How much does it cost to replace an alternator?

An alternator replacement cost (UK) ranges between £100 and £700.

The average cost of an alternator replacement balances out at £369

Can I carry out the alternator replacement myself?

Swapping out a faulty alternator isn’t a job for the feint-hearted DIY mechanic—so that’s where Fixter can help; carrying out the work for you and saving you money in the process.

If you’ve ever considered taking on an alternator replacement, we’ve created a quick guide to what’s involved. Otherwise, read on to find out more about how much it can cost and how the overall price is broken down.

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

Operation Vehicle Dealer Price Fixter Price Saving
Alternator replacement Citroen C1 1ltr Petrol £543 £476 14%
Alternator replacement Ford Focus 1.6ltr Petrol £414 £360 15%
Alternator replacement Ford Kuga 2ltr Diesel £315 £279 13%
Alternator replacement Ford S-Max 2ltr Diesel £516 £441 17%
Alternator replacement Jaguar Xf 2.7ltr Diesel £578 £490 18%
Alternator replacement Mercedes C Class 2ltr Petrol £425 £360 18%
Alternator replacement Mercedes E Class 3.2ltr Petrol £124 £108 15%
Alternator replacement Renault Captur 1.5ltr Diesel £421 £360 17%
Alternator replacement Renault Kadjar 1.5ltr