Kia Carnival II (VQ) (2006-2014) – batteries


Kia Carnival in version II (VQ) was produced in the years 2006 – 2014. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Kia Carnival (2006-2014):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 – positive on the right side1B9
0 – positive on the right side1Korean B1
0 – positive on the right side1B01
As you can see, in case of Kia Carnival, 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.

Kia Carnival II (VQ) – petrol engines:
  • 2.7 V6
  • 3.8

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2670 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
Exide ExcellEB70470 Ah540 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Exide PremiumEA75475 Ah630 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Varta Blue DynamicE2370 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
For Kia Carnival with 2.7 V6 or 3.8 petrol engines, we use batteries measuring 260x174x224 mm, 261x175x220 mm or 270x173x222 mm and with a capacity exceeding 67 Ah (ampere-hours). The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB704 which capacity is 70 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 540 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA754 of a capacity 75Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 630 A.

Kia Carnival II (VQ) – diesel engines:
  • 2.2 CRDi
  • 2.9 CRDi
  • 2.9 CRDi LX

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2895 Ah830 A306x173x225 mmB01More
Exide ExcellEB95495 Ah720 A306x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Exide PremiumEA95495 Ah800 A306x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicG795 Ah830 A306x173x225 mmB01More
The three above-mentioned diesel engines, namely 2.2 CRDi, 2.9 CRDi and 2.9 CRDi LX, should be paired with batteries sized 306x173x222 mm or 306x173x225 mm with a capacity of at least 92 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB954 of a capacity 95Ah and 720A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Varta Blue Dynamic G7 of a capacity 95 Ah, having 830A Cold Cranking Amps.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Kia Carnival , 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

Kia Carens I (2000-2002) battery
Kia Carens II (2002-2006) battery
Kia Carens III (2006-2012) battery
Kia Carens IV (2013-) battery
Kia Carnival I (UP, GQ) (1999-2006) battery
Kia Cee’d I (2006-2012) battery
Kia Cee’d II (2012-) battery
Kia Pro Cee’d I (2006-2012) battery
Kia Pro Cee’d II (2012-2018) battery
Kia Rio I (1999-2005) battery
Kia Rio II (2005-2011) battery
Kia Rio III (2011-2017) battery
Kia Shuma I (1997-2001) battery
Kia Shuma II (2001-2004) battery
Kia Sorento I (2002-2009) battery
Kia Sorento II (2009-2015) battery
Kia Soul I (2009-2013) battery
Kia Sportage I (1994-2002) battery
Kia Sportage II (2004-2010) battery
Kia Sportage III (2010-2015) battery


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