Volume 8,  Issue 4                         July/August  2006

Price Points

2005 Honda Civic

For it's recurring Price Points department, AGRR surveyed five major cities in the United States for the windshield replacement on a 2005 Honda Civic.  As usual, the companies were told that insurance will not be involved and the customer wishes to pay for the windshield out of pocket.  The results are listed below:

2005 Honda Civic ē NAGS Part No. FW02183
NAGS Part Price: $ 192.65
Labor 2.3 Hours @ $35/hour $ 80.50
Expected Total Cost $ 273.15

Boston, Mass. Price % Relative to Total Cost
Shop #1 $235.00 -14% 
Shop #2 $314.56 +15.2%
Shop #3 $220.00 -19.5%
Shop #4 $292.34* +7.03%
Average $265.48 +2.8%
Median $263.67 -3.47%

Dallas, Texas Price % Relative to Total Cost
Shop #1 $245.00 -10.3%
Shop #2 $175.00 -35.9%
Shop #3 $175.00 -35.9%
Shop #4 $310.96* +13.8%
Average $226.49 -17.1%
Median $210.00 -23.1%

Los Angeles, Calif. Price % Relative to Total Cost
Shop #1 $215.00 -21.3%
Shop #2 $145.00 -46.9%
Shop #3 $165.00 -39.6%
Shop #4 $310.96* +13.8%
Average $208.99 -23.5%
Median $190.00 -30.4%

Madison, Wis. Price % Relative to Total Cost
Shop #1 $223.19 -18.3%
Shop #2 $220.00 -19.5%
Shop #3 $310.96 +13.8%
Shop #4 $238.00* -12.9%
Average $248.04 -9.19%
Median $230.60 -15.6%

Orlando, Fla. Price % Relative to Total Cost
Shop #1 $245.00 -10.3% 
Shop #2 $268.49 -1.71%
Shop #3 $293.81 +7.56%
Shop #4 $292.34* +7.03%
Average $274.91 +0.64%
Median $334.65 +22.5%


Natíl Average $244.78 -10.4%
Natíl Median $234.94 -14%


* These quotes were taken from various websites that provide auto glass quotes for these particular areas.


AGRR
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