Seat Alhambra 1 (1996-2010) – batteries


Seat Alhambra in version 1 was produced in the years 1996 – 2010. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Seat Alhambra (1996-2010):

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

Seat Alhambra 1 – petrol engines:
  • 1.8 T 20V
  • 2.0 i

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 Seat Alhambra with 1.8 T 20V or 2.0 i petrol engines, we use batteries measuring 242x175x175 mm and with a capacity exceeding 57 Ah (ampere-hours). The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB602 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.

Seat Alhambra 1 – petrol engines:
  • 2.8 V6
  • 2.8 V6 4motion

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 Seat Alhambra with 2.8 V6 or 2.8 V6 4motion petrol engines, we use batteries measuring 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm and with a capacity exceeding 67 Ah (ampere-hours). The weakest of these is the battery Halfords Essentials HB 096 which capacity is 70 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 640 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 780 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Seat Alhambra 1 – diesel engines:
  • 1.9 TDI
  • 1.9 TDI 4motion
  • 1.9 TDi 4×4

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
The three above-mentioned diesel engines, namely 1.9 TDI, 1.9 TDI 4motion and 1.9 TDi 4×4, should be paired with batteries sized 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm with a capacity of at least 67 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. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Seat Alhambra 1 – diesel engines:
  • 2.0 TDI

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 09676 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP09675 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13
Lucas SupremeLS09678 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
The Seat Alhambra with a 2.0 TDI diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 71 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB740 of a capacity 74Ah and 680A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 2.0 TDI engine have a B13 mount.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Seat Alhambra , 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

Seat Alhambra 2 (2010-) battery
Seat Altea (2004-2015) battery
Seat Altea XL (2006-2015) battery
Seat Arosa (1997-2005) battery
Seat Cordoba I (1993-1999) battery
Seat Cordoba I FL (1999-2002) battery
Seat Cordoba II (2002-2010) battery
Seat Exeo (2008-2013) battery
Seat Ibiza 1 (021A) (1984-1993) battery
Seat Ibiza 2 (6K) (1993-1999) battery
Seat Ibiza 2 (6K2) (1999-2002) battery
Seat Ibiza 3 (6L) (2002-2009) battery
Seat Ibiza 4 (6J) (2008-2017) battery
Seat Leon 1 (1999-2006) battery
Seat Leon 2 (2005-2012) battery
Seat Leon 3 (2012-) battery
Seat Mii (2011-) battery
Seat Toledo I (1991-1999) battery
Seat Toledo II (1999-2004) battery
Seat Toledo III (2004-2009) battery
Seat Toledo IV (2012-) battery


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