Cost of living in Monterrey, Mexico

List of prices in Monterrey, Mexico. Current as of Apr 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 134
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 111
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 101
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 20
12 eggs, large Mex$ 41
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 25
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 68
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 42
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 21
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 247
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 26
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 20
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 19,996
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 8,706
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 2,145
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 14,881
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 8,487
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 1,072
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Mex$ 355
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 7,078
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,819
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 125
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 63
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 901
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 678
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,516
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,180
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 345,899
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 588
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 91
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 78
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 212
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 553
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 74
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 57
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 60
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 28
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 29
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 163
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 397
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 153
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 877
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 822
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 126
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 66
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 39
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Mex$ 11,518
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.04
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 932
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 52
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 839 prices entered by 86 different people.
Latest price update: April 18, 2019

Monterrey position in our World Ranking

the world
255th
out of 330
latin america
29th
out of 47
mexico
2nd
out of 7

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