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Syracuse Auto Body & Collision Repair Shop

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Rudy Schmid Total Car Care has been Central New York’s premier auto body shop and collision repair center since 1930. We work hard to make your auto body repair experience as pleasant and convenient as possible.

Collision Repair

Rudy Schmid is your one-stop-shop for any auto body repair needed. We use PPG EnvirobaseTM waterborne paints to make your car look brand new. Rudy Schmid offers a lifetime guarantee on our workmanship (excluding rust) for as long as you own your vehicle.

Our auto technicians have the highest level of collision repair training. We are an I-Car Gold Certified auto body shop – something that only 10% of body shops in the country can boast.

Auto Body Value Added Services

We take the extra step to ensure our customers get exactly what they need at affordable prices. Need a loaner or rental while your vehicle is being fixed? Not a problem! We’ll make sure you have a set of wheels for your everyday needs.

Rudy Schmid is familiar with the insurance claims process. We’ve been doing collision repair in Syracuse for almost 90 years and there is NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU if you decide to bring your repair work to us instead of your insurance company’s recommended/preferred shop! Our quality standards are higher than those of the insurance company programs.

Have questions? We put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions that specifically deal with auto body shops and the collision repair process. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact our team today to learn more or set up your collision repair appointment! 

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Collision Repair and Painting Services

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228 Hiawatha Boulevard, Syracuse

4.7 211 reviews

  • Avatar Mark Polifroni ★★★★★ a month ago
    They did a undercoating my vehicle a 2021 outstanding job they put a brand new it trailer hitch and wired the lights great job and when they were done the undercoated the new trailer hitch I highly recommend going to them and this is my … More third time return to them
  • Avatar Sydney ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    I am compelled to write this review after picking up my car. Rudy Schmid + team did a beautiful paint job after someone did a hit + run in the parking lot on my car. Very reasonable pricing as well.
    They not only did a great job with the
    … More paint and in fantastic time (dropped off for Monday morning - picked up Tuesday afternoon), but I was pleasantly surprised to find my car spotless on the interior as well - floor mats washed off and all.
    It's the little things sometimes, and I truly appreciate that extra added detail. I will now be using this business for routine car maintenance as well as my fiance and will be recommending to friends + family. Thank you for your great paint work and surprise with the cleaned interior!
  • Avatar S ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    I am compelled to write this review after picking up my car. Rudy Schmid + team did a beautiful paint job after someone did a hit + run in the parking lot on my car. Very reasonable pricing as well.
    They not only did a great job with the
    … More paint and in fantastic time (dropped off for Monday morning - picked up Tuesday afternoon), but I was pleasantly surprised to find my car spotless on the interior as well - floor mats washed off and all.
    It's the little things sometimes, and I truly appreciate that extra added detail. I will now be using this business for routine car maintenance as well as my fiance and will be recommending to friends + family. Thank you for your great paint work and surprise with the cleaned interior!
  • Avatar Emily Carroll ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    I would never go anywhere but Rudy`s. They are efficient, friendly and reasonable. Excellent in every way!