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Specialty Auto Body received 86 consumer ratings from Consumers' CHECKBOOK and Consumer Reports subscribers.

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Area's highest-rated auto body shop:
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Average of nearby auto body shops:
77% 77%
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Area's lowest-rated auto body shop:
36% 36%
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  • Based on more than 6,948 consumer ratings by CHECKBOOK and Consumer Reports subscribers who have used these companies and professionals.
Specialty Auto Body had prices that were 10% lower than average.
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There were big price differences among shops, according to thousands of price checks by Washington DC Consumers' CHECKBOOK's undercover shoppers. For example, the cost to replace the trunk lid on one specific car ranged from $650 to $992.

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Specialty Auto Body
3912 N 5th Rd
Arlington, VA
Phone: 703-525-5323


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CHECKBOOK Ratings
Number of customer survey ratings for Specialty Auto Body: 86 ratings
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Sample Subscriber Comments & Reviews for Auto Body Shops in the Washington DC Area
CHECKBOOK provides subscriber comments on their experiences with the firms they use. Please remember that individual subscriber comments are informal. Subscriber comments may give you insight into the types of features and problems that exist in a service field, but are not the best basis for selecting or rejecting a specific firm. To assess the quality of a firm's performance, we recommend that you give more weight to the percentages of favorable ratings. Those percentages are generally based on much larger numbers of consumers' ratings (the number of consumer ratings is noted above).

As You Can See Below, Some Auto Body Shops Get High Praise from Their Customers.
Some Others Don't. So Choose Carefully.

Here Are a Few Samples of the Thousands of Comments
CHECKBOOK Has Collected on Hundreds of Different Auto Body Shops.

  • Subscriber from HERNDON, VA wrote about a local auto body shop: very easy to work with. reasonable cost with excellent work. highly recommend........
  • Subscriber from OAKTON, VA wrote about a local auto body shop: Repaired our 6 mos. old Lexus and did a fantastic job........
  • Subscriber from WASHINGTON, DC wrote about a local auto body shop: I have used them twice for service on my cars. They do outstanding work........
  • Subscriber from ROCKVILLE, MD wrote about a local auto body shop: will use them again if needed.......
  • Subscriber from GAITHERSBURG, MD wrote about a local auto body shop: Very good.......
  • Subscriber from BETHESDA, MD wrote about a local auto body shop: Theyre honest, do good work, returned my calls, and were reliable........
  • Subscriber from WASHINGTON, DC wrote about a local auto body shop: Excellentservice; offered options that saved significant money........
  • Subscriber from SPRINGFIELD, VA wrote about a local auto body shop: They came highly recommended and earned my trust and repeat business. Were very upfront about..........
  • Subscriber from ROCKVILLE, MD wrote about a local auto body shop: This company knows how to plan an organize its work, treat customers well, and provide..........

Note: Data points covered will vary by the type of service.

How We Gather (and How to Interpret) Our Data