Seat Leon 1 (1999-2006) – batteries


Seat Leon in version 1 was produced in the years 1999 – 2006. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Seat Leon (1999-2006):

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

Seat Leon 1 – petrol engines:
  • 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 these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 207x175x190 mm and a capacity exceeding 41 Ah. 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 of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Seat Leon 1 – petrol engines:
  • 1.6
  • 1.6 16V
  • 1.8 20V
  • 1.8 20V T
  • 1.8 20V T4
  • 1.8 T Cupra R

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
Varta Black DynamicC1456 Ah480 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD2460 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD1563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 242x175x190 mm and a capacity exceeding 52 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 Exide Premium EA640 of a capacity 64Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 640 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Seat Leon 1 – petrol engines:
  • 2.8
  • 2.8 Cupra 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
Varta Black DynamicE1370 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm and a capacity exceeding 67 Ah. 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 Bosch S5 S50 08 of a capacity 77Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 780 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Seat Leon 1 – diesel engines:
  • 1.9 SDI
  • 1.9 TDI
  • 1.9 TDI Syncro

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
Varta Black DynamicE1370 Ah640 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicE1174 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicE4477 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 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 Bosch S5 S50 08 of a capacity 77 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Seat Leon , 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 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 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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