K & S Automotive

(847) 865-9317
53 Verified Reviews

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


575 Page Ave
Elgin, IL 60120 USA


  • Michael Kenyon and Seth Scott - Managers, Technicians, Owners
  • Established 1996
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 3 ASE Master Auto Technicians
  • 90 Years of Car Repair Experience

K & S Automotive Reviews


53 Verified Reviews
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by - Verified Customer March 15, 2017

It was a electrical diagnostic job and I eventually found a shop myself that does the repairs at a decent price. I basically hired K&S to confirm what I suspected was the problem.

by - Verified Customer March 14, 2017

Excellent shop with great customer service

by - Verified Customer March 08, 2017

I have known about this shop for many years. On moving back to Illinois I will make this shop my first choice

by - Verified Customer March 05, 2017

K and S ran comprehensive diagnostics to assess the problem, then thoroughly explained the work to be done. They even consulted an expert with our vehicle before beginning the work. You could probably find cheaper a garage somewhere else, but you will not find a more professional, skilled and trustworthy one!

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by - Verified Customer February 22, 2017

Good, trustworthy mechanic who only performs the work that is needed.

by - Verified Customer January 19, 2017

Highly recommend this place, they do a great work and will work you on things that need to be done

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by - Verified Customer January 16, 2017


by - Verified Customer January 12, 2017

K&S works fairly with customers and I haven't had bad experience with service there.

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by - Verified Customer January 04, 2017

These guys are awesome! I had a very challenging and expensive issue with my 2006 Acura that Seth went out of his way to explain and provide insights that enabled me to make a good sound decision to move forward with the fix. They also uncovered a very significant tire related issue that a dealers shop had missed just days before. I'd highly recommend these guys and will definitely use them again.

by - Verified Customer December 28, 2016

This shop is the best! So friendly, always explaining things, goes overboard to help.

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by - Verified Customer December 20, 2016


by - Verified Customer December 20, 2016

Repair was done quickly and efficiently. Was told what will be needed in the future but not neessary at this time. No pushing to spend now. Very pleased

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by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

Great guys great service!

by - Verified Customer December 13, 2016

K & S has been the perfect repair shop for the last 68 years of my life. I always tell my friends about them.

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by - Verified Customer December 04, 2016

Good job!

by - Verified Customer November 29, 2016

A longtime customer. Always excellent work done!

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by - Verified Customer November 28, 2016

Great as always!

by - Verified Customer November 19, 2016

Great experience! Would highly recommend K&S to anyone in need of automotive repairs!

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by - Verified Customer November 07, 2016

I finally found someone I can trust to fix my car!

by - Verified Customer November 06, 2016

These guys to great work I am very picky on who works on my truck!

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by - Verified Customer November 06, 2016

Honest, great work, friendly, prompt.

by - Verified Customer November 03, 2016

I talked to another shop. They quoted me over $3000 to do a job saying that a bunch of other things were required and they were going to use previously used parts. I don't know why I even bothered to check with another shop. I went to K & S and they charged me $900 exactly what they said they would. I don't know why I would even go anywhere else. And the problem was fixed!

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by - Verified Customer October 31, 2016

My window wipers suddenly stopped working. I was referred to k&s repairs by a friend. Seth took a look at my car and had it back to me the same day and was fairly priced. I was very impressed. I will definitely be a returning customer.

by - Verified Customer August 18, 2016

They did a wonderful job on my daughter's car and were very honest and upfront about everything

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by - Verified Customer July 13, 2016

Work was done in a timely manner. Kama, I would really recommend the shop to anyone who needs to be treated right.

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by - Verified Customer June 16, 2016

I have known Mike and Seth for a number of years and although the repair cost at times seams to be a little high, I can always get the repair done right the first time.

by - Verified Customer June 09, 2016

Excellent service as always.
Trust them 100% with any car issues.

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by - Verified Customer June 08, 2016

Friendly and fair

by - Verified Customer May 31, 2016

They made room for me on very short notice for a tire repair, but also fixed the spare tire lowering system at the same time.

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by - Verified Customer March 17, 2016

Honest recommendations with a budget conscious focus.

by - Verified Customer March 12, 2016

Great service at fair price and don't try to sell you what you don't need.

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by March 10, 2016

Great people, great service!

by - Verified Customer March 10, 2016

Good people, good service.

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by March 07, 2016

Great & timely service.

by - Verified Customer February 18, 2016

Great communication, honest feedback and fast, accommodating service.

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by - Verified Customer February 15, 2016

Seth and Mike have been doing our automotive-work for 15 yrs or so, and its always done correctly and explained well.........

by - Verified Customer February 10, 2016

We have had excellent service for many years.

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by - Verified Customer February 08, 2016

I have recommended them to family & friends.

by - Verified Customer January 25, 2016

Great service provided by owners who care about their customers.

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by - Verified Customer January 08, 2016

Always go to KS! Best service, prompt, courteous, and clearly explain everything.

by - Verified Customer January 07, 2016

I'm always happy with the job you do.

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by January 04, 2016

Good thorough service.

by - Verified Customer December 10, 2015

They have been very helpful and wonderful to deal with.

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by - Verified Customer December 02, 2015

Great people and reasonable prices. A little far from home.

by October 08, 2015

Nice guys.

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by - Verified Customer October 02, 2015

I was very happy with Seth honestly discussing the issues withy car and what the best options would be for me to have it repaired.

by - Verified Customer August 18, 2015

They are great guys, very knowledgeable and above all very honest.

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by - Verified Customer August 11, 2015

The mechanics there are very knowledgeable.

by - Verified Customer August 10, 2015

I know that Michael and Seth are trustworthy and more than capable to tackle any problem. I've been a customer since they opened for business.

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by - Verified Customer July 15, 2015

They're awesome and always do great work.

by - Verified Customer July 08, 2015

They get the work done, only what is needed and help me prioritize repairs so I can budget my money.

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RepairPal Scorecard


K & S Automotive has been serving the community of Elgin and the surrounding area since 1996. This RepairPal Certified shop strives to stay on top of the latest technologies and to be a leader in the local community by providing the highest level of automotive repair coupled with the best customer service. Our review of this shop revealed they are achieving this goal. Recent customers describe this team as “accommodating”, “awesome”, “honest”, “knowledgeable”, and “prompt”. This location features a group of automotive professionals with an excellent mix of experience, ongoing training, and ASE certifications. An investment in tools and equipment helps make them capable of repairs ranging from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer system diagnoses and repair, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. Repairs are covered by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. A local shuttle service, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are also available for your convenience.



  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
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  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Wireless Internet
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  • ASA
  • ASE Blue Seal
  • NAPA
  • iATN


KS Autocare is a family owned and operated business delivering honest and professional auto repair and maintenance services to the people of Elgin, IL and surrounding areas since 1996. Our ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certified Technicians at KS Autocare employ today’s latest automotive technology and are equipped to handle all major and minor general repairs on both foreign and domestic vehicles.

From a basic oil change to a complete car repair services, our professional staff can handle all of your auto service needs! As a NAPA AutoCare Center, KS Autocare is able to provide the benefits of an established national entity while maintaining the personal touch of a family owned business. We understand that your vehicle is a major investment, and that is why we care for each customer’s vehicle as if it were our own.

Our Technicians are all ASE Master Certified! And they all carry at least one or more Advance Level Certification!


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