# What is the cost of a motor?

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## Are electric motors expensive?

According to the DOE, the average life of an electric motor is 20 years. During the life of an electric motor the initial purchase price represents just 1 percent of the total cost of owning and operating it. The largest cost of operating an electric motor is the power cost.

## How much does an electric engine cost?

A typical conversion, if it is using all new parts, costs between \$5,000 and \$10,000 (not counting the cost of the donor vehicle or labor).

## How is engine price calculated?

Calculate the power the motor consumes while in operation. The equation is W = AV(sqrt 3) where A is amperes, V is volts, and sqrt 3 is the square root of 33 (about 1.73). W is the power consumption in watts. For example, if the electric motor uses 50 amps at 240 volts, the wattage is 50 x 240 x 1.73, or 20,760 watts.

## How much does it cost to run a 10 hp motor?

If the motor is loaded to 10 hp, which it probably isn’t, its drawing 746 watts per hp divided by the efficiency, probably about 90% for a motor that size or a total of 8.29 KWH for each hour it runs. At 14 cents per KWH, that would be \$1.16.

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## How much do DC motors cost?

Motors Pricing

DC motors are quite affordable and usually cost less than \$25. Between \$6 and \$85: Vibrating motors can be found for under \$85. Between \$12 and \$45: This price range is where you can purchase a brushless motor.

## How much is a new motor for a car?

Unfortunately, replacing an engine often costs more than the vehicle’s worth. On average, you’re looking at \$4,000 to \$5,000 dollars to replace a 4 cylinder engine. This price is likely to go up with a V6 or V8 engine. And, figures tend to range based on the complexity of a job and the performance of a vehicle.

## How much does it cost to run a 100 hp motor?

Expect actual operating costs to vary. For example, a 460-volt, three-phase, standard efficiency 100 HP motor operating under full load for 8,760 hours per year will probably cost just over \$48,000 per year to operate at an electric rate of \$0.10 per kWh.

## How much does it cost to run a 25 hp motor?

25 horsepower is about 18.6 KW, so that’d be \$1.49 an hour. Your mileage may vary.

## How much Power does a 20 hp motor use?

If the motor actually delivers 20 horsepower (hp) of mechanical power, then the motor will draw 49 amps.

## How much electricity does 1 hp motor consume per hour?

So, 1 HP for 24 hour = 746×24= 17904 Watt-hour which is equal to 17904/1000= 17.904 units. Hence, 17.904 units of Power will be consumed by the 1 HP motor when run continuously for 24 hours.

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