Opel Insignia A (2008-2017) – batteries


Opel Insignia in version A was produced in the years 2008 – 2017. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Opel Insignia (2008-2017):

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

Opel Insignia A – petrol engines:
  • 1.4
  • 1.4 LPG
  • 1.6
  • 1.6 Turbo (180 KM)
  • 1.8

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 StandardHCB 07560 Ah550 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Lucas SupremeLS07562 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD5960 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD2161 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
For the 1.4, 1.4 LPG, 1.6 petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 242x175x175 mm with a capacity exceeding 57 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Blue Dynamic D59 which capacity is 60 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 540 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS075 of a capacity 62Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 600 A. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Opel Insignia A – petrol engines:
  • 2.0 E85 Turbo
  • 2.0 Turbo
  • 2.0 Turbo 4×4
  • 2.8 V6 Turbo 4×4
  • 2.8 V6 Turbo OPC 4×4

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0772 Ah680 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0774 Ah750 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB71271 Ah670 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA72272 Ah720 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP10072 Ah680 A278x175x175 mmB13
Lucas SupremeLS10074 Ah750 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE4372 Ah680 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE3874 Ah750 A278x175x175 mmB13More
For the 2.0 E85 Turbo, 2.0 Turbo, 2.0 Turbo 4×4 petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 276x175x175 mm or 278x175x175 mm with a capacity exceeding 71 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB712 which capacity is 71 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 670 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 07 of a capacity 74Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 750 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Opel Insignia A – petrol engines:
  • 1.6 SIDI (170 KM) – with Start-Stop system
  • 2.0 E85 Turbo – with Start-Stop system
  • 2.0 Turbo – with Start-Stop system
  • 2.0 Turbo 4×4 – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 0870 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK70070 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK72072 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardAGM 09670 Ah720 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 09670 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF09670 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGME3970 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
The Opel Insignia 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). The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Opel Insignia A – diesel engines:
  • 2.0 CDTI

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0772 Ah680 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0774 Ah750 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB71271 Ah670 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA72272 Ah720 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP10072 Ah680 A278x175x175 mmB13
Lucas SupremeLS10074 Ah750 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE4372 Ah680 A278x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE3874 Ah750 A278x175x175 mmB13More
The Opel Insignia with a 2.0 CDTI diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 276x175x175 mm or 278x175x175 mm, with a minimum capacity of 71 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB712 of a capacity 71Ah and 670A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Bosch S5 S50 07 of a capacity 74 Ah, having 750A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 2.0 CDTI engine have a B13 mount.

Opel Insignia A – diesel engines:
  • 2.0 CDTI

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 1080 Ah740 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 1085 Ah800 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB80280 Ah700 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA85285 Ah800 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 11080 Ah760 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicF1780 Ah740 A315x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicF1885 Ah800 A315x175x175 mmB13More
The Opel Insignia with a 2.0 CDTI diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 315x175x175 mm, with a minimum capacity of 77 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB802 of a capacity 80Ah and 700A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Bosch S5 S50 10 of a capacity 85 Ah, having 800A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 2.0 CDTI engine have a B13 mount.

Opel Insignia A – diesel engines:
  • 2.0 Biturbo CDTI
  • 2.0 Biturbo CDTI 4×4
  • 2.0 CDTI
  • 2.0 CDTI 4×4

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5S50 1185 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB80080 Ah640 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA90090 Ah720 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicF1680 Ah740 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicF1985 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
The Opel Insignia with diesel engines 2.0 Biturbo CDTI, 2.0 Biturbo CDTI 4×4, 2.0 CDTI, and the others mentioned above, should be equipped with a battery sized 315x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 77 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB800 of a capacity 80Ah and 640A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA900 of a capacity 90 Ah, having 720A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Opel Insignia A – diesel engines:
  • 2.0 Biturbo CDTI – with Start-Stop system
  • 2.0 Biturbo CDTI 4×4 – with Start-Stop system
  • 2.0 CDTI – with Start-Stop system
  • 2.0 CDTI 4×4 – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4 EFBS4 E1180 Ah730 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide EFBEL80080 Ah720 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion EFBLE11580 Ah730 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue Dynamic EFBN8080 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue Dynamic EFBF2280 Ah730 A315x175x190 mmB13More
The diesel engines of the Opel Insignia listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in EFB technology. Matching batteries have dimensions 315x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 80 Ah of a capacity and 720 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Opel Insignia A – diesel engines:
  • 2.0 CDTI – with Start-Stop system
  • 2.0 CDTI (163 KM) – with Start-Stop system
  • 2.0 CDTI (170 KM) – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 1180 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK80080 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK82082 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 11580 Ah800 A317x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF11580 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMF2180 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
The diesel engines of the Opel Insignia listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in AGM technology. The dimensions of batteries suitable for 2.0 CDTI, 2.0 CDTI (163 KM) and 2.0 CDTI (170 KM) engines vary slightly among different manufacturers 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). All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Opel Insignia , 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 Astra K (Astra 5) (2015-2021) 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 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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