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How much does a Car Battery replacement cost?

Labour times and part prices vary depending on the particular vehicle, but to give you an idea here are some examples.

Car Franchise Dealer estimate Independent Garage estimate ClickMechanic ClickMechanic Saving
Car2007 Mazda Mazda2 Franchise Dealer Est.£93 - £155 Independent Garage Est.£68 - £120 ClickMechanic Est.£68 - £120 Saving24%
Car2010 Ford Transit Franchise Dealer Est.£147 - £189 Independent Garage Est.£115 - £150 ClickMechanic Est.£115 - £150 Saving20%
Car2000 Renault Safrane Franchise Dealer Est.£128 - £252 Independent Garage Est.£97 - £200 ClickMechanic Est.£97 - £200 Saving21%
Car2007 Audi A4 Franchise Dealer Est.£199 - £283 Independent Garage Est.£143 - £195 ClickMechanic Est.£143 - £196 Saving29%
Car2006 Renault Grand Scenic Franchise Dealer Est.£115 - £160 Independent Garage Est.£88 - £126 ClickMechanic Est.£88 - £127 Saving21%

Want to learn more about Car Battery replacements?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a vehicle’s battery replacement involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the electrical system.
  • If necessary the battery is replaced
  • Mechanic makes sure the battery's cables have not corroded or damaged before putting them back.
  • Mechanic tests the battery charging system to confirm it is working as it should be.

Can I replace car battery myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a car battery replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

What are the signs that your car needs a new battery?

  • You may initially find that when you unlock the vehicle, the central locking doesn’t work.
  • When you turn the key in the ignition, you have no lights on the dashboard.
  • When you attempt to start the engine, you get a very slow turn over, nothing at all or just a rapid clicking.

How long will a battery replacement take?

A car battery replacement usually takes under 1 hour, but can take more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How often should you replace a car battery?

Every battery will eventually lose its ability to provide the power for your car and all its electrical parts need to keep working. The problem is that the warning signs might give you very little notice that your car’s battery is about to fail completely.

Battery problems are the most common cause of callouts to vehicle recovery services, accounting for 1 in 5 faults, according to one major motoring organisation.

However, a lot of issues can be caused by incorrect battery replacement sequences. These days it's not always as simple as undoing the old one and popping the new one in its place. Some vehicles require the new battery to be registered and coded to the vehicles computer system for example or windows to be reset etc.

How do you know if your car needs a new battery?

Every time a battery goes “flat”, it can damage the cells in the unit and whilst it may show 12v the actual power of the battery is reduced. Therefore if you are having to get assistance to start a vehicle due to the battery, then you should really consider changing it.

With the newer batteries having higher demands on them, the lifespan has reduced and these batteries may only last 3 years. If you are buying a second hand car for instance, that has an automatic stop/start system, it's worth taking into consideration the cost of buying a new battery and replacing the one installed if it hasn’t been recently done.

How much does it cost to replace a car battery?

A car battery replacement generally costs between £100 and £300 with an average price of £130. Battery prices for vehicles with a stop/start system are typically higher. Ultimately, the cost of a battery replacement depends on the type of battery your car's manufacturer recommends for your car. Find out what you could save by having your battery replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!

How much does a Car Battery replacement cost?

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These estimates may include Stop/start Battery, Stop/start Battery and/or Battery

59 manufacturers for Car Battery Replacement

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £101.44 - £227.13

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 789

£184

£122 - £238

£162 - £325

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Asia

Parts costs: £132.62 - £159.15

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2

£174

£182 - £182

£257 - £257

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Aston Martin

Parts costs: £130.46 - £171.07

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4

£171

£180 - £192

£254 - £269

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Audi

Parts costs: £126.77 - £298.93

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 5582

£232

£164 - £298

£227 - £397

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Austin

Parts costs: £55.54 - £110.18

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 15

£91

£64 - £141

£83 - £208

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Bentley

Parts costs: £101.50 - £161.87

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 18

£152

£151 - £184

£220 - £260

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BMW

Parts costs: £154.61 - £326.69

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 10725

£253

£182 - £321

£240 - £424

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Cadillac

Parts costs: £112.05 - £231.87

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 7

£183

£141 - £242

£193 - £330

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £74.88 - £154.45

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 507

£148

£100 - £178

£139 - £252

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £115.22 - £306.52

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 531

£214

£126 - £304

£160 - £403

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Citroen

Parts costs: £90.46 - £229.01

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4704

£173

£112 - £240

£152 - £327

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Dacia

Parts costs: £75.31 - £177.55

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 97

£131

£93 - £197

£125 - £275

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Daewoo

Parts costs: £70.76 - £163.54

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 54

£141

£120 - £185

£183 - £261

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Daihatsu

Parts costs: £73.69 - £140.96

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 82

£126

£90 - £167

£121 - £239

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Daimler

Parts costs: £131.99 - £269.80

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 6

£222

£181 - £274

£256 - £368

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Dodge

Parts costs: £119.86 - £213.65

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 94

£175

£136 - £227

£176 - £311

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DS

Parts costs: £177.54 - £222.96

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 14

£219

£227 - £235

£311 - £321

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Ferrari

Parts costs: £110.97 - £156.60

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3

£159

£160 - £180

£231 - £254

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Fiat

Parts costs: £76.24 - £222.59

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3545

£159

£93 - £235

£125 - £320

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Ford

Parts costs: £83.87 - £202.64

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 17456

£163

£111 - £218

£155 - £300

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Honda

Parts costs: £77.97 - £167.34

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3928

£151

£103 - £189

£142 - £265

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £82.39 - £230.23

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2848

£169

£103 - £241

£141 - £328

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Infiniti

Parts costs: £94.13 - £211.04

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 11

£164

£143 - £225

£211 - £309

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Isuzu

Parts costs: £118.25 - £226.60

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 13

£185

£149 - £238

£204 - £324

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Iveco

Parts costs: £214.23 - £331.20

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 58

£289

£263 - £325

£355 - £429

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £135.71 - £309.08

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1788

£236

£159 - £307

£209 - £407

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Jeep

Parts costs: £121.08 - £331.92

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 297

£232

£169 - £326

£240 - £430

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Kia

Parts costs: £80.11 - £216.47

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1678

£164

£101 - £229

£138 - £314

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £148.52 - £320.61

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4350

£243

£180 - £316

£241 - £418

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LDV

Parts costs: £97.81 - £233.73

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 77

£176

£103 - £244

£128 - £332

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Lexus

Parts costs: £93.44 - £194.01

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 631

£163

£110 - £211

£145 - £292

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London Taxi's International

Parts costs: £150.16 - £180.19

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2

£175

£177 - £194

£235 - £267

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Lotus

Parts costs: £78.97 - £103.91

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 5

£121

£128 - £136

£193 - £202

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Maserati

Parts costs: £107.24 - £182.92

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 25

£171

£156 - £202

£226 - £281

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Mazda

Parts costs: £86.33 - £173.25

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1864

£149

£103 - £193

£137 - £271

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £128.06 - £296.19

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 5518

£224

£163 - £296

£224 - £394

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MG

Parts costs: £81.71 - £159.15

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 113

£138

£93 - £182

£120 - £257

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MINI

Parts costs: £106.85 - £202.55

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1996

£179

£129 - £218

£173 - £300

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £91.85 - £220.88

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 561

£195

£115 - £233

£156 - £319

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Nissan

Parts costs: £83.29 - £180.35

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4345

£156

£110 - £199

£152 - £278

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Perodua

Parts costs: £72.41 - £88.64

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 11

£114

£121 - £123

£185 - £186

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £84.67 - £197.28

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 7688

£167

£114 - £213

£160 - £295

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Peugeot Talbot

Parts costs: £145.26 - £178.10

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 19

£178

£162 - £197

£207 - £276

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Piaggio

Parts costs: £73.69 - £88.43

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1

£109

£123 - £123

£186 - £186

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Porsche

Parts costs: £118.44 - £209.86

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 264

£186

£163 - £224

£231 - £308

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Proton

Parts costs: £77.04 - £147.78

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 20

£140

£126 - £172

£190 - £246

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Renault

Parts costs: £84.90 - £186.49

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4831

£160

£108 - £204

£149 - £284

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Rover

Parts costs: £85.44 - £182.35

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 232

£160

£129 - £201

£189 - £280

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Saab

Parts costs: £109.62 - £223.02

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 521

£181

£121 - £235

£153 - £321

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SEAT

Parts costs: £91.98 - £228.06

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1614

£173

£114 - £239

£154 - £326

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Skoda

Parts costs: £98.65 - £229.55

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1509

£176

£120 - £240

£162 - £327

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Smart

Parts costs: £87.05 - £159.01

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 277

£153

£115 - £182

£160 - £257

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Ssangyong

Parts costs: £134.24 - £244.94

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 9

£206

£183 - £253

£259 - £343

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Subaru

Parts costs: £87.65 - £156.12

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 93

£146

£137 - £179

£203 - £254

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £68.16 - £138.13

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 883

£123

£89 - £164

£123 - £236

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Toyota

Parts costs: £76.24 - £187.76

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4684

£161

£101 - £206

£140 - £286

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £78.55 - £184.13

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 11025

£153

£100 - £203

£138 - £282

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £91.32 - £272.65

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 9723

£192

£118 - £276

£163 - £370

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Volvo

Parts costs: £123.31 - £278.61

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1751

£212

£145 - £281

£191 - £376

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Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a car battery replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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Recent Car Battery replacement quotes

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£148.69

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Alfa Romeo Brera
Cambridge
£83.82

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Peugeot 207
Cheltenham
£111.78

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Vauxhall Insignia
Redhill
£105.39

Battery replacement (vehicles without stop/start system)

Peugeot 107
Woking