Renault Clio III (2005-2012) – batteries


Renault Clio III was produced in the years 2005 – 2012. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Renault Clio III (2005-2012):

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

Renault Clio III – petrol engines:
  • 1.2 16V
  • 1.4 16V
  • 1.6 16V

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 01
44 Ah
440 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 01
52 Ah
520 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB442
44 Ah
420 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA472
47 Ah
450 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 063
45 Ah
440 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
B18
44 Ah
440 A
207x175x175 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
C6
52 Ah
520 A
207x175x175 mmMore
The above three petrol engines of the Renault Clio III , namely 1.2 16V ,1.4 16V and 1.6 16V, will perform best with batteries of at least 42 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 EB442 which capacity is 44 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 420 A. The most powerful battery is Bosch S5 S50 01 of a capacity 52Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 520 A. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

Renault Clio III – petrol engines:
  • 1.2 16V Tce

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 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 the Renault Clio III with a 1.2 16V Tce gasoline engine, we choose batteries with dimensions of 207x175x190 mm, whose capacity exceeds 45 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Black Dynamic B19 which capacity is 45 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 400 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 Clio III – petrol engines:
  • 1.6 16V GT
  • 2.0 16V
  • 2.0 16V Sport

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 04
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 04
61 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB602
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA612
61 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Essentials
HB 075
56 Ah
500 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 075
60 Ah
550 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Lucas Supreme
LS075
62 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
D59
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x175 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
D21
61 Ah
600 A
242x175x175 mmMore
The above three petrol engines of the Renault Clio III , namely 1.6 16V GT ,2.0 16V and 2.0 16V Sport, will perform best with batteries of at least 55 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 Halfords Essentials HB 075 which capacity is 56 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 500 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS075 of a capacity 62Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 600 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Renault Clio III – diesel engines:
  • 1.5 dCi

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S3
S30 07
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S4
S40 07
72 Ah
680 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 07
74 Ah
750 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB712
71 Ah
670 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA722
72 Ah
720 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Lucas Premium
LP100
72 Ah
680 A
278x175x175 mm
Lucas Supreme
LS100
74 Ah
750 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Varta Black Dynamic
E9
70 Ah
640 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
E43
72 Ah
680 A
278x175x175 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
E38
74 Ah
750 A
278x175x175 mmMore
The Renault Clio III with a 1.5 dCi diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 276x175x175 mm or 278x175x175 mm, with a minimum capacity of 66 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Varta Black Dynamic E9 of a capacity 70Ah and 640A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Varta Silver Dynamic E38 of a capacity 74 Ah, having 750A Cold Cranking Amps. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Renault Clio III , 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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