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

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4S40 0560 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62062 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA64064 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 02762 Ah550 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas SupremeLS02765 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD2460 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD1563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 242x175x190 mm and 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

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
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm and 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

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5S50 1185 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB80080 Ah640 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA90090 Ah720 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicF1680 Ah740 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicF1985 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 315x175x190 mm, which capacity is minimum 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

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 1180 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK80080 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK82082 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 11580 Ah800 A317x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF11580 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMF2180 Ah800 A315x175x190 mmB13More
The Volvo S80 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 Bosch S5 AGM S5A 11 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 of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.
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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