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

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0245 Ah400 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0254 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB50050 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA53053 Ah540 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 01252 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicB1945 Ah400 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicC2252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicC3054 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 207x175x190 mm and a capacity exceeding 45 Ah. 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

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0460 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0461 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB60260 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA61261 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords EssentialsHB 07556 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 07560 Ah550 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD5960 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD2161 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 242x175x175 mm and a capacity exceeding 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 Exide Premium EA612 of a capacity 61Ah 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

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0560 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62062 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA64064 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 02762 Ah550 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD2460 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD1563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 242x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 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 Exide Premium EA640 of a capacity 64 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 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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The maximum upload file size: 10 MB. You can upload: image. Links to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other services inserted in the comment text will be automatically embedded. Drop file here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.