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Body Repair Estimates

Body Repair Estimates are comprehensive assessments provided to determine the scope and cost of repairing damage to a vehicle's body, offered for free and without the need for an appointment at Gateway Auto - Service & Collision Center.

What is Body Repair Estimates?

Body Repair Estimates at Gateway Auto - Service & Collision Center involve a detailed evaluation of your vehicle to assess the extent and type of body damage it has sustained. This service is critical for understanding the repair process and the associated costs.

Our skilled technicians conduct a thorough inspection of the vehicle, examining areas of damage due to accidents, collisions, hail, or other factors. We use advanced diagnostic tools and techniques to provide an accurate and transparent estimate. This estimate includes a breakdown of the necessary repairs, the parts needed, and the labor involved.

The best part? We offer these estimates completely free of charge, and we welcome walk-ins, ensuring ease and accessibility for our customers. Our goal is to provide clear and precise information to help you make informed decisions about your vehicle's repair needs.

When or why do you need it?

A Body Repair Estimate is essential whenever your vehicle suffers any external damage, whether from an accident, collision, hail, or other incidents. It's the first step in the repair process, providing you with a clear understanding of what repairs are needed and how much they will cost.

This information is crucial, especially for insurance claims or when deciding whether to proceed with repairs. At Gateway Auto - Service & Collision Center, we encourage vehicle owners to get a body repair estimate even for minor damages, as this can prevent small issues from escalating into major problems.

With our policy of offering free, no-appointment-needed estimates, we make it convenient and stress-free for you to get this vital information promptly, ensuring that you can plan your next steps with confidence.

How can Gateway Auto help?

We believe quality shouldn’t break the bank. We understand the financial strain unexpected repairs can bring, so we provide competitive rates and financing without compromising on the quality of our top-notch mechanical and collision repairs.

Easy, hassle-free experience

Booking an appointment with Gateway Auto is as easy as a few clicks online or a phone call with our friendly team. Walk-in appointments are welcome for all free body repair estimates.

Omaha’s Choice for Body Repair Estimates Services

Whether you got caught in a hail storm or an accident on the freeway, we know how damage to your vehicle can interrupt your flow. After working in the body repair business for over two decades, we understand how to get you back on the road with quality body repair.

Gateway Auto joined an elite group of less than 15 percent of collision centers nationwide that have met I-CAR's rigorous Gold Class standard.

Body labor services performed are guaranteed against any defect in workmanship for as long as you own your vehicle.

Frequently asked questions

If it's a car, we'll fix it. If it's a question, we'll answer it.

How accurate are auto body estimates?

Gateway Collision Center estimates meets a strict set of guidelines created for competitive pricing and accuracy. That’s because we build every estimate with a state-of-the-art manufacturer database that ensures the utmost accuracy on pricing and procedure for every recommended repair and part. This process prevents any last-minute surprises when it comes to the cost of your repairs.

Is the auto body estimate the final cost of repair?

The auto body estimate provides an accurate projection of repair costs, but unforeseen issues might arise during the repair process. We always communicate any changes and seek your approval before proceeding.

Do I need more than one estimate and is there a fee?

No, it is up to you to decide how many estimates you would like and if you want to discuss the repairs with more than one shop. Our body repair estimates or quotes are completely free. If you have selected a shop, have your insurance company deal directly with them. We accept insurance work from all providers. Remember, it is your right to decide where you have your vehicle repaired. Our team here at Gateway Collision Center will be pleased to provide you with a free estimate!

Can I decide where to take my vehicle to get repaired?

Always be sure to remember: In the state of Nebraska, no matter who the insurance company is, it's always the vehicle owners choice on where the repairs will be completed. It is your responsibility, and your right, to choose who will repair your vehicle. Also, if you cannot decide on a repair facility, your insurance company can recommend a repair shop.

How can we help?

An FAQ section can only get you so far. Still have questions or want more information than what's provided in our FAQs? Our friendly team of experts is happy to help.

What is it like to get your damaged vehicle fixed by Gateway Auto?

Trusted, efficient and designed to keep you moving. We go the extra mile to make sure you're comfortable and confident throughout the entire repair process.

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Free estimate

Our body repair estimates are completely free and available with no appointment necessary.

We work with all insurance companies and build every estimate with a state-of-the-art manufacturer database that ensures the utmost accuracy on pricing and procedure for every recommended repair and part.

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On-site rental car pickup and dropoff

We know getting damage to your vehicle can be stressful, so we take care of the logistics in an effort to keep your life in motion. Gateway Collision Center works with Enterprise Rent-A-Car and will setup a pickup and drop-off of your rental on-site at our location.

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Stay in the loop

We clearly communicate with you, sending updates as your vehicle moves through each stage of the repair process.

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We restore your ride

Get back on the road looking as good as new. With every service, your vehicle will get a final check and complimentary carwash + interior clean from our quality assurance team.

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Drive with peace of mind

Body labor services performed by Gateway Auto are protected by a lifetime service warranty, guaranteed against any defect in workmanship for as long as you own your vehicle.

All your automotive needs under one roof

Gateway Auto offers service, collision, fleet and quality vehicle sales under the same trusted brand to ensure you stay on the road with a team by your side.

After their first visit, our average customer has been returning to Gateway Auto for more than 10 years

Don't just take our word for it, check out our reviews and see what our customers have to say about the Gateway Auto experience.

Over 400+ 5 Star Reviews
More than 400 customer-submitted 5-star reviews
"They were awesome.  My car was repaired and back to us within a week of an accident.  They detailed the car at no extra cost to us."

Diane Stanton

Collision Center

"I got my bumper replaced after a fender bender and it now looks better than ever. Employees were nice and professional"

Sydney Meier

Collision Center

"I had some pretty significant hail damage and the team at Gateway took care of me and my cars needs. Such friendly works."

Edwin Iraheta-Retana

Collision Center

"Gateway repaired my SUV after some body damage and did a wonderful job. The people I dealt with were friendly and professional and the work was done well and on time. They even cleaned the car inside and out."

Darren Powell

Collision Center