Hoffman Automotive & Collision

  • 4.9 of 5 stars
3 reviews

235 Elm St, Buffalo, NY 14203, us

(716) 856-7000

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Hours
 
Specialties
Does body work
Guarantees all work for at least 1 month or 1000 miles
Road tests vehicles when appropriate
Loaners
No
Notes
 
They are always honest
5.0/5
They are competent
5.0/5
Their repair price is reasonable
5.0/5
They complete the work in a timely manner
4.0/5
They respond well when they screw something up
5.0/5
They take the time to explain the problems and necessary repairs
5.0/5
They treat male and female customers in the same manner
5.0/5
They are always honest
5.0/5
I would use this mechanic again
N/A
I would recommend this mechanic to others
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They fix the problem the first time
4.3/5
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood
4.0/5
The hours of operation are convenient for customers
5.0/5
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed)
4.7/5
Feb 19, 2002
These guys seem reluctant to let me spend too much - they will try to talk me out of expensive repairs if they don't think they are necessary, rather than replacing parts until I run out of patience. They don't seem to be willing to cut corners and they do things right. They charge by the hour, rather than book estimates, and depending on the job that usually works out well. I have had both my Volvos into their shop a number of times and I am satisfied that I'm not getting ripped off.
Apr 30, 2002
In 1995 or 96, I basically demolished my 1992 Chevrolet 4WD truck with 66,000 miles. They repaired it including replacing the FRAME, front axle, hood, fenders,windshield, bumpers etc. Now the truck has 171,000 miles and not one single problem even remotely related to the repairs. The paint still looks better than brand new trucks. They have repaired and maintained my entire family's vehicles with complete satisfaction. I would and have recommended Hoffman Automotive highly to anyone in Buffalo area. They are absolutely worth the ride downtown. They insist on the best materials and time honored techniques for every job. No shortchanging for anyone.
Aug 29, 2004
Just take a look at some of the rare foreign cars sitting around the shop (60s Jags, Mercedes, Volvo) and you can see the quality of their work. They repaired my 92 chevy after a plow hit it, and did an outstanding job matching the (faded) paint and re-aligning the body panels. They also do most of my mechanical work and have always found the problem and corrected it in a timely manner, although they are very honest telling you when they're busy and may need to keep the car for a few days.

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