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Advanced estimating system for accurate and verifiable collision repair estimates

Now all of your estimators—even those with little to no experience—can write comprehensive, accurate estimates quickly and professionally. Make the first critical step of the repair process seamless and efficient with Mitchell Estimating, also known as UltraMate. Make the first critical step of the repair process seamless and efficient by combining industry-leading database accuracy with leading-edge Mitchell RepairCenter shop management technology.

Mitchell Estimating, formerly known as Ultramate, can help you:

  • Create estimates that are accurate, verifiable, and readily accepted throughout the industry.
  • Easily connect and communicate with partners and customers.
  • Avoid costly errors with features such as parts look-up, parts graphics print-outs and itemized totals.
  • Make your estimating system work the way you do with flexible and customizable workflows.

6 Reasons Why Mitchell Estimating Excels

  • Accurate labor rates ― Get up-to-date labor rates from Mitchell’s industry-leading database
  • Parts database ― Find the right OEM part, complete with the latest prices
  • Intuitive logic ― Spend less time with Auto-Includes and Auto-Prompts
  • Automated calculations — Mitchell Estimating does the heavy lifting with automated calculations on parts and labor
  • In-depth procedure pages (P-pages) — Instantly get the latest procedural pages to guide your estimates
  • Value-added options ― Get details on alternate and recycled parts, refinishing materials costs and more

Mitchell Estimating

It Begins with the Parts and Labor Databases

Mitchell's Parts and Labor Database is the backbone of our estimating and reference solutions, used by shops and insurers for decades as a quality source of collision estimating. And we're continuing that proud tradition by processing raw data from over 50 OEMs and other sources worldwide and adding over 300 new vehicles to our database every year.

Parts Databases

Get your estimates right from the start. With Mitchell's alternate and recycled parts databases you get:

  • Access to alternate parts from over 2,000 aftermarket suppliers
  • Access to over 70 million salvage parts
  • The only estimating solution that delivers parts price changes daily

Labor Database

Our labor database includes:

  • Labor times for new and used part replacement
  • Part removal and install, refinish, complete overhauls, and calculations for blend time

Mitchell Estimating

Direct Access with Carrier Communications

Stay productive and efficient with the Carrier Communications module:

  • Upload estimates and gain direct access to insurance company assignments
  • Configure to a variety of processes
  • Streamline communications by executing high-speed uploads and downloads in the background

Go Straight to the Source with Editorial Support

Have a question or need help locating a specific part or vehicle? Get support from our expert in-house editorial staff via email, fax, web form or dedicated toll-free number. Have a question? Call us! 800-448-4401 or visit

Mitchell Estimating Expanded Features

These optional features help meet your unique estimating needs.

Mitchell Alternate Parts Program (MAPP)

The Mitchell Alternate Parts Program or MAPP is an optional parts database that ensures you get the exact alternate and recycled parts from your preferred vendors. MAPP:
  • Provides access to nearly 100 part types from over 2,000 suppliers
  • Automatically searches alternate parts and adds them to your estimate

Mitchell Quality Recycled Parts (QRP)

Mitchell Quality Recycled Parts or QRP lets you customize your own database of recycled parts and suppliers. QRP offers:
  • An online database of 70 million salvage parts
  • Three pricing options -- real price, composite and regional composite on downloaded inventory

Mitchell Refinishing Materials Calculator (RMC)

Say good-bye to flat hourly rates and start submitting estimates that reflect your actual refinish costs with Mitchell RMC. RMC helps create accurate estimates by providing paint-specific materials costing according to paint code, method, color, type, and refinish labor time.

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