Toscalito Tire & Automotive

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101 Roblar Dr
Novato, CA 94949 USA
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(415) 727-7236

Auto Repair Experience

  • Craig Schulz, Manager
  • Established 1975
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 63 Years of Car Repair Experience

The Novato location of Toscalito Tire & Automotive has been serving the local community since 1975. This location features a team of automotive professionals with and excellent mix of ongoing training, experience, and ASE certifications. 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 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customer revealed a group who describes this shop as "helpful", "trustworthy", "awesome", and "friendly". A local shuttle service, rental vehicles, early bird drop off, Saturday & Sunday business hours, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are all available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Craig Schulz, Manager
  • Established 1975
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 63 Years of Car Repair Experience


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


  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Open Saturday
  • Open Weekends
  • Rental Car
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • 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

Ken and Vince were both born in San Francisco and raised in the same neighborhood for years before becoming business partners in 1971. Ken Toscanini and Vince Ippolito combined their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm, passion for cars, and their names (Toscanini + Ippolito) to create Toscalito Tire & Automotive.

Starting in 1971, “The two nice Italian boys” (Ken and Vince), worked as a pair at Shell stations in the Marina and Fisherman's Wharf area of San Francisco. For years, their stations offered gasoline, auto repair, AAA towing, and car rental to many loyal customers. In 1975, they decided to concentrate on tire sales and auto repair by opening their first Goodyear Tire Store: Lombard Tire & Automotive. In the 35 years since, they have continued to open new shops closer to their homes in Marin: Corte Madera, Ignacio, Terra Linda, downtown San Rafael, and then Vallejo.


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Overall Rating

26 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

by Verified Customer June 16, 2015

Excellent service.

by Verified Customer June 16, 2015

Good service. Convenient.

by Verified Customer June 16, 2015

The cost seemed high.

by Verified Customer June 15, 2015

Craig does a good job.

by Verified Customer June 13, 2015

Tire Prices seem high.

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by June 10, 2015

Good diagnostics on the car to determine service needed.

by Verified Customer June 09, 2015

Great service.

by Verified Customer June 09, 2015

Service done on time at agreed price.

by Verified Customer June 08, 2015

Got my car in on an emergency and repaired it before the end of the day. Craig was great.

by June 08, 2015

I was not pleased with my service experience.

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by June 05, 2015

Quick service. Friendly employees.

by June 04, 2015

An appointment was available when I needed it and was done earlier in the day than I thought. Excellent service.

by Verified Customer June 02, 2015

Awesome people. Trustworthy not pushy.

by Verified Customer June 01, 2015

Top notch personnel.

by Verified Customer May 27, 2015

Very good workmanship and overall good value.

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by Verified Customer May 23, 2015

Craig is great, as is new man, Andre!

by May 22, 2015

I have always been very satisfied with the people and the service.

by Verified Customer May 20, 2015

The service was great My truck broke down in their lot I was there for a tire appointment and wound up getting two new sensors My truck runs terrifically and that's saying something considering it has over 400000 miles on it Only thing i wouldn't recommend would be transmissions because I don't know if they do that.

by Verified Customer May 18, 2015

Friendly and responsive to requests even at the last minute. Cost conscious and willing to discount if requested.

by Verified Customer May 11, 2015

Service always takes longer than projected by service men.

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by Verified Customer May 08, 2015

Great service.

by Verified Customer April 24, 2015

Very helpful and explained everything clearly.

by Verified Customer April 22, 2015

I was treated really well.

by March 24, 2015

Expected level of customer service is not met.

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