Jeep Grand Cherokee I (ZJ) (1991-1999) – batteries


Jeep Grand Cherokee in version I (ZJ) was produced in the years 1991 – 1999. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Jeep Grand Cherokee (1991-1999):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
1 – positive on the left side1B9
1 – positive on the left side1B13
1 – positive on the left side1B01
As you can see, in case of Jeep Grand 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 Grand Cherokee I (ZJ) – petrol engines:
  • 4.0 i 4×4
  • 4.0 Laredo
  • 5.2
  • 5.2 4×4
  • 5.2 i 4×4
  • 5.2 Limited 4×4
  • 5.9 i 4×4

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2770 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
Exide ExcellEB70570 Ah540 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Exide PremiumEA75575 Ah630 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Varta Blue DynamicE2470 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
For the 4.0 i 4×4, 4.0 Laredo, 5.2 petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 260x174x224 mm, 261x175x220 mm or 270x173x222 mm with a capacity exceeding 67 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB705 which capacity is 70 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 540 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA755 of a capacity 75Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 630 A.

Jeep Grand Cherokee I (ZJ) – diesel engines:
  • 2.5 TD 4×4
  • 2.5 TD Laredo

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 Grand Cherokee with 2.5 TD 4×4 or 2.5 TD Laredo 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 Grand 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 III (KJ) (2001-2008) battery
Jeep Cherokee IV (KK) (2008-2013) 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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