Central Air Conditioner Prices

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

Trane Central Air Conditioner Prices | Buying Guide

trane xl20 central ac

Trane has long been one of the most popular brands (Consumer Reports) when it comes to central air conditioning units, customer satisfaction and quality. With a long standing reputation for excellent products, affordable systems that last a long time and one of the highest customer satisfaction ratings among all brands, Trane central air conditioners a leading choice for the price conscious homeowner who wants a high performance system at an affordable price, for years to come.

Trane is considered one of the higher quality brands of central HVAC equipment. Other top tier brands include: Carrier, American Standard and Lennox.

Unit Pricing

The Trane 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.

Trane AC Units and Prices

Unit Model
Efficiency Rating
Unit Only Cost
Installed Cost
Trane XB13 13 SEER $1,515 $3,755
Trane XR13 13 – 14 SEER $1,595 $3,850
Trane XL14i 14 SEER $1,620 $3,990
Trane XR14 14 – 15 SEER $1,655  $4,055
Trane XL15i 15 SEER $1,860 $4,190
Trane XR15 15 – 16 SEER $1,950 $4,270
Trane XR16 or XB16 16 SEER $2,190 $4,490
Trane XL16i 16 – 17 SEER $2,200 $4,690
Trane XR17 17 SEER $2,390 $4,800
Trane XL18i 18 SEER $2,550 $4,970
Trane XV18 18 – 20 SEER $2,645 $5,205
Trane XL19i 19 SEER  $2,750 $5,400
Trane XL20i 20 SEER $2,880 $5,600
Trane XV20i 20 – 21 SEER $3,250 $6,200

Prices by Unit Size

The table below represents the different size Trane 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. One size does not fit all, and the only way to know which size you need in your home is to have a load calculation performed on your home by a Trane Comfort Specialist Contractor, who will measure the heat loss of your home and size the unit to your needs.

Trane AC Prices by Unit Size

Unit Size
Cooling Area
Unit Only Cost
Installed Cost
1.5 Tons 600 – 1000 sqft $1,645 $3,295
2 Tons 1000 – 1300 sqft $1,750 $3,350
2.5 Tons 1300 – 1600 sqft $1,850 $3,570
3 Tons 1600 – 1900 sqft $1,950 $3,750
3.5 Tons 1900 – 2200 sqft $2,160 $4,050
4 Tons 2200 – 2600 sqft $2,350 $4,370
5 Tons 2600 – 3200 sqft $2,760 $5,300

Owner Pricing

The table below contains Trane central air unit prices by other Trane 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 Trane, please consider sharing the costs for future visitors and customers.

City, State
Home Size
AC Size & Model
Cost Includes
Actual Cost
Sumpter, SC 1410 sqft 2.5 ton XR13 and Furnace AC and Coil, Gas Furnace
$5,960
Port St Lucie, FL 2,220sf 3 Ton XL20i with Air Handler AC, Air Handler, Installation
$7,250
Ft Lauderdale, Florida 1460 sqft 4-ton AC / Fan Coil Only AC, Air Handler
$4,950
Dallas, TX 2,290sf 4 Ton Trane AC AC, Coil, Installation
$2450

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, Trane offers attractive financing and rebate offers on specific units. The links to each is listed below.

List of Current Trane AC Units

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

  • XV20i – Variable Stage Compressor with ComfortLink and TruComfort
  • XL20i 2-Stage Compressor with ComfortLink and TruComfort
  • XV18 Variable Stage Compressor with ComfortLink and TruComfort
  • XL18i 2-Stage Compressor
  • XL16i Single-Stage Compressor
  • XR17 2-Stage Compressor
  • XR15 Single-Stage Compressor
  • XR14 Single-Stage Compressor
  • XR13 Single-Stage Compressor, Not Energy Star Rated
  • XB13 Single-Stage Compressor, Not Energy Star Rated

Corporate and Contact Information

Trane Inc, is a Division of Ingersol Rand Corporation. US Headquarters is located in Davidson NC. Their customer service department can be reached at: 844-359-8082, and they are available daily from 8am to 6pm CST.

US Headquarters
800-E Beaty Street
Davidson, NC 28036
704-655-4000

Trane Comfort Specialists®

Trane has one of the highest quality ratings, due to using factory trained and qualified contractors to sell and install all their equipment. Trane contractors have the Comfort Specialist Certification®, which meets or exceeds the highest standards when it comes to installation, service and repair of Trane products.