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Best Auto Body Shops in Lexington

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Lexington Auto Body Shops on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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1869 Liberty Road, Lexington, KY 40505
  • Free Estimates
  • Body Work Expert

Why choose this provider?

Quantrell Auto Group is a Lexington-based shop that has been providing auto detailing services for over 50 years. The auto body shop's technicians have a combined experience of more than 100 years. They perform engine detailing, interior detailing, exterior detailing, ceramic coating, car compounding, and sanitization. As a dealership, Quantrell Auto Group services Volvo, Subaru, and Cadillac vehicles. Customers can book an appointment for repairs by calling online or visiting their store.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.4
Google
4.8 / 5 (65)
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (13)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Website
Lexington, KY 40503

Why choose this provider?

The collision repair specialists at Don Jacobs Paint & Body use years of experience and top-of-the-line equipment to repair and restore vehicles damaged by accidents, and estimates are free. The company offers an on-site Enterprise rental car office for customer convenience and has built a relationship with Sherwin-Williams to provide perfect paint matching. The company's mechanics are all ASE- and I-Car certified, and strive to give customers "outstanding, prompt and very effective service." Customers can schedule an appointment on the company's website, or stop by the shop for fast, professional auto body repairs.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.2
Google
4.3 / 5 (143)
Yelp
1.0 / 5 (3)

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Website
Danville, KY 40422

Why choose this provider?

Stuart Powell Ford Lincoln Mazda provides used and new car sales, and expert vehicle repair services. Founded in 1948, the has a tradition of offering the most caring, experienced service possible, and every salesperson and repair technician is committed to customer satisfaction. "This is a five-star business," said one satisfied customer, and "We get great deals and great service. That's why we keep coming back" said another. The company's Master Senior Certified Technicians perform repairs and preventative maintenance on many makes and models of vehicles and use only factory-approved parts.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
2.5
Yelp
2.5 / 5 (3)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Website
Nicholasville, KY 40356

Why choose this provider?

The ASE-certified technicians at Lyons Auto Body provide "friendly and knowledgeable" car and truck collision repairs, auto detailing, and custom paint services. Collision services include complete front and back end repairs, frame realignments, dent removal, and parts replacements, and the company's staff handle the insurance paperwork to make claims easy and stress-free. The company offers computerized color matching for expert paint touch-ups, and full-service custom auto painting to make the vehicle stand out in a crowd. Customers can call or stop by the shop to request friendly, professional auto body repair and painting services.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.3
Google
4.3 / 5 (27)
Facebook
4.3 / 5 (14)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (1)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Website
Lexington, KY 40503

Why choose this provider?

Southside Auto Repair provides full-service vehicle repairs for most makes and models of cars and trucks. The company is AAA-accredited, and every technician is ASE-certified. Services include state-of-the-art diagnostics, preventative maintenance, thorough safety inspections, and high-quality repairs for brands like Toyota, Acura, Ford, and Lexus. Southside Auto Repair also offers complete fleet services, and customers rave about the company's "Quick work!' and "Great service." Customers can call, stop by the shop, or request an appointment on the company's website.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
3.5
Yelp
3.0 / 5 (21)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
3.8
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Website
Cynthiana, KY 41031

Why choose this provider?

The experts at Cockrell's Auto Center have more than 25 years of experience in auto body and collision repairs, and the company's technicians are fully ASE-certified, and I-Car trained. The company's staff explain the complete repair process to customers and strive to provide quick, honest service. The company provides high-quality body and frame repairs, parts replacements, and auto detailing, as well as professional paint restoration, towing services, and free estimates. One satisfied repair customer said, "They kept my car less than a week and the repairs that were made were great!"

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.6

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Website
Lexington, KY 40505

Why choose this provider?

Green's Collision Center is the only Toyota Certified auto body shop in the Central Kentucky area, and the staff work to provide impeccable quality and customer service. The company has a 36,00 square foot shop, fully equipped to handle any body and frame repair job, and five professional spray booths for expert paint restoration using the eco-friendly water borne paint system. In addition to ASE-certified collision repairs, the company offers towing, window tinting, detailing, paintless dent removal, and service for air conditioning systems.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.2
Google
4.2 / 5 (101)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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FAQs

  • Introduction

    Auto body shops, sometimes called auto body repair shops or collision centers, focus on repairing the body of a vehicle. Auto body repair specialists restore dented panels, such as bumpers, fenders, and doors in addition to repainting exterior surfaces.

    While much of an auto body shop's work concerns a vehicle's appearance, specialists may also repair frame damage and replace windshields and other windows. Interior fixes include headliner, weatherstrip, and seat removal and replacement.

    Although frequently confused with one another, auto body shops and auto repair shops each focus on separate aspects of a vehicle. As discussed above, auto body shops concentrate on the structural elements. Mechanics in auto repair shops fix the mechanical and electrical components that allow the vehicle to work properly.
  • Where can I repair my car after an accident?

    If the vehicle's hood, roof, trunk, bumper, or any other exterior panel is dented, an auto body shop repairs the damage and repaints the car's exterior surface. Mechanical and electrical repairs, such as brakes, power steering, and broken tail lights, are handled through an auto repair shop.

  • What do auto body shops do?

    Auto body shops handle the balance and aesthetics of a vehicle. Technicians repair the sheet metal dents. They replace the car's damaged body parts, including doors, fenders, bumpers, and glass. Auto body shops also refinish the vehicle's exterior surface, matching paint to factory colors. Some shops can also repair a vehicle's frame.

  • What is collision repair?

    After a collision, your vehicle may require both mechanical and body repair. A body shop can fix dents, replace parts like fenders and doors, and repaint a vehicle. A collision repair center, however, offers more extensive services, often repairing the mechanical and body damage caused as the result of an accident.

  • How much does collision repair cost?

    Depending on the extent of damage, collision repair costs can range from as low as $50 to well into the thousands, according to insurance.com. Touching up minor scratches with paint may register on the low end of the cost spectrum, while repairing a bumper might incur a charge of $700, and repainting the entire vehicle could cost $7,000.

  • How do I estimate how much auto body work would cost?

    If you've been involved in an accident, you might first want to begin by contacting your insurance company. It will arrange for an adjuster to evaluate the damage, and its representatives can often provide their insured with a list of approved body shops. Armed with the adjuster's findings, it's recommended you get several quotes before choosing a shop.

  • Do auto body shops do payment plans?

    Each shop determines its own payment policies. Some auto body shops accept payment plans through their partnerships with specific lending agencies. You also have the option of using a credit card with most establishments. Another alternative is to take out a personal loan with a lending institution. Paying cash, however, may afford you some leverage for negotiating a discount.