Volvo Batteries Guide – Amperage and Dimensions for all Volvo models

by: Alexandra M.


Note: All Volvo batteries have the positive on the right side. Volvo oem starter battery

2000 to 2009 Volvo S60, V70, V70 XC, XC70 Battery Specifications

Petrol Engines: 12v, 72Ah 600A H6 battery – Buy it here
Diesel Engines: 12v, 90Ah 800A H8 battery– Buy it here

2003 to 2015 Volvo XC90 Battery Specifications

Petrol Engines 5 and 6 cyl.: 12v, 72Ah 600A H6 battery – Buy it here
Petrol Engines V8: 12v, 90Ah 800A H8 battery– Buy it here
Diesel Engines: 12v, 90Ah 800A H8 battery– Buy it here

2004 to 2012 Volvo S40 / V50 / C30 / C70 Battery Specifications

Petrol Engines 4 cylinders: 12v, 62Ah, 520A battery (72 Ah, 600A battery if with RTI or upgraded Sound System – Buy it here )
Petrol Engines 5 cylinders: 12v, 72 Ah, 600A battery – Buy it here (80Ah 700A battery if with RTI or upgraded Sound System)
Diesel Engines: 12v, 80Ah 700A battery
With Start/Stop: 12v, 760A battery

1996 to 2004 Volvo S40 / V40 Battery Specifications

(max battery dimensions 278 x 175 x 190 mm)
Petrol Engines: 12v, 62Ah 520A H5 battery (optionally 72 Ah, 600A H6 battery – Buy it here )
Diesel Engines: 12v, 72Ah 600A H6 battery – Buy it here

1999 to 2006 Volvo S80 Battery Specifications

Petrol Engines: 12v, 72Ah 600A H6 battery – Buy it here
S80 Executive: 12v, 90Ah 800A H8 battery– Buy it here
Diesel Engines: 12v, 90Ah 800A H8 battery– Buy it here

2006 to 2016 Volvo S80, V70, XC70 Battery Specifications

(max battery height 175mm)
Petrol Engines 4 and 6 cylinder: 12v, 62Ah 520A battery (optionally: 12v, 80Ah 700A battery)
Petrol Engines 5 cylinder: 12v, 62Ah 520A battery (optionally: 12v, 90Ah 800A battery)
Petrol Engines V8: 12v, 72Ah 600A battery – Buy it here (optionally: 12v, 90Ah 800A battery)
Diesel Engines 4 cylinder: 12v, 80Ah 700A battery
Diesel Engines 5 cylinder: 12v, 90Ah 800A battery– Buy it here

2008-on Volvo XC60 Battery Specifications

(max battery height 175mm)
Petrol Engines: 12v, 62Ah 520A battery (optionally: 12v, 80Ah 700A battery)
Diesel Engines: 12v, 90Ah 800A battery– Buy it here

2010-on Volvo S60, V60 Battery Specifications

(max battery height 175mm)
Petrol Engines: 12v, 62Ah 520A battery (optionally: 12v, 800A battery)
Diesel Engines: 12v, 90Ah 800A battery– Buy it here
with Start Stop: 12v 760A battery

2015-on Volvo XC90 Battery Specifications

There are two versions of the start battery depending on vehicle accessories:
12v battery 80Ah, 800A – dimensions 315×175×190mm – Buy it here
12v battery 95Ah, 850A – dimensions 353×175×190mm

2016-on Volvo S90, V90 Battery Specifications

There are two versions of the start battery depending on vehicle accessories:
12v battery 80Ah, 800A – dimensions 315×175×190mm– Buy it here
12v battery 95Ah, 850A – dimensions 353×175×190mm

2012-on Volvo V40, V40 CC Battery Specifications

Petrol Engines: 12v, 520A battery (optionally: 12v, 800A battery)
Diesel Engines: 12v, 90Ah 800A battery– Buy it here
with Start Stop: 12v 760A battery

Volvo 850, S70, V70, V70 XC, C70 Battery Specifications

(max battery dimensions 278 x 175 x 190 mm)
Petrol Engines: 520A 60Ah battery (optionally 600A 70Ah battery – Buy it here )
Diesel Engines: 600A 70Ah battery – Buy it here

Volvo 440, 460, 480 Battery Specifications

(max battery dimensions 278 x 175 x 190 mm)
Petrol Engines: 520A 60Ah battery
Diesel Engines: 600A 70Ah battery – Buy it here

Volvo 700, 900, S/V90 (96-98) Battery Specifications

Petrol Engines: 520A 60Ah battery (optionally 600A 70Ah battery – Buy it here )
Diesel Engines: 600A 70Ah battery – Buy it here (optionally 775A 88Ah battery – check fitment on 87-on cars)

Volvo 240, 260 Series Battery Specifications

Petrol Engines 4 cylinders until 1986: 12v, 60Ah battery (B17, B19, B20, B23 engines)
Petrol Engines 6 cylinders until 1986: 12v, 72Ah battery (B27, B28 engines) – Buy it here
Petrol Engines 1987-1993: 12v, 440A 50Ah battery (B200, B230, B28E engines)
Petrol Engines 1993: 12v, 60Ah 520A battery (B200, B230 engines)
Diesel Engines until 1986: 12v, 88Ah battery (D20, D24 engines)
Diesel Engines 1987-on: 12v, 70Ah, 600A battery (D20, D24 engines) – Buy it here

Volvo 340, 360 Battery Specifications

Petrol Engines B14, B172, B200: 45Ah battery
Diesel Engines D16: 66Ah battery