Renault 19 I (1988-1992) – batteries


Renault 19 I was produced in the years 1988 – 1992. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Renault 19 I (1988-1992):

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

Renault 19 I – petrol engines:
  • 1.8 16V

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0141 Ah360 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0144 Ah440 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0152 Ah520 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC41241 Ah370 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB44244 Ah420 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA47247 Ah450 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords EssentialsHB 06341 Ah360 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 06345 Ah440 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicA1741 Ah360 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicB1844 Ah440 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicC652 Ah520 A207x175x175 mmB13More
For the Renault 19 I with a 1.8 16V gasoline engine, we choose batteries with dimensions of 207x175x175 mm, whose capacity exceeds 36 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Halfords Essentials HB 063 which capacity is 41 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 360 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Silver Dynamic C6 of a capacity 52Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 520 A. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Renault 19 I – petrol engines:
  • 1.2
  • 1.4
  • 1.7

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0245 Ah400 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0254 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC44044 Ah360 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB50050 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA53053 Ah540 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 01252 Ah450 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicB1945 Ah400 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicC2252 Ah470 A207x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicC3054 Ah530 A207x175x190 mmB13More
The above three petrol engines of the Renault 19 I, namely 1.2 ,1.4 and 1.7, will perform best with batteries of at least 39 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 Classic EC440 which capacity is 44 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 360 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Silver Dynamic C30 of a capacity 54Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 530 A. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Renault 19 I – diesel engines:
  • 1.9 D
  • 1.9 DT

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0870 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC70070 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords EssentialsHB 09670 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 09676 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP09675 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13
Lucas SupremeLS09678 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicE1370 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
For the Renault 19 I with 1.9 D or 1.9 DT diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 65 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Halfords Essentials HB 096 of a capacity 70Ah and 640A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Renault 19 I , 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

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Renault Avantime (2001-2003) battery
Renault Captur (2013-) battery
Renault Clio I (1991-1998) battery
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Renault Clio III (2005-2012) battery
Renault Clio IV (2012-) battery
Renault Espace V (2015-2023) battery
Renault Espace II (1991-1996) battery
Renault Espace III (1996-2003) battery
Renault Espace IV (2002-2014) battery
Renault Fluence (2009-2016) battery
Renault Grand Scenic II (2003-2009) battery
Renault Grand Scenic III (2009-2016) battery
Renault Kangoo I (1998-2008) battery
Renault Kangoo II (2008-) battery
Renault Koleos (2007-2016) battery
Renault Laguna I (1993-2001) battery
Renault Laguna II (2001-2007) battery
Renault Laguna III (2007-2015) battery
Renault Laguna III Coupe (2008-2015) battery
Renault Latitude (2010-2015) battery
Renault Master I (1981-1998) battery
Renault Master II (1998-2010) battery
Renault Master III (2010-) battery
Renault Megane I (1996-2003) battery
Renault Megane II (2002-) battery
Renault Megane III (2008-2016) battery
Renault Modus (2004-2012) battery
Renault Scenic I (1997-2003) battery
Renault Scenic II (2003-2009) battery
Renault Scenic III (2009-2016) battery
Renault Thalia I (1999-2010) battery
Renault Thalia II (2008-2013) battery
Renault Trafic I (1981-2000) battery
Renault Trafic II (2001-2014) battery
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