As of 2015, brake replacements usually cost around $130 to $900 per axle, depending on the make and model of the car. Prices are customarily higher at car dealerships than at standard repair shops.
The average cost for replacing a car's front brakes ranges from $100 to $250 per axle, as of January 2016. Exact cost depends on the type and model of the car, location and the type of the replacement brake pads.
The average life of brake pads is 30,000 to 70,000 miles. A number of factors affect the point at which brake pads wear out. Pads are made of various materials for different types of braking systems.
As of 2015, the nationwide average cost of replacing brake pads and rotors ranges between $296 and $404. This includes the cost of parts and labor. The actual cost varies depending on the make and model of the vehicle and the location.
As of 2015, the average cost in the United States to repair brake calipers on car ranges from $200 to $370, according to Repair Pal. Calipers may require a diagnostics to complete the repair, which may increase the overall cost.
The average cost to repair a power brake booster is approximately $420 as of 2015, including parts and labor, according to Repair Pal. This price reflects the national average in the consumer market.
As of 2015, consumers reported paying between $25 and $50 for oil changes using conventional oil and $45 to $70 for oil changes using synthetic oil, according to Angie's List. Pricing varies depending on the car's model, the oil filter used and any additional services the customer requests.
As of 2014, an average car wash price depends on the specific car wash service, but some of the most common include a basic automatic car wash for $5 and a full service automatic car wash between $15 and $30. However, this number can increase by $6 to $22 for larger vehicles.
The average price of a maintenance-free battery — the most common car battery — ranges from $170 to $300, as of 2012, according to CarsDirect. The prices of typical cheap car batteries with sizes of 24, 65 or 75 range from $45 to $90.
As of October 19, 2015, the average price of crude oil is 46.7 dollars per barrel. At the close of trading on 19th of October, the prices of the West Texas Intermediate (WTI), Brent and Louisiana crude oil were 45.91, 47.51 and 46.81 dollars per barrel respectively.