Fiat Panda I (1980-2003) – batteries


Fiat Panda in version I was produced in the years 1980 – 2003. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Fiat Panda (1980-2003):

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

Fiat Panda I – petrol engines:
  • 1000
  • 1000 i.e. CAT
  • 1100
  • 1100 4×4
  • 1100 Trekking 4×4
  • 650
  • 750
  • 750 CAT
  • 800
  • 900
  • 950
  • 950 4×4

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 00
40 Ah
340 A
175x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 00
44 Ah
420 A
175x175x190 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC400
40 Ah
320 A
175x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB440
44 Ah
400 A
175x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Premium
LP202
40 Ah
340 A
175x175x190 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
A16
40 Ah
340 A
175x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
B36
44 Ah
420 A
175x175x190 mmMore
For the 1000, 1000 i.e. CAT, 1100 petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 175x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 37 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Classic EC400 which capacity is 40 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 320 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S4 S40 00 of a capacity 44Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 420 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Fiat Panda I – petrol engines:
  • 1000 4×4

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 02
45 Ah
400 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 02
52 Ah
470 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 02
54 Ah
530 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC440
44 Ah
360 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB500
50 Ah
450 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA530
53 Ah
540 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 012
52 Ah
450 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
B19
45 Ah
400 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
C22
52 Ah
470 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
C30
54 Ah
530 A
207x175x190 mmMore
For the Fiat Panda I with a 1000 4×4 gasoline engine, we choose batteries with dimensions of 207x175x190 mm, whose capacity exceeds 41 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Classic EC440 which capacity is 44 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 360 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 02 of a capacity 54Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 530 A. All batteries compatible with the 1000 4×4 engine have a B13 mount.

Fiat Panda I – diesel engines:
  • 1300 D

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 05
56 Ah
480 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 05
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 05
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC550
55 Ah
460 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB620
62 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA640
64 Ah
640 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Essentials
HB 027
56 Ah
480 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 027
62 Ah
550 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Supreme
LS027
65 Ah
640 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
C14
56 Ah
480 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
D24
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
D15
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
The Fiat Panda I with a 1300 D diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 242x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 52 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Classic EC550 of a capacity 55Ah and 460A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS027 of a capacity 65 Ah, having 640A Cold Cranking Amps. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Fiat Panda , 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

Fiat 500 (2007-) battery
Fiat 500C Convertible (2009-) battery
Fiat 500L (2012-) battery
Fiat 500X (2014-) battery
Fiat Barchetta (1995-2005) battery
Fiat Brava (1995-2002) battery
Fiat Bravo I (182) (1995-2002) battery
Fiat Bravo II (198) (2007-2014) battery
Fiat Cinquecento (1991-1999) battery
Fiat Croma I (154) (1985-1996) battery
Fiat Croma II (194) (2005-2011) battery
Fiat Doblo I (2000-2009) battery
Fiat Doblo II (2010-) battery
Fiat Ducato I (1981-1994) battery
Fiat Ducato II (230L) (1994-2002) battery
Fiat Ducato II FL (244) (2002-2006) battery
Fiat Ducato III (250) (2006-) battery
Fiat Fiorino III (2007-) battery
Fiat Freemont (2011-2016) battery
Fiat Grande Punto (2005-2012) battery
Fiat Idea (2003-2012) battery
Fiat Linea (2007-2015) battery
Fiat Marea (1996-2002) battery
Fiat Multipla I (1999-2004) battery
Fiat Multipla II (2004-2010) battery
Fiat Palio I (1996-2011) battery
Fiat Palio Weekend I (1996-2011) battery
Fiat Panda II (2003-2012) battery
Fiat Panda III (2012-) battery
Fiat Punto I (1993-1999) battery
Fiat Punto II (1999-) battery
Fiat Sedici (2005-2014) battery
Fiat Seicento (1997-2010) battery
Fiat Stilo (2001-2010) battery
Fiat Tipo (2015-) battery


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