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1423 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
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8:30am to 5:30pm
8:30am to 5:30pm
8:30am to 5:30pm
8:30am to 5:30pm
8:30am to 5:30pm
8:30am to 5:30pm
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(612) 345-9474

Auto Repair Experience

  • John Shanderuk, Owner
  • Established 1988
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 61 Years of Car Repair Experience


John opened Uptown Imports in 1988 and has been serving the Twin Cities area ever since. He has surrounded himself with a great team, including a very experienced service writer and 3 solid technicians. As the name would indicate, they focus on European and Asian vehicles. Their technicians have the training and experience, along with the latest diagnostic equipment, to make quick work of your service and repair needs. In addition to performing quality work, excellent customer service has been their tradition since the beginning.


Auto Repair Experience

  • John Shanderuk, Owner
  • Established 1988
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 61 Years of Car Repair Experience


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


  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet


Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Kia
  • Lexus
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Saab
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Message from the Shop

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Overall Rating

4 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

Verified CustomerSeptember 15, 2011

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Verified CustomerSeptember 13, 2011

They were very friendly and my car was ready before they said it would be - it was ready early.

Verified CustomerSeptember 12, 2011

I was very happy that they explained everything that was wrong with my car and they showed me the actual parts and explained thoroughly what was wrong with it. They were just really nice.

Verified CustomerAugust 09, 2011

They were really really courteous and nice. I enjoyed talking to them. They were super good at explaining anything that I had questions about. I really like those guys - I'm just having a bad car experience. I feel bad that I didn't give them higher ratings.

December 18, 2010

moved to MSP a few years prior with an aging '98 jetta and uptown imports was recommended to me. The recommendation was well substantiated. The gentlemen at uptown imports always give an accurate estimate on the job needed to be done and give recommendations on what should be done. They are never pushy and always on time. They guarantee their work as a previous repair failed to fix the problem and simply repaired it again without cost.

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