HOW Highly Trained
Collision Repair Technicians Benefit YOU!

I-CAR GOLD CERTIFIED iconWhen you see the I-Car Gold Class logo, you know a shop’s technicians are trained in how to make the proper repairs that can retain the safety and structural integrity of your vehicle.

Research confirms that choosing a Gold Class business can also mean a better repair experience for you.

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A May 2013 analysis of more than 18,000 collision repair shops by automotive information provider CynCast found that Gold Class-rated businesses outperformed other body shops by 47% in CynCast’s Shop Performance Value Rating.

The rating measures shop performance using important metrics such as how long it takes for customers to get their cars back, the accuracy of the initial estimate, and customer satisfaction.

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Many insurers, vehicle makers and repair networks require or recommend training for repair shops in their networks, including Gold Class status. Ask your insurance company or car dealer what training their program requires, or review the following list of Gold Class-supporting organizations:

What is the Gold Class Designation?

What Does the ICar Gold DesignationWhen your car has been in a collision, getting it repaired properly is critical for your family’s safety and your peace of mind. But how do you know if a shop has the up-to-date knowledge to repair your vehicle safely?

The Gold Class designation lets you know a collision repair shop has trained technicians who know how to repair your vehicle properly. Approximately 20% of collision repair shops currently complete the rigorous training requirements needed to meet the Gold Class standard. Businesses that earn Gold Class status are proud of their accomplishment and will typically display the Gold Class logo prominently in their shop and on their website to help you identify them as highly trained repair facilities.

As vehicles incorporate more and more new materials and new technologies, current training has become increasingly important for proper repairs. Gold Class shops are trained to know:

  • How to make the right decisions for a safe repair
  • How to find hidden damage others may not see
  • The latest repair procedures and technologies
  • Which parts to repair and which to replace
  • Bottom Line – it pays to choose an ICar Gold Shop like Collision Pros that is a member of the
    Assured Performance Network.