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How much does front shock absorber replacement cost?

How much does front shock absorber replacement cost?

A typical front shock absorber replacement cost in the UK ranges between £263 - £582. The average cost is usually around £423 including parts and labour. Depending on your model and where you live, the price can be higher or lower. See the exact price for your car.

Price estimates last updated 4 months ago

Car make
and model
Average
dealer price
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Average
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Nissan Primastar
£420£315 - £385£70
Toyota Previa
£480£379 - £463£59
Renault Kangoo II
£368£293 - £359£42
BMW 4 Series Coupe
£618£431 - £527£139
Mazda Premacy
£405£301 - £368£70
Chevrolet Matiz/Spark
£377£263 - £321£85
Audi A5 Coupe
£407£316 - £386£56
Vauxhall Crossland X
£437£312 - £381£90
BMW X1
£430£352 - £430£39
Ford Transit
£588£476 - £582£58
Nissan Primastar
£420£315 - £385£70
Toyota Previa
£480£379 - £463£59
Renault Kangoo II
£368£293 - £359£42
BMW 4 Series Coupe
£618£431 - £527£139
Mazda Premacy
£405£301 - £368£70

Our expert insights into front shock absorber replacement

Our expert insights into front shock absorber replacement

What are shock absorbers?

They are responsible for your vehicle’s smooth drive over bumpy or uneven roads and are an essential part of your suspension system.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning shock absorber

If your car is providing uncomfortable ride quality and is bouncing excessively, it could be that your shock absorbers aren’t operating correctly. Also, any puddles of oil-like fluid on the road around your wheels could be escaping from leaking shock absorbers.

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How much does it cost to change my front shock absorber?

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What are shock absorbers?

They are responsible for your vehicle’s smooth drive over bumpy or uneven roads and are an essential part of your suspension system.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning shock absorber

If your car is providing uncomfortable ride quality and is bouncing excessively, it could be that your shock absorbers aren’t operating correctly. Also, any puddles of oil-like fluid on the road around your wheels could be escaping from leaking shock absorbers.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to change my front shock absorber?

Save up to 30% on your front shock absorber replacement. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.


Learn more

Daniel, from London

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Millennium Garages

Millennium Garages

London, UK
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Millennium Garages is based in Southwark, London offering numerous car repair services using state of the art equipment and fully trained staff with o...
Holocene Motor Group

Holocene Motor Group

London, UK
stars-4.5
21 reviews
Holocene Motor Group take care of your car. Located in Camden Road London, we provide a complete vehicle care package including routine servicing, MOT...
Blenheim Transport Ltd

Blenheim Transport Ltd

London, UK
stars-5
11 reviews
Blenheim Motor’s are a Servicing & Repairs Workshop, Recovery and Class 1, 2 & 4 MOT Testing Station with the 15 years of experience. We have fully eq...
Dundalk Motors

Dundalk Motors

London, UK
stars-4.5
24 reviews
Dundalk Motors London is an established MOT centre and car repairs garage with over twenty-eight years of experience. Based in Brockley we’re in a bus...
ONUR PRESTIGE MOTORS

ONUR PRESTIGE MOTORS

LONDON, UK
stars-4.5
20 reviews
Onur Prestige Motors are your local independent garage based in Leyton. We have been established since 2012 and is ran by a small close-knit team of 3...
Xcelsus

Xcelsus

London, UK
stars-5
26 reviews
Xcelsus and their team of qualified mechanics at London, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

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Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Your front shock absorber replacement is in safe hands with our top-rated mechanics

mechanic

We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Want to learn more about front shock absorber replacement?

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We cover all makes and models — anywhere in the UK

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