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35 Executive Ave #3
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
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(707) 832-4149

Auto Repair Experience

  • Mike and Darlene Pogojeff, Owners
  • Established 1988
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 55 Years of Car Repair Experience


Automotive Excellence is a family owned and operated automotive service facility, located in Rohnert Park. They have been proudly serving the local community for over 28 years. Our unbiased review of their most recent customer revealed a team of experienced professionals who are described as friendly, accommodating, helpful, professional, and fair. Not only is their customer service above average, the quality of their staff also exceeds our expectations. This is a team of professionals who work hard to stay current on the latest technology. This experience, coupled with their ongoing training, plus the right tools and equipment make this RepairPal Certified shop a great choice for your automotive needs. They are capable of repairs that range from check engine light diagnosis and repair, to minor and major mechanical repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. This work is backed by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Local shuttle, loaner cars, rental vehicles, Saturday hours, and very clean customer waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Mike and Darlene Pogojeff, Owners
  • Established 1988
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 55 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Loaner Car
  • Open Saturday
  • Open Weekends
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Wireless Internet


Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Subaru
  • Toyota

Message from the Shop

Automotive Excellence is a family owned and operated auto repair service center located in central Rohnert Park a few blocks away from City Center. We have proudly serviced Honda, Acura, Toyota, and Lexus owners in Sonoma, Napa, and Marin counties since 1988.

Since starting off as a “one man shop”, Automotive Excellence has gained an outstanding reputation. We’re known for providing our customers with superior mechanical work backed with honesty and integrity. Excellent, friendly customer service and satisfaction are the keys to our success.

We’re a full-service auto repair shop taking care of vehicles, from their first oil and filter change and services, to complete diagnostics, to more complicated engine and transmission repairs. Own a hybrid? We can service and maintain it as well! In fact, we gladly service all makes and models of japanese cars.


Overall Rating

32 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

Verified CustomerSeptember 30, 2014

Good honest work for a fair price.

Verified CustomerSeptember 29, 2014

The shop takes great care of my car and you can trust them! They are even open on Saturdays!

Verified CustomerSeptember 26, 2014

Car was ready before I returned, inside cleaned, bill explained, brakes checked

September 24, 2014

They take good care of my car; keep records of service and what is needed. They are courteous and helpful and do not suggest unnecessary fixes.

Verified CustomerSeptember 20, 2014

We have been using AE for car service for over 20 years and have always had a very positive experience and well-running cars. They have also been available by phone for slightly off-topic questions such as buying a used vehicle and quirky car issues while traveling out of state.

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Verified CustomerSeptember 17, 2014

Excellent customer service, car was ready when promised at a fair price.

Verified CustomerSeptember 17, 2014

Automotive Excellence has been my mechanic for over 20 years. Mike and his crew are on top of what really needs to be done - never recommend repairs that don't need to be done, or can help you prioritize repairs/maintenance to accommodate a budget. I appreciate an honest business.

Verified CustomerSeptember 13, 2014

I have been a customer for many years and I have come to trust their judgment and their work. I drive 90 miles to have my car serviced and/or repaired by Mike and his crew and would not consider taking my vehicle to any other shop.

Verified CustomerSeptember 11, 2014

Been with them for over 20 years and am very happy with their work and professonalism.

September 11, 2014

Always friendly, helpful, respectful, take good care of my car

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Verified CustomerSeptember 10, 2014

They are always friendly and helpful. I never feel as though they are taking advantage of me.

Verified CustomerAugust 24, 2014

Always room for improvement.

Verified CustomerAugust 20, 2014

Great customer service.

Verified CustomerAugust 17, 2014

Automotive Excellence is the ONLY place I will take my car...Mike & his team are honest, dependable, trustworthy....and I KNOW my car is in 'good hands' when it is there. I have recommended ALL my friends that have Japanese cars to go there. I learned a LONG time ago how valuable an honest mechanic is to have.....clearly I have had those in the past that were not! I have them do ALL the servicing for my car, including oil changes & tires....I know if Mike says my car is safe...it IS!!!

Verified CustomerAugust 12, 2014

Quality work, sound recommendations. Straight shooters.

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August 06, 2014

Automotive Excellence does a great job, but since we live in Santa Rosa (as do our friends), it is a little out of the way.

Verified CustomerAugust 03, 2014

I have been going there for years and always been happy. Their prices are good. the people are great. The repairs are always done in a timely manner. They are professional. All good!

Verified CustomerJuly 26, 2014

They do good work.

Verified CustomerJuly 25, 2014

For more than twenty years I have had excellent service from Automotive Excellence

Verified CustomerJuly 23, 2014

Professional workers, trustworthy.

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Verified CustomerJuly 20, 2014

I have recommended their service to many friends.

Verified CustomerJuly 14, 2014

The people at automotive excellence always do a great job on my car and are friendly. They also made it aware to me that the battery I had installed at another location was the wrong battery. I'm glad they look out for me.

Verified CustomerJuly 06, 2014

I have received excellent service and everyone is friendly and considerate.

Verified CustomerJuly 06, 2014

They have exceeded my expectations each time I have taken my car in. They are prompt and get my car done when expected

Verified CustomerJuly 05, 2014

Automotive Excellence are skilled at what they do, they give good service and they have loaner cars.

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Verified CustomerJuly 04, 2014

Kind of expensive.

Verified CustomerJuly 03, 2014

Better / less expensive service than Lexus dealer.

Verified CustomerJuly 02, 2014

This is the best place that I have ever had my car worked on. The work is fabulous and so are the people!

Verified CustomerJune 11, 2014

Excellent service and excellent work on my car for the past 10 years.

Verified CustomerMay 22, 2014

Very friendly and accommodating team, very competitive prices.

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May 08, 2014

I feel comfortable and assured that they will do an excellent job servicing my vehicle.

Verified CustomerMay 04, 2014

Good service, trust. Only problem is electronic updates that I apparently have to get from the dealer.

October 22, 2014

We have been taking our Honda cars to Automotive Excellence for almost 27 years now, beginning with our 1987 Honda Accord. We finally gave the car away, in 2012, with over 300,000 miles and still running strong, and we're absolutely sure this is because of the incredible attention to detail that the mechanics at Automotive Excellence give to each car. They have never told us we need an unnecessary repair, and are friendly and knowledgeable in answering our questions. Before finding Automotive Excellence, I could never say that I fully trusted an auto repair shop, but I can honestly say that now. I would never take my cars anywhere else. In fact, the next brand of car we buy will be determined by whether Automotive Excellence services that model! My husband and I highly recommend Automotive Excellence - they really do stand true to their name!

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