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632 Lakeview Dr
South China, ME 04358
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Mon - Fri:8:00am to 5:00pm
Sat:8:00am to 12:00pm
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(207) 618-9001

Auto Repair Experience

  • Bill Pettipas, Owner
  • Established 1990
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 55 Years of Car Repair Experience
  • New England Imports
  • New England Imports
  • New England Imports
  • New England Imports


The South China location of New England Imports has been serving the local community since 1990. 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 very best customer service. Our review of this shop revealed they are achieving this goal. Recent customers describe this team as friendly, reliable, honest, knowledgeable, and awesome. This location features a team of automotive professionals whose commitment to ongoing training and ASE certifications ranks with the best. They are well equipped to handle repairs ranging from tires and wheel alignment, to minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light diagnoses and repair, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. Repairs are covered by a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. A waiting area with wireless Internet is available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Bill Pettipas, Owner
  • Established 1990
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 55 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Open Saturday
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Service Guarantee
  • Wireless Internet


Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • 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
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Message from the Shop

At New England Imports we have been providing pre-owned Saabs to Maine car buyers since 1990 and are an official Saab service center. We are committed to providing the absolute best possible customer experience coupled with some of the finest pre-owned Saabs in the area. To serve our customers best we have two locations, one in South China and the other one in Waterville.

Are you looking for a pre-owned Saab or a used foreign or domestic vehicle that will exceed your expectations? Visit our lot in South China to see the great selection of quality used vehicles backed by our name. On our lot you will find well-maintained used cars at great pricing!

Service You've Come to Expect
Our 1,500 square foot service area allows us to service most domestic and imported cars and trucks. We constantly strive to ensure that all your automotive needs are met by providing expert information, listening to your needs and concerns, and providing timely and quality repairs. When it becomes necessary to have your car serviced, you deserve the best in treatment and service. Our goal at New England Imports is to provide you with both. If you are tired of indifferent attitudes and high prices, come see us at New England Imports.

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Technical Ability

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Tools & Equipment

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Customer Service

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Customer Amenities

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Parts & Labor Warranty

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Overall Rating

25 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

December 03, 2014

I've always had good results. They do a good job, they fixed what they said they would fix. There's no down points. I've done business with them for years and I intend to continue.

Verified CustomerDecember 01, 2014

I like their friendliness and their service. They're very prompt and they did everything I asked of them.

Verified CustomerNovember 26, 2014

If I call them with a problem they will send a car for you or come to your home and try to help you at your place. They are just fantastic and caring people.

November 26, 2014

We like the guy, and he does good, reasonable work.

Verified CustomerNovember 24, 2014

They have great service, they were reliable, courteous, and informative.

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Verified CustomerNovember 20, 2014

The service is good. He tries to get the repair done with as much of a low price as possible, while getting the repair done in a timely manner and not over charging me. I also appreciate the reasonable prices.

November 20, 2014

Their service is excellent.

Verified CustomerNovember 20, 2014

Great service, they don't overcharge and are knowledgeable. They get the problem fixed. You can go if you have a problem anytime and they will try to work you in. Their price, is about 30 to 40 dollars cheaper than the Lexus dealership per hour.

Verified CustomerNovember 19, 2014

They were nice deal with, they are honest and they only do what they think you need done.

Verified CustomerNovember 19, 2014

They are very accommodating, honest and reliable. Overall I trust them.

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November 15, 2014

I have had nothing but the utmost success and respect for their work and I stand by what they do. They have very good mechanics. They know what they are talking about and they get me in and out promptly.

November 15, 2014

I have been going to them for years, and I like their work because they are honest about the work they do.

Verified CustomerNovember 14, 2014

The price is right, the work is done correctly and I am happy.

Verified CustomerNovember 13, 2014

They do excellent work on both of our cars.

Verified CustomerNovember 13, 2014

They are friendly, accurate and I have been going to them for years and will continue to do so.

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November 13, 2014

Good customer service, great prices and they are very convenient.

Verified CustomerNovember 12, 2014

I've dealt with them for years and have been nothing but satisfied. The quality of the work, the fairness of the people and estimates.

Verified CustomerNovember 11, 2014

They are very flexible, knowledgeable, they treat me with respect and they are a top notch service company.

November 10, 2014

They've always been timely, affordable, and straight forward. What they say they do, they do. I've been down this road before and I've found that they are very knowledgeable.

Verified CustomerNovember 10, 2014

They gave excellent service, and the work was done well.

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November 07, 2014

I have been going there for a long time, they do good work and I trust them.

Verified CustomerNovember 07, 2014

Every time I go there I never have any issues with their service.

November 05, 2014

They have been great. They are a good company. If you call them they get you in there in the day especially if you have something wrong they get you in right away. There are no dealers here and they actually give me advice over the phone.

Verified CustomerNovember 03, 2014

They are an awesome company to work with. They just take care of the customers. No matter what I go in with they take care of the problem.

October 28, 2014

I have been going there for years, they are customer friendly and overall they are a good garage to go to.

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