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By YOUCANIC on Mar 7, 2019

How to order new Chevy key and remote

If you have lost the keys to your Chevrolet, don't panic. You can order a new key from any Chevy dealer or locksmith. The average cost for a new Chevrolet key is between $60 and $120. The price can vary depending on if your Chevy has a transponder key, security chip or VATS. 

If your Chevy is 2006 and newer it may also need to be programmed. The cost to program a new Chevy key at the dealer ranges between $60 and $80.

How to order new Chevy key

  1. Locate a Chevy dealer near you.
  2. Call the nearest dealer or locksmith and get a quote for a new Chevy key. You will need to prove the Year, Make and Model. For example 2015 Chevy Impala. In some cases, the dealer may need the VIN number. For some models, there are more than one key types available for that model. If you don't know your Chevy VIN, open the driver door and locate the sticker shown below. Write down the 17 digit number. The dealer or locksmith will need the last 8 digits to give you an accurate quote.order new chevy key with vin number


  3. Head to the dealer to order a new Chevrolet key. 
  4. Pay for a new key and also programming fee if it is required. Certain Chevy keys can be programmed yourself without the need of the dealer. Older Chevy vehicles don't need the key to be programmed. 
order new chevy keys

This remote has a flip-out key.  The key must be cut to match your current key.  Then the remote must be programmed to your vehicle.  You can program it yourself provided you already have one working key/remote.

Replacement Chevy Key Fob Remote 

chevy key fob remote

For many years Chevy vehicles came with a separate key and remote key fob. In the mid-2000s Chevy came out with the flip key but not all models were equipped with the flip key.

If you have lost your Chevy key fob remote you can order a new one from your dealer. Depending on the button configuration of your Chevy remote it may cost anywhere from $80 to $175 for a new one. A cheaper alternative is to buy a Chevy key fob remote online and program it yourself if you have existing remotes. You will need to have two working remotes to perform the programming yourself. 

Please leave a comment to let other users know how much you were quoted for a new key for your Chevy. Rember to mention what model it was too: Bolt, Camaro, Colorado, Corvette, Cruze, Equinox, Express, Impala, Malibu SS, Silverado, Sonic, Spark, Suburban, Tahoe, Traverse, Trax, Volt. 



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Marry T., 2018-04-11

I ordered a new key fob from the dealer and they wanted 70 to prgram it. Followed the link above and was able to program it myself. Thanks for sharing.

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