Trane XR16 Air Conditioner

$7,400 to $9,700

(price includes install)

Staging: Two-Stage
Cooling Efficiency: up to 16.20 SEER2
Sound Rating: as low as 72 dB(A)

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Product Information


The two-stage XR16 air conditioner offers Energy Star® qualified combinations with up to 16.20 SEER, making it an efficient choice for maintaining comfortable temperatures in your home. It is available in 2, 3, 4, and 5-ton models. The XR16 features a Spine Fin™ condenser coil and a two-stage Climatuff™ compressor, providing enhanced energy efficiency and consistent comfort. The efficiency and reliability you can count on from Trane, with the a mid-level price range.

The two-stage operation allows the unit to adjust its output to match the heating and cooling needs of your home, reducing energy consumption and providing quiet performance. The XR16 is designed for durability and reliability, ensuring long-lasting performance in various climate conditions. Working as part of your home HVAC system, the XR16 home air conditioning unit comes with the reliability you’ve come to expect from Trane and the energy efficiency you deserve. This central air system’s design ensures that your family has superior comfort year round.

This Trane XR16 air conditioner replaced the Trane XR17 air conditioner due to the SEER2 conversion in 2023. The features and efficiency of the Trane XR16 are largely identical with minor improvements, but the XR16 is rated using the DOE’s new method. Click here to read more about the change from SEER to SEER2.

Key Features

  • Energy Efficiency: Up to 16.20 SEER2
  • Fan Cooling Stages: 2 Stages
  • Spine Fin™ Coil
  • Climatuff™ Compressor

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Benefits (Pros)

  • High performance two-stage air conditioner
  • High energy efficiency for substantial energy bill savings
  • More affordable than Trane XV and XL series
  • Still reliable in any climate condition
  • Compatible with most HVAC systems

Considerations (Cons)

  • Lacks some high-end features from Trane XV series
  • More costly than entry-level models
  • Larger than entry-level models
  • Not as quiet as Trane XV series
  • Does not come with protective Weatherguard Top™ (can be added on)


Our estimated price of the Trane XR16 air conditioner is $7,400 to $9,700 including installation. It’s important to note – determining exact pricing online is challenging due to the individualized of each home. Pricing varies with the unit size and installation complexity. Smaller units with correctly installed ductwork will be at the lower end of the price range, while larger units or complex installations will be on the higher end. Our objective is to help homeowners understand their options. Get a free quote for your home here.

Compatible Matching Furnaces

The XR16 air conditioner operates best when paired with compatible indoor equipment. We recommend using with the Trane TEM6 Air Handler or the Trane S9X2 Gas Furnace for peak efficiency and performance. The TEM6 air handler offers multi-speed operation, which complements the performance of the XR16 air conditioning unit. The S9X2 gas furnaces provide reliable efficiency and performance, making them suitable matches for the XR16. For an exact, personalized recommendation, consult with our experts.


  • 10-year limited warranty on coil and other functional parts


Our free in-home estimates include a thorough evaluation of your home’s heating and cooling needs. Our comfort advisors will inspect your ductwork and provide recommendations to ensure your new air conditioning system operates efficiently and effectively. We offer honest, pressure-free advice. Book an appointment online today.


For a similar unit with slightly lower efficiency and cost, consider the Trane XL15i model.

BrandModelModel NumberModel YearSizeHeightWidthDepthSound RatingMax Fuse
TraneXR164TWR6024N1000Current2 ton4137347225
TraneXR164TWR6036N1000Current3 ton4537347235
TraneXR164TWR6048N1000Current4 ton4537347245
TraneXR164TWR6060N1000Current5 ton4537347460
TraneXR174TWR7024A100020232 ton4137347225
TraneXR174TWR7036A100020233 ton3737347235
TraneXR174TWR7048A100020234 ton4537347245
TraneXR174TWR7060A100020235 ton4537347460

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