Porsche Cayman I (987) (2005-2013) – batteries


Porsche Cayman in version I (987) was produced in the years 2005 – 2013. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Porsche Cayman (2005-2013):

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

Porsche Cayman I (987) – petrol engines:
  • 2.7
  • 2.9

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
For Porsche Cayman I (987) with 2.7 or 2.9 petrol engines, we use batteries measuring 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm and with a capacity exceeding 71 Ah (ampere-hours). The weakest of these is the battery Bosch S4 S40 08 which capacity is 74 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 680 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 780 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Porsche Cayman I (987) – petrol engines:
  • R 3.4
  • S 3.4
  • S 3.4 Sport

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 10
80 Ah
740 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 10
85 Ah
800 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB802
80 Ah
700 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA852
85 Ah
800 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 110
80 Ah
760 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
F17
80 Ah
740 A
315x175x175 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
F18
85 Ah
800 A
315x175x175 mmMore
The above three petrol engines of the Porsche Cayman I (987), namely R 3.4 ,S 3.4 and S 3.4 Sport, will perform best with batteries of at least 77 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 EB802 which capacity is 80 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 700 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA852 of a capacity 85Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 800 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Porsche Cayman , 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

Porsche Cayenne I (955) (2002-2010) battery
Porsche Cayenne II (958) (2010-2017) battery
Porsche Cayman II (981) (2013-2016) battery
Porsche Macan I (2014-2018) battery
Porsche Panamera I (970) (2009-2016) battery


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