Subaru Forester I (1997-2002) – batteries

Subaru Forester in version I was produced in the years 1997 - 2002. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Subaru Forester (1997-2002):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 - positive on the right side1Korean B1
0 - positive on the right side1B0
As you can see, in case of Subaru Forester, even the basic parameters of the batteries (battery layout, terminal types and base hold-down) are not identical for all engine versions. For this reason, care must be taken to match the battery to a specific engine.

Subaru Forester I - petrol engines:
2.0 S Turbo
2.5 AWD

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2460 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB60460 Ah390 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Exide PremiumEA65465 Ah580 A230x173x222 mmKorean B1More
Varta Blue DynamicD4760 Ah540 A232x173x225 mmB0More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm, which capacity exceeds 57 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB604 which capacity is 60 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 390 A. The most powerful battery is Exide Premium EA654 of a capacity 65Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 580 A.

See also information about other cars of this manufacturer

Subaru BRZ (2012-)
Subaru Forester II (2002-2008)
Subaru Forester III (2008-2013)
Subaru Forester IV (2012-2018)
Subaru Outback II (1999-2004)
Subaru Outback III (2003-2009)
Subaru Outback IV (2009-2014)
Subaru XV (2012-)

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