Opel Astra K (Astra 5) (2015-2021) – batteries


Opel Astra in version K (Astra 5) 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 Opel Astra (2015-2021):

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

Opel Astra K (Astra 5) – petrol engines:
  • 1.0 Turbo (66 kW)
  • 1.4 (74 kW)
  • 1.4 Turbo (110 kW)
  • 1.4 Turbo (92 kW)

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
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 Blue Dynamic
C22
52 Ah
470 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
C30
54 Ah
530 A
207x175x190 mmMore
For the 1.0 Turbo (66 kW), 1.4 (74 kW), 1.4 Turbo (110 kW) petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 207x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 49 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB500 which capacity is 50 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 450 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Silver Dynamic C30 of a capacity 54Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 530 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Opel Astra K (Astra 5) – petrol engines:
  • 1.0 Turbo (66 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.2 Turbo (107 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.2 Turbo (81 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.2 Turbo (96 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 Turbo (107 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 Opel Astra K (Astra 5) gasoline engines mentioned above are equipped with a Start-Stop system, and in this case, it means there is a need to use batteries produced using AGM technology. Matching batteries have dimensions 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.

Opel Astra K (Astra 5) – petrol engines:
  • 1.0 Turbo (77 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 (74 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 Turbo (110 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 Turbo (92 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 Turbo (147 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 Opel Astra K (Astra 5) gasoline engines mentioned above are equipped with a Start-Stop system, and in this case, it means there is a need to use batteries produced using 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.

Opel Astra K (Astra 5) – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 CDTI (70 kW)

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
The Opel Astra K (Astra 5) with a 1.6 CDTI (70 kW) diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 242x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 59 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Bosch S4 S40 05 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 batteries compatible with the 1.6 CDTI (70 kW) engine have a B13 mount.

Opel Astra K (Astra 5) – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 BiTurbo Diesel (110 kW)
  • 1.6 CDTI (100 kW)
  • 1.6 CDTI (81 kW)

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 08
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 08
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB740
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA770
77 Ah
760 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 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 BiTurbo Diesel (110 kW), 1.6 CDTI (100 kW) and 1.6 CDTI (81 kW), should be paired with batteries sized 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm with a capacity of at least 72 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Bosch S4 S40 08 of a capacity 74Ah and 680A 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.

Opel Astra K (Astra 5) – diesel engines:
  • 1.5 Diesel (77 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.5 Diesel (90 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
1.5 Diesel (77 kW) or 1.5 Diesel (90 kW) engines in the Opel Astra K (Astra 5) with Start-Stop system require the use of AGM technology batteries. Matching batteries have dimensions 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.

Opel Astra K (Astra 5) – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI (118 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 BiTurbo Diesel (110 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 CDTI (100 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 CDTI (70 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 CDTI (81 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 Opel Astra K (Astra 5) 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 Opel Astra , 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

Opel Adam (2013-) battery
Opel Agila A (2000-2007) battery
Opel Agila B (2008-2014) battery
Opel Antara (2006-2015) battery
Opel Astra F (1991-2002) battery
Opel Astra G (1998-2009) battery
Opel Astra H (2004-) battery
Opel Astra J (Astra 4) (2009-2015) battery
Opel Cascada (2013-) battery
Opel Combo B (1994-2001) battery
Opel Combo C (2001-2011) battery
Opel Combo D (2011-) battery
Opel Corsa A (1982-1993) battery
Opel Corsa B (1993-2000) battery
Opel Corsa C (2000-2006) battery
Opel Corsa D (2006-2014) battery
Opel Frontera A (1991-1998) battery
Opel Frontera B (1998-2003) battery
Opel Insignia A (2008-2017) battery
Opel Meriva B (2010-) battery
Opel Meriva Mk1 (A) (2003-2010) battery
Opel Mokka (2012-) battery
Opel Movano A (1998-2010) battery
Opel Movano B (2010-) battery
Opel Omega B (1994-2003) battery
Opel Signum (2003-2008) battery
Opel Sintra (1996-1999) battery
Opel Tigra Twin Top (2004-2009) battery
Opel Vectra B (1995-2002) battery
Opel Vectra C (2000-2008) battery
Opel Vivaro I (2001-2014) battery
Opel Zafira A (1999-2005) battery
Opel Zafira B (2005-2014) battery
Opel Zafira C (2011-) battery


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