2017 Edition

national industry 811121

Automotive Body, Paint, and Interior Repair and Maintenance


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in repairing or customizing automotive vehicles, such as passenger cars, trucks, and vans, and all trailer bodies and interiors; and/or painting automotive vehicles and trailer bodies.

The immediate parent of national industry 811121 is international industry 81112: Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair

Illustrative Examples

  • Automotive body shops
  • Automotive upholstery shops
  • Automotive body conversion services
  • Automotive paint shops

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Automotive glass replacement, repair and/or tinting--are classified in U.S. Industry 811122, Automotive Glass Replacement Shops;
  • Manufacturing automotive vehicles and trailers or customizing these vehicles on an assembly line basis--are classified in Subsector 336, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing; and
  • Motorcycle repair and maintenance services--are classified in Industry 811490, Other Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 811121 -
2007 811121 -
2012 811121 -
2017 811121 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 7532 - Top, Body, and Upholstery Repair Shops and Paint Shops

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 811121, Automotive Body, Paint, and Interior Repair and Maintenance:

  1. automobile accessory repair not in engine
  2. automobile body and fender repair
  3. automobile body paint shop
  4. automobile body repair
  5. automobile body repair and painting service
  6. automobile body shop
  7. automobile bumper repair
  8. automobile or truck body repair and painting
  9. automobile or truck repair facility
  10. automobile or truck repair facility no retail gasoline sale
  11. automobile painting shop
  12. automobile paintless dent repair service
  13. automobile repair garage specializing in heavy or specialty commercial vehicle
  14. automobile repair or service shop glass installation no towing
  15. automobile repair or service shop not otherwise classified
  16. automobile repair sale or service agency truck or trailer body repair and
  17. automobile seat cover installation and or seat upholstery
  18. automobile top installation fabric or vinyl
  19. automobile trim shop
  20. automobile truck or trailer body repair
  21. automobile upholstery installation or repair
  22. automobile van conversion or customizing
  23. automotive body paint and interior repair and maintenance
  24. automotive body paint interior and glass repair
  25. automotive repair and maintenance
  26. body and paint shop car pandd only
  27. body and paint shop truck pandd only
  28. dent removal automotive
  29. fender repair automobile
  30. other service except public administration
  31. paint automobile body shop
  32. painting automobile or carriage body
  33. painting automotive
  34. painting shop only
  35. repair and maintenance
  36. sandblasting mobile equipment
  37. top body and upholstery repair shop and paint shop
  38. upholstery
  39. upholstery not otherwise classified
  40. upholstery shop automotive
  41. upholstery this classification shall not be used for division of payroll in connection with any other classification other than the standard exception general exclusion or in connection with classification 2812 cabinet manufacturing wood unless the opera
  42. upholstery work
  43. van conversion or customizing


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