On average, car key replacement costs about $200, with average prices ranging from $120 to $600 depending on where you shop.
- Transponder Keys: $235
- Laser-Cut Keys: $150 to $250
- Switchblade Keys: $200 to $300
- Keyless Entry Remote: $220 to $500
FOB Replacement Costs
According to Edmonds, “The cost of replacing an electronic key fob can range from $50 to over $100, depending on the automaker or complexity of the design.”
- FOB Battery Replacement Cost: $10
- Replace FOB Electronics: $80 dealer | $54 online
Car Key Replacement by Car Brand
- Toyota Prius: $600
- Lexus: $374
- BMW: $500
- Honda: $200
2005 Honda Accord: It costs about $200 to have a dealer replace your 2005 Honda Accord key. However, according to consumer reports, you can visit a site called Car Keys Express that offers replacement car keys at discount prices and lower that cost to $134, but you will have to hire a locksmith cut and program the key (that cost is included in this estimate). Using online resources and locksmith professionals to replace your car keys is the cheapest way to get it done.
Depending on your type of vehicle, car key replacement can get pretty expensive. Save money by ordering online and using a locksmith to program the key.
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