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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

4.7 224 reviews

  • Avatar Christopher Lindboe ★★★★★ a week ago
    Great place for all types of auto and truck repair .General repairs , body work , frame straightening and alignments Family owned business.great to deal with , and good quality work .
  • Avatar Pamela Gunther ★★★★★ a month ago
    I'm so happy with the customer service and how pleasant everyone was. They even cleaned my car for me 😊❤️. I will always recommend Rudy Schmid to everyone. Thank you so much ❤️😁😎
  • Avatar Shelli Labreck ★★★★★ a month ago
    They did an amazing job on my vehicle returning it to it's pristine condition!! They were on time and under budget. Very professional and pleasant to deal with. Would highly recommend!!
  • Avatar Michael Root ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    Rudy Scmid was great as always! I dropped my daughter’s car to have a new headlight, taillight and the front fender repaired in the morning, and picked it up the next day. Fast, Friendly, and Fair.
    I wouldn’t bring my cars anywhere else.
    … More Also, they washed the outside of the car, which is more than my daughter ever did.