Volvo S80 I (1998-2006) – batteries


Volvo S80 in version I was produced in the years 1998 – 2006. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Volvo S80 (1998-2006):

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

Volvo S80 I – petrol engines:
  • 2.0
  • 2.0 T
  • 2.4
  • 2.4 LTP
  • 2.4 T
  • 2.4 T5 AWD
  • 2.5 T
  • 2.5 T 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 2.0, 2.0 T, 2.4 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 Bosch S4 S40 05 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 S80 I – petrol engines:
  • 2.8 T6
  • 2.9
  • 3.0
  • 3.0 T6

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4
S40 08
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5
S50 08
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Excell
EB740
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide Premium
EA770
77 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Standard
HCB 096
76 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Premium
LP096
75 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mm
Lucas Supreme
LS096
78 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic
E11
74 Ah
680 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic
E44
77 Ah
780 A
278x175x190 mmMore
For the 2.8 T6, 2.9, 3.0 petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 71 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Bosch S4 S40 08 which capacity is 74 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 680 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS096 of a capacity 78Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 780 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

Volvo S80 I – diesel engines:
  • 2.4 D
  • 2.4 D5

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
For the Volvo S80 I with 2.4 D or 2.4 D5 diesel engines, we recommend batteries 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.

Volvo S80 I – diesel engines:
  • 2.5 TDI

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 11
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK800
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Exide AGM
EK820
82 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
AGM 115
80 Ah
800 A
317x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF115
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
F21
80 Ah
800 A
315x175x190 mmMore
The Volvo S80 I with a 2.5 TDI diesel engine should be compatible with batteries of dimensions 315x175x190 mm or 317x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 77 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Lucas Fusion AGM LF115 of a capacity 80Ah and 800A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Exide AGM EK820 of a capacity 82 Ah, having 800A Cold Cranking Amps. All batteries compatible with the 2.5 TDI engine have a B13 mount.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your Volvo S80 , 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 S40 II (2004-2012) battery
Volvo S60 I (2000-2010) battery
Volvo S60 II (2010-) 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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