Central Air Conditioner Prices

Cost Comparison of Brands, Sizes, Repair Costs, and Different Efficiency Central AC Systems

Rheem Central AC Unit Prices | Buying Guide

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Rheem Manufacturing Corporation was founded in 1925 and over 100 years later their list of accomplishments is well known throughout the industry. Their history of innovation has led them to be in the forefront of producing more eco-friendly heating and air conditioning products as well as on the cutting edge of hybrid technology.  For consumers looking for high quality products that perform well year after year, Rheem central air conditioners are a good choice.

Rheem is considered one of the average quality brands of central HVAC equipment. Other average tier brands include: Bryant, Amana, Ruud and York.

Unit Pricing

The Rheem models below were priced using the most common size AC and coil. Each is based on a 2.5 ton outdoor condenser, with a matching indoor evaporator coil. None of our pricing includes an air handler or furnace inside the home. These are AC and cooling only systems, and the SEER ratings you see are based on the unit being matched to the correct evaporator coil and air handler.

Rheem AC Units and Prices

Unit Model
Efficiency Rating
Unit Only Cost
Installed Cost
Rheem Classic RA1313 SEER$989$2,109
Rheem Classic RA1414 SEER $1,075 $2,370
Rheem Classic RA14**W14 SEER$1,075$2,370
Rheem Classic RA1616 SEER$1,300$2,595
Rheem Classic Plus RA1717 SEER$1,450$2,740
Rheem Prestige RA2020 SEER$1,835$3,075

Prices by Unit Size

The table below represents the different size Rheem central air units available for the most common home installations. The cooling area is an estimate, based on the average size area it will cool. The only way to know which size you need in your home is to have a load calculation performed on your home by a Rheem Qualified Contractor who will measure the heat loss of your home and size the unit to your needs. Rheem is one of the many HVAC manufacturers that void the warranty on units sold online. Be warned, if you buy a Rheem unit online, it will have no warranty.

Rheem AC Prices by Unit Size

Unit Size
Cooling Area
Unit Only Cost
Installed Cost
1.5 Tons600 – 1000 sqft$1,125$2,135
2 Tons1000 – 1300 sqft $1,230 $2,365
2.5 Tons1300 – 1600 sqft$1,310 $2,550
3 Tons1600 – 1900 sqft $1,525$2,845
3.5 Tons1900 – 2200 sqft $1,699 $3,174
4 Tons2200 – 2600 sqft $1,840$3,450
5 Tons2600 – 3200 sqft$2,350$4,160

Owner Pricing

The table below contains Rheem central air unit prices by other Rheem owners. The information is updated regularly and submitted to us through our website, or by owners who have agreed to let us share their costs. If you own a Rheem , please consider sharing the costs for future visitors and customers.

City, State
Home Size
AC Size & Model
Cost Includes
Actual Cost
 Albany, GA2900 sqft5 Ton RA14 AC, Installation, Coil $4,385
 Norman, OK2000 sqft3 Ton RA20 AC, Installation $2,995
 Melbourne, FL1850 sqft3 Ton RA17 AC, Installation, Furnace, Thermostat $6,250

Tax Credits, Special Offers & Rebates

When purchasing your new central ac system, it never hurts to review all savings opportunities you may be eligible for. In addition to specific units qualifying for both federal and state tax credits, Rheem offers attractive financing and rebate offers on specific units. The links to each is listed below.

List of Current Rheem AC Units

The list of units below are the current models available at Rheem in 2017. To learn more about each unit, read more about teach individual unit at the Rheem Central Air Conditioners page of their website.

Prestige:

  • Prestige RA20

Classic:

  • Classic RA16
  • Classic RA14
  • Classic RA14**W
  • Classic RA13

Classic Plus:

  • Classic Plus RA17

Corporate and Contact Information

Rheem houses their US Headquarters in Atlanta, GA. Their customer service department can be reached at: 1-800-432-8373, and they are available daily from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm EST.

Rheem Corporate Offices
1100 Abernathy Road, N.E.
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30328
(770) 351-3000

Rheem Pro Partners

Rheem Pro Partners are trained extensively and held to high standards for customer service and expertise. Each Rheem Pro Partner must meet or exceed a 4-Star customer rating based on consumer driven reviews as well as complete advanced professional and technical training each year.