GM Exclusive Auto Service
1215B N Melrose Dr
Vista, CA 92083 USA
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7:30am to 6:00pm
7:30am to 6:00pm
7:30am to 6:00pm
7:30am to 6:00pm
7:30am to 6:00pm
7:30am to 6:00pm
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(760) 664-5756
37 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Art Montano, Owner
  • Established 2002
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 22 Years of Car Repair Experience
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GM Exclusive Auto Service works hard to set itself apart from other automotive shops in a couple of ways; they specialize in the repair of General Motors vehicles, they strive to repair your vehicle right the first time, and they believe in providing many customer conveniences; Including WiFi Internet access, after hours vehicle drop off, and rental cars to make your visit easier. This team of professionals has been providing quality automotive repair since 2002. They have the training and automotive tools and computer diagnostic equipment to help ensure their goal of providing high quality repairs is achieved. Their work is backed by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Recent customer describe this RepairPal Certified team as honest, professional, excellent, friendly, and knowledgeable.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Art Montano, Owner
  • Established 2002
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 22 Years of Car Repair Experience


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


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Rental Car
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Wireless Internet


  • ACDelco
  • iATN

Message from the Shop

At GM Exclusive we are dedicated to our customers. We live and work in the community of Vista, CA. Our team consists of experienced and ethical GM-trained and ASE Certified Technicians. We specialize in GM vehicles because most of our training and experience has been with GM products; they are our passion. We offer most services and repairs for your vehicle. Our reputation is extremely important to us and we strive to provide unmatched customer service.

Makes We Serve

  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • GMC
  • Hummer
  • Oldsmobile
  • Pontiac
  • Saturn

Overall Rating

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by - Verified Customer October 28, 2014

Great customer service.

by - Verified Customer October 28, 2014

Art is always so efficient and fast. I'm grateful for the honest and upfront service that is provided.

by - Verified Customer October 24, 2014

They are honest, fair, and relatively sane.

by - Verified Customer October 24, 2014

Service is good..prices are extremely high.

by - Verified Customer October 21, 2014

12 years of great service.

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by October 17, 2014

Always feel like I'm the only customer, they have and always given me a update on my service before any other service is started. That's why I've been a customer for 9 yrs.

by - Verified Customer October 14, 2014

Art is very informative and reasonable. He is always available to help, even at the last minute or when emergencies arise. He never tries to take advantage.

by - Verified Customer October 10, 2014

I have always found the service to be fast and friendly.

by - Verified Customer October 09, 2014

The service was great and Art really knows all about my car. Their shop is very clean and I haven't had to take my car back for any work they have done on both my cars.

by - Verified Customer October 08, 2014

Art has always been honest and fair. We have never had to go back and have him fix a repair that he has performed.

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by - Verified Customer October 07, 2014

Very helpful, quick, and honest!

by - Verified Customer October 07, 2014

I always get the job done right and quick.

by - Verified Customer October 03, 2014

Art is very professional and friendly - I never feel like I am being taken advantage of when getting the estimate for what needs to be done.

by October 02, 2014

Easy access.

by - Verified Customer September 29, 2014

The service was excellent & on time.

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by - Verified Customer September 20, 2014

Excellent work, fair pricing, honest and accurate.

by - Verified Customer September 19, 2014

Always upfront about exactly what needs to be done and what it will cost.

by - Verified Customer September 16, 2014

Professional and good service.

by - Verified Customer September 15, 2014

I have always found GM Exclusive to be excellent in working on my vehicles. They have worked on my Vans for a few years, and I have no problems in their work. They always explain the work done and always on time. I always recommend them to friends.

by - Verified Customer September 10, 2014

Art is the best.

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by August 22, 2014

Service was good, but very expensive.

by - Verified Customer August 22, 2014

Art has been a reliable & honest service provider for our vehicles for years.

by - Verified Customer August 20, 2014

Clear communications - excellent work - finish on time.

by - Verified Customer August 14, 2014

Service is great and my car runs great.

by - Verified Customer August 12, 2014

I have recommended people to go to GM Exclusive. They do good work.

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by - Verified Customer August 11, 2014

I have taken my car there several times. They are very reliable and knowledgeable.

by - Verified Customer August 07, 2014

We got the service we needed and the recommendations.

by - Verified Customer August 05, 2014

Great customer service.

by - Verified Customer July 29, 2014

Great service.

by - Verified Customer July 23, 2014

I like going there. Art is a nice guy and I trust him.

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by - Verified Customer July 10, 2014

A little pricier than most, but honest as the day is long. They refused to sell me something the tire shop told me I needed.

by - Verified Customer June 24, 2014

Quick and knowledgeable.

by - Verified Customer June 13, 2014

They gave great service, were interested in my satisfaction, were extremely friendly and pleasant. When they were going to need more time to make sure that they had the vehicle repaired correctly they contacted me in advance to let me know what they had done and what they were planning to do in advance. I have already recommended them to many people some 150 miles away from their shop, but I knew that they too would be satisfied.

by - Verified Customer June 11, 2014

Service was excellent and owners are even better.

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