GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, has announced the introduction of seven new Yuasa automotive batteries to its market-leading, Original Equipment (OE) quality YBX range. The new additions provide a significant increase in coverage of the European vehicle parc.
Now available to the aftermarket, the seven new batteries expand Yuasa’s YBX3000, YBX5000 and YBX7000 offer. Together they increase parts coverage by over 50 additional vehicles with a combined population of over 200,000 passenger cars in the UK.
James Hylton, Managing Director at GS Yuasa Battery Sales (UK) Ltd said: “Yuasa’s Original Equipment YBX batteries are trusted by both the trade and consumers alike. With an established OE pedigree, we are proud to have the largest vehicle coverage for one brand.”
“GS Yuasa are always looking to maximise the coverage, specification and competitiveness of our battery ranges. This means we are able to offer our customers the best value and the largest choice. The new automotive types are available immediately to the European aftermarket.”
The popular YBX3000 battery series, which offers up to 30,000 starts, has seen 5 new references introduced: The YBX3750 and YBX3780 satisfy the demand for BCI standard front terminal type batteries that are popular on a wide range of American vehicles; The YBX3214 and YBX3205 are unique to numerous Korean-built Chevrolet, Kia and Hyundai models; whilst the YBX3115 expands GS Yuasa’s coverage in popular VAG, BMW and Volvo cars.
The YBX5116 has also been introduced to Yuasa’s premium quality YBX5000 series. This Layout 1 L4 DIN battery provides up to 50,000 engine starts and satisfies unique requirements of some Chevrolet Captivas & Vauxhall Antaras.
Finally, the YBX7019 was introduced to the YBX7000 EFB range to meet the demand of an increasing number of VAG models that employ L5 DIN EFB batteries in premium Start/Stop models.
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Battery Specification Applicable models
YBX3780 12v, 74Ah, 740A US models that require Group 78 BCI front terminal battery
YBX3750 12v, 66Ah, 660A US models that require Group 75 BCI front terminal battery
YBX3205 12v, 60Ah, 540A Hyundai i30 1.4P (2007->), Kia Rio 1.5 CRDI (2005->)
YBX3214 12v, 60Ah, 540A Chevrolet Aveo 1.2P (2008->), Chevrolet Kalos 1.2P (2005->)
YBX3115 12v, 85Ah, 760A Audi, BMW and Volvo models >2.0l (Diesel & Petrol)
YBX5116 12v, 90Ah, 800A Chevrolet Captiva 2.0D & Vauxhall Antara 2.0D (2007-2011)
YBX7019 12v, 100Ah, 850A Premium Audi Start-Stop