Suzuki Samurai (1998-2004) – batteries


Suzuki Samurai was produced in the years 1998 – 2004. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Suzuki Samurai (1998-2004):

LayoutTerminal typesBase hold-down
1 – positive on the left side3B0
0 – positive on the right side1B13
0 – positive on the right side1B9
0 – positive on the right side1B01
As you can see, in case of Suzuki Samurai, 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 Samurai – petrol engines:
  • 1.0 AWD
  • 1.3
  • 1.3 AWD

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 1940 Ah330 A187x127x227 mmB0More
Exide ExcellEB35735 Ah240 A187x127x220 mmB0More
Lucas PremiumLP05540 Ah360 A187x127x220 mmB0More
Varta Blue DynamicA1540 Ah330 A187x127x227 mmB0More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 187x127x220 mm or 187x127x227 mm and a capacity exceeding 32 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Excell EB357 which capacity is 35 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 240 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Premium LP055 of a capacity 40Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 360 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B0.

Suzuki Samurai – diesel engines:
  • 1.9 D
  • 1.9 TD

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 2670 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
Exide ExcellEB70470 Ah540 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Exide PremiumEA75475 Ah630 A270x173x222 mmB9More
Varta Blue DynamicE2370 Ah630 A261x175x220 mmB01More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 260x174x224 mm, 261x175x220 mm or 270x173x222 mm, which capacity is minimum 67 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB704 of a capacity 70Ah and 540A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA754 of a capacity 75 Ah, having 630A Cold Cranking Amps.

Suzuki Samurai – diesel engines:
  • 1.9 TD (silnik Renault)

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0874 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0877 Ah780 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB74074 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA77077 Ah760 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 09676 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP09675 Ah680 A278x175x190 mmB13
Lucas SupremeLS09678 Ah780 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 71 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB740 of a capacity 74Ah and 680A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78 Ah, having 780A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Suzuki Samurai , 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 Jimny 3 (FJ) (1998-) battery
Suzuki Kizashi (2009-2014) battery
Suzuki Liana (2001-2007) 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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