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Vancouver – West 6th Ave. (604-873-4841)

Vancouver – West 6th Ave.

Georgie Straight Best of Vancouver 2015In Downtown Vancouver, Cambie Village and Fairview Slopes residents look to Craftsman Collision for auto body and collision repairs. Not only because we are the largest family owned and operated auto body and collision repair chain in Canada but we offer award winning customer service and quality craftsmanship. Our loyal customers have made us their number one choice for auto body and collision repairs in BC. We are proud of the many accolades we have received over the years, particularly the Consumer Choice Award the past 15 years running. And having been recently voted by the readers of The Georgia Straight’s – Best of Vancouver ‘Best Auto-body Repair Shop’ 8 years in a row.

Since 1977, that first shop on the corner of 6th and Yukon in Vancouver is joined by 38 others in B.C. and Alberta – more than any other independently owned collision repair in Canada. And all of our 500 plus employees are still as committed to leadership in quality and professionalism.

At Craftsman Collision not only do we guarantee our repairs for a lifetime, but we will repair your vehicle to its pre-accident condition ensuring all quality and safety standards specific to the make and model of your vehicle are met. All repairs to your vehicle will be completed by qualified, experienced auto body and refinish technicians using the latest collision repair technology including; computerized colour matching and nitrogen-driven spray painting system that will provide your vehicle with a superior finish and you with glowing reviews. Our goal is to ensure you are 100% satisfied with your repair and to get you and your family back on the road in a vehicle that not only looks great, but is safe.

Auto body repair services offered:

  • Auto Body Repair Services
  • Body Work
  • Auto Painting
  • Bumper Repair
  • Fender Repair
  • Scratch Repair
  • Dent Repair

Our caring attitude and excellent customer service extend to the communities in which we do business. For example, the company has donated a quarter of a million dollars to North Vancouver’s Lions Gate Hospital to help upgrade emergency room equipment. Additionally, we offer ongoing support for such other charities as the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Salvation Army, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) Foundation and School of Transportation.

Of course, no one wants to think about having an accident. But if misfortune strikes you, we hope you’ll remember where to turn.

You’ll be glad you did.


Murphy Tarves
Manager, MBA

Murphy joined Craftsman in 2007 as an assistant manager and within a year was promoted to Manager of our North Vancouver (west) location. During the past 8 years, he has managed two of our busiest locations in the Lower Mainland; North Vancouver West and West 6th Avenue. As well as, mentored students pursuing automotive careers. Born and raised in North Vancouver, he was awarded a football scholarship at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. After completing his undergraduate degree there in history and sociology, he moved to Rome to play for the Lazio Marines of NFL Italy – and also discover a love for Europe’s many cultures and cuisines.
 Back in Canada, Murphy appreciates the business training he is getting at Craftsman and the success and increased business he has helped bring about. He recently completed his MBA through Royal Roads University. He enjoys fine cuisine, sports and spending time at their cabin on BC’s Galiano Island.  We’re delighted to have him as part of the management team and are sure customers at our West 6th Avenue shop will be as well.