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Syracuse Auto Body & Collision Repair Shop

Beyond the Surface. Beyond Your Insurance App. 

Get the full picture with our Schmid Snaps claims assistance.

After all, it’s YOUR CHOICE where you get your car repaired. Your investment, your choice.

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 Buffing

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Collision Repair and Painting Services

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228 Hiawatha Boulevard, Syracuse

4.7 238 reviews

  • Avatar Cheektowga ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
    They did a Great job with the repair and they even vacuumed the inside of my car.
    Very satisfied..
  • Avatar Wes Belisle ★★★★★ a month ago
    Update (Nov '21): I've continued to use Rudy for a variety of services since my initial review (some steering work, undercoating, etc.) They continue to impress. They are very responsive, even to email, which is convenient. … More As always, the quality of their work remains excellent.
    Rudy does excellent work. They were honest about when they could start the project (about two weeks out). They didn’t just lie and say they can start immediately to get the vehicle in there. Once they started working, they responded to all my calls and emails promptly. They dealt with all of the insurance company things that I never saw. The vehicle was completed when they promised and appears to be in perfect condition. Highly recommend.
  • Avatar bot Ne ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Efficient friendly staff. Today I only scheduled repairs but this place has been around for years and has an excellent reputation.
  • Avatar danielle capizzi ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    I was driving in Syracuse (from Rochester) and hit a tire on the expressway that really messed up my car. I called Rudy Schmid's and despite having a jam packed day, they made time for me. They were so kind and helpful, I dont know … More what I would have done without them. I am extremely grateful. Give them your business, you wont be disappointed.