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CARSTAR Advantage

If you’ve been in an accident, the last thing you need is more stress. Especially when it comes to car repair. That’s why CARSTAR was founded. We’re committed to making the repair process as quick and as painless as possible. In addition to being the country’s largest group of collision repair stores, we also offer the industry’s most comprehensive warranty. So if you do have an accident, take your vehicle to CARSTAR. We guarantee it will be repaired quickly, reliably and at a reasonable price. That’s what we mean when we say “Relax, We’ll Take It From Here.”


Nationwide Warranty

Looking for peace of mind down the road? We offer the industry’s most comprehensive warranty. With stores in over 250 locations across the United States, chances are there will be one near you. If not, CARSTAR will find a convenient, quality, independent store to honor your warranty.


Nationwide Coverage
If you’ve moved or are traveling, you’re covered at any nationwide CARSTAR store for up to five years. Try finding another warranty that travels with you throughout the United States.


Lifetime Guarantee
If you experience a problem with your repair work due to normal vehicle use, your warranty also covers you at the repairing store for as long as you own the car.



  • Q. Am I required to return to the original CARSTAR store that repaired my car to have the warranty work done?
    A. If you live within a 50 mile radius of the issuing store, you must have any warranty claim serviced at that location. Outside of that radius, you should call 1-800-CARSTAR for the store nearest to you.
  • Q. How do I file a warranty claim?
    A. Simply bring your warranty and repair receipt to any CARSTAR store and they will handle the rest.
  • Q. What is NOT covered by the warranty?
    A. The warranty covers the specific itemized repair provided by your CARSTAR store, including labor and materials. The warranty does not include:
  • Parts
  • Defects resulting from misuse or lack of proper maintenance
  • Normal wear, element exposure and extreme environmental damages
  • Repair/replacement of tires, batteries, electrical parts, wiper blades, oils, lubricants or mechanical parts
  • Alignment after 90 days
  • Rust repairs
  • Q. Will I incur any additional costs if I file a warranty claim?
    A. No. All you need to do is bring your warranty and repair receipt to any CARSTAR store for service. The work will be performed free of charge.
  • (Click here to download a sample warranty.)



Think of us as your 24/7 accident assistance company. If you need help, relax and just call 1-800-CARSTAR. We’ll help you with everything.

  • We’ll Call a tow truck
  • Arrange a rental
  • Deal with the insurance company
  • We’ll call a friend or family member
  • Customer Financing – WAC – Not available at all locations

It’s traumatic enough to be in an accident. Unfortunately, paying for the repairs afterwards can be just as stressful. You need your car now, even if you don’t have the money now, because life won’t wait around for you. That’s why CARSTAR offers the CarCareONE credit card. Rest easy and get your car fixed, then pay for it later down the road.


No Interest If Paid In Full In 6 months* on purchases of $299 or more with your CARSTAR/CarCareONESM card. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the promotion balance including optional charges, is not paid in full within 6 months or if you make a late payment. Minimum Monthly Payments Required.


Not available at all locations.


Download an application


*Valid on minimum purchase of $299 on CARSTAR/CarCareONESM card account. On promo purchase balance, monthly payments required, but no Finance Charges will be assessed if (1) promo purchase balance paid in full in 6 months and (2) all minimum monthly payments on account paid when due. Otherwise, promo may be terminated and treated as a non-promo balance. Finance Charges accrued at the Purchase APR will be assessed from purchase date. Regular rates apply to non-promo balances, including optional charges. Promo purchases on existing accounts may not receive full benefit of promo terms, including reduced APR if applicable, if account is subject to Penalty APR. Payments over the minimum will be applied as required by applicable law. As of {insert date}, APR 28.99% & on all accounts in default, Penalty APR: 29.99%. Minimum Finance Charge $2.00. Subject to approval by GE Money Bank.


WAC = With Approved Credit


Quality Repairs

Our company has repaired over 2,000,000 automobiles across North America. Every CARSTAR store is equipped with the latest systems and technology to get the job done right, right on time. We also pledge to keep you informed throughout the entire repair process.


Highest Customer Satisfaction

A repair store’s work is only as good as their word. Which is why CARSTAR is so proud of our reputation for high ethical standards. We also consistently lead the industry in customer satisfaction ratings.


Locally Owned and Operated

CARSTAR believes in having local owners run the day-to-day operations of their store. So when you visit your local CARSTAR, you’ll deal with someone who is invested in the community and strives to protect their own reputation. It’s the best formula to ensure you get exceptional service every step of the way.


Insurance Companies and Partners

CARSTAR will work directly with your insurance company to make the process as painless as possible. We already have corporate relationships with more than 80 insurance providers. So chances are we already have a Direct Repair Program with your insurance provider. This usually saves you valuable time during the estimate process.