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Welcome to Auto Art Collision Specialists

Superior service is not only our promise to you at Auto Art is a reality. Our personalized service is one of the reasons for Auto Art's outstanding reputation. Our family owned and operated business is built on integrity and expert workmanship. We know that our business is about serving you, the customer.

Manager, Michael Castillo, personally oversees each auto body repair from start to finish. Our office staff is equally committed to your complete satisfaction. We strive to make the collision repair process as easy as possible for you.

When you have your car repaired at Auto Art collision, it will be restored to pre-loss condition using state of the art equipment and professionally trained and certified technicians. Every vehicle must pass our 29-point inspection process before it is returned to you. We guarantee our work with a lifetime warranty on all repairs for as long as you own the vehicle.

About Auto Art Collision Specialists of Escondido, California

Michael Castillo has spent more than 16 years learning everything there is to know about the collision repair business. During his career, he has worked in every aspect of the auto body repair business. Starting in the parts department, Michael soon acquired hands-on experience in the auto body repair process, became an estimator, and then assistant manager. In addition to being co-owner of Auto Art, Michael runs day-to-day operations as General Manager.

Michael not only knows how to treat clients well, but he also values his employees and knows how to earn their confidence and respect. Many of Auto Art’s employees have been with the company since Michael assumed ownership. Our customers benefit greatly from this outstanding record of employee stability. They know that they can entrust their vehicle to Auto Art Collision with confidence that seasoned employees who take pride in their work and perform to the highest standards will be servicing their vehicle.

Service Center

Our Auto body repair service center is state of the art with continual improvements being made in the latest equipment, restoration materials, and technology. Similarly, we continually invest in our technicians with on-going training and certification programs that allow them to stay up-to-date on the newest repair and restoration techniques. Moreover, we use only the highest quality restoration products and materials including the finest factory finish paints from PPG.

Auto Art can repair cars for all major insurance companies. In addition, Auto Art has direct partnerships with several insurance companies.

Our 7500 square foot Service Center is conveniently located near the Escondido Auto Park.

Chief Velocity Measure System, the world's most accurate frame measuring system, provides reports on the exact condition of your vehicle's frame before, during and after repairs have been made. This computerized diagnostic system allows us to make a comprehensive evaluation of the severity of your vehicle's damage...even hidden damage not ordinarily discernible to by other diagnostic methods. The Chief System also provides confirmation that quality repairs have returned your vehicle to precise factory specifications. This state of the art equipment is not available at all collision repair facilities. Auto Art has invested in this technology because of our uncompromising commitment to providing our customers with the finest collision repair service available.

Many of the sophisticated paint finishes of late model vehicles require special treatment in preparation and curing. Auto Art has continually made the necessary investments in training and equipment to make the finest up-to-date technology available to our customers. We have the knowledge, experience and equipment to flawlessly color match your restored vehicle to original factory specifications.

Auto Art has all the necessary equipment to repair any structural or mechanical components of your vehicle.

Auto Art provides complete detailing services at our Service Center to protect your vehicles and keep them looking in showroom condition.


We do not only promise that you will get the highest quality materials and workmanship when we repair your vehicle. We guarantee it. Auto Art Collision Specialists provides a Limited Warranty on all repairs we perform that is valid for as long as you own the vehicle. The warranty includes repair or replacement of any defective workmanship or materials not caused by subsequent damage or from unreasonable use, maintenance or care of the vehicle.

  • Metalwork. Auto Art provides a Lifetime Limited Warranty on all metalwork, to include welding and the application of materials utilized in making collision repairs against cracking, flaking, pitting, or deterioration, excluding rust repairs. We will repair and repaint any metalwork warranted hereby, when claim is made within warranty period, unless caused by damage resulting from unreasonable use, maintenance, or care of the vehicle.
  • Painting, Stripes and Decals. Auto Art provides a five year limited warranty on painting related work against solvent blistering, peeling, hazing, and excessive loss of pigmentation; a one year Limited Warranty on the application and adhesion of decorative stripes and decals, excluding those defects caused by extreme environmental conditions to which the vehicle might be exposed. We will reprime, repaint, restripe or re-decal the section or sections of the vehicle warranted (excluding rust repair) when claim is made within warranted period, unless caused by damage resulting from unreasonable use, maintenance, or care of the vehicle.
  • Mechanical Repairs. Auto Art provides a one year Limited Warranty on all mechanical repairs pertaining directly to original collision damage. We will repair any Mechanical assembly or component warranted when claim is made within warranty period, unless caused by damage resulting from unreasonable use, maintenance, or care of the vehicle.
  • Parts. Auto Art provides a one year Limited Warranty, unless manufacturers warrant is less or greater, on new parts installed by or at our service center. Our warranty does not exceed manufacturer's warranty. We will repair or replace any defective part warranted when claim is made within warranted period, unless caused by damage resulting from unreasonable use, maintenance, or care of the vehicle.

Our Service Area:

Auto Art Collision Specialists Escondido California primarily services these California areas:

San Marcos, Rancho Bernardo, Valley Center, Rancho Santa Fe, Olivenhain, Vista, Poway, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Bonsall, Leucadia, Encinitas, Ramona, Solana Beach, Pauma Valley


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