Numbers: Under the Hood

Feb. 19, 2024
How long does the average repair take at an auto shop?

Efficient shops are profitable shops. As reported by 2023 Ratchet+Wrench Industry Survey Report respondents, nearly half of auto repair shops hit an efficiency between 80%-100% and 41% hit productivity in the same range. But what about under the hood? How long is the average repair? 

  • Under 2 hours: 15% 
  • 2-2.5 hours: 35% 
  • 2.5-3 hours: 23% 
  • 3-3.5 hours: 12% 
  • Over 3.5 hours: 15% 

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