How much does it cost to replace shock absorbers?

Based on Fixter’s bookings, we’ve got a wealth of information about repair costs. Here’s what we found when it comes to shock absorber replacement.

The average price to replace front shock absorbers in the UK is £312.

The total price can range from £150 to £650.

The average price to replace rear shock absorbers in the UK is £259.

This price ranges from £130 to £600.

What are the shock absorber replacement costs at a dealership compared to Fixter garages?

Operation Vehicle Dealer Price Fixter Price Saving
Shock absorber replacement – front (pair) BMW 1 Series Hatchback 2ltr Diesel £547 £480 14%
Shock absorber replacement – front (pair) Fiat 500 1.2ltr Petrol £231 £194 19%
Shock absorber replacement – front (pair) Ford Focus 1.6ltr Diesel £202 £174 16%
Shock absorber replacement – front (pair) Land Rover Freelander 2.2ltr Diesel £389 £330 18%
Shock absorber replacement – front (pair) Mercedes C Class 2.2ltr Petrol £379 £324 17%
Shock absorber replacement – rear (pair) Seat Leon 2ltr Diesel £648 £544 19%
Shock absorber replacement – rear (pair) Toyota Yaris 1ltr Petrol £334 £288 16%
Shock absorber replacement – rear (pair) Vauxhall Corsa 1.2ltr Petrol £171 £144 19%
Shock absorber replacement – rear (pair) Volkswagen Golf 1.6ltr Diesel £151 £131 15%
Shock absorber replacement – rear (pair) Volkswagen Passat 2ltr Diesel £253 £216 17%