Labor Times & Parts Estimating Guide for Auto Repair Professionals

The Estimate Guide in ProDemand is the fastest way to create accurate, professional estimates for auto repair shops. It brings together labor times, OEM parts pricing and parts diagrams viewable on a single page, making it easy to navigate directly to the information you need to pave the way for an efficient, profitable job.

Labor times and parts pricing for domestic and imported vehicle models going back to 1974 are included, giving you a full selection of vehicles to produce accurate estimates.

ProDemand makes it faster and easier than ever to estimate a job accurately the first time, and every time:

  • Streamlined navigation to reduce clicks needed to access items
  • Breadcrumb function to quickly navigate to previous categories
  • User-friendly display of maintenance and fluids information including auto-expand capability, search and mileage interval display
  • Automated calculations and the ability to add or subtract parts to the quote with a single click

Watch this VIDEO for a quick walk-through of the Estimate Guide features.

Mitchell 1 Labor Times

Since Glenn Mitchell created the first Mitchell Manual in his garage in 1946, we’ve been the leader in mechanical labor estimate guides. The comprehensive labor time guides are essential for building accurate estimates.

OEM Parts Coverage

Includes OEM part numbers, manufacturer’s suggested retail pricing (MSRP) and detailed illustrations


OEM schedule maintenance in time and mileage intervals as well as services based on dashboard indicator lights.


Type, capacity and relevant notes are included for easy reference

Customized Quotes

Customize the estimate by editing labor times, adding parts manually, adding or deleting lines, and moving lines in the estimate to group items together. You can also customize the printout you show to the vehicle owner by suppressing selected fields in the estimate (like part numbers and labor hours). Advanced filtering capability makes searching saved estimates quick and easy. You can save and view up to 500 estimates for expanded visibility into your estimate history.