Suzuki Grand Vitara I (1998-2005) – batteries


Suzuki Grand Vitara in version I was produced in the years 1998 – 2005. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Suzuki Grand Vitara (1998-2005):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
0 – positive on the right side1Korean B1
0 – positive on the right side1B01
0 – positive on the right side1B0
As you can see, in case of Suzuki Grand Vitara, 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.

Suzuki Grand Vitara I – petrol engines:
  • 1.6
  • 1.6 4×4
  • 2.0
  • 2.0 4×4
  • 2.5 V6 24V
  • 2.7 4×4

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 24
60 Ah
540 A
232x173x225 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB604
60 Ah
390 A
230x173x222 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA654
65 Ah
580 A
230x173x222 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
D47
60 Ah
540 A
232x173x225 mmMore
For the 1.6, 1.6 4×4, 2.0 petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm with a capacity exceeding 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.

Suzuki Grand Vitara I – diesel engines:
  • 2.0 HDI 110
  • 2.0 TD
  • 2.0 TD 4×4

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 28
95 Ah
830 A
306x173x225 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB954
95 Ah
720 A
306x173x222 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA954
95 Ah
800 A
306x173x222 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
G7
95 Ah
830 A
306x173x225 mmMore
The three above-mentioned diesel engines, namely 2.0 HDI 110, 2.0 TD and 2.0 TD 4×4, should be paired with batteries sized 306x173x222 mm or 306x173x225 mm with a capacity of at least 92 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB954 of a capacity 95Ah and 720A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Bosch S4 S40 28 of a capacity 95 Ah, having 830A Cold Cranking Amps.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Suzuki Grand Vitara , 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

Suzuki Baleno I (1995-2002) battery
Suzuki Grand Vitara II (2005-2014) battery
Suzuki Ignis I (2000-2003) battery
Suzuki Ignis II (2003-2008) battery
Suzuki Jimny 3 (FJ) (1998-) battery
Suzuki Kizashi (2009-2014) battery
Suzuki Liana (2001-2007) battery
Suzuki Samurai (1998-2004) battery
Suzuki Splash (2008-2014) battery
Suzuki Swift 2 (1989-2004) battery
Suzuki Swift 3 (2005-2010) battery
Suzuki Swift 4 (2010-) battery
Suzuki SX4 GY (2006-2013) battery
Suzuki Vitara 1 (1988-1999) battery


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