Volvo V40 I (1995-2004) – batteries


Volvo V40 in version I was produced in the years 1995 – 2004. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for Volvo V40 (1995-2004):

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

Volvo V40 I – petrol engines:
  • 1.6
  • 1.8
  • 1.8 i
  • 1.9 T4
  • 2.0
  • 2.0 T
  • 2.0 T4

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0556 Ah480 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0560 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC55055 Ah460 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB62062 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA64064 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords EssentialsHB 02756 Ah480 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords StandardHCB 02762 Ah550 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas SupremeLS02765 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicC1456 Ah480 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD2460 Ah540 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD1563 Ah610 A242x175x190 mmB13More
For the 1.6, 1.8, 1.8 i petrol engines and others from the above list, we select batteries measuring 242x175x190 mm with a capacity exceeding 52 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Classic EC550 which capacity is 55 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 460 A. The most powerful battery is Lucas Supreme LS027 of a capacity 65Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 640 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

Volvo V40 I – diesel engines:
  • 1.9 DI
  • 1.9 TD

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 the Volvo V40 with 1.9 DI or 1.9 TD diesel engines, we recommend batteries sized 276x175x190 mm or 278x175x190 mm, with a minimum capacity of 71 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Bosch S4 S40 08 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 Volvo V40 , 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 I (1998-2006) battery
Volvo S80 II (2006-2016) 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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