Jeep Cherokee III (KJ) (2001-2008) – batteries


Jeep Cherokee in version III (KJ) was produced in the years 2001 – 2008. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Jeep Cherokee (2001-2008):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 – positive on the right side1B13
1 – positive on the left side1B13
As you can see, in case of Jeep Cherokee, 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.

Jeep Cherokee III (KJ) – petrol engines:
  • 2.4 4WD
  • 2.4 Laredo
  • 3.7 4WD
  • 3.7 Laredo

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0870 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC70070 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords EssentialsHB 09670 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 09676 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP09675 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13
Lucas SupremeLS09678 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicE1370 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
For the 2.4 4WD, 2.4 Laredo, 3.7 4WD petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 67 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Black Dynamic E13 which capacity is 70 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 640 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 780 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Jeep Cherokee III (KJ) – diesel engines:
  • 2.5 CRD 4WD
  • 2.8 CRD 4WD

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0974 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1274 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
For the Jeep Cherokee with 2.5 CRD 4WD or 2.8 CRD 4WD diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 278x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 71 Ah. All the batteries in the above list have the same capacity 74Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 680 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Jeep Cherokee , 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

Jeep Cherokee II (XJ) (1984-2001) battery
Jeep Cherokee IV (KK) (2008-2013) battery
Jeep Grand Cherokee I (ZJ) (1991-1999) battery
Jeep Grand Cherokee II (WJ) (1999-2004) battery
Jeep Grand Cherokee III (WK) (2005-2010) battery
Jeep Grand Cherokee IV (WK2) (2010-) battery
Jeep Wrangler I (YJ) (1987-1995) battery
Jeep Wrangler II (TJ, LJ) (1997-2007) battery
Jeep Wrangler III (JK) (2007-) battery


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