How Much Does It Cost to Repair an Exhaust?

Ellie Dyer-Brown, 2 months ago

5 min read

  • Repair
  • Cost
  • Exhaust
Close-up of car exhaust

WhoCanFixMyCar discusses how much you can expect to pay for an exhaust repair.

Exhaust problems are easy to identify because they are often very noisy or accompanied by a strong smell of exhaust fumes. This guide discusses how much it costs on average for a repair.

Contents

Average exhaust repair price

Price by manufacturer

What are the signs of a damaged exhaust?

Why is smoke coming from my exhaust?


Average exhaust repair price

The average price of an exhaust repair is £112.66, according to WhoCanFixMyCar's data.


Price by manufacturer

The table below shows how the average price of an exhaust repair varies between manufacturers.

Car MakeAverage Price
Audi£98.66
BMW£101.58
Citroen£113.61
Ford£114.61
Mercedes£100.27
MINI£121.43
Nissan£109.47
Peugeot£112.85
Renault£111.63
Toyota£110.94
Vauxhall£129.54
Volkswagen£118.75
Volvo£121.85

It can be difficult to deliver an accurate estimate for a repair until a mechanic has had a closer look at your car. The job might involve a small spot of welding or a complete replacement. For this reason, the best way to get an accurate estimate is to request quotes.

If you're looking for the average cost of an exhaust replacement instead of a repair, check out this post instead.


What are the signs of a damaged exhaust?

Close up of a car's exhaust pipe.

Why is smoke coming from my exhaust?

If the colour of smoke coming from your exhaust is different than usual, there is a high possibility that there's an issue somewhere in the system. The colour of the smoke will give you a clue about what that issue might be.

  • White smoke could be a sign of a coolant leak.

  • Black smoke happens because your car is burning more fuel than it should, suggesting there could be a problem with the fuel injection system.

  • Blue smoke is usually the result of an oil leak.

White steam coming from car exhaust.

Ready to book an exhaust repair? WhoCanFixMyCar can help you find the right garage at the right price.

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