Wheel hub bearing unit is an important part of a car’s wheel assembly, enabling wheels to turn freely and playing a crucial role in the safety and handling characteristics of a vehicle. And you will ask how much does a wheel bearing cost ?
This article is about the cost of wheel hub bearings . There are so many factors affecting the price of wheel hub bearing, and we will talk about 3 main factors, there are bearing cost ,vehicle type and different generation wheel hub bearing .
For the bearing cost, raw material, production technology, labor cost and testing cost all play important role, along with transportation cost and packing cost. Bearing steel is the basis of a wheel hub bearing, take FAG and C&U for example, they all choose C56E2 medium carbon bearing steel (which is equal to S55C and SAE1055) and our company also choose the same material as FAG .
Heat treatment is a very important process in the production of wheel hub bearing, its purpose is homogenize molecular structure, so the we-arability is greatly increased to improve the service life of the wheel hub bearing. Our heat treatment is controlled the temperature strictly according to the production demands.
Labor cost and testing cost are also the significant factors of wheel hub bearing’s prices, staff training is a big part of IQFPS enterprise culture, improving staff’s skill is more benefit for the sustainable development of our company.
wheel hub bearing has direct impact for whether a car is safe or not, so it must to be test very carefully after finishing, it need some equipment support. Now we invested more than one million CNY on CMM ,OMM , Profile meter, Length measurement device , Surface Roughness Tester ,durometer , Microscope , Magnetic Particle Flaw Detectors, Roundness Measuring Equipment and etc , all these equipments support us have high quality wheel hub bearings
As for vehicle type, there are also big differences of carious kinds of vehicle, generally speaking, the more expensive car the more the higher cost wheel hub bearing, such as Nissan Qashqai is cheaper than Nissan Teana, so the front wheel hub bearing of Nissan Qashqai (2008-2012) is about $22, and the front wheel hub bearing of Nissan Teana (2008-2012) is about $25. and If your car is a chuck, you will find your wheel hub bearing will be a little higher than a normal small car, because the wheel hub bearing for chuck need large loading capacity .
As talking about the price of the first, the second and the third generation wheel hub bearing , the first generation wheel hub bearing will be cheaper than the second generation wheel hub bearing, and the second generation wheel hub bearing will be cheaper than the third generation wheel hub bearing in common. For example, the front wheel hub bearing for Ford Mondeo 2.0L is about $8 ( the 1st generation ), the front wheel hub bearing for Ford Focus C-MAX 2007 is about $16 ( the 2nd generation ), and the rear wheel hub bearing for Ford Kuga 2013 is about $30 ( the 3rd generation ). On the other side, the price of front wheel hub bearing and rear wheel hub bearing is also different, such as the front wheel hub bearing of Toyota Corolla ZRE15# (2007-2010) is about $23, and the rear wheel hub bearing of Toyota Corolla ZRE15#(2007-2010) is about $28 .
In fact, there are still many other factors will influence the price of wheel hub bearing, like brand, and sales in different way like online or offline shop ( E bay, Amazon, Alibaba and Made in China …). As a professional manufacturer and supplier in wheel hub bearing field, our workshop area more than 8000 sq.m in China, we are looking for agents and wholesaler all over the world.
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