AutoCAD prices vary from $1,680 for a one-year subscription to $4,195 for a one-time purchase of the software as of October 2015. Long-term users of the software can potentially save thousands of dollars by choosing a subscription plan, since subscription plans include all software updates.
Subscription users can choose between making a single annual payment of $1,680 or monthly payments of $210. The monthly subscription plan is more expensive, totalling $2,520 for the year. All subscribers receive basic technical support for the subscription duration. Upgraded advanced support is available for an additional $20 per month for monthly subscribers or $160 for annual subscribers.
Subscribers may opt to purchase up to three years of annual subscription at the current price.