Kia Sportage 4 (2015-2021) – batteries


Kia Sportage in version 4 was produced in the years 2015 – 2021. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Kia Sportage (2015-2021):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 – positive on the right side1B13
0 – positive on the right side1Korean B1
0 – positive on the right side1B01
As you can see, in case of Kia Sportage, 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 Sportage 4 – petrol engines:
  • 1.6 GDI (97 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 T-GDI (130 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 T-GDI 4WD (130 kW) – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 08
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK700
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK720
72 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
AGM 096
70 Ah
720 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 096
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF096
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
E39
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
The above versions of the Kia Sportage 4 are equipped with a Start-Stop system, and in this case, we should use batteries made with AGM technology. Batteries suitable for 1.6 GDI (97 kW), 1.6 T-GDI (130 kW) and 1.6 T-GDI 4WD (130 kW) engines have dimensions of 278x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 70 Ah of a capacity and 720 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Kia Sportage 4 – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 CRDi 115 (85 kW)
  • 1.6 CRDi 136 (100 kW)
  • 1.6 CRDi 136 4WD (100 kW)

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 08
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 08
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 08
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC700
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB740
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA770
77 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Essentials
HB 096
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 096
76 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Premium
LP096
75 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mm
Lucas Supreme
LS096
78 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
E13
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
E11
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
E44
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
The three above-mentioned diesel engines, namely 1.6 CRDi 115 (85 kW), 1.6 CRDi 136 (100 kW) and 1.6 CRDi 136 4WD (100 kW), should be paired with batteries sized 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm with a capacity of at least 69 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Varta Black Dynamic E13 of a capacity 70Ah and 640A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Kia Sportage 4 – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 CRDi 115 (85 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 CRDi 136 (100 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 CRDi 136 4WD (100 kW) – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 08
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK700
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK720
72 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
AGM 096
70 Ah
720 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 096
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF096
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
E39
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
The diesel engines of the Kia Sportage 4 listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in AGM technology. Batteries suitable for 1.6 CRDi 115 (85 kW), 1.6 CRDi 136 (100 kW) and 1.6 CRDi 136 4WD (100 kW) engines have dimensions of 278x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 70 Ah of a capacity and 720 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Kia Sportage 4 – diesel engines:
  • 2.0 CRDi 136 (100 kW)
  • 2.0 CRDi 136 4WD (100 kW)
  • 2.0 CRDi 185 4WD (136 kW)

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 28
95 Ah
830 A
306x173x225 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB954
95 Ah
720 A
306x173x222 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA954
95 Ah
800 A
306x173x222 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
G7
95 Ah
830 A
306x173x225 mmMore
The three above-mentioned diesel engines, namely 2.0 CRDi 136 (100 kW), 2.0 CRDi 136 4WD (100 kW) and 2.0 CRDi 185 4WD (136 kW), 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 Bosch S4 S40 28 of a capacity 95 Ah, having 830A Cold Cranking Amps.

Kia Sportage 4 – diesel engines:
  • 1.7 CRDi (104 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.7 CRDi (85 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 CRDi 136 (100 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 CRDi 136 4WD (100 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 CRDi 185 4WD (136 kW) – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 11
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK800
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK820
82 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 115
80 Ah
800 A
317x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF115
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
F21
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
The diesel engines of the Kia Sportage 4 listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in AGM technology. Dimensions of matching batteries differ slightly depending on the manufacturer and are 315x175x190 mm or 317x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 80 Ah of a capacity and 800 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 Sportage , 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 Soul I (2009-2013) battery
Kia Sportage I (1994-2002) battery
Kia Sportage II (2004-2010) battery
Kia Sportage III (2010-2015) battery


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.