C&T Automotive

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1950 Leslie St
San Mateo, CA 94403
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8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 6:00pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
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(650) 763-9792

Auto Repair Experience

  • Chris Harter, Manager
  • Established 1985
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 60 Years of Car Repair Experience


C&T Automotive is a Lexus, Scion, Toyota specialty shop that has been serving San Mateo and the surrounding area since 1985. This team of automotive professionals is very experienced and takes the time to attend regular training to help ensure your vehicle is repaired correctly the first time. This training, coupled with some of the best automotive tools and computer diagnostic equipment enable this location to provide repairs ranging from advanced diagnostics and programming, to check engine light repairs, to minor and major mechanical repairs, to tires and wheel alignment as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. For your peace of mind they back their work with a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty. Our survey of their most recent customers revealed they not only do a great job taking care of your car, they also excel at customer service as well. This team was described as “honest”, “reliable”, “professional”, and “excellent”. A local shuttle service, rental vehicles, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Chris Harter, Manager
  • Established 1985
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 60 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
  • Transmission Repair


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Wireless Internet


Makes We Serve

  • Lexus
  • Scion
  • Toyota

Message from the Shop

Looking for a reliable and trustworthy auto repair shop? Look no further! We offer all-inclusive service for your Toyota, Lexus or Scion and we deliver only the best quality at a fair price.

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Overall Rating

25 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

Verified CustomerJanuary 08, 2016

They were great. They have me good information. They fixed my car very well.

Verified CustomerJanuary 05, 2016

They were friendly. They were kindly. They were professional. It was a very nice experience. The prices were reasonable. I like the fact that they gave me report of what needed to be done on my car.

Verified CustomerDecember 16, 2015

Everything I have asked to be done was done.

December 14, 2015

It was timely. They seem to know what they are doing. They also said that if something was not fixed correctly that I could bring it back and they would do it for free.

Verified CustomerDecember 07, 2015

I have been with them since 1988. I have been very happy with Chris and the work that he has done. He is honest, reliable, and fair. He is easy to work with. I like most of all that he is honest.

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Verified CustomerNovember 25, 2015

It was pretty good. I was only there one time.

Verified CustomerNovember 24, 2015

They have taken care of my car for a long time. They have been pretty reliable.

November 23, 2015

They are extremely honest. They do a very good job.

November 18, 2015

Good service. They did what they said they were going to do. They didn't appear to overcharge me.

Verified CustomerJune 19, 2015

Great service, honest people, thorough explanation about the invoice of charges.

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Verified CustomerDecember 23, 2014

I receive excellent service from Chris and his team. They are consultative and explain what service I may need upcoming to ensure I can schedule it. I appreciate the overall review of my vehicle so that service procedures can be combined to save me repair costs.

Verified CustomerAugust 13, 2014

Great to deal with and they always fix my problem for a reasonable fee.

Verified CustomerJune 03, 2014

I have had good experiences with this shop and have been going there for over 8 years. In fact, I have already recommended them to others.

Verified CustomerMay 07, 2014

I can talk to the owner any time.

Verified CustomerApril 22, 2014

Have been going to C&T for years and always satisfied with the service.

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Verified CustomerApril 10, 2014

Excellent workmanship, Honest, Fair cost.

Verified CustomerApril 03, 2014

I am a long time customer.

Verified CustomerApril 02, 2014

I have been going to C & T Automotive for the last 30 years. Chris is very honest and extremely reliable. He and his crew do excellent jobs and I can recommend them to anyone with great confidence.

Verified CustomerApril 02, 2014

Easy to schedule an appointment, fast and accurate service, trustworthy owners.

Verified CustomerMarch 12, 2014

Great quality service.

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Verified CustomerMarch 11, 2014

Good technical service and Reliable.

Verified CustomerFebruary 26, 2014

Excellent service.

Verified CustomerJanuary 24, 2014

Chris has excellent advice.

January 08, 2014

Excellent service with integrity.

January 07, 2014

I like their honesty.

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March 05, 2010

Honest, thorough and very fair. Great to find a shop that I don't feel like I'm being taken for a ride. C T has my highest rating.

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