How much does a 2016 Suburban transmission replacement cost?

My Suburban is currently just sitting in my garage because its transmission died. I’ve put off taking it to a shop because I’m terrified about how much it may cost. I’m trying to save money for the repair, but I have no idea how much to actually save. What will a 2016 Suburban transmission replacement cost?

Emily Maracle · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Car problems are the worst! But once you know how much a 2016
transmission replacement will cost, you can better decide what you want to do.
The cost to replace a transmission can vary, but Kelley Blue Book estimates it’ll cost between $5,000 and $7,000 to replace your Suburban’s transmission. While that’s expensive, there are a few things to remember:
  • The transmission is a key part of your car, making it more expensive to replace
  • Where you live and the shop you visit can impact the cost
  • A transmission rebuild is often significantly cheaper than replacing the entire transmission
Since transmission replacements are big jobs, be sure you do your research before deciding on a shop. Gathering estimates from potential shops is also a great way to determine how much the replacement should cost.
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