Seat Arosa (1997-2005) – batteries


Seat Arosa was produced in the years 1997 – 2005. The following table presents information about batteries that match each of the engines available on the market.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Seat Arosa (1997-2005):

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

Seat Arosa – petrol engines:
  • 1.0

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 Seat Arosa with a 1.0 gasoline engine, we choose batteries with dimensions of 207x175x175 mm, whose capacity exceeds 41 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 batteries compatible with the 1.0 engine have a B13 mount.

Seat Arosa – petrol engines:
  • 1.4
  • 1.4 16V

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
For Seat Arosa with 1.4 or 1.4 16V petrol engines, we use batteries measuring 207x175x190 mm and with a capacity exceeding 41 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 Varta Silver Dynamic C30 of a capacity 54Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 530 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Seat Arosa – diesel engines:
  • 1.4 TDI
  • 1.7 SDI

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0556 Ah480 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0560 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC55055 Ah460 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62062 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA64064 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords EssentialsHB 02756 Ah480 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 02762 Ah550 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas SupremeLS02765 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicC1456 Ah480 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD2460 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD1563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
For the Seat Arosa with 1.4 TDI or 1.7 SDI diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 242x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 52 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Classic EC550 of a capacity 55Ah and 460A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS027 of a capacity 65 Ah, having 640A Cold Cranking Amps. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Seat Arosa , 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 1 (1996-2010) battery
Seat Alhambra 2 (2010-) battery
Seat Altea (2004-2015) battery
Seat Altea XL (2006-2015) 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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