The average aircon regas cost in the UK is currently £61.81, according to research from jobs posted on WhoCanFixMyCar.com (in 2020).

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We send hundreds of drivers quotes every day. Gathering that data has enabled us to produce this in depth guide to aircon regas prices across the UK and across car makes.

First off, we will delve into the differences in aircon regas cost across UK cities. We will then uncover which car brands have the highest and lowest costs for regas. Finally, we will look at signs that would suggest you need an aircon regas and our top tip for keeping the component in good condition.


Average Aircon Regas cost across the UK in 2020

CityAverage Aircon Regas Cost 2020
Birmingham£60.40
Cardiff£57.53
Edinburgh£69.19
Glasgow£56.70
Leeds£64.06
Liverpool£64.06
London£70.39
Manchester£55.81
Newcastle Upon Tyne£55.40
Nottingham£60.19

 

Unsurprisingly, the capital tops our list for the most expensive city (on average) to have an aircon regas carried out, at around £70. London is followed shortly by Edinburgh, where a regas will set you back just a pound less at around £69!

At the other end of the spectrum is Newcastle where you can get an aircon regas for just £55.40 on average. Manchester is also the place to get a bargain on this job costing only pennies more than the Toon!

 


Aircon Regas Cost by Car Make/Brand in 2020

Car ModelAircon Regas Cost 2020
Audi£61.96
BMW£60.50
Citroen£60.07
Dacia£59.73
Fiat£60.30
Ford£61.01
Honda£61.91
Kia£61.18
Mazda£59.52
Mercedes£60.77
MINI£61.04
Nissan£61.65
Peugeot£60.68
Renault£59.97
SEAT£58.47
Skoda£60.50
Toyota£61.33
Vauxhall£60.32
Volkswagen£60.20
Volvo£60.37

 

There is little disparity across car makes. Astonishingly, the difference between the most and least expensive is less than £2. Interestingly, its not all premium brands at the top of the list either, Audi may be the most expensive but it is shortly followed by Honda, Nissan and Toyota. Whereas other premium makes, BMW and Mercedes sit right at the other end of the scale. This data goes to show, whatever brand your car is will not really affect the cost of your regas.

The figures on display in the table above represent an average cost for each brand. For an exact estimate for your vehicle and location, use WhoCanFixMyCar.com! for bespoke instant quotes from trusted garages near you!

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What are the signs I need an aircon regas?

The first and most obvious sign that you require an aircon regas is that  the air being blown out the vents is not as cool as it should be. Or the car feels exactly the same as when the aircon is switched  off.


The majority of car manufacturers recommend a regas service every two to three years. However, most drivers put the job off until the component stops working. Although, this will make demisting the windows more difficult. Thus it will burn through your fuel faster by using more engine power than would normally be needed.

Putting of a regas for a longtime may cause damage, such as cracking pipes or seized up parts.


A top tip for prolonging the life of your aircon is to use it all year round and to change the cabin filter regularly.