Mitsubishi Galant VIII (1996-2006) – batteries


Mitsubishi Galant in version VIII was produced in the years 1996 – 2006. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Mitsubishi Galant (1996-2006):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
1 – positive on the left side1Korean B1
1 – positive on the left side1B9
1 – positive on the left side1B0
1 – positive on the left side1B01
As you can see, in case of Mitsubishi Galant, 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.

Mitsubishi Galant VIII – petrol engines:
  • 2.0
  • 2.4 GDI
  • 2.5 V6 24V

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2560 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB60560 Ah390 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicD4860 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
The above three petrol engines of the Mitsubishi Galant, namely 2.0 ,2.4 GDI and 2.5 V6 24V, will perform best with batteries of at least 57 Ah capacity. We recommend choosing higher-end battery models for cars with a large number of optional extras. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB605 which capacity is 60 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 390 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Blue Dynamic D48 of a capacity 60Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 540 A.

Mitsubishi Galant VIII – diesel engines:
  • 2.0 TDI

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2560 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB60560 Ah390 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicD4860 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
The Mitsubishi Galant with a 2.0 TDI diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm, with a minimum capacity of 57 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB605 of a capacity 60Ah and 390A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Varta Blue Dynamic D48 of a capacity 60 Ah, having 540A Cold Cranking Amps.

Mitsubishi Galant VIII – diesel engines:
  • 2.8 TD

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2770 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
Exide ExcellEB70570 Ah540 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Exide PremiumEA75575 Ah630 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Varta Blue DynamicE2470 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
The Mitsubishi Galant with a 2.8 TD 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 EB705 of a capacity 70Ah and 540A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA755 of a capacity 75 Ah, having 630A Cold Cranking Amps.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Mitsubishi Galant , 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

Mitsubishi ASX (2010-) battery
Mitsubishi Colt V (1996-2003) battery
Mitsubishi Colt VI (Z30) (2004-2012) battery
Mitsubishi L 200 II (1986-1996) battery
Mitsubishi L 200 III (1996-2006) battery
Mitsubishi Lancer VI (1995-2003) battery
Mitsubishi Lancer VII (2003-2008) battery
Mitsubishi Lancer VIII (2008-2016) battery
Mitsubishi Outlander I (2003-2006) battery
Mitsubishi Outlander II (2006-2013) battery
Mitsubishi Outlander III (2012-) battery
Mitsubishi Pajero II (1991-1999) battery
Mitsubishi Pajero III (1999-2006) battery
Mitsubishi Pajero IV (2006-) battery
Mitsubishi Space Star (1998-2005) battery


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