What is the cost of a car towing?

My car has been stalling lately and it has me worried I’m going to need a tow. I don’t have a ton of wiggle room in my budget right now. How much does it cost to have your car towed?

Answer
Anticipating car expenses can be stressful, especially when you are on a budget. If you need a tow, the average cost is about $110. That said, several factors impact the cost, including:
  • Size of your car
  • Distance towed
  • Company you choose
  • Location
Most towing companies charge a flat fee plus an additional per-mile fee. Depending on how far you need your car towed, the cost may be more or less than average.
Since cost is your main concern, consider getting a roadside assistance membership. Almost every membership includes towing, meaning after you pay your membership fee, you likely won’t have to pay anything additional.
If you’re looking for roadside assistance at a great price, try Jerry. Jerry’s membership provides you with industry-leading roadside assistance, including benefits like towing, lockout service, and a mechanics hotline. To find out if you’re eligible, you can check the app or call one of our friendly agents. You may qualify for a special rate of $50 for your first year!
Will Baldwin
Answered on Nov 24, 2021
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