Are Motorcycle Repairs Expensive?

Chains and drive belts need occasional replacing, and those can cost between $140 and $250.

Maintenance intervals can run anywhere between 5,000 and 20,000 miles, depending on the motorcycle, but if there’s a valve adjustment involved, expect to pay anywhere between $800 and $1,500.

How much does a motorcycle engine rebuild cost?

Costs for a motorcycle engine rebuild can range from $3,000-7,000. The cost estimate on the lower end may or may not include the cost of replacement parts that are needed for the motorcycle engine’s rebuild. The cost estimate on the higher end may include this cost, but neither estimates includes the cost of labor.

How much does Motorcycle Maintenance Cost?

Regular maintenance (oil changes, chain maintenance etc.) should be done every 5,000 to 20,000 miles depending on the motorcycle, and typically costs at least $1,000 a year. If there’s a valve adjustment, you can expect to pay anywhere between $800 and $1,500.

Is a motorcycle cheaper than a car?

Motorcycles are far more cheaper to operate and with gas prices approaching $4 a gallon, riding one makes perfect sense. Additionally, the maintenance costs are cheaper and much of the work you can learn to do yourself. Finally, a motorcycle off the floor costs less than a car.

How much does a motorcycle oil change cost?

Peck says the cost of an average oil change is about $25, but many newer, high-performance motorcycles use synthetic oil, which can cost about $60.