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2010 Honda Insight rear-ended. spare tire well damaged

Just got rear-ended at 745 miles. Rear bumper and lower cover damaged (reflectors got pulverized). The worst appears to be the damage done to the bottom of the spare tire well. The metal got crumpled, pushing the styrofoam up and raising the cover in the trunk area. Is this metal area replaceable, or does it need to be cut out and a new one welded in place? Any idea of cost?

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You were rearended and your worried about cost? Was it a relative or something? It's a brand new vehicle & you want it back to original don't you ? Let bodyshop fix it properly.

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