Volvo S40 II (2004-2012) – batteries


Volvo S40 in version II was produced in the years 2004 – 2012. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Volvo S40 (2004-2012):

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

Volvo S40 II – petrol engines:
  • 1.6
  • 1.8
  • 2.0
  • 2.0 F
  • 2.4
  • 2.4 AWD
  • T5
  • T5 AWD

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 05
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 05
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB620
62 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA640
64 Ah
640 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 027
62 Ah
550 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Supreme
LS027
65 Ah
640 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
D24
60 Ah
540 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
D15
63 Ah
610 A
242x175x190 mmMore
For the 1.6, 1.8, 2.0 petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 242x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 59 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Blue Dynamic D24 which capacity is 60 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 540 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS027 of a capacity 65Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 640 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Volvo S40 II – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 D – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 D2 – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 08
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK700
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK720
72 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
AGM 096
70 Ah
720 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 096
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF096
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
E39
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
1.6 D or 1.6 D2 engines in the Volvo S40 II with Start-Stop system require the use of AGM technology batteries. Matching batteries have dimensions 278x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 70 Ah of a capacity and 720 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Volvo S40 II – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 D
  • 1.6 D2
  • 2.0 D
  • 2.0 D4
  • 2.4 D5
  • D3
  • D4

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5
S50 11
85 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB800
80 Ah
640 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA900
90 Ah
720 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
F16
80 Ah
740 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
F19
85 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
The Volvo S40 II with diesel engines 1.6 D, 1.6 D2, 2.0 D, and the others mentioned above, should be equipped with a battery sized 315x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 77 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Exide Excell EB800 of a capacity 80Ah and 640A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide Premium EA900 of a capacity 90 Ah, having 720A Cold Cranking Amps. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Volvo S40 , 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

Volvo C30 (2006-2012) battery
Volvo S40 I (1995-2004) battery
Volvo S60 I (2000-2010) battery
Volvo S60 II (2010-) battery
Volvo S80 I (1998-2006) battery
Volvo S80 II (2006-2016) battery
Volvo V40 I (1995-2004) battery
Volvo V40 II (2012-) battery
Volvo V50 (2004-2012) battery
Volvo V60 (2010-) battery
Volvo V70 I (1996-2000) battery
Volvo V70 II (2000-2007) battery
Volvo V70 III (2007-2016) battery
Volvo XC40 (2017-) battery


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