Mazda CX-5 I (KE, GH) (2012-2017) – batteries


Mazda CX-5 in version I (KE, GH) was produced in the years 2012 – 2017. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Mazda CX-5 (2012-2017):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 – positive on the right side1B0
0 – positive on the right side1Korean B1
0 – positive on the right side1B01
As you can see, in case of Mazda CX-5, 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.

Mazda CX-5 I (KE, GH) – petrol engines:
  • 2.0 – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 AWD – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Exide EFB
EL604
60 Ah
520 A
230x173x222 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic EFB
N65
65 Ah
650 A
232x173x225 mmMore
The above versions of the Mazda CX-5 I (KE, GH) are equipped with a Start-Stop system, and in this case, we should use batteries made with EFB technology. Dimensions of matching batteries differ slightly depending on the manufacturer and are 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 60 Ah of a capacity and 520 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B0.

Mazda CX-5 I (KE, GH) – diesel engines:
  • 2.2 D
  • 2.2 D AWD

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
For the Mazda CX-5 I (KE, GH) with 2.2 D or 2.2 D AWD diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 306x173x222 mm or 306x173x225 mm, with a minimum capacity of 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.

Mazda CX-5 I (KE, GH) – diesel engines:
  • 2.2 D – with Start-Stop
  • 2.2 D AWD – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Varta Blue Dynamic EFB
N85
85 Ah
800 A
306x173x225 mmMore
2.2 D or 2.2 D AWD engines in the Mazda CX-5 I (KE, GH) with Start-Stop system require the use of EFB technology batteries. Dimensions of matching batteries differ slightly depending on the manufacturer and are 305x173x225 mm or 306x173x225 mm.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Mazda CX-5 , 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

Mazda 2 I (DY) (2003-2007) battery
Mazda 2 II (DE) (2007-2014) battery
Mazda 3 I (BK) (2003-2009) battery
Mazda 3 II (BL) (2009-2013) battery
Mazda 3 III (BM) (2013-) battery
Mazda 5 I (CR19) (2005-2010) battery
Mazda 5 II (CW) (2010-) battery
Mazda 6 I (GG) (2002-2008) battery
Mazda 6 II (GH) (2007-2013) battery
Mazda 6 III (GJ) (2012-) battery
Mazda CX-3 (2015-) battery
Mazda CX-7 (2006-2012) battery
Mazda CX-9 I (TB) (2006-2015) battery
Mazda MPV I (LV) (1995-1999) battery
Mazda MPV II (LW) (1999-2006) battery
Mazda MPV III (2006-2016) battery
Mazda MX-3 EC (1991-1998) battery
Mazda MX-5 I NA (1990-1998) battery
Mazda MX-5 II NB (1998-2005) battery
Mazda MX-5 III NC (2005-2014) battery
Mazda Premacy I (1999-2005) battery


3 responses to “Mazda CX-5 I (KE, GH) (2012-2017) – batteries”

    • In your Mazda CX-5, there is most likely an EFB type battery installed, approximately sized 306 (length) x 173 (width) x 225 mm (height). Good alternatives for such a battery should be, for example, Varta N85 or Yuasa YBX7335.

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