Estimate Guide

The Fastest Way to Create Accurate, Professional Estimates

What if you could simplify one of the most critical tasks in your shop – writing a comprehensive, accurate estimate?

The Estimate Guide in ProDemand makes that possible by bringing together labor times, OEM parts pricing and parts diagrams viewable on a single page. It’s a snap to navigate directly to the information you need to kick off your repair process with an estimate that paves 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 have been developed by experienced and highly-skilled editors with extensive automotive expertise, using a methodology proven over time. Read more about Mitchell 1 Labor Times

OEM Parts Coverage

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

Maintenance

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

Fluids

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.