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Ray's Automotive Center

3060 Central Ave, Columbus, IN 47203 Map & directions

(812) 645-6745

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About Ray's Automotive Center

RepairPal’s Comprehensive Evaluation

RepairPal Quality Index
Customer Satisfaction (Net Promoter Score®)
Based on interviews with 25+ recent customers
Avg Repair Shop
American Express
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99
Technical Ability
97
Tools & Equipment
96
Customer Service
93
Customer Conveniences
24 months / 24,000 miles
Parts & Labor Warranty

Assessment Summary

Ray's Automotive Center was established in 1968 and has been providing Columbus and the surrounding area with quality automotive repairs ever since. This RepairPal Certified shop features a team of very experienced, highly trained, ASE Certified technicians who are equipped with the tools and diagnostic equipment necessary to perform a wide range of repairs. These repairs can range from minor and major mechanical repairs, to tire and wheel alignment, to check engine light and computer diagnosis and repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. This work is backed by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customers revealed a group who enthusiastically describe the team here as: “honest”, “knowledgeable”, “helpful”, “professional”, and “friendly”. Local shuttle service, rental & loaner cars, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.

Message from the Shop

Our goal is the safe and continuous operation of your vehicle.

We will create personalized and cost-effective solutions for all of your automotive needs.

We have been serving the community for over 45 years.

Ray’s Automotive Center is a family-owned and operated, independent automotive service center. The company was started in 1968 by Ray Barnhorst and is currently owned by his son Stuart Barnhorst.

Auto Makes We Service

Acura Buick Cadillac
Chevrolet Chrysler Dodge
Ford GMC Honda
Hummer Hyundai Infiniti
Jeep Lexus Lincoln
Mazda Mercury Nissan
Oldsmobile Plymouth Pontiac
Ram Saturn Scion
Subaru Toyota

Quality Affiliations

Specialties

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

Amenities

Child Friendly Coffee Early Bird Dropoff Financing
Free Inspection Heated Waiting Room Open Saturday Parts/Accessories
Service Guarantee Shuttle Warranty Accepted Wireless Internet

Customer Reviews 23 verified reviews

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Ray's Automotive Center
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January 27, 2015

Professional service.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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January 18, 2015

The fixed the problem cheap and in time.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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December 29, 2014

Always friendly and helpful.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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December 20, 2014

Always get great service and professional treatment from Ray's staff.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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December 13, 2014

Nice people, great service. I trust them.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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December 09, 2014

They always take good care of my vehicles, explain the work needed and are honest & reliable. Also they keep a very clean and hospitable waiting area.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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December 05, 2014

Ray's has always provided good value for money and timely service.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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December 04, 2014

Good service, Great People. Realistic Pricing. Whether it is a simple repair or something complex, I feel I'm getting honest advise.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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November 25, 2014

Good value, good work. I like the ease of getting in quickly.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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November 25, 2014

Gary and all at Ray's are very attentive and pleasant, and I feel I can trust them.

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Ray's Automotive Center
Verified Customer
November 21, 2014

They always perform the requested service timely. They also so an inspection that may show additional repair service items. They then forward their findings to me with suggestions as to when the item needs to be addressed.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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November 11, 2014

Everyone there is very friendly and as a single women feel that I can trust them with the advise I receive on all my vehicles. I completely trust them.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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November 10, 2014

I feel that I have always been treated fairly at Ray's with respect to my automotive needs.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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November 06, 2014

I have always been very pleased with work and the staff is always very friendly!

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Ray's Automotive Center
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November 03, 2014

Excellent customer service, as always!

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Ray's Automotive Center
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October 26, 2014

Excellent service done correctly the first time at a fair price.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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October 22, 2014

Ray's always does an excellent job with my car.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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October 17, 2014

Great people, great service and attention to detail!

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Ray's Automotive Center
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October 16, 2014

They are very knowledgeable and helpful.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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October 07, 2014

Great value.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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September 28, 2014

I am a long time customer. Ray's has always treated me right. They are friendly and knowledgeable.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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September 20, 2014

For approximately forty years I have depended on Ray's Automotive for significant repairs, tires, and routine servicing. I have been consistently satisfied with Ray's work and prices.

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Ray's Automotive Center
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September 11, 2014

Everything is always fixed the first time and the speed in which it was completed was great.

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Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri:7:30am to 5:30pm
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(812) 645-6745

Auto Repair Experience

  1. Stuart Barnhorst, Owner
  2. Established 1968
  3. 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  4. 3 ASE Certified Auto Technicians