Renault 21 (1986-1996) – batteries


Renault 21 was produced in the years 1986 – 1996. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Renault 21 (1986-1996):

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

Renault 21 – petrol engines:
  • 1.4
  • 1.7

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 02
45 Ah
400 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 02
52 Ah
470 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 02
54 Ah
530 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC440
44 Ah
360 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 Black Dynamic
B19
45 Ah
400 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
C22
52 Ah
470 A
207x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
C30
54 Ah
530 A
207x175x190 mmMore
For Renault 21 with 1.4 or 1.7 petrol engines, we use batteries measuring 207x175x190 mm and with a capacity exceeding 39 Ah (ampere-hours). 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 Bosch S5 S50 02 of a capacity 54Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 530 A. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Renault 21 – petrol engines:
  • 2.0
  • 2.0 4×4
  • 2.0 Turbo
  • 2.0 Turbo 4×4
  • 2.2
  • 2.2 4×4

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 05
56 Ah
480 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 05
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 05
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC550
55 Ah
460 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB620
62 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA640
64 Ah
640 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Essentials
HB 027
56 Ah
480 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 027
62 Ah
550 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Supreme
LS027
65 Ah
640 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
C14
56 Ah
480 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
D24
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
D15
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
For the 2.0, 2.0 4×4, 2.0 Turbo petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 242x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 50 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Classic EC550 which capacity is 55 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 460 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS027 of a capacity 65Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 640 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Renault 21 – diesel engines:
  • 1.9 D
  • 2.1 D
  • 2.1 TD
  • 2.1 Turbo-D

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 08
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 08
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 08
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Classic
EC700
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB740
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA770
77 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Essentials
HB 096
70 Ah
640 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 Black Dynamic
E13
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
E11
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
E44
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
The Renault 21 with diesel engines 1.9 D, 2.1 D, 2.1 TD, and the others mentioned above, should be equipped with a battery sized 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 65 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Bosch S3 S30 08 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 21 , 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!

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