Volume 12, Issue 4 - July/August 2010

Price Points
competitive pricing and stats

 

2009 Volkswagen Jetta

For its recurring Price Points department, AGRR surveyed five major cities in the United States for the windshield replacement on a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta (four-door with a sunshield and rain sensor). As usual, the companies were told that insurance will not be involved and the customer wishes to pay for the windshield out of pocket.

AGRR also asked shops to break out parts and labor. When available, this is noted below. In some cases, shops were not willing to provide the breakdown—or would only include a portion of it—and this is noted accordingly.

NAGS Part No. FW03002
3.5 Labor Hours (calculated at $40 per hour)
NAGS Part Price: $305.25
NAGS Total: $445.25

For the first time, AGRR also surveyed five cities in the United States for the price of a windshield repair on a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta (four-door with a sunshield and rain sensor). As usual, the companies were told that insurance will not be involved and the customer wishes to pay for the repair out of pocket.

We also advised shops that the damage was a small rock chip on the passenger side of the windshield to ensure we would not be advised the damage was unrepairable.



Editor’s Note: As we have just launched the repair portion of this section, please let us know if you have thoughts or suggestions on how we can make it better. Please e-mail pstacey@glass.com.

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