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Dave's Ultimate Automotive - Central Austin

(512) 515-1082
404 Verified Reviews
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ADDRESS

4926 North Lamar
Austin, TX 78751 USA

AUTO REPAIR EXPERIENCE

  • Brad Updegraff, Manager
  • Established 1997
  • 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 4 ASE Certified Auto Technicians

Dave's Ultimate Automotive - Central Austin Reviews

OVERALL RATING

404 Verified Reviews
5 stars
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4 stars
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3 stars
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2 stars
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1 star
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by - Verified Customer November 07, 2017

Very clear and accommodating.

by - Verified Customer November 02, 2017

My car wasn't really fixed. Its still leaking air and wobbling. I was told when I dropped it off that the rims would be replaced if needed, but instead 1 was fixed even though the rest were all discovered to be bent. I could have saved my $500 and bought new ones. Pretty frustrated.

by - Verified Customer November 01, 2017

Great experience! The shop answered all my questions when I called during a vehicle breakdown. I was able to drop off my car the same day and it was repaired the next day. It would've been nice to have the check engine light reset after the repair, though. Very satisfied with my experience!

by - Verified Customer October 30, 2017

Great service. The courtesy ride is also a big plus. Thanks!

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by - Verified Customer October 25, 2017

Pleased with my first visit.

by - Verified Customer October 24, 2017

I was helped right away even though it was busy. Thank you!

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by - Verified Customer October 22, 2017

Super respectful. AJ was awesome as was everyone else I worked with. They explained to me the issue and even got down on the ground to show it to me. They encouraged me to call them for a second opinion as I needed to have the work completed at an exhaust shop.

by - Verified Customer October 22, 2017

I m never going back. With each visit, customer experience has gotten worse. It s like front desk staff resents having my business.

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by - Verified Customer October 22, 2017

Excellent service!!

by - Verified Customer October 19, 2017

Great guys and great to work with.

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by - Verified Customer October 18, 2017

Dave's had my car ready within the day, and recommended the best options for price and what I use my car for. Thanks guys!

by - Verified Customer October 17, 2017

Way overpriced. Even after trying to negotiate, the shop manager continued to push the idea that $200 an hour for mechanic labor was a fair price.

Parts also seemed to have around a 30% initial markup. Shop manager came down a little on this, down to maybe 15-20%.

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by - Verified Customer October 16, 2017

I have used Dave s for awhile now and I never feel cheated. They are a bit more expensive than some shops but their work and warranty pays for itself.

by - Verified Customer October 09, 2017

Efficient

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by - Verified Customer October 02, 2017

Clean shop. Nice waiting room. Respectful employees.

by - Verified Customer October 02, 2017

great customer service, reasonable prices, knowledgeable techs

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by - Verified Customer September 28, 2017

Great guy

by - Verified Customer September 27, 2017

Friendly and quick to take my car in

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by - Verified Customer September 27, 2017

Very professional !

by - Verified Customer September 26, 2017

Thanks for the very fast and honest work.

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by - Verified Customer September 26, 2017

Wonderful customer service from from when I walked in the door until I contently left.

by - Verified Customer September 25, 2017

They did a great job, except I think they forgot to rotate the tires, like I requested. No big deal - I can take care of that next time. Friendly service, good prices, thank you!

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by - Verified Customer September 21, 2017

Professional staff who serviced my car in a timely manner.

by - Verified Customer September 20, 2017

I left the shop with a new problem that I didn't have before - a faulty air pressure sensor on my back tire. The tech said it was broken however its never been an issue prior to bringing it in and has been working correctly since I bought the car.

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by - Verified Customer September 19, 2017

Shuttle service was very much appreciated, as was the friendliness of the counter service and cleanness of the facilities.

by - Verified Customer September 18, 2017

Good experience

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by - Verified Customer September 13, 2017

I felt the price for the work received was not appropriate. A simple headlight harness install the cost was $200+

by - Verified Customer September 12, 2017

Great Job

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by - Verified Customer September 12, 2017

Great!

by - Verified Customer September 11, 2017

Nicest guys and best service!!
I will take the 30 min drive to Dave's for my car maintenance every single service! They are incredibly kind, knowledgeable and patient.
They provide complimentary coffee while you wait, let you drop your car off over-night and even do the absolute best they can to return your car in a timely manner. They replaced my battery and changed my oil. I couldn't be happier!

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by - Verified Customer September 11, 2017

They were friendly and I felt they kept me really well informed about what was happening with my car and very honest with the price without any pressure to have anything done with them.

by - Verified Customer September 10, 2017

Great work!

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by - Verified Customer September 07, 2017

Awesome! Love you guys. Will recommend friends 100%!

by - Verified Customer September 07, 2017

Phone system below average. Had to call and then wait on line for over 5 minutes to visit with person responsible for my repairs..

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by - Verified Customer September 06, 2017

Dave's has serviced two off my vehicles and the work has been outstanding. I fully trust them with any issues that I may have

by - Verified Customer September 06, 2017

Just got a tire patch done and it was quick, easy, and inexpensive.

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by - Verified Customer September 06, 2017

Went in for A/C problem. Had a morning appointment. They weren't able to diagnose the problem till after the mechanic got back from lunch and went I arrived at 5 p.m. I had no word if the car was fixed. But it was. I was a first time customer and got a 20% discount so the price was reasonable; otherwise it would have been a bit expensive.

by - Verified Customer September 05, 2017

Very impressed with the level of service I received.

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by - Verified Customer September 04, 2017

I found the prices a bit outrageous. I was expecting to have a lot more work done but the quote I received was too high so I declined

by - Verified Customer September 04, 2017

I always highly trust in the advices that your staff give me.

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by - Verified Customer August 31, 2017

everything was amazing and they did great work!

by - Verified Customer August 30, 2017

Thank you for a job well done

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by - Verified Customer August 30, 2017

Absolutely wonderful experience! The staff at Dave's explained the repairs that were needed and walked me through my options. I felt no pressure to have unnecessary repairs done on my vehicle. I trust Dave's to give me a fair and reasonable estimate for all of my repairs. I have been a loyal customer since coming to Austin and would recommend to anyone!

by - Verified Customer August 30, 2017

Dave's always treats me right. I can trust that you'll diagnose the issue instead of just replacing parts and hoping that resolves the issue. Thanks again!

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by - Verified Customer August 28, 2017

I typically do not enjoy going to car repair shops but I had a pleasant experience this time.

by - Verified Customer August 28, 2017

Car was overheating, and it's an older minivan. I was helped immediately, fixed within 36 hours, and was never pressured to do more than needed.

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by - Verified Customer August 24, 2017

Good service, will definitely be back in the future.

by - Verified Customer August 24, 2017

Tommy was great, especially in how he explained the purpose of all the repairs needed.

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by - Verified Customer August 24, 2017

Great job!

by - Verified Customer August 22, 2017

Excellent service great experience

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by - Verified Customer August 21, 2017

Love this place, I always come back.

by - Verified Customer August 20, 2017

Car was done faster than the estimated time. Thank you!

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by - Verified Customer August 17, 2017

Really liked the email with recommendations, severity of issue, and photos of the issue.

by - Verified Customer August 17, 2017

Tommy and the rest of the folks at Dave's on Lamar are straight-shooters and provide quality service for a.

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by - Verified Customer August 17, 2017

I dont know why I even considered going to the dealership for a second opinion. Paying for a several hundred repair was a much more enjoyable experience at Dave's than getting a quote from my dealership (which turned into a huge pain). Thank you Dave for being you!

by - Verified Customer August 16, 2017

I really thought by making an appointment with an explanation of my problem, they would have had a time reserved for me. Instead, I had to wait almost an hour just to have them look at my car. Other than that, the work was excellent. I'll just know in the future that an appointment just guarantees that your car will be done sometime that day, not in a timely fashion around your appointment.

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by - Verified Customer August 14, 2017

This was the first time I took my truck to Dave's and I am so glad I did. I went there because it is close to where I work and I had read many good reviews about Dave's. I will take my truck there again for sure!

by - Verified Customer August 14, 2017

Hassle free visit went for auto inspection did not try to sell me on addtl repairs inspection completed timely recommend this shop to everyone

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by - Verified Customer August 10, 2017

I will go back if I need anything done. They were very friendly and I felt comfortable leaving my car there.

by - Verified Customer August 10, 2017

After taking my car to the dealership for some recall repairs, they recommended several major services at astronomical prices. I decided to call Dave's, since my daughter had been there previously and was very happy, to get a quote on the recommended services. The prices were at least half of what the dealer was asking, so I brought the car to Dave's. After inspecting the car, I received a report detailing what was good and what needed attention. Several things that needed attention had supposedly just been done at the dealership. Because Dave's system was so thorough, the report included pictures which will help me get the dealership to refund my money since they didn't perform/poorly performed the previous work. Joe (my service advisor) was amazingly helpful and took the time to explain what was done, what should have been done, and what needed to be done and when. I will be back!

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by - Verified Customer August 10, 2017

We have taken 3 of our 4 cars to Dave's in the past 4 months so that should tell you how much we love this garage. They are professional, timely, helpful, friendly, trustworthy and have competitive prices. We have already recommended them to our friends and will continue to do so. We are so glad to have discovered Dave's!!
Thank you!

by - Verified Customer August 10, 2017

Oil change and tire rotation done quickly, professionally and cost appropriately

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by - Verified Customer August 08, 2017

Honest shop. Great work and no upselling. Refreshing change from other auto shops.

by - Verified Customer August 07, 2017

Excellent work! But a little bit more expensive than I expected.

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by - Verified Customer August 03, 2017

Thanks!

by - Verified Customer August 03, 2017

Great experience! Been to Dave's twice now, very happy with the service. I will continue to use the shop in the future.

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by - Verified Customer August 03, 2017

my car was towed back to shop twice after paying over $900.00 to be repaired. am extremely disappointed. I trusted them completely. I am so upset with my choice of using Dave's Ultimate and their unskilled mechanics and manager of little knowledge of repairs/shop procedures. thumbs down from me!!!!

by - Verified Customer August 01, 2017

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by - Verified Customer August 01, 2017

Excellent.

by - Verified Customer August 01, 2017

Came in rushed because I had to be back to Dallas the same day. They took care of me and had me out really quick.

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by - Verified Customer August 01, 2017

great job

by - Verified Customer July 27, 2017

Friendly courteous helpful very appreciated the shuttle service

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by - Verified Customer July 25, 2017

Solid job, friendly staff, 4-stars. And it takes a lot to impress me.

by - Verified Customer July 20, 2017

As a 20 year old girl, my knowledge of cars is limited. I didn't feel overwhelmed by experience, which was nice. You guys are my repair shop of choice.

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by - Verified Customer July 20, 2017

Thanks!

by - Verified Customer July 19, 2017

First time at Dave's on North Lamar and I'll be back....

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by - Verified Customer July 18, 2017

Sometime in the beginning of the summer, there was a freak rain storm that created a flash flood. I drove right through that thing and my engine immediately locked up. We got it towed to Dave's, and Joe with took care of everything. They sent me weekly status updates on the car, pictures of the massive hole in the engine that blew out during the flood, made sure all parts were fixed so that my car could function properly once again. These guys were awesome, respectful, and mindful of my time. I would recommend them to anyone -- whether it's a simple oil change or an entire engine replacement. They were the best

by - Verified Customer July 18, 2017

I was totally satisfied and will be a loyal customer from now on!

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by - Verified Customer July 18, 2017

Oil change, wheel balance and rotation, windshield washer blades, sun visor repair.

by - Verified Customer July 13, 2017

Great experience! Cheaper than my regular shop!

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by - Verified Customer July 13, 2017

They gave me a detailed report on recommended repairs and prioritized. Then did the repairs . Tommy gave me several courtesy call with updates

by - Verified Customer July 13, 2017

Good service

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by - Verified Customer July 13, 2017

They replaced my bad front wheel bearing & got me on the road again. Explained everything to me clearly and did only what I really needed and on time for a very fair price .

by - Verified Customer July 12, 2017

I brought in the car because it kept dying. The alternator was replaced (which it needed), but the problem persisted. I then had the ignition coil, plugs, and wires replaced with a full tune-up. While it wound up being expensive, especially since my car is an older one, the pricing was fair, and yes, I called around to other shops in both Austin and Houston to compare. The pricing was on-par with what I was told, and I also found that Dave's has a good reputation. I would recommend them to others, and I would return as well.

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by - Verified Customer July 12, 2017

Great work, but very long time before they even looked at it.

by - Verified Customer July 12, 2017

My mechanic was Tommy. I explained that I needed to be careful about the amount of money I could spend. He checked with me every step of the way about the costs and repairs. He explained the repair to my father as well as me. I feel like he was transparent about what I needed and was fair with me about the price.

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by - Verified Customer July 12, 2017

Vehicle had to be towed and Dave's was the nearest that could work on a diesel pickup. So glad it was. They did a great job, on time, at the price quoted. I have already recommended them to friends.

by - Verified Customer July 11, 2017

Yay Dave's!

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by - Verified Customer July 11, 2017

Had coolant system work done. Rep really explained things well

by - Verified Customer July 10, 2017

Everyone was friendly and made sure I understood what the problem was with my car. Service was fast and well-done!

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by - Verified Customer July 06, 2017

I assumed that the kind of customer service this shop provided was extinct. Robert and Zachary treated me with the utmost respect and went above and beyond after the initial repair to make sure that I left a satisfied customer. I may become a bit of a social media person just so that I can shout your praises from the rooftop! Keep up the good work, and don't believe that no one is watching or appreciates your efforts!

by - Verified Customer July 06, 2017

they did a terrific job diagnosing the problem and making the repair.

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by - Verified Customer July 05, 2017

Dave's Ultimate was professional, courteous, and quick to get me back on the road!

by - Verified Customer June 29, 2017

Lots of work done, fair price.

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by - Verified Customer June 29, 2017

Thank you.

by - Verified Customer June 28, 2017

Thank you!

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by - Verified Customer June 27, 2017

Great place and people!

by - Verified Customer June 27, 2017

It's all good

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by - Verified Customer June 27, 2017

I really appreciated the emailed detailed report on my car. It helps me keep track of what is needed.

by - Verified Customer June 27, 2017

As someone who does not know very much about cars, I felt more comfortable at Dave's than at any other car shop or dealership. They explained everything simply and without condescension. I really appreciate their help and most certainly will be back!

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by - Verified Customer June 27, 2017

Tommy did a really greatly job of explaining to me why my car was in need of the repairs. He also helped me prioritize the work I got done based on my budget. Having worked in customer service for years, Tommy went above and beyond!

by - Verified Customer June 25, 2017

Great. they finished the work quickly.

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by - Verified Customer June 21, 2017

Everyone's was very professional. I was given a loaner car and my car was ready ahead of the time given. My car seems to be running wonderfully now.

by - Verified Customer June 19, 2017

Thank you!

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by - Verified Customer June 15, 2017

Friendly, fast, thanks!

by - Verified Customer June 15, 2017

Honest and professional dudes.

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by - Verified Customer June 13, 2017

Found the staff very knowledgeable and honest about the repairs that needed to be done. My radiator ended up having a small crack in it which was tough to find at first but the crew at Daves didn't give up until they figured it out!

by - Verified Customer June 13, 2017

Good price and fast service.

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by - Verified Customer June 12, 2017

I enjoyed this shop specifically because i didn't feel pressured into any fixes and i felt everyone was very friendly.

by - Verified Customer June 12, 2017

Staff are business-minded and courteous.At the same time, they can laugh, which always puts me at greater ease as I wait for the diagnosis and the bill. Their knowledge and of the work needed is apparent. I have been a customer for 10 years and I have never been disappointed.

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by - Verified Customer June 07, 2017

Second time going, still great service.

by - Verified Customer June 07, 2017

Excellent, very friendly and comfortable.

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by - Verified Customer June 07, 2017

Great work, thanks!

by - Verified Customer June 06, 2017

I came to Dave's after previous work from another shop didn't uphold their warranty. Dave's diagnosed the problem, fixed it and got my car up and running and fixed other needed repairs. They did a great job! Courtesy Car made life easy with a drop off to work. Overall, every employee I encountered was pleasant to work with. The shop was clean and well kept. Highly recommend them and will continue to use Dave's on my car and my family's cars.

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by - Verified Customer June 06, 2017

I started coming to Dave's by chance and it has been the best chance I've ever taken.

by - Verified Customer June 05, 2017

I asked if I could get the car back earlier in the day, and didn't even receive the initial phone call until after lunch time. And every time I bring the car in, I apparently need to have $1,000 of work done. It always seems to work out to that much somehow. It feels like customer care has declined over time.

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by - Verified Customer May 30, 2017

Dave's Automotive is value for money with a competent crew of personnel and good management. Isn't that what we're all looking for?

by - Verified Customer May 29, 2017

Nice

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by - Verified Customer May 25, 2017

The guys behind the counter were great and good costumer service.

by - Verified Customer May 23, 2017

I've never been dissatisfied with service at Dave's. I'll return any time I have trouble with my vehicle.

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by - Verified Customer May 23, 2017

Fine experience with maintenance check.

by - Verified Customer May 22, 2017

Dave's is convenient, thorough, and reasonably priced.

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by - Verified Customer May 22, 2017

Work was thorough and explained clearly. Would do additional work with them in the future.

by - Verified Customer May 17, 2017

Robert was very helpful and honest. I appreciated his catering the work done to the level of use that I needed out of the car.

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by - Verified Customer May 15, 2017

The staff seemed trustworthy and helpful in deciding how much repair work was necessary for my car.

by - Verified Customer May 09, 2017

They were great! I will definitely be back!

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by - Verified Customer May 08, 2017

Great, trustworthy, respectful service

by - Verified Customer May 07, 2017

Dave's staff are friendly and professional.

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by - Verified Customer May 07, 2017

Quick and easy. Gave me number of good towing guy, called me with report of what needed to be fixed, work done by end of day. Great service, would recommend.

by - Verified Customer May 04, 2017

Both the front desk gentleman and technician were very nice and extremely helpful in explaining everything! :D

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by - Verified Customer May 04, 2017

It was amazing! Everything was done with precision and tact and expertise. I could not have asked for a better experience.

by - Verified Customer May 04, 2017

Y'all are life savers. I'll remember you forever.

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by - Verified Customer May 03, 2017

Very friendly and open communication. Price was actually less than quoted.

by - Verified Customer May 03, 2017

Appreciated the honesty and thoroughness of the diagnostics test, but was able to find someone else to do the repairs for way way less.

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by - Verified Customer May 03, 2017

I was treated with the utmost respect. Everything was explained clearly and options offered when possible. I will return.
Trish Doughty

by - Verified Customer May 02, 2017

This place is the bees knees!! You better take your car here if you need work!!!

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by - Verified Customer May 02, 2017

I felt very well taken care of. From my initial phone call, to dropping off my car, to an update on what needed to be done and to picking up. They always ask before they work on anything and ask if I need a ride or a loaner car.

by - Verified Customer May 01, 2017

I was treated with kindness, respect and timeliness. I also really appreciated the shuttle service. Thank you.

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by - Verified Customer April 30, 2017

Great, helpful service as always.

by - Verified Customer April 30, 2017

After trying to get my car fixed somewhere else, you guys finally ended my 6 month nightmare. Thank you, I'll never go anywhere else.

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by - Verified Customer April 30, 2017

Good shop. 'Nuff said

by - Verified Customer April 27, 2017

Everything was explained to me in detail and I was encouraged to come back to fix additional things rather than being pressured to fix them that day.

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by - Verified Customer April 25, 2017

Quick, fair price, easy

by - Verified Customer April 23, 2017

I took my truck in for an oil change and asked the shop to check for a tire out of balance as I was (am) feeling some wobbling at high speeds. Picked my truck & and drove home, no problem. (about 2.5 miles) Next day, driving from North Austin to Dripping Springs check engine light came on, oil pressure was all over the place, and tapping noise started coming from the engine. I pulled over & called my boyfriend to come help me. He left work to help me and looked for leaking oil. He didn't see any and the truck ran better after cooling down so he had me follow him home & told me to watch the oil pressure/ heat along the way. My heart was in my throat the whole time because I was worried I was going to destroy my truck's motor! We made it. I looked under the hood after the truck cooled & I was more calm too. I found a hose disconnected from the motor (entire clamp missing) and also found the air-filter box propped open in one corner by a metal clamp. Grrr. I took the truck in for an engine code read, it came up gas cap. Gas cap seemed fine so I had the code reset and have been driving since. I don't know if I should be happy it wasn't something worse or upset that the work was so (possibly intentionally) sloppy. I also never got any feedback on the wobble although I was pressured to do a tune-up, get new shocks & struts, and purchase four new tires. I did none of that. I am very disappointed because I need a go-to mechanic & the location is great for me. Now, my trust is broken.

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by - Verified Customer April 20, 2017

Unfortunately... It's a busted head gasket. But YOU guys were awesome.

by - Verified Customer April 19, 2017

Quality work at a quality price.

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by - Verified Customer April 19, 2017

Great experience! Loved the pleasant waiting area w/ wifi.

by - Verified Customer April 19, 2017

The team continues to be fair, transparent, and great with repairs on my car. Appreciate the ride to work.

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by - Verified Customer April 19, 2017

Excellent staff and excellent work I don't say that very often but I would give them a perfect 10

by - Verified Customer April 18, 2017

Thanks for fixing my car :)

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by - Verified Customer April 17, 2017

As always, very professional. Diagnostics and repairs were explained plainly and clearly and price was reasonable. No one likes spending money for repairs, but Dave's has always left me feeling confident about the money I put down.

by - Verified Customer April 17, 2017

Tommy is great.

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by - Verified Customer April 16, 2017

Excellent service

by - Verified Customer April 13, 2017

They fit me into a very busy day on short notice.

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by - Verified Customer April 13, 2017

We were going out of town and heard a concerning sound. We dropped off our car first thing in the morning and the shop, although busy, was able to access the problem and get us on the road by 10:30 am! We were so grateful!

by - Verified Customer April 12, 2017

Service at the counter was a little bit slow.

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by - Verified Customer April 10, 2017

Thanks!

by - Verified Customer April 09, 2017

They were very informative with my vehicle repairs.

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by - Verified Customer April 06, 2017

I like the thorough diagnostics with the oil change. It helped us spot some problems that lead us to make important decisions about the car...good job with the honest and thorough appraisal.

by - Verified Customer April 06, 2017

Very impressed with the respect given to me and the excellent work performed on my car.

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by - Verified Customer April 06, 2017

Happy that my car worked after being serviced at the shop!

by - Verified Customer April 06, 2017

The guys were extremely communicative and eager to please.

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by - Verified Customer April 05, 2017

Awesome

by - Verified Customer April 05, 2017

Fast and friendly service.

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by - Verified Customer April 03, 2017

Very appreciative of the way Dave's Ultimate Automotive does business. I will continue to visit Dave's for automotive services and recommend this business to friends.

by - Verified Customer April 03, 2017

My 17 year old Taco needed a good look over. Dave's folks found some issues, and fixed up the ones I said to do, with no up sell type of pressure. Well done guys!

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by - Verified Customer March 30, 2017

The service was excellent and the price charged for the work was reasonable. I recommend Dave's without reservation.

by - Verified Customer March 29, 2017

They were reasonably priced, they did what they said they would do, my car was ready on time. I am pleased overall and will probably go back. I was hoping they would find an fix the leak in my a/c, but I know the small ones can be extremely difficult to find without a disclosing agent, which they added this time. Maybe next time...

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by - Verified Customer March 29, 2017

Very convenient and efficient, good experience

by - Verified Customer March 29, 2017

I will be back in the future.

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by - Verified Customer March 28, 2017

The people at Daves are respectful and prompt with their work. I dropped off my truck at 3am with a busted alternator, and they called me the next morning to hash out the details of the repair. When I gave the go-ahead, it was finished within 5 hours. I picked up my truck and noticed that the air conditioning wasn't working, so I called them back to let them know. The admin told me to swing by, and when I did, and admin came out and had the issue resolved within 5 minutes. Great customer service; would definitely recommend to anyone living up north!

by - Verified Customer March 28, 2017

Great service, not pushy, very detailed report that was understandable!

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by - Verified Customer March 28, 2017

Great job was done, this is my go-to shop in Austin

by - Verified Customer March 27, 2017

Fast and good work! Great discount for first timers. Was given updates throughout the day, which was nice.

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by - Verified Customer March 27, 2017

Excellent service

by - Verified Customer March 23, 2017

It was nice to get my car inspected faster than expected.

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by - Verified Customer March 23, 2017

Great experience!

by - Verified Customer March 22, 2017

All went well.

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by - Verified Customer March 22, 2017

Just dropped it off and was ready and fixed quickly.

by - Verified Customer March 22, 2017

Excellent service and i was treated with more information about my truck. I will return!

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by - Verified Customer March 22, 2017

It was great.

by - Verified Customer March 21, 2017

Dave's Ultimate Auto Repair did not disappoint!

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by - Verified Customer March 21, 2017

Love working with you guys. One thing I did not get that I usually get from most shops is an indication of when the car would be ready. I made an early am apt, though it would come down.

by - Verified Customer March 20, 2017

I was treated with respect and my car was repaired quickly with no hassle or frustration.

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by - Verified Customer March 19, 2017

It's not the first time I've gone to the Lamar shop, I have an old car. It was recommended to me by a friend, and I send everyone I know with car issues to that shop. Nice folks, quality service.

by - Verified Customer March 19, 2017

Great experience doing business with you.

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by - Verified Customer March 16, 2017

The outcome was not as desired as there was unexpected problems with my car but they were very straight forward with me about what was needed and consulted me along the way. Problems were with my car.

by - Verified Customer March 16, 2017

My car is cool again and I always trust Dave's to do only what is needed and get my car back to me quickly.

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by - Verified Customer March 16, 2017

Great service.

by - Verified Customer March 16, 2017

I experienced great service here! I called ahead of time and they were able to advise me what to do over the phone and give me some info about the process when I arrive. They fixed what wasn't working and my car has been good since!

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by - Verified Customer March 15, 2017

My new go-to place!

by - Verified Customer March 13, 2017

Tommy was very helpful in assisting me with my quote. I was very impressed with their efficiency and that they even offered a shuttle service to take customers to work prior to opening. Their service was prompt, smooth and communicative.

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by - Verified Customer March 09, 2017

Excellent service and repair. very happy with results. Was only confused a bit about having to get a cashier's check instead of accepting my check. Otherwise satisfied with results - car works great.

by - Verified Customer March 08, 2017

Came in for an inspection and an oil change. Multiple pieces of the engine were not put back correctly causing my car to stall and the check engine light to come on. I was skeptical of the services when the price was so low (even with the first time customer coupon) so I went back and checked the oil level while fixing the misplaced engine components. The oil was not even filled to the halfway mark.

I had high hopes, even after leaving, but am not sure I will return in the future because of the lack of care shown in the work.

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by - Verified Customer March 07, 2017

I am a first time customer, will definitely be coming back for any future repairs!

by - Verified Customer March 07, 2017

Thank you for your help!

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by - Verified Customer February 20, 2017

Daves is the only shop I'll use for mechanic work. The guys are very polite, professional, & I don't feel intimidated at all. Great place!

by - Verified Customer February 15, 2017

Service desk was knowledgeable of the tasks and the shop has great discounts!

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by - Verified Customer February 15, 2017

Great work, I appreciate the honest and trustworthy work performed. One note, you recommended a tow truck driver to get my truck towed to you. The two truck driver took 2x longer than they initially told me (1.5 hours vs 45 minutes) and proceeded to scratch my car in 2 places (very obvious it was their fault), which they denied and were very rude and unprofessional about. Dave's you guys were beyond awesome, thank you!

by - Verified Customer February 14, 2017

Tommy was a pleasure to deal with.

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by - Verified Customer February 13, 2017

Had a problem that took some time to diagnose, they were thorough and found the problem and fixed it.

by - Verified Customer February 12, 2017

The staff at Dave's was very friendly and informative. They did not push me into buying something I did not need and gave me all the possible options.

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by - Verified Customer February 09, 2017

They are very honest in what needs to be repaired and I like that they have a shuttle service.

by - Verified Customer February 08, 2017

The staff and service here is the best I've seen in automotive repair !!

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by - Verified Customer February 07, 2017

Love the email with details on the repair.

by - Verified Customer February 05, 2017

Robert was both friendly and helpful and the cost came in under the estimate. I will return as needed. Thanks!

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by - Verified Customer February 05, 2017

It was good

by - Verified Customer February 02, 2017

I had the upper control arms replaced, but there is still an issue with the truck pulling to the left. I haven't had time to bring it back in to have it looked at, but I would expect it to be looked at

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by - Verified Customer January 31, 2017

I came in for a safety inspection. Staff were friendly to me and bantered with each other, creating a welcoming environment. The work was done quickly and I was on my way. Will definitely come back.

by - Verified Customer January 30, 2017

They fixed my car quickly and were quick to answer the phone.

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by - Verified Customer January 29, 2017

I had my annual inspection completed. I walked in without appointment and it was completed professionally .

by - Verified Customer January 29, 2017

Thorough, helpful, and efficient. Will be back.

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by - Verified Customer January 29, 2017

Great professional service.

by - Verified Customer January 29, 2017

Great service plus a kind and friendly staff.

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by - Verified Customer January 25, 2017

This was the first time I have felt completely taken care of from a new mechanic. I called my father, ecstatic, knowing that he is always worried about me being taken advantage of financially at auto shops. Since I needed my car by lunch time, even though there are things I probably should have gotten done to my car, I simply walked out with an oil change and recommendations for next time. It was the best experience I've had at an auto shop. Thank you.

by - Verified Customer January 25, 2017

Easy oil change experience with no pressure other information on car.

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by - Verified Customer January 25, 2017

Robert was very helpful, and explained everything clearly. The shuttle service was convenient and the driver was friendly. I am pleased with the repairs done. And I feel like the pricing is pretty fair.

by - Verified Customer January 25, 2017

Kind and knowledgeable employees!

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by - Verified Customer January 24, 2017

Honest, respectful, and thorough. Everything I could ask for.

by - Verified Customer January 24, 2017

Excellent job.

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by - Verified Customer January 23, 2017

Great guys who do great work.

by - Verified Customer January 22, 2017

I am always pleased with the service at Dave's. They are able to get my car fixed in a timely manner and are great at explaining the problems and how they can fix things. Tommy at the front desk was especially helpful.

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by - Verified Customer January 22, 2017

Nice Work

by - Verified Customer January 18, 2017

Great service!!

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by - Verified Customer January 18, 2017

I love you guys and we use you all the time. I only have one MINOR comment: One time I brought my car in and was talking to the guy at the counter about it and he was a bit dismissive of me. My husband showed up about 5 minutes later and all of a sudden the Dave's guy was super friendly and talkative, shook my husband's hand, started talking much more loudly, and got into a complex discussion of the car repair etc. I was like 'WHAT the h?!' - did I just get blown off because I'm a girl? In 2016? (It was Dec. 2016). Overall everyone has been great but this was not very cool and I did not like it. Please be very aware that not every man knows everything about cars and not every woman is an airhead about cars.

by - Verified Customer January 18, 2017

Great service and honest.

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by - Verified Customer January 18, 2017

Thank you!

by - Verified Customer January 18, 2017

Dave's Ultimate Automotive provided the best customer service I've experienced at a repair shop. They answer the phones quickly and professionally and each employee greets and engages with the customers in person. They worked with me on what I needed with my existing budget. I will definitely be a repeat customer.

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by - Verified Customer January 17, 2017

Effective and efficient servicing. Thank you!

by - Verified Customer January 17, 2017

As usual it was a great experience...good explanation and good work!

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by - Verified Customer January 16, 2017

Great Experience!!!

by - Verified Customer January 16, 2017

Respectful, fair, fast service.

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by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

Great

by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

I had a wonderful experience with the shop. They were polite and took the time.

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by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

Good but took twice as long as expected.

by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

The gentlemen working were helpful and seemed to be very knowledgeable.

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by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

I took my Ford Mustang there because it was pulling to the left when driving. I needed an alignment and this place was very helpful. They took pictures of the problem and sent me an email then called to make sure they explained everything to me. Amazing customer service. My car is not pulling left now when I drive. Will be back next week to get more repairs that they found. Thank you guys for all that you do.

by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

Very good

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by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

Thanks!

by - Verified Customer January 12, 2017

I've been going to Dave's now for about three years, and I leave every appointment feeling like the people at Dave's went above and beyond to help me. They always take time to explain what they've done, what they recommend, and answer as many questions as I may have with patience and thoughtfulness. When our old car was on its last leg, they helped me keep it safe, but didn't oversell me on a bunch of stuff that didn't make sense. Even when I got my new car, I didn't shop around for a lower price, because I am happy to pay more (if it even is more) to know that the work and advice I get is reliable and trustworthy. Even still, Dave's always encourages me to do my research after they recommend anything, so I always feel comfortable and never pressured. I would definitely recommend Dave's.

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by - Verified Customer January 11, 2017

Tommy at the North Lamar Austin location was great. He was kind, helpful, and respectful.

by - Verified Customer January 11, 2017

Very good service, shuttle driver was prompt and after repairs were done he picked me up at my house within 5 minutes.

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by - Verified Customer January 10, 2017

The work was finished quickly and the staff was very helpful. Thanks!

by - Verified Customer January 10, 2017

Very good!

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by - Verified Customer January 10, 2017

Answered all my questions!

by - Verified Customer January 10, 2017

It was great the wait wasn't long and the people who worked there were friendly.

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by - Verified Customer January 10, 2017

Great auto shop. I rarely have issues, and when I do, they care of complications quickly and at no cost. No run-around with these folks. Just fast, honest work you can believe in.

by - Verified Customer January 08, 2017

Tommy was very helpful with finding out what was wrong with my car and finding a inexpensive solution.

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by - Verified Customer January 08, 2017

Cost was within $5 of the estimate. Very satisfied

by - Verified Customer January 05, 2017

Just a inspection for registration. Took longer then I thought maybe almost an hour waiting but happy they could take care of me.

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by - Verified Customer January 05, 2017

They fit me in last minute for new tires and were very helpful. Will definitely be going back for future repairs.

by - Verified Customer January 05, 2017

Good service, friendly, quick cost quote, quick repairs.

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by - Verified Customer January 04, 2017

High Fives because yall diagnosed a problem that I have been informed by 2 other shops did not exist, specifically that Mini never need an isolated alignment, despite the fact that complainted the car skated across bumps at 20-30mph. So much for mechanics that don't listen to women. Again, cheers for diagnosing struts, sway bars and subsequent alignment. I am delighted to bring any business I can to Dave on N Lamar. Thank you

by - Verified Customer January 04, 2017

My car is kind of a nightmare- no shame in it needing multiple repairs and extended dates. Robert was more than fair with me.

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by - Verified Customer January 02, 2017

Great use of technology complementing great service but not being the sole reason.

by - Verified Customer January 02, 2017

I will be back and I appreciate their thoroughness!

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by - Verified Customer January 02, 2017

Very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful staff who went above and beyond in performing my repairs within my budget. They even gave me a loaner car without asking.

by - Verified Customer January 01, 2017

Always, great service and professionalism at Dave's Ultimate Automotive. Been taking my vehicles, new and old, there several years now. Thank you.

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by - Verified Customer January 01, 2017

Went in for emissions test. While there, observed someone with multiple car issues that tech addressed to make it safe, but refused to charge because issues were so severe. That's customer service!

by - Verified Customer January 01, 2017

Job well done gentlemen.

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by - Verified Customer January 01, 2017

Great

by - Verified Customer December 29, 2016

Wonderful experience.

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by - Verified Customer December 28, 2016

Very professional, fast, and helpful.

by - Verified Customer December 28, 2016

The shop was good and clean. The workers were all nice. They took me to work and picked me up. The price was a little more, and they found extra repairs. I think my car was repaired, but I hear a little noise that was not there before. I will return to the shop soon, just to get the extra noise looked at.

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by - Verified Customer December 28, 2016

I knew my brakes needed work. I have 70K miles on my car and still the original brakes. The issues found were explained to me and the work was done on time and seemingly very well. It was a bit more expensive than I thought it would be but I would trade quality work from a trustworthy mechanic any time.

by - Verified Customer December 27, 2016

Great!

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by - Verified Customer December 26, 2016

Employees were friendly. Wait time was a bit long, but it was as quoted.

by - Verified Customer December 26, 2016

Robert is great ask for him.

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by - Verified Customer December 25, 2016

Good service, fast and fair.

by - Verified Customer December 25, 2016

Cool shop. Nice people.

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by - Verified Customer December 22, 2016

Always professional and courteous!

by - Verified Customer December 22, 2016

This is my second very good experience at Dave's and I am very happy to have found you and will be back when next I need help. Thank you.

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by - Verified Customer December 22, 2016

Dave's shop thoroughly explained what the issues were with a used car we were considering purchasing. They also let us know which repairs were critical and which could wait. They ended up completing the repairs 1 day earlier than expected.

by - Verified Customer December 20, 2016

Took significantly longer than quoted, but I'm happy with my oil change.

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by - Verified Customer December 20, 2016

Dave's did a great job on my Lincoln MKZ. Very extensive work that required a lot of 'on the fly' adjustments by their mechanics (on Christmas weekend no less). They also discounted the final price of these repairs because of the additional problems discovered. I'm very happy with their work and the prices charged for it.

by - Verified Customer December 19, 2016

Great staff and timely work. I will go back if I have any issues with our car in the future

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by - Verified Customer December 19, 2016

The person which I do not know his name was a bit short with me. He acted like I was supposed to know that now your policy is to make an appointment for a car inspection. I have used your shop several times in the past and this was never an issue. I work across the street from your shop so I can just leave my car with your shop. I will make an appointment as requested.

by - Verified Customer December 19, 2016

Service was excellent. Tommy was thorough in his explanation of what needed to be or should be done. Everyone was courteous.

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by - Verified Customer December 19, 2016

Returning customer.

by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

I went in to get a state inspection done and my car was ready earlier than expected.

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by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

They ended up doing less repairs than I initially thought I needed as they were unnecessary.

by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

Very friendly staff, fair enough prices, timely service, no pushy sales tactics. 10/10 would refer.

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by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

Excellent as always.

by - Verified Customer December 15, 2016

Excellent service. Highly recommend these guys.

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by - Verified Customer December 15, 2016

Professional, knowledgeable, and fair. Happy with the work and will be using Daves in the future.

by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

Excellent work. My car now runs like it is brand new.

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by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

Everyone was great and repairs were done fast.

by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

Trustworthy.

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by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

The staff was great and friendly and I didn't feel pressured to buy more parts, get other repairs, etc, other than what I originally brought my car in for. Will definitely recommend to friends who need repair work on their car :)

by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

My go-to Auto repair store.

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by - Verified Customer December 12, 2016

Great experience as always.

by - Verified Customer December 12, 2016

Great.

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by - Verified Customer December 12, 2016

The guys at Dave's were informative, respectful, and nice. I will likely go back there every time I need a repair.

by - Verified Customer December 12, 2016

Repaired my headlight quickly.

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by - Verified Customer December 11, 2016

Good place.

by - Verified Customer December 08, 2016

Tommy and the staff have always taken good care of my car over the years. I knew Dave's when it was in South Austin many years ago.

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by - Verified Customer December 08, 2016

Dave's diagnosed the problem correctly the first time and fixed it immediately. No complaints here. Will most definitely coming back and telling all my friends too.

by - Verified Customer December 07, 2016

AWESOME 5 STARS in our book !! Customers for the life of our cars :)

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by - Verified Customer December 07, 2016

Had an oil change and all overall inspection done.

by - Verified Customer December 06, 2016

Quick and honest. Just got a tire plugged and they topped off my fluids for free. This will be my new repair shop from now on!

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by - Verified Customer December 06, 2016

I thought it was just great how Mark kept me very well informed throughout the process - very good idea to have one contact person!

by - Verified Customer December 06, 2016

Great service as always from Tommy and all the guys.

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by - Verified Customer December 06, 2016

It was good. I suppose there was no alternative to the repair.

by - Verified Customer December 06, 2016

I thought I needed new brakes---turns out I didn't. Not many places tell a customer something isn't needed yet!

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by - Verified Customer December 04, 2016

Good visit as always! I do think I pay a tad more here than some other big chain shops might charge.. but I trust y'all so it's worth it.

by - Verified Customer December 04, 2016

Very good service as usual, but there were some unexpected repairs that took longer than expected. But I was always also told what to expect.

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by - Verified Customer December 04, 2016

My car was well taken care of. Awesome work!

by - Verified Customer December 04, 2016

Just needed an oil change. The work was completed fast and the shop is near work, so that was a plus.

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by - Verified Customer December 01, 2016

Great service, fair price, and no pressure to do any extra work. My check engine light was on, so the repair could have been very expensive, instead it was under $200, including an oil change that I requested.

by - Verified Customer November 30, 2016

The shop got me in at a moment's notice, to which I greatly appreciated. The price was steep, but I think the job might have been difficult; at least too tough for me to get done myself without the proper equipment. Love that the shop is so close and convenient, and that they didn't force me to make an appointment to get this job done fast.

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by - Verified Customer November 30, 2016

Excellent experience!

by - Verified Customer November 29, 2016

Made an appointment and was able to drop my car off and pick it up at the same day and times. Cost for the work was reasonably priced. I had to ask many questions for explanation but they were willing to answer over the phone.

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by - Verified Customer November 29, 2016

Tommy was helpful in differentiating between the fixes I needed to make and with those that could wait.

by - Verified Customer November 29, 2016

Thank you.

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by - Verified Customer November 29, 2016

There was a difficult problem which made noise, was confusing, and took time to order a replacement part. They worked well and thoroughly, and loaned me a car while awaiting the new part. Excellent!

by - Verified Customer November 28, 2016

Fast and fair.

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by - Verified Customer November 28, 2016

So pleasant I just left me old shop I had gone to for a decade. I love the communication and the pictures - really well presented. the waiting area was fantastic too!

by - Verified Customer November 28, 2016

I really appreciate the detail in which work is described, and also the thorough report and pictures. Thanks!

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by - Verified Customer November 28, 2016

Very customer friendly, answer all your questions, explain the work, very reasonable pricing!

by - Verified Customer November 27, 2016

David is an excellent, honest and reliable mechanic. His mobile service is very convenient as there isn't a need to drop your car off and find alternate transport. I recommend David to friends and family whenever car issues come up in conversation.

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by - Verified Customer November 27, 2016

I only needed a oil change in my Lexus but will continue to go there for service and repair. Very convenient location for me was the biggest asset.

by - Verified Customer November 24, 2016

Dropped in to get my headlights replaced. Done in a timely manner.

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by - Verified Customer November 22, 2016

Left my car for two days. Was told I would be contacted soon after I dropped car off for estimated time... never received phone call. Called the next day, apparently no problem could be detected but was told the shop guys would ' take it for a drive to see if the problem started...' at that point they had had my car for a day and a half. Why hadn't it already been test driven? Missed a day and a half of work due to no transportation. Was charged $55 anyway. Will not be returning.

by - Verified Customer November 22, 2016

These people are honest and efficient.

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by - Verified Customer November 22, 2016

Quote was way overpriced and it would not have solved the issue. Incorrect diagnostic was performed. Will recommend to others to not visit based on my experience.

by - Verified Customer November 21, 2016

An easy car repair.

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by - Verified Customer November 21, 2016

Great customer service!

by - Verified Customer November 20, 2016

I had a great experience, everyone was respectful. The shuttle to campus was a fantastic service. Will come again.

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by - Verified Customer November 20, 2016

I enjoy the shop's ability to do anything I need done, and with fast turnaround.

by - Verified Customer November 20, 2016

Great experience.

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by - Verified Customer November 20, 2016

I've had good past experiences with Dave's, but this time I have mixed emotions. They recommended a lot of work on my old car, but in the end we pared it down to the essentials. After I picked the car up, I saw that the new battery they installed cost more.

by - Verified Customer November 20, 2016

I've only had Dave's change the oil in my car and do an inspection on it. They always are great to work with and charge fair prices.

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by - Verified Customer November 17, 2016

I own a 2007 Honda Pilot, I asked for the premium oil for my car as the sticker on my car shows from the previous oil change and was definitely given the incorrect oil, as well as unnecessary recommended repairs totaling up to $2,500.

by - Verified Customer November 15, 2016

Tommie was very helpful.

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by - Verified Customer November 15, 2016

I liked how they had so much patience in explaining the problems with the car and how the car works. I don't understand much about cars but I do appreciate the patience and willingness to explain it to me.

by - Verified Customer November 14, 2016

Good experience!

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by - Verified Customer November 14, 2016

Oil leak after repair. Car was fixed but service adviser told me that the car was checked prior to me picking it up and the oil leak started after I picked it up. When the repair was completed they identified that the gaskets were pinched when they installed.

by - Verified Customer November 13, 2016

Always take very good care of me and my car.

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by - Verified Customer November 13, 2016

Great, just like last time. Friendly, fast, thorough.

by - Verified Customer November 08, 2016

Great Service. Friendly Staff. Would recommend to others.

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by - Verified Customer November 07, 2016

I had a really great experience at Dave's -- super clear and honest communication from the get go, fair pricing, and super fast service. They were quick to accommodate my short timeline and even referred me to another local shop to pick up a hubcap.

by - Verified Customer November 06, 2016

Optional repairs were truly optional. Dave's gave their input but truly allowed the choice to proceed or not for me to decide

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by - Verified Customer November 01, 2016

I received an email that gave 20 percent off for making the appointment online which I did. I asked after receiving the oil change if the 20 percent was applied and was told yes. Did the math, it was only 10 percent. not that much $ but still.... I asked about getting an inspection, and was told that my car would not pass due to my tires so they would not do it, but offered a quote on 4 new tires. After, I passed the inspection but will have my tires checked out elsewhere. They have always treated me fine in the shop. Quotes received are higher than elsewhere. I liked their location and proximity to my home.

by - Verified Customer November 01, 2016

They are always very nice and provided me a loaner car till mine was fixed. The only reason I put a 4 for the price of the repair is that all car repairs seem to be so expensive from a parts perspective.

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by - Verified Customer October 31, 2016

I had tires mounted for my Corvette. I had the tires shipped to your shop for mounting, because of how well your people treated my 92 year old neighbor. Keep up the good work.

by October 02, 2016

I don't think the mechanic was professional or detail-oriented enough. He missed an obvious issue at the exterior of the engine and ran a block test--of course the car would fail. Then he told me the exploratory work would cost 15-1600 dollars and I'd better just junk the car, which was easily fixed at another repair shop with a cost of merely 350 dollars. I'm just disappointed that my first choice failed me.

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by - Verified Customer September 29, 2016

So friendly and I never felt like anyone was talking down to me or trying to scam me because of my lack of car knowledge. Even offered me water and coffee when I was sitting and waiting. Friendliest staff!

by - Verified Customer September 28, 2016

Tommy is awesome and they gave me good recommendations for my car.

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by - Verified Customer September 27, 2016

I called the evening before I brought in my car and the very friendly gentleman on the phone said, "Bring it in tomorrow morning and we'll take a look at it." Not only did they "take a look," they called me later in that next morning to tell me what was wrong and and what it would cost and got my approval to proceed. My car was ready two hours earlier than anticipated after I said I needed it for a dental appointment in the afternoon. One problem cost more than expected because the broken bracket meant having to purchase an entire assemblage to which the bracket was attached, but the strange noise was fixed with some "tightening" without any charge whatsoever. All in all, the total cost was *much less* than I expected. I wholeheartedly recommend Dave's Ultimate Automotive and wish I'd started coming here long ago.

by - Verified Customer September 27, 2016

Everyone who works there is nice and friendly, but I do think one of the guys there was trying to con me into spending more based on my lack of car knowledge. Just came in for an oil change, but was prompted to get other fixes totaling around $400. I would appreciate more honesty and straightforwardness. But I can't complain about the work that was done on my car. They did a good job.

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by - Verified Customer September 27, 2016

Tommy was excellent- I appreciate the clear communication about the process with my car, from beginning to end!

by September 22, 2016

More expensive. After being a long time customer they don't offer free diagnostics.

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by - Verified Customer September 22, 2016

Kind and honest, all I need in an auto shop

by - Verified Customer September 22, 2016

Fast service, good explanations, thoughtful reps.

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by September 22, 2016

Think I was sold something I did not need.

by September 21, 2016

Great.

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by - Verified Customer September 21, 2016

Very helpful and timely. They let me know what my options were and I didn't feel pressured into anything.

by - Verified Customer September 21, 2016

The guys were very friendly and the work was done quickly. Very reasonable prices.

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by September 20, 2016

I didn't have an appointment, but they worked me in quickly in order to get my annual auto registration check done, and I was very satisfied with their speed and professionalism.

by June 01, 2016

Got it fixed!

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by - Verified Customer May 31, 2016

I had my car towed to Dave's and they fixed me up.

by - Verified Customer May 31, 2016

Always very helpful, very kind, and very patient.

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by - Verified Customer May 31, 2016

Central location had friendly service and honest about services needed.

by - Verified Customer May 31, 2016

informed staff, reliable service. No surprises

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by - Verified Customer May 31, 2016

They were very professional from the start.

by May 30, 2016

friendly. answered all our questions. completed repairs in timely fashion.

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by May 30, 2016

Very fast and great customer service!

by May 26, 2016

good customer service, but they didn't put in much effort to figure out what was wrong w my car

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by - Verified Customer May 25, 2016

Very friendly people with knowledge and understanding about the customer when it comes to their cars. Very cool you had a shuttle service.

by - Verified Customer May 25, 2016

they were very nice, and from the high volume of work they have apparently they do great work for everyone...

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by - Verified Customer May 24, 2016

I love Dave's! It is the first mechanic and automotive shop that, as a female, I've been able to trust. I always know they're being honest and providing quality service, rather than trying to sell me on services I don't actually need. Working with them makes car maintenance and repair stress-free!

by - Verified Customer May 23, 2016

They were quick and explained things to me well.

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by - Verified Customer May 22, 2016

Prompt, professional, friendly service

by May 22, 2016

Great job

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by May 22, 2016

The shop was upfront about issues and costs, found it to be a transparent and helpful experience.

by - Verified Customer May 22, 2016

very good

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by - Verified Customer January 31, 2012

I actually went there for a repair the last time, not this time. I thought that their charges were extremely high. I thought that they were unreasonable and I didn't understand why it cost so much to replace what they replaced. I just thought that the charges were really unreasonable - it was like $300.

by - Verified Customer January 31, 2012

I had another quote for the Malibu and it was like $1000. I got another quote from my own cousin for $750, but Dave pointed out the problem and saved me a lot of money.

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by - Verified Customer January 30, 2012

Wonderful service! They are extremely trustworthy and it was a great experience overall. Every time I go there, I feel welcomed and I get a good feel from it. You never feel pressured into anything and they're honest.

by - Verified Customer January 30, 2012

We appreciated their shuttle service it was tremendously helpful.

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by - Verified Customer January 26, 2012

They have a voucher for about $20.00 for someone to drive you there.

by - Verified Customer January 24, 2012

Michelle the receptionist was very very helpful and nice.

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by - Verified Customer January 12, 2012

I liked it.

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RepairPal Scorecard
93
OVERALL QUALITY SCORE

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TECHNICAL ABILITY
97
TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
97
CUSTOMER SERVICE
92
CUSTOMER AMENITIES
96

Dave's Ultimate has been servicing the Austin area since 1997 and from their current location since 2008. They have a very experienced team of service advisers and technicians and place a high priority on training and ASE certifications. This shop also has excellent tools and the latest diagnostic equipment to service and repair just about all makes and models. Dave's is also certified to perform state smog and safety inspections.


Details

SPECIALTIES

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

  • AAA Member Discount
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Loaner Car
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
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AFFILIATIONS

  • NAPA

MESSAGE FROM THE SHOP

Dave's Ultimate Automotive is a family owned business delivering honest and professional auto repair and maintenance services to the people of Austin, South Austin, North Austin, Pflugerville, Round Rock, South Congress, Downtown, and the surrounding areas. The quality ASE certified technicians at Dave's Ultimate Automotive employ today's latest automotive technology and are equipped to handle all major and minor repairs, as well as complete maintenance on all foreign and domestic vehicles.

MAKES WE SERVE

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Porsche
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
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Coupons
20% OFF Your First Visit!
New customers get 20% off their first visit, up to $100! We offer best-in-class service, free shuttles, free 31-pt vehicle checks and an industry leading 2-YR/24K-mile warranty. Not good with any other offers.Excludes Tow,Tires,Batteries,State Inspections.
Expiration Date: 04/01/2020
Coupon data is provided by merchants. RepairPal does not guarantee and shall not be responsible for validity or accuracy of any information of the coupon. Coupon ID #38


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