Ford Escort VII (1995-1999) – batteries


Ford Escort VII was produced in the years 1995 – 1999. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Ford Escort VII (1995-1999):

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

Ford Escort VII – petrol engines:
  • 1.3
  • 1.4

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0141 Ah360 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0144 Ah440 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0152 Ah520 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC41241 Ah370 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB44244 Ah420 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA47247 Ah450 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords EssentialsHB 06341 Ah360 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 06345 Ah440 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicA1741 Ah360 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicB1844 Ah440 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicC652 Ah520 A207x175x175 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 207x175x175 mm and a capacity exceeding 37 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Bosch S3 S30 01 which capacity is 41 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 360 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 01 of a capacity 52Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 520 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Ford Escort VII – petrol engines:
  • 1.6 16V
  • 1.6 16V 4×4
  • 1.6 i 16V
  • 1.8 16V
  • RS 2000
  • RS 2000 4×4
  • RS Cosworth 4×4

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0453 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0460 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0461 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC54254 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB60260 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA61261 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords EssentialsHB 07556 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 07560 Ah550 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicC1153 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD5960 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD2161 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 242x175x175 mm and a capacity exceeding 50 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Bosch S3 S30 04 which capacity is 53 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 500 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA612 of a capacity 61Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 600 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Ford Escort VII – diesel engines:
  • 1.8 D
  • 1.8 TD
  • 1.8 Turbo D

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0453 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0460 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0461 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC54254 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB60260 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA61261 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords EssentialsHB 07556 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 07560 Ah550 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicC1153 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD5960 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD2161 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 242x175x175 mm, which capacity is minimum 50 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Bosch S3 S30 04 of a capacity 53Ah and 500A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA612 of a capacity 61 Ah, having 600A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Ford Escort VII , 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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