VW Golf 7 (2012-2021) – batteries


VW Golf in version 7 was produced in the years 2012 – 2021. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for VW Golf (2012-2021):

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

VW Golf 7 – petrol engines:
  • 1.0 TSI (63 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.0 TSI (81 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.0 TSI (85 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.2 TSI (63 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.2 TSI (77 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.2 TSI (81 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 TSI (103 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 TSI ACT (103 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.5 TGI (96 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.5 TSI (110 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.5 TSI (96 kW) – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4 EFB
S4 E05
60 Ah
560 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Exide EFB
EL600
60 Ah
640 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
EFB 027
65 Ah
600 A
243x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion EFB
LE027
60 Ah
560 A
242x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic EFB
D53
60 Ah
560 A
242x175x190 mmMore
The above versions of the VW Golf 7 are equipped with a Start-Stop system, and in this case, we should use batteries made with EFB technology. Dimensions of matching batteries differ slightly depending on the manufacturer and are 242x175x190 mm or 243x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 60 Ah of a capacity and 560 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All of the above motors have a base hold-down B13.

VW Golf 7 – petrol engines:
  • 1.4 TGI CNG (81 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 TSI (110 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 TSI (90 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 TSI (92 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.4 TSI ACT (110 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 GTI (162 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 GTI (169 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 R (221 kW) – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4 EFB
S4 E08
70 Ah
650 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide EFB
EL700
70 Ah
720 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Halfords Advanced
EFB 096
75 Ah
700 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion EFB
LE096
70 Ah
650 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic EFB
E45
70 Ah
650 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic EFB
N70
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
The VW Golf 7 gasoline engines mentioned above are equipped with a Start-Stop system, and in this case, it means there is a need to use batteries produced using EFB technology. Matching batteries have dimensions 278x175x190 mm. The parameters of these batteries are at least 70 Ah of a capacity and 650 A CCA (Cold Cranking Amps). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

VW Golf 7 – petrol engines:
  • 2.0 R (228 kW) – 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
Owning a VW Golf 7 with a 2.0 R (228 kW) engine and Start-Stop system means there is a need to use more expensive batteries made with AGM technology. 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). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

VW Golf 7 – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 TDI (85 kW) – with Start-Stop

ModelCapacity and CCADimensions (LxWxH)Price
Bosch S4 EFB
S4 E08
70 Ah
650 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Bosch S5 AGM
S5A 08
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Exide EFB
EL700
70 Ah
720 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
Halfords Advanced
EFB 096
75 Ah
700 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion AGM
LF096
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Lucas Fusion EFB
LE096
70 Ah
650 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic EFB
E45
70 Ah
650 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Silver Dynamic AGM
E39
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
Varta Blue Dynamic EFB
N70
70 Ah
760 A
278x175x190 mmMore
The listed engines of the VW Golf 7 have a Start-Stop function, therefore we cannot use batteries produced in traditional technology. Matching batteries have dimensions 278x175x190 mm. We can install a battery made in EFB technology here or made in AGM technology. To avoid problems, You should rememeber to replace the standard battery with a standard one, EFB with EFB and AGM with AGM. All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

VW Golf 7 – diesel engines:
  • 1.6 TDI (66 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 TDI (77 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 1.6 TDI (81 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 GTD (135 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 TDI (110 kW) – with Start-Stop
  • 2.0 TDI Alltrack (135 kW) – 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
The diesel engines of the VW Golf 7 listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in AGM technology. 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). All the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.
If you’re still unsure which battery fits your VW Golf , 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!

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