St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel
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703 N Fourth St
Saint Joseph, IL 61873 USA
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8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
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(217) 487-4271
24 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Matthew Phillips, Owner
  • Established 2014
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Master Auto Technician
  • 34 Years of Car Repair Experience

St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel has been serving the community of Saint Joseph and the surrounding area since 2014. During this time they have developed a loyal following of satisfied customers who described this shop to us as: "accommodating”, “courteous”, “helpful”, “prompt” and "honest". This location features an experienced and well trained team lead by an ASE Certified Master Technician. An investment in the necessary tools and diagnostic equipment help make them capable of repairs ranging from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer system diagnosis 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, and a lifetime warranty is offered for non-maintenance work. A local shuttle service, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are all available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Matthew Phillips, Owner
  • Established 2014
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Master Auto Technician
  • 34 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Classic Car Repair/Restoration
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair


  • AAA Member Discount
  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Car Wash
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • 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

St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel, in St. Joseph, IL, is a full service repair facility for all makes and models of cars, light duty trucks, medium duty trucks, buses and RVs. Our goal is to create an experience so amazing that you feel the need to tell your friends. We offer a Lifetime Warranty on all repairs and 24 month 24,000 mile warranty on maintenance and all other services. Our technicians are factory trained and ASE certified with a combined experience of more than 40 years. Call today with any automotive or diesel repair needs.


Overall Rating

24 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

by - Verified Customer February 09, 2016

They were very helpful, and they took the time to explain and go over things with me.

by - Verified Customer February 04, 2016

Everything went smooth and the price was right.

by February 04, 2016

I had no problems, it was great service.

by - Verified Customer February 04, 2016

Matt, the head mechanic, does a great job. I've been very every time I've taken my vehicle there. They're also fair on the price.

by - Verified Customer February 02, 2016

Making appointments is easy, they are good at diagnostics, and they clearly state the price of expected repairs. They were prompt, polite, and courteous. They are a local establishment, and I prefer spending my money locally.

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by January 18, 2016

I already recommended them to my friends and family. I really like the way they service my car, the fees are very reasonable, and they provided transportation to and from work while my car was serviced.

by - Verified Customer January 14, 2016

I think the prices were reasonable and they were very thorough explaining the repairs and possible alternatives.

by January 14, 2016

They got me and my truck in there pretty quick, they got it taken care of, and they are nice and easy people to work with.

by - Verified Customer January 13, 2016

They got me in right away, and were able to solve all the problems that I had. I had taken it to other shops first, and they were not able to fix the problem.

by January 11, 2016

They were good.

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by - Verified Customer January 08, 2016

I do all of my business the with Matthew, the owner of the shop. He goes out of his way to help me any time that I need it. I don't even like to let other people mess around with my truck anymore. he know's what he's doing, and he's an honest person. Just recently I spent two grand on work on my truck, and he made every penny of that money worth it.

by - Verified Customer January 07, 2016

They are convenient, and they've treated me fairly every time time that I've been there.

by - Verified Customer December 23, 2015

They were just very quick with the service.

by - Verified Customer December 23, 2015

They have great customer service.

by December 21, 2015

I have had many problems and they always do what they said they were going to do.

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by - Verified Customer December 15, 2015

They are really good about working with you, their prices are decent, and I always like the people that work there.

by - Verified Customer December 10, 2015

I just like the service I got from them today.

by December 08, 2015

They are very accommodating and they have good work.

by - Verified Customer November 24, 2015

They told me what was wrong, and they were reasonably priced. They are at a convenient location in town.

by - Verified Customer November 20, 2015

They treated me really good there. They also are very good at the kind of work that they do, and they really know their stuff.

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by November 19, 2015

I was initially referred to them by my son-in-law. I've since recommended many people to go there, and I've going there myself for years now. Everything is always fine, I've had no problems with the work there. They even helped me to price a car that I was trying to sell, and the first person who looked at the car bought it at the estimate they recommended.

by October 26, 2015

Service and attitude were good.

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