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19th April 2019
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2nd July 2018
“Great communication and friendly service phoned back promptly and gave me a full and detailed explanation of the condition of the car I was having checked”

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4th January 2019
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“Mark phoned to say he was on his way. Soon got the car out, replaced battery, car back no fuss. Was friendly.”

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“Mark was friendly. Very happy with the work carried out.”

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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 battery do?

The battery, it's that big and heavy thing stuck under your bonnet that always seems to lose all of its juice right when you need it. Either when you want to be on your way to work or when you want to escape from that birthday party at your in-laws you'd wished you had never gone to.

Cumbersome it might be, but the battery is an important component of your car; without it your car will not start nor will you be able to use any electrical equipment like the lights and radio.

How do you know there is something wrong with the battery?

  • When the car cannot be started.
  • When all the car's electrical equipment does not work.
  • When the battery's terminals and connectors have corroded.
  • When the parts of the battery are covered by a blueish or white powder.

When should you consider having your car's battery replaced?

As the battery is normally charged through the car's alternator while you drive your car, it is only on rare occasions that a battery goes flat. Sometimes it can be that the battery is drained and only needs a recharge, other times it might really be a case of a faulty battery.

Over time, it can be that a battery will leak acid, the acid will dry and turn into a white or bluish powder causing corrosion. If the battery's connectors or cables are affected, it can be that further problems might occur. As this process progesses it can, eventually, render the battery and cables obsolete and can prevents the car from starting.

Other times the battery has simply given all that it had to give. There are, of course, several other reasons why a battery replacement would be necessary. If a certain electrical component does not work it might not necessarily point to a failed battery. It can be that a fuse has blown or a switch has burnt through. If you are unsure whether your battery needs replacing then ClickMechanic is here to help. Our mechanics are able to establish precisely if the battery needs to be replaced.

What happens during a battery replacement?

  • Mechanic will inspect the electrical system.
  • Mechanic will load test the battery.
  • If necessary battery is replaced if it happens to be bad.
  • Mechanic makes sure the battery's cables have not corroded or damaged before putting them back
  • Mechanic tests the battery system to establish if the system now charges correctly.

How much does a Battery Replacement cost?

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!

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These estimates may include Start/stop Battery and Battery

55 manufacturers for Car Battery Replacement

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £112 - £241

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 550

£198

£131 - £247

£176 - £342

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Asia

Parts costs: £133 - £159

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2

£174

£178 - £178

£250 - £250

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Audi

Parts costs: £148 - £317

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3820

£255

£193 - £309

£293 - £434

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Austin

Parts costs: £56 - £111

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# of quotes: 26

£89

£63 - £138

£82 - £202

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Bentley

Parts costs: £95 - £167

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# of quotes: 6

£167

£140 - £185

£204 - £258

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BMW

Parts costs: £170 - £343

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 7488

£273

£198 - £332

£285 - £475

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Cadillac

Parts costs: £112 - £232

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 7

£183

£139 - £239

£189 - £322

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £75 - £164

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 496

£151

£95 - £182

£131 - £254

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £121 - £305

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 534

£212

£131 - £299

£167 - £402

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Citroen

Parts costs: £91 - £253

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3450

£188

£111 - £256

£146 - £336

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Dacia

Parts costs: £77 - £172

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 51

£146

£92 - £189

£123 - £263

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Daewoo

Parts costs: £88 - £179

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 59

£156

£107 - £195

£143 - £269

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Daihatsu

Parts costs: £74 - £144

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 62

£138

£101 - £165

£143 - £235

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Daimler

Parts costs: £132 - £270

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 9

£207

£177 - £270

£249 - £360

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Dodge

Parts costs: £120 - £218

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 48

£188

£136 - £227

£176 - £309

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DS

Parts costs: £186 - £227

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 10

£226

£231 - £234

£314 - £317

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Fiat

Parts costs: £79 - £221

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3086

£170

£90 - £230

£113 - £297

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Ford

Parts costs: £96 - £213

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 12424

£176

£122 - £223

£161 - £294

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Honda

Parts costs: £74 - £191

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2607

£162

£96 - £205

£132 - £279

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £86 - £235

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2119

£181

£131 - £241

£183 - £316

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Infiniti

Parts costs: £128 - £188

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4

£179

£174 - £202

£245 - £279

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Isuzu

Parts costs: £189 - £227

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 11

£220

£207 - £234

£262 - £317

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Iveco

Parts costs: £212 - £331

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 62

£285

£258 - £321

£345 - £422

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £158 - £358

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1284

£261

£202 - £344

£309 - £480

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Jeep

Parts costs: £130 - £341

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 220

£251

£175 - £330

£252 - £438

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Kia

Parts costs: £90 - £238

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1053

£183

£135 - £244

£187 - £318

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £163 - £329

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3198

£262

£208 - £320

£307 - £441

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LDV

Parts costs: £103 - £239

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 66

£183

£108 - £245

£133 - £330

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Lexus

Parts costs: £100 - £224

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 497

£176

£115 - £232

£160 - £345

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Lotus

Parts costs: £84 - £101

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1

£129

£130 - £130

£192 - £192

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Maserati

Parts costs: £107 - £193

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 10

£169

£153 - £207

£219 - £284

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Mazda

Parts costs: £91 - £188

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1500

£165

£106 - £202

£139 - £277

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £135 - £329

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3916

£250

£175 - £319

£269 - £450

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MG

Parts costs: £85 - £159

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# of quotes: 101

£147

£95 - £178

£122 - £250

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MINI

Parts costs: £94 - £237

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# of quotes: 2068

£190

£114 - £243

£169 - £362

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £101 - £226

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# of quotes: 387

£180

£125 - £234

£165 - £311

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Nissan

Parts costs: £77 - £192

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# of quotes: 2839

£165

£102 - £205

£139 - £275

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Perodua

Parts costs: £66 - £101

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 9

£118

£112 - £130

£170 - £192

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £90 - £227

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 5711

£181

£136 - £235

£195 - £314

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Peugeot Talbot

Parts costs: £145 - £178

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 36

£181

£160 - £194

£203 - £266

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Porsche

Parts costs: £117 - £211

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 118

£186

£157 - £221

£221 - £301

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Proton

Parts costs: £89 - £148

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 14

£153

£134 - £169

£160 - £201

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Renault

Parts costs: £91 - £198

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3697

£169

£113 - £210

£150 - £279

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Rover

Parts costs: £83 - £200

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 275

£176

£128 - £212

£190 - £291

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Saab

Parts costs: £111 - £233

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 372

£199

£122 - £240

£154 - £324

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SEAT

Parts costs: £99 - £267

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1066

£192

£119 - £268

£157 - £353

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Skoda

Parts costs: £110 - £253

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 940

£195

£132 - £256

£173 - £339

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Smart

Parts costs: £78 - £153

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 215

£154

£99 - £173

£135 - £243

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Ssangyong

Parts costs: £202 - £249

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4

£261

£248 - £253

£333 - £339

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Subaru

Parts costs: £88 - £182

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 77

£158

£133 - £197

£191 - £267

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £70 - £146

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 519

£136

£95 - £167

£125 - £220

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Toyota

Parts costs: £81 - £214

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3246

£173

£103 - £224

£140 - £302

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £80 - £199

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 8400

£167

£103 - £211

£136 - £279

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £108 - £288

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 6978

£214

£133 - £286

£185 - £388

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Volvo

Parts costs: £135 - £297

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1210

£231

£160 - £293

£219 - £401

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  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
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  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Aston Martin
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • London Taxi's International

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