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Car detailing involves the thorough cleaning of a vehicle. It is more than just a regular car wash as both the exterior and interior are given a deep clean to remove any dirt and grime the vehicle has accumulated since its last detailing.

Typically, car detailings include a number of services. Most dealerships and repair shop’s basic detailing provide an interior shampoo, an exterior wash and polish (which generally includes cleaning your vehicle’s windows and mirrors), a tire dressing (a product applied to tires that makes them look shiny and new), and sometimes an engine shampoo. More in-depth detailings may also include a clay bar treatment and fixing scratches or minor paint touch-ups.

Formula Honda in Scarborough - Car Detailing

Our Detailing Packages

At Formula Honda in Scarborough, we have three levels of detailing packages (Bronze, Silver, and Gold) each including various services. We recommend choosing your package based on the current needs of your vehicle

Our Bronze Package Includes:

  • Hand Car Wash
  • Full Interior Vacuum (including trunk)
  • Interior Dash and Console Wipe-down
  • Full Window Cleaning
  • Application of Tire Dressing

Our Silver Package Includes:

  • Hand Car Wash
  • Full Interior Vacuum (including trunk)
  • Interior Dash and Console Wipe-down
  • Full Window Cleaning
  • Application of Tire Dressing
  • Interior Carpet and Floor Mat Shampoo
  • Engine Bay Shampoo and Degrease

Our Gold Package Includes:

  • Hand Car Wash
  • Full Interior Vacuum (including trunk)
  • Interior Dash and Console Wipe-down
  • Full Window Cleaning
  • Application of Tire Dressing
  • Interior Carpet and Floor Mat Shampoo
  • Engine Bay Shampoo and Degrease
  • Complete Exterior Wax
  • Complete Interior Vinyl OR Leather Protection

For more information on our car detailing or to book an appointment, you can reach us at 416-754-4555.

Formula Honda in Scarborough - Car Detailing

Package Costs

The cost of the car detailing and the amount of time needed to complete it depends on a number of different factors. The cost of the detailing is dependent on two things: how thorough of a detailing you would like and the size of your vehicle. Generally, the more in-depth the car detailing, the more it will cost. Many dealerships also have additional fees for larger vehicles. At Drive Autogroup, our detailing packages are separated into two categories: car detailings and SUV detailings.

At most body shops, you’ll need to leave your vehicle with the detailer for an entire day in order to get a full car detailing. In some situations, (for example a large vehicle or extremely in-depth detailing), you may need to leave your vehicle overnight as well.

Formula Honda in Scarborough - Car Detailing

The Importance of Car Detailing

At Drive Autogroup dealerships, our service advisors recommend getting your vehicle detailed at least once a year. This prevents dirt and grime from building up in the vehicle, as well as infestations. Recently, there’s been an increase in rodent infestations within vehicles. In most cases, these rodents are attracted to the vehicles because of leftover food or crumbs that may have been left in the vehicle. By bringing in your vehicle for a detailing, this can be avoided as food or crumbs that fall into hard-to-reach spots of the car can be removed during an interior car detailing.

Car detailing is an important part of your vehicle’s maintenance schedule. By keeping all the parts of your vehicle clean, especially the engine bay, not only are you able to avoid infestations within your vehicle, but the car is also able to run more efficiently, which maximizes the vehicle’s lifespan overall.