Jeep Wrangler II (TJ, LJ) (1997-2007) – batteries


Jeep Wrangler in version II (TJ, LJ) was produced in the years 1997 – 2007. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Jeep Wrangler (1997-2007):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
1 – positive on the left side1B13
1 – positive on the left side1B9
0 – positive on the right side1B13
1 – positive on the left side1B01
As you can see, in case of Jeep Wrangler, 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 Wrangler II (TJ, LJ) – petrol engines:
  • 2.4
  • 2.5

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0660 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0663 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA60160 Ah600 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62162 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD4360 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD3963 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
For Jeep Wrangler with 2.4 or 2.5 petrol engines, we use batteries measuring 242x175x190 mm and with a capacity exceeding 59 Ah (ampere-hours). The weakest of these is the battery Varta Blue Dynamic D43 which capacity is 60 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 540 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 06 of a capacity 63Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 610 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Jeep Wrangler II (TJ, LJ) – petrol engines:
  • 3.8
  • 3.8 Rubicon
  • 4.0
  • 4.0 Rubicon

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 3.8, 3.8 Rubicon, 4.0 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 Wrangler II (TJ, LJ) – diesel engines:
  • 2.8 CRDi

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 09676 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP09675 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13
Lucas SupremeLS09678 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
The Jeep Wrangler with a 2.8 CRDi diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 71 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Varta Blue Dynamic E11 of a capacity 74Ah and 680A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 2.8 CRDi engine have a B13 mount.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Jeep Wrangler , 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 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 III (JK) (2007-) battery


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