About Us

Looking for an auto body shop near you? Your search is over. Harv’s Auto Body Repair is a family-owned and operated shop specializing in collision repairs, custom bodywork, car painting, detailing, and more.



We get it—being in an automobile accident can be a stressful and trying time. And this acknowledgment is the foundation of everything we do at Harv’s Auto Body Repair.

We bring over three decades of expertise and experience helping vehicle owners and drivers in Iowa City and nearby areas return to normal. No matter the extent of the damage or accident, we have the tools and knowledge to restore your vehicle.

When we originally opened our doors back in 1982, our founder Harv—a United States Marine—laid the foundation and values that we still uphold today.

Over the years, our shop has grown and weathered down markets and unfavorable conditions. However, our dedication to excellence, your customer referrals, and your repeat business have helped us weather the market and thrive more.

Our Core Values

At Harv’s Auto Body, we treat you better than family.




We Work With All Insurance Companies

One of the most trying parts of the auto body repair process is managing the insurance approval process. To help you, we have an onsite claims handler who specializes in handling your claim from start to finish. 

Best of all, we have experience navigating the automotive claims process of several insurance companies, including:

While other auto body shops in Iowa City may require you to do the leg work, we work directly with your insurance company to alleviate the burden. 

Whether it’s documenting the damage and submitting photographic evidence or assessing the damage, our experts have you covered! You can be as involved or uninvolved as you desire. 

No matter your needs and preferences, we will make the process smooth, seamless, and transparent. That’s Harv’s Auto Body Repair difference!

We Invest in Our Technicians So They Invest in Your Vehicle

While any auto body repair shop can purchase innovative equipment, it’s our highly-trained and skilled technicians that set us apart. 

Unlike other collision centers in Iowa City, IA, our experts hold the highly-coveted I-CAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) certification—the international gold standard for auto body and collision repair technicians. 

Moreover, we support our staff in expanding their skill sets with comprehensive continuing education and certification opportunities. We invest in them so they can invest their skills, care, and expertise into working on your vehicle.

Discover the Difference at Harv's Auto Body Repair

If you’ve been in a fender bender or a more serious automobile accident, the Harv’s Auto Body Repair team will help your vehicle get back in shape! 

We have the best equipment and the most skilled auto body technicians in Iowa City, IA and nearby areas. And no matter your insurance or needs, count on us to make the process as easy and seamless as possible.

Ready to bring your vehicle to its pre-collision state or transform it another way? Contact us now at (319) 351-0680. Better yet, stop by our shop at 423 Highland Ave., Iowa City, IA 52240.