A recent study conducted by electronic car part remanufacturer Actronics Ltd revealed the average cost of replacing new car parts, and have put together this top 10 list, based on the most frequently driven cars in the UK: Vauxhall Astra, Volkswagen Golf, Vauxhall Corsa, Ford Focus, and Ford Fiesta.

Below are the top 10 most expensive car parts to replace, with their average cost.

  1. Engine: £2,685
  2. Gearbox: £1,072
  3. Airbags: £1,045.99
  4. Engine Control Unit (ECU): £932.51
  5. Sat Nav/Stereo System: £639.10
  6. Catalytic Converter: £351.67
  7. Radiator: £344.80
  8. Fuel Pump: £322.68
  9. Shock Absorber: £307.40
  10. Ignition Coil: £176.80

A spokes person for Actronics Ltd said, “The cost of car parts is becoming increasingly expensive, putting a strain on many people’s budgets, in some cases, the cost of repairing a car can be more than the value of the car itself.”

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