What does a 2016 Ford Escape transmission replacement cost?

My grandpa has a 2016 Ford Escape in his garage. He said he’ll sign the title over to me, but it needs a transmission replacement. I’m not sure how much it would cost or if I’m better off buying another car. How much does a 2016 Ford Escape transmission replacement cost?

Emily Maracle · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
That’s a nice gesture! Car repairs can be expensive, so it’s understandable if you’re a bit hesitant. A 2016
Ford Escape
transmission replacement cost will typically range between $4,000 to $6,000.
Unfortunately, transmission replacements are some of the most expensive car repairs. Transmissions do a lot for a car, so when they break, replacing them is a huge job. Normally, rebuilding a transmission is slightly cheaper, typically ranging from around $1,000 to $2,000. That said, costs vary depending on where you live and what shop you visit. To determine exactly how much a transmission replacement would cost for your Ford Escape, visit a few mechanics.
You can typically get free quotes, giving you a better idea of what the cost may be. From there, you can decide whether it’s worth replacing the transmission or buying another car.
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