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Servicing and MOT
BMW 3 Series Servicing and MOT average cost
Full Service£ 174.25
MOT£ 42.46
Full Service and MOT£ 204.84
Oil Change£ 82.25
Interim Service£ 107.66
Vehicle Health Check£ 47.38
Interim Service and MOT£ 141.72
Servicing and MOT - Other£ 201.08
Engine Carbon Clean£ 107.45
Brake Fluid Change£ 113.69
DSG Oil Service£ 60.00
Fuel Economy Service£ 176.09

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Servicing and MOT

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 5.75 %
  • 2019- 2.07 %
  • 2018+ 2.21 %
  • 2017- 19.66 %
Engine and Cooling
BMW 3 Series Engine and Cooling average cost
Cambelt Change£ 388.26
Head Gasket£ 666.56
Timing Chain£ 881.29
Engine and Cooling - Other£ 151.80
Turbo Faults and Replacement£ 804.16
Timing Belt£ 400.42
Engine Management Light£ 64.72
Fuel Injection System£ 123.33
Diesel Engine Faults£ 231.33
Engine Oil£ 79.84
Water Pump£ 294.32
Fan Belt£ 77.06
Fuel Pump£ 112.89
Car Radiator Repair£ 103.33
Spark Plugs£ 106.36
Coolant Hoses£ 62.20
Ignition Coil£ 45.70
Camshaft Sensor£ 726.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Engine and Cooling

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 12.09 %
  • 2019+ 27.55 %
  • 2018+ 48.82 %
  • 2017+ 9.27 %
Brakes and Exhausts
BMW 3 Series Brakes and Exhausts average cost
Brake Pads and Discs£ 390.51
Exhaust Fitting£ 142.93
Diesel Particulate Filter Clean£ 169.77
Exhaust Repair£ 105.52
Brake Repairs£ 348.89
EGR Valve£ 333.13
Other - Brakes and Exhausts£ 84.07
Diesel Particulate Filter Replacement£ 382.52

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Brakes and Exhausts

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 7.77 %
  • 2019+ 13.43 %
  • 2018- 2.19 %
  • 2017+ 10.97 %
Air-Con, Heating and Cooling
BMW 3 Series Air-Con, Heating and Cooling average cost
Aircon Regas£ 62.88
Other - Air-Con, Heating and Cooling£ 117.71
Air Conditioning Service£ 70.21
Car Heater£ 53.88
Overheating Problems£ 54.49
Heater Matrix£ 268.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Air-Con, Heating and Cooling

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 1.98 %
  • 2019+ 8.16 %
  • 2018+ 13.86 %
  • 2017- 2.39 %
Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors
BMW 3 Series Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors average cost
Windscreen Replacement£ 266.50
Electric Window Faults£ 66.92
Window Tinting£ 182.35
Window Replacement£ 169.50
Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors - Other£ 49.50

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 3.43 %
  • 2019+ 8.20 %
  • 2018+ 14.71 %
  • 2017- 32.32 %
Mobile Mechanics and Services
BMW 3 Series Mobile Mechanics and Services average cost
Mobile Mechanic£ 62.29
Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair£ 85.37
Mobile Mechanics and Services - Other£ 59.41
Pre-Purchase Car Inspection£ 93.61
Mobile Servicing£ 166.67
Mobile Dent Repair£ 50.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Mobile Mechanics and Services

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 12.05 %
  • 2019- 2.43 %
  • 2018- 28.64 %
  • 2017+ 34.71 %
Electrical and Batteries
BMW 3 Series Electrical and Batteries average cost
Alternator Repair£ 305.15
Electrical Faults£ 57.24
Parking Sensors£ 103.66
ECU Repairs£ 210.21
Car Battery£ 173.13
Lights and Bulbs£ 94.17
Starter Motor£ 262.88
Electrical and Batteries - Other£ 126.99
Glow Plugs£ 196.66
Check Engine Light£ 61.50
Sensors£ 1000.00
Wiring Loom£ 77.50

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Electrical and Batteries

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 3.39 %
  • 2019+ 9.66 %
  • 2018- 7.86 %
  • 2017+ 28.97 %
Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs
BMW 3 Series Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs average cost
Respraying£ 411.52
Other - Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs£ 383.81
Accident Repairs£ 476.84
Bodyshop£ 410.21
Paintwork Repair£ 350.02
SMART Repair, Scratches and Scuffs£ 306.91
Welding£ 227.30
Dent Removal£ 414.13
Restoration£ 35.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 5.30 %
  • 2019+ 4.38 %
  • 2018+ 7.21 %
  • 2017+ 3.92 %
Tyres, Wheels and Tracking
BMW 3 Series Tyres, Wheels and Tracking average cost
Puncture Repair£ 39.52
Front Wheel Alignment£ 42.82
Wheel Bearing£ 218.16
Tyres, Wheels and Tracking - Other£ 233.67
Wheel Tracking£ 34.52
Front and Rear Wheel Alignment£ 78.07
Wheel Nut Removal£ 60.28
Rear Wheel Alignment£ 62.86
Diamond Cut Alloy Wheel Refurb£ 181.67

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Tyres, Wheels and Tracking

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 33.31 %
  • 2019+ 35.68 %
  • 2018+ 7.61 %
  • 2017- 15.37 %
Not Sure - Help Me Choose!
BMW 3 Series Not Sure - Help Me Choose! average cost
General Repairs£ 169.22
Minor Repairs£ 101.25
Loss of Power£ 95.27
My Car Won't Start£ 52.50
Leak£ 111.29
Other Problem - Smoking, Strange Smells etc£ 69.61
Banging or Knocking Noise£ 63.00
Ticking or Rattling Noise£ 157.11
Squeaking or Squealing Noise£ 40.50

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Not Sure - Help Me Choose!

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 8.16 %
  • 2019+ 23.63 %
  • 2018+ 0.61 %
  • 2017- 14.79 %
BMW 3 Series Diagnostics average cost
Diagnostic Test£ 48.36
Diagnostics - Other£ 47.12
Electrical Fault Diagnosis£ 55.46
Automatic Transmission Diagnostic£ 665.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Diagnostics

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 3.53 %
  • 2019+ 4.90 %
  • 2018+ 5.48 %
  • 2017- 3.45 %
Clutch and Gearbox Repairs
BMW 3 Series Clutch and Gearbox Repairs average cost
Clutch Repairs£ 415.63
Clutch and Gearbox Repairs - Other£ 475.48
Auto Gearbox Specialist£ 242.50
Reconditioned Gearbox£ 390.55

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Clutch and Gearbox Repairs

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 1.77 %
  • 2019- 4.14 %
  • 2018+ 4.82 %
  • 2017+ 16.18 %
Steering and Suspension
BMW 3 Series Steering and Suspension average cost
Shock Absorber Repair£ 305.86
Suspension Repairs£ 153.56
Steering and Suspension - Other£ 157.48
Power Steering£ 99.68
Coil Springs£ 237.07
Steering Rack£ 427.08
Steering Wheel Shaking£ 60.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Steering and Suspension

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 32.37 %
  • 2019+ 4.33 %
  • 2018- 7.73 %
  • 2017+ 45.49 %
Security, Locking and Keys
BMW 3 Series Security, Locking and Keys average cost
Key Replacement£ 178.08
Central Locking Systems£ 57.50
Key Programming and Codes£ 132.50
Immobiliser Faults£ 122.50
Security, Locking and Keys - Other£ 70.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Security, Locking and Keys

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 32.23 %
  • 2019+ 18.09 %
  • 2018- 35.72 %
  • 2017+ 19.60 %
Interior, Audio and Navigation
BMW 3 Series Interior, Audio and Navigation average cost
Convertible Roof Repair£ 73.86
Car Audio£ 77.40
Interior, NAV and Entertainment - Other£ 110.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Interior, Audio and Navigation

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 25.88 %
  • 2019+ 42.09 %
  • 2018- 46.94 %
  • 2017+ 76.54 %
Safety Components
BMW 3 Series Safety Components average cost
Seatbelt Repairs£ 80.00
Airbag Repairs£ 75.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Safety Components

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 45.24 %
  • 2019- 34.88 %
Breakdown and Recovery
BMW 3 Series Breakdown and Recovery average cost
Breakdown and Recovery - Other£ 50.00
Recovery£ 45.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Breakdown and Recovery

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 44.12 %
  • 2019+ 77.08 %
  • 2018- 45.56 %
  • 2017+ 15.07 %
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Change in repair costs

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    Top Autos Aldershot
    557 Jobs Completed
    4.8 / 5

    We are a newly formed, family owned, friendly garage based in Aldershot who take pride in offering our customers a very personalised service. We carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and class 4 MOTs, with no job being too big or too small.

    We have a team of 2 mechanics, fully qualified in motor repairs up to Senior ATA accreditation level, with over 30 years of combined mechanical experience, working on all makes and models of vehicles from cars through to light commercial vans. We only use good quality original specification approved parts, to ensure that your vehicle remains in its optimal condition, and we provide customers with 12 months / 12,000 miles’ warranty on both parts and labour for your peace of mind. Customer satisfaction is our main priority and you will not be disappointed with our level of workmanship.

    We also provide customers with a free collection and delivery service within 10 miles, or the use of our comfortable waiting room which has Wi-Fi and refreshments readily available.

    Fosters mobile auto repairs
    9 Job Completed
    5.0 / 5

    Were a small independent mobile car repair business bringing the workshop to you.

    Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
    2494 Jobs Completed
    4.8 / 5

    Services provided:

    -- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
    -- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
    -- Will aim to troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
    -- Will perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
    -- Will clean and apply lubricants to components
    -- Will replenish engine fluids and components
    -- Will provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures
    -- Can also undertake other duties (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems)
    -- Can provide logs of work and report on issues


    Proven experience as Mechanic for 12 years.
    Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.
    Experienced in using various precision tools (I have equipment to perform most mechanical work).
    Will follow established procedures and practices with a strong commitment to health and safety.
    Very good communication skills with problem-solving capabilities.
    Very good physical strength and stamina


    BTEC national diploma motor vehicles (2 year course)
    HNC motor vehicles (1 year course)
    HND motor vehicles (1 year course)
    IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) MOT Certification NT / AE / Site Manager

    Classes of Vehicles tested:

    Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
    4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
    4 Motor caravans
    4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
    4 Dual purpose vehicles
    4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
    4 Ambulances and taxis
    4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
    4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
    4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
    5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
    5 Playbuses
    5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
    5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
    7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

    Munden Car Sales Ltd
    3 Jobs Completed
    5.0 / 5

    Here at Munden Car Sales Ltd we believe in delivering the best service at a fraction of the cost. We are a newly kitted out, independent workshop based in Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. With an experienced, dedicated mechanic on board we can cover many mechanical requirements, specialising in Full Servicing and Brakes.

    We provide parts and labour as standard; however, we are passionate of providing a service that best suits a wide range of customers. Have brought your own vehicle parts? No problem! We don’t have large overheads like other mainstream garages; therefore, we are able to keep our prices competitive, keeping labour costs low!

    Our mechanic has been in multiple aspects the industry for 10+ years, has a qualification in Mechanics, through to working at HiQ & various other garages gaining valuable experience in the industry, he’s also a professional detailer who has gained a huge clientele, with many high valued vehicles & loyal clients, check out our reviews!

    Protyre Slough
    223 Jobs Completed
    4.2 / 5

    Originally opened as Bath Road Tyres in 1992 before becoming part of the Protyre network in 2006. As the name Bath Road Tyres suggests the centre has concentrated on supplying tyres for cars, vans, 4x4 and motorcycles until recently. Today, customer demand has led to mechanical repairs and vehicle servicing being added to the available services for motorists. Protyre Slough continues to concentrate on tyres and related services. As well as providing tyres from all the leading manufacturers including Pirelli, Bridgestone, Michelin, Continental, Falken, Kumho and Runway. Protyre Slough boasts a state of the art Alignment machine and can inflate tyres with nitrogen and undertake suspension work. Protyre Slough also provides and fits tyres for motorcycles and scooters from all the leading manufacturers including Metzler, Pirelli, Avon and Bridgestone. Today the centre offers mechanical repairs and servicing as well as the replacement of brakes, batteries and exhausts.

    KMG Autocare
    44 Jobs Completed
    4.4 / 5

    KMG Autocare is a family run business in Hull, we provide MOTs, Servicing and Repairs to all makes and models. Our team of fully qualified mechanics are committed to providing an honest, friendly and reliable service that is second to none.

    IN'n'OUT Autocentres Basildon
    1457 Jobs Completed
    4.5 / 5

    At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

    Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

    Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

    AW Auto Services Ltd
    508 Jobs Completed
    4.9 / 5

    We are a local Chelmsford garage and mobile auto specialist that operates in Essex and the surrounding areas of the south east of England.

    We have been in the motor trade for over 16 years and have gained a number of different qualifications.

    We work on most types of petrol & diesel, cars & vans, and do all types of mechanical work, including: - servicing, MOT’s, brake & clutch problems, non-starters, electrical problems, batteries, starter motors, alternators, diagnostics etc. etc. We are fully insured to drive your vehicle.

    So, for a fast, friendly & helpful service, call me for a quote or to book an appointment.

    HD Motor Sports LTD
    142 Jobs Completed
    4.6 / 5

    HD Motor Sports LTD

    A garage for all your car solutions with a very high and respectful reviews rating though the high level of client's, that we have built up over the years we have been running a garage.

    Tony's Mobile Mechanics
    12 Jobs Completed
    4.0 / 5

    I am a local mobile mechanic, working out of a fully equipped van, who is able to come and carry out repairs at a time and place to suit you. I cover East London and North London extending up to Luton/Watford. I have well over 20 years of experience working on cars of all makes and models, with no job being too big or too small. I believe in being transparent and consider myself to be very trustworthy. Should you like to, you are more than welcome to view any removed parts and I am more than happy to explain why they needed replaced and what you should be looking out for next time. I can also provide you with various options regarding parts depending on your price range - budget, mid range or premium. All work does come guaranteed for you peace of mind.

    Brook Street Motors Bury
    502 Jobs Completed
    4.9 / 5

    Brook Street Motors are an established independent garage in Bury. We are Vauxhall specialists with over 10 years main agent experience under our belts. We have a wide experience of all other vehicle makes in the motor industry, so we are able to carry out repairs on most makes and models.

    We have been on this site for over 2 years now and have excellent feedback ,both here and on other platforms. We also have good reviews on our own website, please feel free to check. We take customer service and satisfaction seriously, and pride ourselves on word of mouth for a lot of our work.
    Every car leaving our premises is checked over for safety and peace of mind.

    We offer a free collection and delivery service or the use of one of our courtesy cars, subject to availability.

    Halfords Autocentre Barking
    37 Jobs Completed
    5.0 / 5

    Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading chain of over 300 independent wholly owned garages, specialising in MOTs, servicing, Tyres, and all types of mechanical repairs from brakes & suspension to clutches and timing belts. Our highly trained ATA technicians have access to the latest diagnostic equipment and vehicle service data allowing us to service and repair all makes of cars to dealer standards.

    We continue to invested in training to ensure we are prepared for future challenges, for example we have Hybrid trained technicians at all sites. Our extensive equipment investment ensure that we can meet the requirements of a changing vehicle parc with heavy lift capability in most sites for the growing van fleet and upgraded diagnostic equipment to handle the vast range of new drive assistance systems found on new cars.

    CRS Garage & MOT Centre
    11 Jobs Completed
    5.0 / 5

    ...We are a family run business with over 30 years experience in the vehicle repair & maintenance industry. Our main focus is our customers & their needs.

    We also have another garage based in Uphall, Broxburn, West Lothian.

    All Fords LTD
    1341 Jobs Completed
    4.8 / 5


    All Fords LTD specialises in servicing and repairing. We offer MOTs, car servicing, car repairs, brakes, batteries, tyres, diagnostics.
    Our garage offers major savings of up to 50% on main dealer prices for car servicing and repairs, with discounted MOTs available, free re-tests and out-of-hours servicing available on request. We also offer servicing on a Saturday.
    We offer Mot’s on cars, Vans and minibuses
    We pride ourselves on offering the highest level of services and customer care. Our many regular customers appreciate the fact that we are a family-run garage that puts customers’ needs first.
    Our garage offers a comfortable customer waiting area and a MOT viewing bay.
    We have a team of highly qualified mechanics and offer services for all makes and models.

    Auto works Service centre ltd
    891 Jobs Completed
    4.9 / 5

    Welcome to Auto Works, where Quality & Trust come as Standard.

    We aim to offer friendly, honest & personal advice to all our customers.

    We offer a quality service with quality parts fitted, we believe in doing it right the first time and every time.

    We are a little family run business that goes the extra mile helping customers out.

    We are building a future for us and our customers, Auto Works will be a one stop shop for all repairs, we are a garage that is invested with moving forward and strive to be the best we can be.

    You can be rest assured your car is in the best hands, if its a little car or a super car we will take the same love and care of your vehicle.

    Are you looking for high quality vehicle servicing in Birmingham? You have come to the right place. We have the experience and the expertise to resolve all your motoring requirements. We pride ourselves on our great levels of customer satisfaction and believe in building long lasting relationships with our customers.

    Our customers are not just a number to us, we have no sales targets to meet so offer a honest service to all, we have many plans for the future and offer you to join us on this incredible journey.

    Your car is safe in our hands

    We offer payment Assist for those unexpected vehicle repairs, this service allows you to spread the cost over 4 payments interest free.

    We also now offer a video service to all customers, this maybe for a service or a Vehicle health check (VHC), This has been introduced to help our customers feel at ease when their vehicle is in the garage with us.

    Be rest assured we work to find and fix the faults with your vehicle and aim for a first time fix every time.

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