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD4360 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD3963 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 242x175x190 mm and a capacity exceeding 59 Ah. 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 system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 0870 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK70070 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK72072 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardAGM 09670 Ah720 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 09670 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF09670 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGME3970 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
The engines of the Chevrolet Cruze listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in 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 system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 0870 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK70070 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK72072 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardAGM 09670 Ah720 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 09670 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF09670 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGME3970 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
The engines of the Chevrolet Cruze listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in 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

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 1080 Ah740 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 1085 Ah800 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB80280 Ah700 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA85285 Ah800 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 11080 Ah760 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicF1780 Ah740 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicF1885 Ah800 A315x175x175 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 315x175x175 mm, which capacity is minimum 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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