DeFOUW Collision Center

Certified BMW and Chevrolet Auto Repair Center

320 Sagamore Pkwy S.
Lafayette, IN 47905

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Time-Tested & Community Trusted

Serving the Lafayette, IN area for over 50 years, the DeFOUW Collision Center continues to offer world-class auto service to drivers throughout Tippecanoe County. We welcome all drivers from West Lafayette to Crawfordsville to visit us for all of your paint and body work needs.

We're certified to care for any General Motors vehicle and BMW in Lafayette, however, we're equipped to provide top-notch auto repair services for all makes and models. In fact, our state-of-the-art facility is capable of servicing buses, RVs, and even semi tractors. Schedule a visit at the DeFOUW Collision Center today - located at your trusted Chevy Dealership in Lafayette, IN, serving Lafayette, Crawfordsville, West Lafayette, Frankfort IN and Kokomo IN.

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Certified BMW & Chevrolet Auto Repair

While we happily welcome all vehicles, the DeFOUW Collision Center is the premier location for drivers searching for General Motors and BMW service in Lafayette.

When you receive auto repair services from the same place your vehicle is sold, you can count on receiving premium care for your car, truck, or SUV. For instance, our collision center staff is fully certified and highly knowledgeable of Chevrolet and BMW models. You can also rely on us to use factory parts for all General Motors and BMW vehicles as well.

We strive to be the preferred auto repair and collision service department for all Lafayette drivers, so you can always count on a first-class experience. Visit us today at the DeFOUW Collision Center.

DeFOUW Collision Center repairs ALL makes and models and we are proudly certified by:

Customer-Focused Auto Repair

Car damage is always a major inconvenience, so we offer our guests a wealth of services to help make the collision repair process as easy as possible.

These exclusive services include:

  • Courtesy shuttle for guests throughout the Lafayette area
  • Direct Repair Program relationships with most major insurance companies
  • Available Flexible 90-day payment plan

Of course, we're always happy to coordinate towing services and car rentals as well. Let us help get you back on the road as quickly and easily as possible. Schedule your visit today at the DeFOUW Collision Center serving Lafayette, West Lafayette, and Crawfordsville, IN.

Lafayette's Hometown Collision Center

For the past 5 decades, the DeFOUW Collision Center has worked hard to gain the community's trust by delivering unrivaled auto repairs and customer service, but we don't stop there.

While browsing our website, look for tips, insight, service specials and other helpful resources to help you through your collision repair experience. For instance, you can find a frame-by-frame description of our entire 10-step auto repair process to see exactly how our dedicated work is completed. Continuing with our effort to remain transparent with our guests, you can also meet each individual member of our team. We also provide a detailed What-To-Do list in case you're ever involved in an accident.

Guests can even get started with the collision and auto body repair process right from home by requesting an estimate online. We also provide a comprehensive auto parts and accessories department for those who prefer to complete the entire project at home.

Simply schedule an auto repair appointment on the phone or online at the DeFOUW Collision Center. We're open Monday through Friday at your trusted Lafayette, IN car dealership near West Lafayette and Crawfordsville.

Expert Collision Repair in Lafayette, IN

Whether you're searching for somewhere to take your car after an accident or you have some minor body repairs like a broken mirror or scratched bumper to tend to, we can help here at the DeFOUW Collision Center, offering Lafayette and West Lafayette drivers like you with superior-quality service and parts

We strive to provide only the highest-quality repairs to all our customers in and around Lafayette. It's been that way since we first went into business around five decades ago, and it continues to be that way because we believe in the staying power of quality, care, and attentive customer-service. Whether you're looking for paint repair services, dent repair, scratch repair, or something else, we'll make sure you're listened to and your needs are met when you choose our collision repair shop over the competition!

Our Team

We hire only the most meticulous repair technicians at our collision repair center. What's more, we make sure all our repair technicians are well-trained. As a result, our staff has the experience needed to correct your paint, fix your damaged body panels, and just about anything else you need related to your vehicle's bodywork or paint!

Greg Smart

Collision Center Manager

Email: gsmart@defouw.com
Phone: (765) 449-2800

Steve Vanpelt

Auto Damage Specialist

Email: bodyshop@defouw.com
Phone: (765) 449-2800

Tess Newton

Auto Damage Specialist

Email: tnewton@defouw.com
Phone: (765) 449-2800

Patsy Burton

Office Admin

Email: bodyshop@defouw.com
Phone: (765) 449-2800

Collision Repair Services We Provide

Not sure if we can fix your car? The chances are high that whatever bodywork or paintwork you need completed, we'll be able to assist you with your vehicle repair needs. That's because we offer a full menu of collision repair and bodywork services, including but not limited to those listed below:

Dent Removal

Meant to restore the body of your vehicle when it suffers a dent. The idea is to gain access to the dent from inside the vehicle and restore it along with ensuring that no significant markers are remaining afterward.

Paintless Dent Removal

An environmentally-friendly repair method that restores a vehicle's body to factor like conditions. This is often done in a fraction of the time and at a fraction of the price.

Hail Damage Repairs

Often the weather can be the cause for damage to your vehicle, and our services have an answer for that. When it begins to hail and cause dings and dents, this service will provide similar dent repair options that restore it to normal.

Bumper Repairs

When you get into a small accident that causes damage to your bumper, this service will repair it back to normal. We can restore bumps and dents as well as touch up color when a scrape occurs.

Fender Repairs

Much like our bumper repairs, this service will do the same for your fenders. The goal is to ensure that we restore things to looking like normal!

Full Vehicle Painting

If you have your vehicle out in the sun or weather conditions, it can start to wear down the paint and leave things looking dull. We're happy to provide painting services that restore your vehicle to looking like new.

Glass & Windshield Repair

When you have a chip in your windshield, we can repair that for you with ease. We'll repair your windshield back to looking like normal.

Minor & Major Bodywork

When things are a bit more extensive to the body of your vehicle, we can work to repair things for you. We'll supply the parts and the hard work to getting you on the road again.

Frequently Asked Questions at DeFOUW Automotive Collision Center

What Kind of Repair Work is Covered by Insurance?

Repairs that are covered by insurance include vehicle collisions or accidents, whether a single vehicle or more. Comprehensive claims include vandalism, weather-related damage, and animal strike, which includes glass-only claims.

Can I Have Work Done on My Vehicle without Insurance?

You can certainly pay out of pocket for your repairs if that is the preferred way for you.

How Long Will My Collision Repair Take?

The duration of your collision repair can vary based on the amount of damage, parts availability, our current workload, and any insurance carrier involved. It can last anywhere from a few days to a couple of months.

Are There Any Warranties or Guarantees with My Collision Service?

DeFOUW Automotive Collision Center will always guarantee repairs for as long as you are the original owner retaining the vehicle. This warranty covers any defects in workmanship and any parts that are covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

How Often am I Updated on the Work Being Completed?

Our drivers are updated regularly as we factor in the duration of the repair and your preference.

What Insurance Providers Does DeFOUW Automotive Work With?

We work with most major insurance providers. Be sure to check with us, just to make sure our policy hasn't changed.

Does DeFOUW Automotive Provide Towing Services?

We're always happy to coordinate towing services for our customers, so just let us know how we can help.

Does DeFOUW Automotive Provide Loaners or Shuttle Services?

We provide shuttle services to locations in our local area, and we're happy to coordinate rental vehicles if you're model is expected for a long stay with us.

Can I Drop My Car Off after Hours, and How Do I Do That?

We don't offer an after-hours drop box but reach out to our team, and we'll help you coordinate a time to drop it off.

Schedule Your Next Repair Service

Ready to get your vehicle back into its best shape? Being in an accident can be stressful enough. Even just having your car scratched or dented can be a source of frustration. Let us help you fix your vehicle, getting it back into like-new condition soon by scheduling your next repair service online today!

Contact or Visit Us

Have any additional questions about servicing or repairing your vehicle after a collision and what steps you need to take? We're here to help ease your burden and repair your vehicle! Here at DeFOUW Collision, conveniently located at 320 Sagamore Pkwy S. in Lafayette, IN, we look forward to further assisting you with all your collision repair needs, parts needs, and service needs.

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    320 SAGAMORE PKY S
    LAFAYETTE, IN 47905

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