Charlie’s CARSTAR ~ Auto Body Repair Experts

I-CAR Gold Certified auto body repair experts serving Cahokia, Columbia and Greater St. Louis.

Charlie’s CARSTAR® provides auto body repairs to drivers and insurers in the St. Louis area through two full-service car body shops in Cahokia and Columbia, Illinois.

No collision is too big and no dent is too small. Locally owned and operated for over 30 years, Charlie’s is part of CARSTAR – the largest collision repair network in North America and the only one to offer a local LIFETIME warranty plus a 5-year NATIONWIDE warranty  – the best in the business! This means you can rely on Charlie’s CARSTAR for highly competitive auto body repair estimates and expert service, whether you need a major repair, require auto painting, or want paintless dent repair for parking lot dings.

CARSTAR’S I-CAR GOLD Certified technicians are not only highly experienced at all aspects of auto body work, but also skilled at wheel alignment, frame alignment and paint color matching, as well as computerized collision estimating. Can’t take off work to come to our auto body shop for your estimate?  Don’t worry, we’ll come to you.  We offer FREE MOBILE ESTIMATING at your work or home* and that includes free pick-up and delivery with the repairs.  No wonder CARSTAR maintains close relationships with over 80 insurance providers.

Need more? CARSTAR Auto Body Experts delivers more – 24/7. Through Metro Storage & Towing in Cahokia, CARSTAR offers 24-hour car towing service and roadside assistance. Call Metro Towing any time at 618-520-9077.

Seasonal check-ups, glass repair and/or replacement, headlight repairs, and car detailing are other ways CARSTAR keeps you moving.

If your emergency tow service or body repair leaves you in need of alternate transportation, you can also rely on CARSTAR for a rental car through either Hertz or Enterprise. 

Through every aspect of your experience with Charlie’s CARSTAR Auto Body Experts, you’ll discover they’re proud of their workmanship and determined to deliver complete satisfaction. CALL CHARLIE’S CARSTAR TODAY. You’ll find out they mean it when they say: Relax, We’ll Take it From Here.®

Why Choose Us
  • CARSTAR wants our customers to “Relax, We’ll Take It From Here.”  Because if your vehicle is damaged, you can make one call to Charlie’s CARSTAR (618-337-2857 for Cahokia or 618-281-2886 for Columbia) and we will:
  • Tow your vehicle (if needed)
  • Pick-up and deliver your vehicle (if vehicle is drivable)
  • Write a free estimate (at our shop or at your home/work)
  • File all the paperwork with the insurance company
  • Repair your car right and include a lifetime warranty at Charlie’s CARSTAR and a 5-Year Warranty at any CARSTAR Nationwide
  • Set up a rental car through Enterprise or Hertz (if needed)
  • Wash, wax, and vacuum your car


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