Mountain Auto Repair

(303) 502-5665
52 Verified Reviews

8:00am to 5:00pm


4727 North Broadway
Boulder, CO 80304 USA


  • Matt Tarpill, Owner
  • Established 2012
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 4 ASE Master Auto Technicians
  • 74 Years of Car Repair Experience

Mountain Auto Repair Reviews


52 Verified Reviews
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by - Verified Customer July 05, 2017

I took the vehicle in because I felt it needed a general look over and an oil change. Also, the check engine filter light was on. I wanted all fluids checked and replaced if necessary they only changed the oil. i had used this shop exclusively for this vehicle but no one there seemed to know the vehicle and I am not sure how experienced the mechanics were and it seemed as if no one worked there for more then 2 weeks.I really don't know if work was done or no, but it was a lot of $ and the one thing I took in there for was not corrected or I am not sure it was because the light was still on and I drove half way across town before I noticed it so I had to go back and I was not impressed with explanations.

by - Verified Customer June 26, 2017

These guys are great

by - Verified Customer June 22, 2017

Mountain Auto is a very friendly and helpful full service shop. I use them for my routine maintenance, tires and major repairs.

by - Verified Customer June 22, 2017

The guys at Mountain Auto always come through for me.

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by - Verified Customer June 19, 2017

This place is the best! Very clear and quick to accommodate.

by - Verified Customer June 14, 2017

We like these guys.

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by - Verified Customer June 11, 2017

I always appreciate the work done and the friendly service.

by - Verified Customer May 30, 2017

Pretty good.

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by - Verified Customer May 29, 2017

They took the time to fix the problem without trying to completely replace the motor (as another shop recommended).

by - Verified Customer May 25, 2017

Will and Matt were friendly, helpful and skillful in their diagnosis and repair of my Volkswagen Jetta. Matt even let me borrow his extra car while they worked on mine. They go above and beyond. Their rates are reasonable and I really trusted their knowledge. They made a stressful situation so much easier. Thank you Will and Matt!!

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by - Verified Customer May 08, 2017

Professional, honest and friendly.

by - Verified Customer April 19, 2017

Excellent work, great communication. A rare find!

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by - Verified Customer April 03, 2017

I feel confident about the work done at Mountain Auto Repair, appreciate their attention to detail, their fair pricing, and going out of their way to make sure I understand what the vehicle needs or doesn't need.

by - Verified Customer March 16, 2017

I highly recommend this establishment. I feel like they go above and beyond and are very honest.

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by - Verified Customer February 27, 2017

Love doing business with you guys even when it hurts my pocket. Keep up the great work.

by - Verified Customer February 20, 2017

I once went to Pollard Jeep in Boulder and the estimates came out near double what Mountain Auto Repair estimated and Mountain Auto included more repair work. I've been back for several very different, extensive repairs and I've always felt really confident in my jeep after Mountain Auto fixed her up. Aside from great mechanical work, the guys there are very easy to talk to, (I don't speak car, but they translate for me) and maybe, just maybe you can also get them to share some of their favorite Colorado spots.

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by - Verified Customer February 02, 2017

Love Mountain Auto :)

by - Verified Customer December 21, 2016

Great shop.

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by - Verified Customer December 21, 2016

Nice place to do business!

by - Verified Customer December 20, 2016

These guys are great! I'm a car guy and very fussy and these guys are the best.

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by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

I always take my 4 runner here and am always satisfied.

by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

I recommend Mountain Auto whenever I have the opportunity.

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by - Verified Customer December 13, 2016

Would highly recommend. Friendly and honest.

by - Verified Customer December 07, 2016

My go to.

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by - Verified Customer November 17, 2016

Excellent and professional service.

by - Verified Customer November 15, 2016

We love Mountain Auto. Fair, honest and friendly! I would not deal anywhere else!

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by - Verified Customer November 15, 2016

Great guys, 100% honest and trustworthy.

by - Verified Customer May 13, 2016

Friendly, no-nonsense service.

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by May 11, 2016

Super Helpful, very kind and very real! They helped me make a decision for a used car I recently bought and did a very thorough check on the car.

by - Verified Customer May 11, 2016

Some custom work was done in addition to standard maintenance such as oil change. Asked them to check a couple of underbody issues and they accurately quoted those and finished the work including the custom installation timely and very well.

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by - Verified Customer May 09, 2016

Great! We trust these guys and their little dogs too!

by - Verified Customer May 05, 2016

I have been going to this shop for years. This time I only needed an oil change. I have always found them to be quick, trustworthy and reliable while also being fairly priced.

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by - Verified Customer April 22, 2016

Good product & service at a good price.

by - Verified Customer April 12, 2016

All my experiences, including this one, have been good. They do great work at a great price, are really friendly, and make sure to get the job done when you need it done.

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by - Verified Customer April 08, 2016

My last time in, they did a mechanical evaluation of a rather aged car. They gave it to me straight, a balanced assessment of the car's issues; really helped me with decision making around that car's future.

by - Verified Customer April 01, 2016

This is the only shop I take my Subaru to. They are the ultimate best! They never try to get me to do un-needed repairs. They always have my car ready at the time they give me. Super honest and hardworking guys. On top of that they are really nice guys and talk a normal language not just mechanic lingo.

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by - Verified Customer March 23, 2016

I had noticed a fluid leak under my car so took it in for Mountain Auto to check out. They diagnosed a power steering pump problem and replaced it. The repair was done quickly, on time, and the price quoted was the price I paid. I am very happy

by - Verified Customer March 21, 2016

These two always provide quality honest work for solid reliable prices and I appreciate being able to take my car to folks I feel I can trust!

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by - Verified Customer March 09, 2016


by March 08, 2016

Work was completed on time.

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by - Verified Customer February 29, 2016

These guys have been taking great care of my car for several years ...... they do good work at a fair price.

by - Verified Customer February 26, 2016

They have always been honest with me and only done the work that needs to be done.

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by - Verified Customer February 24, 2016

Matt and Bryan always do excellent work. They are fair with their charges. The other mechanics there are excellent as well.

by - Verified Customer February 22, 2016

The gentlemen at Mountain Auto Repair are always prompt with their assessment of the problem and timely with the repair. I have always found them responsive when I have an immediate need. I find their prices fair and trust them implicitly.

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by - Verified Customer January 29, 2016

I had a four wheel drive problem, they rebuilt transfer case and did a very good job.

by January 22, 2016

They are always honest.

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by - Verified Customer January 14, 2016

These guys are great and go above and beyond to take care of their customers.

by - Verified Customer November 12, 2015

The guys at this shop are super honest, a lack of which is unfortunately often a problem at auto shops, especially for single females. I've gotten a lot of work done on my Jeep and they've always done a great job at a good price.

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by - Verified Customer November 11, 2015

Very good. I enjoy Matt and the crew.

by September 01, 2015

I was not happy with the service and management.

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by - Verified Customer August 28, 2015

Excellent service. Reasonably priced. Very knowledgeable and trustworthy staff. Friendly.

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RepairPal Scorecard


Previous employee Matt Tarpill became the owner of this RepairPal Certified shop in 2012, renaming it Mountain Auto Repair. He and his team are working hard to continue the tradition of providing quality auto repairs for the Boulder area. This shop features technicians with an excellent mix of experience, ongoing training, and ASE certifications (3 are ASE Master Certified). Repairs performed here can range from tires and wheel alignments to minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light diagnosis and repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. All this work is backed by a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customers revealed a group who describe this group as “reliable”, “knowledgeable”, “friendly”, and “honest”. Loaner cars, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are also available for your convenience.



  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
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  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Loaner Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Wireless Internet


Located at the bottom of Lee Hill, Mountain Auto Repair has been serving the people of Boulder since 2012. Mountain Auto Repair is family owned and operated, and our certified master level technicians deliver timely, honest and thorough service to the cars, trucks and vans of the Front Range. Whether you're looking for routine maintenance or emergency service, count on the reliable, knowledgeable service at Mountain Auto Repair.


  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • 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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Questions Answered by Mountain Auto Repair
The readio will not work unless i have the...
The code may be in your owners manual or you can call your local dealership with your vin number handy and they should be able to tell you what it is.
Won't start back up after warming up. ...
If you had an issue with fuel delivery and have already changed the pump check the relay. Sometimes the fuel pump relay will operate normally when cold but not function when hot.
My air conditioner doesn't blow cold. ...
It can be dangerous, harmful to the environment, and potentially damaging to your AC system to add refridgerant without the proper equipment. It's better in the long run to spend the money for a certified professional to perform any repair to your air conditioning system.
It just came on for the first time, what d...
If you'd like to swing by our shop at 4727 north broadway, just south of lee hill, we can scan the code and go from there.
I could not find the estimated cost on the...
What is going on with the transmission? The 09g vw transmissions have a common problem with the valve body. Are there any trouble codes? Do the transmission problems change if the engine is hot or cold? You may only need a new valve body and not a whole new transmission.
Compressor is leaking. Has been updated to...
If the compressor locks up and the serpentine belt isn't turning the water pump it could cause engine damage by causing the motor to overheat. A leaking compressor however is not necessarily a sign it is going to seize.
It only takes 3 minutes on average to get ...
You should never drive a car that is overheating or you risk causing major engine damage. It may be nothing but the best thing to do would be get it professionally diagnosed asap.

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