It’s probably the number 1 question a body shops get and also has to be the #1 source of most customer worries.
It’s a balance of what the car needs vs what the customer/insurance company wants, of course quality is critical, but the real world brings varying budgets and Insurance company restrictions (coverage limitations), parts back orders and supplier delays.
How much to paint my car? How much to restore a car?
There are no set prices for the Collision Repair Industry, there are labor rates based on a shops overhead and market research (inflation adjustments etc).