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8811 E Research Center Rd
New Hope, MN 55428
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8:00am to 5:00pm
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8:00am to 5:00pm
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(763) 645-5725

Auto Repair Experience

  • Cory Larson, Owner
  • Established 2010
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Master Auto Technicians
  • 44 Years of Car Repair Experience


Independence Auto has been serving the community of New Hope since 2010. Their owner Cory Larson has more than 20 years of automotive industry experience and takes great pride in his ability to take care of his customers. This certified shop received excellent customer feedback on our independent customer survey. Cory also employs an ASE Certified Master Technician and they have some on the best automotive tools and equipment available to service and repair your vehicle. For your convenience they also offer a local shuttle car service, free WiFi internet access and early bird/after hours drop-off.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Cory Larson, Owner
  • Established 2010
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Master Auto Technicians
  • 44 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
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair


  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Loaner Car
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Service Guarantee
  • 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

Message from the Shop

Independence Auto offers TOP-NOTCH service, with very affordable pricing. I have been in the business for over 20 years. Dealer trained on Toyota/Lexus, Audi/Volks, and Mitsubishi. Extensive electronics training background through NEI and Dunwoody helps ease some of today's complicated auto problems. I have a technician on staff with over 25 years experience including 19 years Mazda Dealer experience. Between the two of us we can diagnosis and repair all makes, give you a fair price, and get it done right. I started in the business years ago, pumping gas, fixing tires etc. at a Full-Service Station. I learned the value of customer service, and common courtesy. You will always receive both when you have your vehicles serviced with me. I look forward to meeting you. Cory Larson/Owner Independence Auto


Overall Rating

15 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

Verified CustomerApril 05, 2013

Cory, the owner, is always very consultative. He is very knowledgeable with Audi.

Verified CustomerApril 03, 2013

He knows more about cars than anyone I have ever met in my entire life and he does a phenomenal job. He also prices extremely well.

Verified CustomerApril 02, 2013

It was really convenient. It is close and convenient. I liked that they had loaner cars, and the service was really friendly.

Verified CustomerMarch 20, 2013

The owner is very helpful and knowledgeable about engines.

Verified CustomerFebruary 19, 2013

I had quality work done on the vehicle, and the owner is very trustworthy.

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Verified CustomerJanuary 18, 2013

He did the best and he is straightforward, and tells you what's wrong with your car. He's straightforward with all of his customers. He's a good guy.

Verified CustomerJanuary 15, 2013

They have great service. It is very fair and they have a rental car available.

Verified CustomerDecember 17, 2012

Cory is very fair and honest. I would say highly recommended.

Verified CustomerDecember 12, 2012

They are straight forward. They are fair and don't take advantage of you.

Verified CustomerSeptember 14, 2012

He's friendly and he's on time. He did a good clean job as far as other things. I'd definitely go back again. I just live in a different state now. Otherwise, he'd be my regular mechanic.

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Verified CustomerAugust 02, 2012

I was very satisfied. However, they have moved 20 miles away so I'm not sure if I will use them again.

Verified CustomerJune 15, 2012

If I had another Audi I would take it to him.

Verified CustomerJune 14, 2012

I would recommend Independence Auto to anybody who needs general repair.

Verified CustomerJune 07, 2012

I was pleased with how honest they were with the repairs and how well they communicated with what needed to be done.

Verified CustomerMay 24, 2012

Cory was awesome. He is very easy to work with and very honest. If he feels somebody else can handle a problem better than he can, he will recommend that. I am very satisfied with the service there.

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December 26, 2014

I did not have a repair completed at Independence, but had an answer to a tech question. I did find some damaged wiring under the battery support tray of my 2003 Chrysler T&C van. The combination of battery acid and vibration wear took the wires out. Poor design as little or no protection for that wiring bundle.
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