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(925) 233-8318
"They do what they promise and deliver on time."— Elizabeth, a Verified Customer
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Parts & Labor Warranty:
24 months / 24,000 miles
Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7:30am to 5:30pm
Sat: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sun: CLOSED
Amenities:
  • AAA Member Discount
  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Car Wash
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Loaner Car
  • Open Saturday
  • Open Weekends
  • Rental Car
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
Specialties:
  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Classic Car Repair/Restoration
  • Collision Repair & Paint
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
  • Windshield/Glass
Real Customer Reviews

Real Customer Review(s)

"They do what they promise and deliver on time." Elizabeth - Verified Customer
"They really do provide the best service." Nadin - Verified Customer
"Everytime I have had my car worked on there, they do a good job. They are informative." Marjorie - Verified Customer
Shop Message

Orinda Motors Inc. is the only facility in the greater East Bay that offers all repair and maintenance services for Cars, Light Trucks and SUVs along with a complete menu of amenities. Orinda Motors Inc. is a Certified Green Business, has received small business of the year awards from the city of Orinda as well as the State of California and been voted Best Mechanic in the East Bay. We are AAA Approved, Diamond Certified and Value Star Rated. Orinda Motors Inc. belongs to the Better Business Bureau and ASCCA. All of our technicians are ASE certified, three are Master Technicians and all receive extensive, mandatory, ongoing training. In addition we have rental cars on-site (complimentary for extensive repairs or service), a shuttle service, and a while-you wait, drive-through Express Oil Change and Tire Center.

RepairPal's Assesment
We have found the team of technicians at Orinda Motors to be a very qualified and experienced group, most of whom have been working together for many years. Three of the four technicians are ASE certified, with two having achieved ASE Master Technician status. This shop has also demonstrated to us a commitment to ongoing technician training, which we value very highly. Orinda Motors is located in an area populated by many other businesses. If you need transportation after dropping off your vehicle, they offer a shuttle service and rental cars. Should you decide to wait, wireless internet access is available in their comfy waiting room. Their express oil change and tire center is open on Saturdays from 9 to 4pm.
(510) 858-2567
"I trust the people at Model Garage to give me an honest diagnosis and excellent service."— Linda, a Verified Customer
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Parts & Labor Warranty:
12 months / 12,000 miles
Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7:30am to 5:30pm
Amenities:
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Service Guarantee
  • Wireless Internet
Makes:
  • Lexus
  • Scion
  • Toyota
  • Volvo
Specialties:
  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
Real Customer Reviews

Real Customer Review(s)

"I trust the people at Model Garage to give me an honest diagnosis and excellent service." Linda - Verified Customer
"They care for two of our cars and have done an excellent job for several years." Sylvia - Verified Customer
"They provide excellent service." Mary - Verified Customer
Shop Message

The Model Garage, in Berkeley CA, is an independent auto repair shop (not a dealership) that specializes in Volvo, Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars. We have current factory diagnostic systems for all of the cars we service. Our five mechanics are conscientious professionals who will keep your car purring. We offer, customer-friendly service and repair. In business since 1981, we love dealing with the customers in our area. Quality and honesty are our strengths.

The Model Garage was featured in the November 2014 issue of Parts and People! We are open Monday - Friday from 7:30 am until 5:25 pm.

RepairPal's Assesment
The Model Garage works hard to set itself apart from other automotive shops in a couple of ways; they specialize in the repair of Toyota, Lexus, Scion, and Volvo vehicles, they strive to repair your vehicle right the first time, and they believe in providing top notch customer service. Recent customers describe this RepairPal Certified team as “excellent”, “amazing”, “trustworthy”, “knowledgeable”, and “professional”. This team has been providing good quality automotive repair since 1981. They have the training, experience, and automotive tools and computer diagnostic equipment to help ensure their goal of providing high quality repair is achieved. These repairs can range from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer system diagnoses and repairs, to smog repair only for Volvo, Toyota, Lexus, and Scion cars, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. Their work is backed by a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Early bird vehicle drop off and a waiting are with WiFi are available for your convenience.

There are 31 Scion service shops and mechanics in Orinda.

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Scion repair shops and dealerships near Orinda.

5930 College Ave, Oakland
Specialties:
  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
I've brought all 3 of my cars here and been quite satisfied with both their thoroughness and high level of customer service. They go the extra mile...
2600 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Specialties:
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
  • Windshield/Glass
not only is this the cheapest oil change around (about $25 with tax) but the mechanics thoroughly check your car for other things that could use so...
5865 Broadway Terrace, Oakland
3009 Ashby Ave, Berkeley
Specialties:
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
Steve and the gang always make the extra effort to accommodate their customers. The quality of the work has always been excellent. All shops should...
2558 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Specialties:
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
  • Transmission Repair
These guys do it right ... highly recommend
2105 Parker St, Berkeley
Specialties:
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Service & Repair
  • Transmission Repair
They specialize in foreign cars (toyota, honda), but were still great with my American make. Customer service is friendly and honest. Clean shop ...
455 Center St, Moraga
Specialties:
  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
6550 Moraga Ave, Oakland
Specialties:
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
3329 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette
Specialties:
  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
  • Windshield/Glass
2132 Dwight Way, Berkeley
55 Orinda Way, Orinda
Specialties:
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
  • Tire Sales/Repair
383 Rheem Boulevard, Moraga
9 Orinda Way, Orinda
3328 Mt Diablo Blvd Ste D, Lafayette
Specialties:
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
  • Transmission Repair
530 Moraga Rd, Moraga
Specialties:
  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
3523 Mount Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette
Specialties:
  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
  • Windshield/Glass
3340 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette
Makes:
  • Acura
  • Honda
  • Lexus
  • Scion
  • Toyota
340 Highland Ave, Piedmont
Specialties:
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
  • Transmission Repair
2730 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Makes:
  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Honda
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Nissan
  • Saab
  • Scion
  • Subaru
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
Specialties:
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
2400 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Makes:
  • Scion
  • Toyota
Specialties:
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
2996 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Specialties:
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
3363 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette
Specialties:
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
11 Orinda Way, Orinda
3328 Mt Diablo Blvd # A, Lafayette
Specialties:
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
  • Tire Sales/Repair
3470 Golden Gate Way, Lafayette
1500 Canyon Road, Moraga
2036 Blake St, Berkeley
2555 College Ave, Berkeley
3328 Mt Diablo Blvd # C, Lafayette
Specialties:
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Service & Repair
  • Transmission Repair
We use to take our Suburban here. Over time, we felt that the work was not to pare and very expensive. Once you lose trust in the service provider...

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