VW Golf 2 (1983-1992) – batteries

VW Golf in version 2 was produced in the years 1983 - 1992. Below we present the specifications of batteries suitable for specific engines.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for VW Golf (1983-1992):

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

VW Golf 2 - petrol engines:
1.3 CAT
1.8 GTI
1.8 GTI 16V
1.8 GTI G60
1.8 GTI G60 Syncro
1.8 i CAT
1.8 i Syncro CAT
1.8 Syncro

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0141 Ah360 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0144 Ah440 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0152 Ah520 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC41241 Ah370 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB44244 Ah420 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA47247 Ah450 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicA1741 Ah360 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicB1844 Ah440 A207x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicC652 Ah520 A207x175x175 mmB13More
In the case of these petrol engines, we choose batteries in size 207x175x175 mm, which capacity exceeds 38 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Varta Black Dynamic A17 which capacity is 41 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 360 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Silver Dynamic C6 of a capacity 52Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 520 A. All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

VW Golf 2 - diesel engines:
1.6 D
1.6 TD

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensionsBase Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0453 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0460 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Bosch S5S50 0461 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC54254 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB60260 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Exide PremiumEA61261 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicC1153 Ah500 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicD5960 Ah540 A242x175x175 mmB13More
Varta Silver DynamicD2161 Ah600 A242x175x175 mmB13More
These diesel engines should work with batteries of dimensions 242x175x175 mm, which capacity is minimum 51 Ah. The most basic battery of this set is Varta Black Dynamic C11 of a capacity 53Ah and 500A Cold Cranking Amps, the battery with the biggest capacity is Varta Silver Dynamic D21 of a capacity 61 Ah, having 600A Cold Cranking Amps. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

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