Citroen C6 I (2005-2012) – batteries


Citroen C6 in version I was produced in the years 2005 – 2012. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Citroen C6 (2005-2012):

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

Citroen C6 I – petrol engines:
  • 3.0 V6

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 08
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 08
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB740
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA770
77 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 096
76 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Premium
LP096
75 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mm
Lucas Supreme
LS096
78 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
E11
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
E44
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
For the Citroen C6 I with a 3.0 V6 gasoline engine, we choose batteries with dimensions of 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, whose capacity exceeds 71 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Bosch S4 S40 08 which capacity is 74 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 680 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 780 A. All batteries compatible with the 3.0 V6 engine have a B13 mount.

Citroen C6 I – diesel engines:
  • 2.2 HDi
  • 2.7 HDi

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 08
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 08
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB740
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA770
77 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 096
76 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Premium
LP096
75 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mm
Lucas Supreme
LS096
78 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
E11
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
E44
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
For the Citroen C6 I with 2.2 HDi or 2.7 HDi diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 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 Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Citroen C6 I – diesel engines:
  • 3.0 HDi

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 13
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK950
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK960
96 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 019
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF017
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
G14
95 Ah
850 A
353x175x190 mmMore
The Citroen C6 I with a 3.0 HDi diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 353x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 92 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Halfords Advanced AGM 019 of a capacity 95Ah and 850A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide AGM EK960 of a capacity 96 Ah, having 850A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 3.0 HDi engine have a B13 mount.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Citroen C6 , 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 “Citroen C6 I (2005-2012) – batteries”

  1. I am kindly asking for your suggestion, which battery fits to citroen C6 2,7 hdi engine 2007 year
    Is is wrong to buy 95Ah ?

    Thanks in advance with best regards,

    • Thank you for reaching out and asking about the best battery choice for your Citroen C6 2.7 HDi from 2007. It’s important to choose a battery that not only fits your car but also meets its power requirements to ensure reliability and optimal performance.
      For the Citroen C6 2.7 HDi engine, the battery you need should match the car’s electrical system specifications. Typically, for vehicles like yours, a battery with around 70Ah to 95Ah and a cold cranking amps (CCA) rating suitable for your car’s starter and climate conditions is recommended. Therefore, opting for a 95Ah battery is not wrong, especially if you’re looking for longer battery life and if your car has high electrical demands due to additional accessories or extreme weather conditions.
      However, it’s crucial to also ensure that the battery’s dimensions are compatible with your car’s battery tray and that the terminal positions are correct to avoid installation issues.
      It’s good practice to replace the battery with one of the same size. This ensures that there are no issues with the fit and the installation process. By choosing a battery that matches the original dimensions, you can avoid any modifications or adjustments that might be needed for a different-sized battery.

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