Cornerstone Automotive
477 N El Camino Real
Oceanside, CA 92054 USA
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8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 2:00pm
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(760) 981-0085
25 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Bruce Kropp, Owner
  • Established 2005
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 42 Years of Car Repair Experience
RepairPal Scorecard

Cornerstone Automotive has been serving the Oceanside community since 2005. This RepairPal Certified shop has built it's reputation on honesty. This was verified during our unbiased review of their most recent customers who described this team as reasonable, efficient, trustworthy, timely, and fair. Cornerstone features a team of very experienced professionals who are ASE Certified and take the time to attend the training that is require to ensure that your vehicle is fixed right the first time. These repairs can range from minor and major mechanical repairs, computer diagnosis and repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. They back their work with an amazing 36-month / 36,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Local shuttle service, loaner vehicles, rental cars, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Bruce Kropp, Owner
  • Established 2005
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 42 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • Service & Repair


  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Car Wash
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Extended/Evening Hours
  • Financing
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Loaner Car
  • Open Saturday
  • Rental Car
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet

Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Porsche
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Overall Rating

25 Verified Reviews
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by - Verified Customer August 02, 2014

Been going for long time n always satisfied with their services. Highly recommended.

by - Verified Customer August 02, 2014

Great repair at a fair price. Bruce always provides me with my military discount.

by - Verified Customer August 01, 2014

They did a great job on getting my car ready to be sold.

by July 23, 2014

I had been quoted a price and when I asked how much when they finished it was 50 dollars more. It was a basic job, just wheel bearings. I told then what I had been quoted and they did adjust it but on a simple job like that, for me that's a bit of a flag with mechanics. I asked them to leave my keys in a place so I could pick my car up due to my commute and job schedule. I had paid over the phone and when I got to the shop, my keys were not there, and my door was unlocked. It was a huge inconvenience and was my first experience. They did take the car to my house for me and have me movie tickets but it makes me nervous that I cannot depend on them to deliver when I need them to.

by - Verified Customer July 16, 2014

They came highly recommended to me and my experience with them has been very pleasant. I found them to be a company of high integrity and trustworthy. They explained everything to me that I needed done to my car and why. Also let me know if it was safe to delay certain things til later. I was provided transportation home and back so I didn't have to wait. I really like their monthly newsletters and especially appreciate their special offers.

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by - Verified Customer July 14, 2014

I brought my car in to have an over sized drain plug (placed by Cornerstone) inspected for damage to pan. Previous mechanic had to "suck" the oil out for fear of stripping the pan. When I picked my car up I was overcharged for oil change, approximately $35; Bruce's response was "that's what the other guy charged you" ... the previous guy had to "suck the oil out". I thought Bruce was trustworthy, his business claims to be Christian, but I no longer believe that. I will never use him again, or recommend him to anyone.

by - Verified Customer July 03, 2014

Great customer service.

by - Verified Customer June 30, 2014

Good service. Friendly staff.

by - Verified Customer June 28, 2014

They provide excellent work, are great people, and I trust them with my car completely.

by - Verified Customer June 27, 2014

Excellent team, from customer service to technicians. All around outstanding visit.

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by - Verified Customer May 20, 2014

Excellent service.

by - Verified Customer May 19, 2014

Attention to detail with good prices.

by - Verified Customer May 19, 2014

They give you a fair price for repairs.

by - Verified Customer May 16, 2014

Great customer service.

by - Verified Customer May 12, 2014

Customer Service is great. The staff is friendly and honest. There are very thorough in explaining problems and what is needed for repair.

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by - Verified Customer May 08, 2014

They are efficient, reasonable, and provide excellent service.

by - Verified Customer April 30, 2014

Bruce et al have given me the very best of service and fairness with warranties.

by - Verified Customer April 16, 2014

Friendly and good customer service. They provided accurate vehicle diagnosis and offered reasonable repair costs.

by - Verified Customer April 10, 2014

Great service, nice people, know what they are doing, and have a clean shop.

by - Verified Customer April 05, 2014

They give me good service.

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by March 28, 2014

Not very nice waiting area, very dirty but overall good service.

by - Verified Customer March 28, 2014

You are very fair and timely.

by - Verified Customer March 26, 2014

After 10 years with Cornerstone, I would not take my vehicles to anyplace else.

by March 24, 2014

Slow service.

by - Verified Customer February 18, 2014

Honest, straight to the point diagnosis.

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