Carrier Central Air Conditioner Prices | 2021 Buying Guide
Carrier is a leader in high-tech HVAC solutions and is known worldwide for its quality, performance and innovation. According to Consumer Reports Carrier is considered to be one of the highest rated air conditioning products on the market. With a strong core set of values, Carrier believes in producing quality products at a reasonable price, as well as providing their customers excellent service and helping them choose a product that is right for them. If you are looking for a quality product, built by a well respected company then Carrier central air conditioners could be the choice for you.
Page Updated to include 2021 pricing for home systems, as well as a link to the Carrier Unit Pricing page.
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AC Unit Pricing
The average cost of a Carrier central air conditioner unit is $1,928. This does not include installation. The average installed cost of a Carrier AC unit and evaporator coil is $3,897, installed by a local HVAC company.
All Carrier AC units in the table below were factored with the most common home central ac size of 2.5 tons of cooling. While this is the most common size, it does not include a furnace, air handler or any other components. We’ll share that info further down the page in the user submitted pricing section. All ac units are matched to an evaporator coil, but in order to get the advertised seer ratings, they may need to be matched to the correct furnace or air handler as well.
Carrier Air Conditioner Prices by Model Name
Unit Only Cost
|Carrier 24ANB1||21 SEER||$3,795||$5,950|
|Carrier 24VNA9||19 SEER||$2,900||$4,890|
|Carrier 24ANB7||17 SEER||$2,650||$4,675|
|Carrier 24ANB7**C||17 SEER||$2,670||$4,710|
|Carrier 24ANB6||16 SEER||$2,295||$4,250|
|Carrier 24ACB7||17 SEER||$2,159||$3,775|
|Carrier 24ACC6||16 SEER||$2,100||$3,700|
|Carrier 24ACB3||13 SEER||$1,900||$3,500|
|Carrier 24AAA6||16 SEER||$1,825||$3,430|
|Carrier 24AAA5||15 SEER||$1,550||$3,150|
|Carrier 24ACC4||13 SEER||$1,525||$3,159|
|Carrier 24ABB3**C||13 SEER||$1, 375||$2,990|
|Carrier 24ACA4**C||14 SEER||$1, 450||$3,050|
Prices by Size
The table below represents the different size Carrier 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 Carrier Expert, who will measure the heat loss of your home and size the unit to your needs. In many cases, your current AC size is going to replaced for a similar sized unit.
Carrier AC Units Priced by Unit Size
Unit Only Average Cost
Average Installed Cost
|1.5 Tons||600 – 1000 sqft||$1,720||$3,320|
|2 Tons||1000 – 1300 sqft||$1,800||$3,425|
|2.5 Tons||1300 – 1600 sqft||$1,795||$3,425|
|3 Tons||1600 – 1900 sqft||$1,875||$3,475|
|3.5 Tons||1900 – 2200 sqft||$2,025||$3,825|
|4 Tons||2200 – 2600 sqft||$2,290||$4,190|
|5 Tons||2600 – 3200 sqft||$2,595||$4,695|
Owner Provided Pricing
The table below contains actual prices submitted to us by Carrier air conditioner owners, or customers who have agreed to share the cost they paid for their Carrier system. If you own a Carrier system, please consider sharing the price with future visitors.
AC Size & Model
|Kissimee, FL||1,690 sqft||3-Ton Infinity 24VNA9||AC, Coil, Installation|| |
|Dallas, TX||2,250 sqft||3.5 Ton Comfort System||AC, Coil, Installation|| |
|Washington, DC||2,100 sqft||4-Ton Infinity Central AC||AC, Air Handler, Thermostat|| |
|Canton, OH||1,990 sqft||3.5 Ton Performance Series||AC, Coil, Installation|| |
|Matthews, NC||3,540 sqft||5-Ton Comfort Series AC||C, Coil and Furnace|| |
|Ft Lauderdale, FL||1,990 sqft||4-Ton Performance System||AC, Air Handler, Installation|| |
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, Carrier offers attractive financing and rebate offers on specific units. The links to each is listed below.
- Geothermal and 30-Year Promotions available from qualifying Carrier systems.
- Carrier Financing Offer – Carrier offers flexible payment options through Wells Fargo Financial National Bank as well as Lease-to-Own options.
- EcoRebates are offered on specific high efficiency units from Carrier in addition to Cool Cash Rebates up to $1,650 on select purchases.
- A new promo from Carrier called Ways to Save, updates weekly.
List of Current Carrier AC Units
The list of units below are the current models available at Carrier in 2017 – 2021. To learn more about each unit, read more on the Carrier Central Air Conditioners page of their website.
- Infinity 21 – Model 24ANB1
- Infinity 19VS – Model 24VNA9
- Infinity 17 – Model 24ANB7
- Infinity 17 – Coastal AC Model 24ANB7**C
- Infinity 16 – Model 24ANB6
- Performance 17 – Model 24ACB7
- Performance 16 – Model 24ACC6
- Performance 13 – Model 24ACB3
- Comfort 16 – Model 24AAA6
- Comfort 16 – Model 24ABC6
- Comfort 15 – Model 24AAA5
- Comfort 14 – Model 24ACC4
- Comfort 13 – Model 24ABB3
- Comfort 13 Coastal – Model 24ABB3**C
- Comfort 14 Coastal – Model 24ACA4**C
Corporate and Contact Information
Carrier Inc, is a part of United Technologies Corp. and is located in Farmington, CT. Their customer service department can be reached at: 1-800-Carrier (1-800-227-7437), and they are available daily from 8am to 6pm EST .
One Carrier Place
Farmington, CT 06034-4015
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Carrier Expert Contractors
Carrier has one of the highest quality ratings, due to using factory trained and qualified contractors to sell and install all their equipment. Carrier contractors have the Carrier Expert Certification, which meets or exceeds the highest standards when it comes to installation, service and repair of Carrier products.