Citroen C2 I (2003-2009) – batteries


Citroen C2 in version I was produced in the years 2003 – 2009. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Citroen C2 (2003-2009):

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

Citroen C2 I – petrol engines:
  • 1.1
  • 1.4
  • 1.4 16V
  • 1.6
  • 1.6 VTS

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0254 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB50050 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA53053 Ah540 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 01252 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicC2252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicC3054 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 207x175x190 mm and a capacity exceeding 47 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB500 which capacity is 50 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 450 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 02 of a capacity 54Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 530 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Citroen C2 I – petrol engines:
  • 1.4 – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4 EFBS4 E0560 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide EFBEL60060 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedEFB 02765 Ah600 A243x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion EFBLE02760 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue Dynamic EFBD5360 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
The engines of the Citroen C2 listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in EFB technology. Dimensions of matching batteries differ slightly depending on the manufacturer and are 242x175x190 mm or 243x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 60 Ah of a capacity and 560 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Citroen C2 I – diesel engines:
  • 1.4 HDI
  • 1.6 HDI

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0254 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB50050 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA53053 Ah540 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 01252 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicC2252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicC3054 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 207x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 47 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB500 of a capacity 50Ah and 450A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Bosch S5 S50 02 of a capacity 54 Ah, having 530A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Citroen C2 , 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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