Kia Soul I (2009-2013) – batteries


Kia Soul I was produced in the years 2009 – 2013. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Kia Soul I (2009-2013):

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

Kia Soul I – petrol engines:
  • 1.6 CVVT 95kW
  • 1.6 GDI

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 02
45 Ah
400 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 02
52 Ah
470 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 02
54 Ah
530 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB500
50 Ah
450 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA530
53 Ah
540 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 012
52 Ah
450 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
B19
45 Ah
400 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
C22
52 Ah
470 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
C30
54 Ah
530 A
207x175x190 mmMore
For Kia Soul I with 1.6 CVVT 95kW or 1.6 GDI petrol engines, we use batteries measuring 207x175x190 mm and with a capacity exceeding 45 Ah (ampere-hours). The weakest of these is the battery Varta Black Dynamic B19 which capacity is 45 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 400 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 02 of a capacity 54Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 530 A. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Kia Soul I – petrol engines:
  • 1.6 CVVT 77kW

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 04
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 04
61 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB602
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA612
61 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Essentials
HB 075
56 Ah
500 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 075
60 Ah
550 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Lucas Supreme
LS075
62 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
D59
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
D21
61 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
For the Kia Soul I with a 1.6 CVVT 77kW gasoline engine, we choose batteries with dimensions of 242x175x175 mm, whose capacity exceeds 55 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Halfords Essentials HB 075 which capacity is 56 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 500 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS075 of a capacity 62Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 600 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Kia Soul I – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 CRDi 115
  • 1.6 CRDi 128

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 05
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 05
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB620
62 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA640
64 Ah
640 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 027
62 Ah
550 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Supreme
LS027
65 Ah
640 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
D24
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
D15
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
For the Kia Soul I with 1.6 CRDi 115 or 1.6 CRDi 128 diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 242x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 57 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Varta Blue Dynamic D24 of a capacity 60Ah and 540A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS027 of a capacity 65 Ah, having 640A 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 Kia Soul I , 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 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 Sportage 4 (2015-2021) battery
Kia Sportage I (1994-2002) battery
Kia Sportage II (2004-2010) battery
Kia Sportage III (2010-2015) battery


One response to “Kia Soul I (2009-2013) – batteries”

  1. I have a question
    I have a Kia Soul 1.6 l 2011 mode
    The power steering in electric
    What is the proper battery specifications?
    Please
    Thank you

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