Suzuki Jimny 3 (FJ) (from 1998) – batteries


Suzuki Jimny in version 3 (FJ) is produced from 1998. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Suzuki Jimny (1998-):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
1 – positive on the left side3B0
0 – positive on the right side1Korean B1
0 – positive on the right side1B0
As you can see, in case of Suzuki Jimny, 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 Jimny 3 (FJ) – petrol engines:
  • 1.3 16V
  • 1.3 16V 4WD
  • 1.3 4×4

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2245 Ah330 A238x129x227 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB45745 Ah330 A237x127x227 mmB0More
Halfords StandardHCB 05745 Ah400 A238x129x225 mmB0More
Varta Blue DynamicB3345 Ah330 A238x129x227 mmB0More
The above three petrol engines of the Suzuki Jimny, namely 1.3 16V ,1.3 16V 4WD and 1.3 4×4, will perform best with batteries of at least 42 Ah capacity. We recommend choosing higher-end battery models for cars with a large number of optional extras. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Blue Dynamic B33 which capacity is 45 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 330 A. The most powerful battery is Halfords Standard HCB 057 of a capacity 45Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 400 A. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B0.

Suzuki Jimny 3 (FJ) – diesel engines:
  • 1.5 DDiS 4WD
  • 1.5 DDiS 4×4

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base 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
For the Suzuki Jimny with 1.5 DDiS 4WD or 1.5 DDiS 4×4 diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 230x173x222 mm or 232x173x225 mm, with a minimum capacity of 57 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB604 of a capacity 60Ah and 390A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA654 of a capacity 65 Ah, having 580A Cold Cranking Amps.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Suzuki Jimny , 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 I (1998-2005) battery
Suzuki Grand Vitara II (2005-2014) battery
Suzuki Ignis I (2000-2003) battery
Suzuki Ignis II (2003-2008) 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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