Big Rapids Auto Body & Collision Repair

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Professional Collision Repair in Big Rapids

Car Center


Monday-Friday: 8AM-5PM
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Collision repair body shop in Big Rapids Michigan

Established in 1966, Car Center is your trusted collision repair body shop located in Big Rapids, Michigan five minutes south of Ferris State University on Northland Drive. Formerly named Scott’s Body Shop, Car Center is dedicated to providing quality collision and glass repair services to the surrounding community. We may have changed our name, but you can still expect the same great team and professional services as always. If you are looking for a trusted collision repairer near you, let us take care of the entire repair process. This includes a fast and free estimate and help with the insurance claims process. We want you to know that your vehicle is repaired properly and, safe to drive. We look forward to serving you!

The Car Center team is familiar with all types of repairs. Whether you’ve had a minor fender bender or door ding that happened in a hard-to-navigate parking lot, or your car sustained more serious body damage from an accident due to poor driving conditions along BUS 131, contact us at (231) 796-6006 and we’ll restore your vehicle and your peace of mind! We know accidents can be stressful, so if you or your loved ones have had the unfortunate event of being in an accident in Big Rapids or Mecosta County, know you can trust the experts at Car Center.

Certified Collision Repair

Today’s vehicles are increasingly sophisticated and feature an ever-growing number of components, parts and advanced materials. It’s important to bring your vehicle to a certified collision repair shop to ensure it’s repaired properly. Every repair completed comes with the best OEM parts and products as well as our experience.

I CAR gold class certified collision repair

Car Center is an I-CAR Gold Class certified facility, which means that we’re committed to providing technicians with the training and skills that contribute to complete and safe repairs. Our goal is to follow OEM procedures and provide the best customer service from start to finish. Convenience, customer care, and computerized repair estimates set Car Center apart from other auto body repair shops in Big Rapids. Vehicle manufacturer specifications are always followed down to the last detail in order to optimize your vehicle’s longevity and performance.

Car Center location mailbox sign in Big Rapids

Proud to support the community of Big Rapids

We love to help where and when we can. Over the years, we have developed a great relationship with those in the community. Much of the staff at our Big Rapids Car Center location have lived in the area for many years and are glad to serve the community.

We enjoy providing assistance to students and classrooms at Morley Stanwood Schools through their “Teacher of the Month” program.

We also are proud to work alongside Big Rapid Public Schools to host Commendable Cardinals for breakfast and the chance to win gift cards each year. These are students nominated by schoolteachers for being exceptional and showing what it means to be a Big Rapids High School Cardinal.

Consistently Receiving Top Reviews

We appreciate your reviews and thank you for taking the time to acknowledge our hard work. If you recently visited us and would like to share your experience, we would greatly appreciate a review on our Google, Facebook, or Yelp business page!

With over 2,000 positive reviews and a 98% recommendation rating on Carwise, Car Center is extremely proud of our reputation in the community. Visit our Big Rapids location page at to book an appointment or start an online repair estimate. In a few quick and easy steps, Car Center will receive photos of your damaged vehicle and other details to begin planning and identifying the general scope of the collision repair your vehicle needs.

There is no need to tow your car in just for an estimate. Start using our photo estimator to save time and energy with an online estimate from Car Center.

For more information, give us a call at (231) 796-6006 or send us a message using the contact form.

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