Hyundai i20 I (2008-2014) – batteries


Hyundai i20 in version I was produced in the years 2008 – 2014. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Hyundai i20 (2008-2014):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 – positive on the right side1B13
0 – positive on the right side1Korean B1
0 – positive on the right side1B0
As you can see, in case of Hyundai i20, 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.

Hyundai i20 I – petrol engines:
  • 1.2
  • 1.4
  • 1.6

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
The above three petrol engines of the Hyundai i20, namely 1.2 ,1.4 and 1.6, will perform best with batteries of at least 47 Ah capacity. We recommend choosing higher-end battery models for cars with a large number of optional extras. 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 Varta Silver Dynamic C30 of a capacity 54Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 530 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Hyundai i20 I – diesel engines:
  • 1.1 CRDi

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
The Hyundai i20 with a 1.1 CRDi diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 207x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 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 Varta Silver Dynamic C30 of a capacity 54 Ah, having 530A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 1.1 CRDi engine have a B13 mount.

Hyundai i20 I – diesel engines:
  • 1.4 CRDi
  • 1.6 CRDi

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2460 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB60460 Ah390 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Exide PremiumEA65465 Ah580 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicD4760 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
For the Hyundai i20 with 1.4 CRDi or 1.6 CRDi diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm, with a minimum capacity of 57 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB604 of a capacity 60Ah and 390A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA654 of a capacity 65 Ah, having 580A Cold Cranking Amps.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Hyundai i20 , 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

Hyundai Accent I (X3) (1994-2000) battery
Hyundai Accent II (LC) (2000-2005) battery
Hyundai Accent III (MC) (2005-2010) battery
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Hyundai Coupe I (RD) (1998-2002) battery
Hyundai Coupe II (GK) (2001-2009) battery
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Hyundai Getz (2002-2011) battery
Hyundai i30 I (FD) (2007-2012) battery
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Hyundai i40 (2011-) battery
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Hyundai ix20 (2010-2017) battery
Hyundai ix35 (2010-2015) battery
Hyundai Kona I (2017-2023) battery
Hyundai Matrix (2001-2010) battery
Hyundai Santa Fe I (2000-2006) battery
Hyundai Santa Fe II (CM) (2006-2012) battery
Hyundai Santa Fe III (DM) (2012-) battery
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