Kia Cee’d I (2006-2012) – batteries


Kia Cee’d in version I was produced in the years 2006 – 2012. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Kia Cee’d (2006-2012):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 – positive on the right side1B13
0 – positive on the right side1Korean B1
0 – positive on the right side1B9
0 – positive on the right side1B0
0 – positive on the right side1B01
As you can see, in case of Kia Cee’d, 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 Cee’d I – petrol engines:
  • 1.4
  • 1.4 CVVT
  • 1.6
  • 1.6 CVVT
  • 2.0

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2460 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB60460 Ah390 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Exide PremiumEA65465 Ah580 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicD4760 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
For the 1.4, 1.4 CVVT, 1.6 petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm with a capacity exceeding 57 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB604 which capacity is 60 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 390 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA654 of a capacity 65Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 580 A.

Kia Cee’d I – petrol engines:
  • 1.4 – with Start-Stop system
  • 1.4 CVVT – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 0560 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK60060 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK62062 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 02760 Ah640 A243x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF02760 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMD5260 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
1.4 or 1.4 CVVT engines in the Kia Cee’d with Start-Stop system require the use of AGM technology batteries. Dimensions of matching batteries differ slightly depending on the manufacturer and are 242x175x190 mm or 243x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 60 Ah of a capacity and 640 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Kia Cee’d I – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 CRDi 115
  • 1.6 CRDi 90
  • 2.0 CRDi 140

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2460 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB60460 Ah390 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Exide PremiumEA65465 Ah580 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicD4760 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
The three above-mentioned diesel engines, namely 1.6 CRDi 115, 1.6 CRDi 90 and 2.0 CRDi 140, should be paired with batteries sized 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm with a capacity of at least 57 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB604 of a capacity 60Ah and 390A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA654 of a capacity 65 Ah, having 580A Cold Cranking Amps.

Kia Cee’d I – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 CRDi 128

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
The Kia Cee’d with a 1.6 CRDi 128 diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 260x174x224 mm, 261x175x220 mm or 270x173x222 mm, with a minimum capacity of 67 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB704 of a capacity 70Ah and 540A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA754 of a capacity 75 Ah, having 630A Cold Cranking Amps.

Kia Cee’d I – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 CRDi 115 – with Start-Stop system
  • 1.6 CRDi 90 – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4 EFBS4 E0870 Ah650 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide EFBEL70070 Ah720 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedEFB 09675 Ah700 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion EFBLE09670 Ah650 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue Dynamic EFBN7070 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue Dynamic EFBE4570 Ah650 A278x175x190 mmB13More
1.6 CRDi 115 or 1.6 CRDi 90 engines in the Kia Cee’d with Start-Stop system require the use of EFB technology batteries. Matching batteries have dimensions 278x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 70 Ah of a capacity and 650 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Kia Cee’d , 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 Carnival II (VQ) (2006-2014) 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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