How much does it cost to replace a car battery?

A replacement car battery (UK) ranges between £100 and £350.

The average cost of a new car battery in the UK is £150.

How much should I be looking at to replace a failing car battery?

Well, if you’ve been quoted over £1k, we’d definitely suggest you shop around for a better deal!

On average, fitting a new car battery should cost you somewhere in the region of £100 and £350.

A battery has a limited lifespan and should last you up to 4 or 5 years (for a good quality battery).

So, if you’re having problems starting your car, your battery power is failing, or it’s struggling to recharge (which might be an alternator problem as opposed to your battery), then it’s time to do your homework.

What are the car battery replacement costs at a dealership compared to Fixter garages?

Operation Vehicle Dealer Price Fixter Price Saving
Car battery replacement BMW 3 Series 2ltr Petrol £278 £242 15%
Car battery replacement Citroen C3 Picasso 1.6ltr Diesel £137 £120 14%
Car battery replacement Ford Fiesta 1.2ltr Petrol £118 £103 15%
Car battery replacement Hyundai i20 1.2ltr Petrol £169 £149 14%
Car battery replacement