Jeep Grand Cherokee II (WJ) (1999-2004) – batteries


Jeep Grand Cherokee in version II (WJ) was produced in the years 1999 – 2004. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Jeep Grand Cherokee (1999-2004):

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee II (WJ) – petrol engines:
  • 3.7 Laredo
  • 4.0
  • 4.0 4×4
  • 4.7 V8
  • 4.7 V8 4×4

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 3.7 Laredo, 4.0, 4.0 4×4 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 Halfords Essentials HB 096 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 Grand Cherokee II (WJ) – diesel engines:
  • 2.7 CRD 4×4
  • 2.7 CRD Laredo
  • 3.1 TD 4×4

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 1390 Ah720 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 1395 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 13100 Ah830 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC90090 Ah720 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB95095 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA1000100 Ah900 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 01995 Ah850 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicF690 Ah720 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicG395 Ah800 A353x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicH3100 Ah830 A353x175x190 mmB13More
The three above-mentioned diesel engines, namely 2.7 CRD 4×4, 2.7 CRD Laredo and 3.1 TD 4×4, should be paired with batteries sized 352x175x190 mm or 353x175x190 mm with a capacity of at least 87 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Varta Black Dynamic F6 of a capacity 90Ah and 720A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA1000 of a capacity 100 Ah, having 900A Cold Cranking Amps. All the batteries in the list above 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 I (ZJ) (1991-1999) 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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