What is my car battery type? Sx Hdi 70 1398cc Auto

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Dear All

I purchased my car in December 2012.
It appears that the previous seller or trader has used a smaller battery (063) :oops: instead of the correct one.

I know it is smaller because there is plenty of room in battery holding compartment near the engine.

I did some research on this and came across two battery types (072 and 027).
I want purchase a new battery but need to know which battery type I need for more power.

My car is a Citroen C3 Sx Hdi 70 1398cc Automatic Diesel (54 Reg) Sensodrive.

If anyone here has a same model as me please could you let me know your battery type.

I am very grateful for all your help.

Moh
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Mileage: 79984
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Hi Moh,

this 027 Battery (click here) is listed as the battery for your car, as you say, the 063 is smaller, has less capacity and less cold cranking capacity.

Citroen C3 027 starter battery
Citroen C3 027 starter battery
The 027 Citroen C3 Battery
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C3driver52 wrote:Hi Moh,


The 072 looks like it has a larger capacity than even the 027, maybe fitted in very cold climates, or for cars with additional power drains, like amps.

Which battery 027 or the 072 would fit securely in my battery compartment (casing) next to engine so that it will not slide side to side. because the 063 slides from side because it is too small.
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Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 140000
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Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
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027 battery size is:

Height (mm): 190
Width (mm): 172
Length (mm): 242
and positive on right


072 battery size is:

Height (mm): 225
Width (mm): 172
Length (mm): 266
and positive on the left.


063 battery size is:

Height (mm): 175
Width (mm): 175
Length (mm): 210
and positive on the right.


065 battery size is:

Height (mm): 175
Width (mm): 175
Length (mm): 243
and positive on the right.



I think you will have to measure your battery holder to find which fits best to be sure.

This is an 027 batteries dimensions.
027 battery dimensions
027 battery dimensions
there is a clip that holds the battery in place (if its not broken), the battery release lever.


battery release lever citroen c3
battery release lever citroen c3

if this is broken, the battery will be loose




This is my HB013 / 027 battery fitted to a C3 1.4 HDi


027 battery fitted citroen C3
027 battery fitted citroen C3
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Thank you very much C3Car for the pictures and measurements.

I will measure and decide the best fit.


Once again thank you very much.
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