VW Up! (from 2011) – batteries


VW Up! is produced from 2011. We invite you to a list of batteries matching individual engine versions.

Basic parameters of batteries suitable for VW Up! (2011-):

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

VW Up! – petrol engines:
  • 1.0
  • 1.0 EcoFuel
  • 1.0 MPI (55 kW)

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S3S30 0040 Ah340 A175x175x190 mmB13More
Bosch S4S40 0044 Ah420 A175x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ClassicEC40040 Ah320 A175x175x190 mmB13More
Exide ExcellEB44044 Ah400 A175x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas PremiumLP20240 Ah340 A175x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Black DynamicA1640 Ah340 A175x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue DynamicB3644 Ah420 A175x175x190 mmB13More
For these petrol engines, we recommend batteries with dimensions of 175x175x190 mm and a capacity exceeding 37 Ah. The weakest of these is the battery Exide Classic EC400 which capacity is 40 Ah and Cold Cranking Amps is 320 A. The most powerful battery is Varta Blue Dynamic B36 of a capacity 44Ah and Cold Cranking Amps: 420 A. The base hold-down of the above batteries is B13.

VW Up! – petrol engines:
  • 1.0 GTI (85 kW) – with Start-Stop system
  • 1.0 MPI (55 kW) – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S4 EFBS4 E0560 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide EFBEL60060 Ah640 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedEFB 02765 Ah600 A243x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion EFBLE02760 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Blue Dynamic EFBD5360 Ah560 A242x175x190 mmB13More
The engines of the VW Up! listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in 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 the batteries in the list above have a base hold-down B13.

VW Up! – petrol engines:
  • 1.0 – with Start-Stop system
  • 1.0 EcoFuel – with Start-Stop system
  • 1.0 TSI (66 kW) – with Start-Stop system

Brand and seriesModelCapacityCold Cranking AmpsDimensions (LxWxH)Base Hold-DownPrice
Bosch S5 AGMS5A 0560 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK60060 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Exide AGMEK62062 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Halfords AdvancedAGM 02760 Ah640 A243x175x190 mmB13More
Lucas Fusion AGMLF02760 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
Varta Silver Dynamic AGMD5260 Ah680 A242x175x190 mmB13More
The engines of the VW Up! listed above have a Start-Stop system, and in this case, this means that we must use batteries produced in AGM 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 640 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 Up! , 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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