Automotive City

(530) 402-8656
53 Verified Reviews

8:00am to 5:30pm


13326 Brunswick Rd
Grass Valley, CA 95945 USA


  • Ken Cook, Owner
  • Established 2005
  • 4 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 85 Years of Car Repair Experience

Automotive City Reviews


53 Verified Reviews
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by - Verified Customer October 11, 2017

good service as always

by - Verified Customer September 28, 2017

Great job by quality people!

by - Verified Customer September 20, 2017

Ken and his staff are always courteous, informed, professional. It is a pleasure to do work at Automotive City.

by - Verified Customer September 11, 2017

Ken and his staff explain the problem and the repair very well, and answer my many questions.

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by - Verified Customer August 14, 2017

Incredible honesty to let me know the needed repair was covered under warranty, ken has integrity, was able to follow his recommendation to go to a Chevy dealer and have it repaired for free.

by - Verified Customer June 15, 2017

Still the most honest place to have work done... EVER!

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by - Verified Customer June 04, 2017

I have had good experience with the shop
for the last 15 years.
Very grateful !

by - Verified Customer May 12, 2017

The shop was clean. They used quality parts. My car was done on time and cost was less than the estimate and no issues.

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by - Verified Customer May 10, 2017

Great outfit, will always trust Ken and his staff to keep my Dakota running.

by - Verified Customer May 02, 2017

I'm always treated with respect when dealing with the owner, Ken, or the other 'front desk' guy, Spencer! Everything went as it should have -- I've never been dis- appointed with the service I've received there.

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by - Verified Customer April 27, 2017

I was very happy with the service.

by - Verified Customer March 21, 2017

Friendly and helpful people

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by - Verified Customer March 09, 2017

We love Automotive City! Ken and Spencer are very professional. We wouldn't take our vehicles anywhere else!

by - Verified Customer February 27, 2017

Service was as advertised. Amazing!

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by - Verified Customer December 16, 2016

Five star!

by - Verified Customer November 22, 2016

Automotive City has again done an outstanding job and took care of my emergency tire needs within 24 hours during a busy Thanksgiving week. So grateful for their kind and excellent care for the 5 years of service I've lived in the area.!!!!!

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by - Verified Customer October 27, 2016

All great as usual

by - Verified Customer July 24, 2016


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by - Verified Customer July 18, 2016

Excellent and timely service at a very fair price!

by - Verified Customer June 29, 2016

Have used this shop on a number of occasions. Prompt, reliable service and no surprises.

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by - Verified Customer May 24, 2016

Excellent job which was better than dealers had provided.

by - Verified Customer May 23, 2016

Excellent, prompt and fair service.

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by - Verified Customer April 07, 2016

We are long-term customers of Automotive City. They always provide professional service. We have been completely satisfied with every service.

by - Verified Customer March 23, 2016

Ken and his team take care of us and all our friends autos. They do a great job and are honest.

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by - Verified Customer March 06, 2016

I have recommended this shop to friends already and would do it again in the future.

by - Verified Customer March 02, 2016

They are trustworthy and have reasonable prices.

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by - Verified Customer October 06, 2015

Have been using Automotive City for 13 years. They are honest, reliable and way less expensive than taking my Lexus to Roseville. Not to mention more convenient! Ken will help with anything, including putting air in my tires!!!!

by - Verified Customer October 01, 2015

It was P E R F E C T.

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by - Verified Customer May 10, 2015

My wife has been going there since she started driving so she trusts them. They're reliable.

by May 10, 2015

They have done all our work for us, and they do good work. I go there all the time.

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by May 07, 2015

They did the job I hired them to. Price is reasonable and they are local.

by - Verified Customer May 07, 2015

They provide quality work and help our vehicles for the last seventeen years. Competitive pricing and we like them.

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by - Verified Customer May 06, 2015

They do good work, they get the work done on time and they always call me if they find other issues that need to be taken care of. They will call to get my confirmation to do the work and to give me an estimate. They are very friendly people.

by May 06, 2015

They do good work.

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by May 06, 2015

They are really trying to look out for my safety, not too pricey, pretty fair as far as I know. Good customer service, friendly people.

by May 05, 2015

They always been very good mechanics.

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by May 05, 2015

They are super friendly. They are very knowledgeable. I can ask them a question about my car and they are able to answer it. I had a car that was really costly to repair and they said that the car wasn't worth it to repair.

by - Verified Customer May 04, 2015

They have a very clean shop and up to date on their services with their diagnostics. Friendly, courteous, fair price wise. Nice place to visit, nice place to be.

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by - Verified Customer May 03, 2015

The service is very good, place is clean, employees are very professional, mechanics know what they are doing. The owner was helpful and nice.

by - Verified Customer May 03, 2015

I am very happy with the work he does, he is fair with me and treats me good. Convenient location and down the street from my house. It is a good place to go and I have been taking my car for ten years and it is the only place I take my car.

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by - Verified Customer May 03, 2015

He is a very honest and gets the work done on time, he is a nice guy, a very nice guy. He usually has prices very good.

by - Verified Customer May 03, 2015

I have been there multiple times, they did all of the work I wanted and they also did some extra work for me at no charge.

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by - Verified Customer May 01, 2015

He gets me in on time, it is reasonable and he does good work. He is honest and is a good guy.

by - Verified Customer April 30, 2015

We have had good service. The always fixes our cars, he has fair prices. We have gone to him for years, we love him and trust him.

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by April 28, 2015

I trust them and they do good work.

by - Verified Customer April 27, 2015

They have personalized service, they are very nice people who do very efficient work.

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by - Verified Customer April 27, 2015

They are very professional, experienced, and the most reputable business I have dealt with in many years.

by - Verified Customer April 26, 2015

They are honest and they keep their shop clean.

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by - Verified Customer April 26, 2015

They are very organized, they seem to be straightforward and honest. They explain everything.

by - Verified Customer April 23, 2015

They provide excellent service.

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by - Verified Customer April 07, 2015

They always greet you with a smile. Always do great work.

by - Verified Customer February 22, 2015

Honest and competent.

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by - Verified Customer January 07, 2015

Your repair work and customer service is outstanding.

RepairPal Scorecard


Automotive City has been serving Grass Valley and the surrounding area since 2005. This RepairPal Certified shop strives to stay on top of the latest technologies and to be a leader in the local community by providing the highest level of automotive repair coupled with the best customer service. Our review of this shop revealed they are achieving this goal. Recent customers describe this team as “honest”, “professional”, “helpful”, “knowledgeable”, and “excellent”. This location features a team of automotive professionals whose experience, commitment to ongoing training and ASE certifications ranks with the best. The shop is equipped with the necessary tools and equipment to perform a wide range of repairs, from tires and wheel alignment, to minor and major mechanical repairs, to state emissions testing, to check engine light diagnoses and repair, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. Repairs are covered by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Rental vehicles and early bird vehicle drop off are all available for your convenience.



  • 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
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  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Wireless Internet


  • NAPA


Welcome to Automotive City

Whether your vehicle is due for an oil change or if it needs major engine repairs, Automotive City of Grass Valley is qualified to handle it all. We hire only the highest trained ASE certified technicians to address all car service and auto repairs. We get to know our customers by name, and work with them to keep their cars on the road as long as possible.

We truly understand car repairs and stick to the manufacturer's guidelines to make sure that it is repaired correctly the first time. We also keep our shop stocked with factory parts so that your car runs as good as new once we are finished repairing it.

Our ASE Certified Technicians use the latest diagnostic equipment and the best quality parts and fluids to service and repair your vehicles.

Here are just some of the great auto repair services we offer:

Oil Changes
Tune Ups
Engine Repair
Engine Replacement
Engine Performance Check
Computer Diagnostics
Air Conditioning Service & Repair
Electrical System Diagnosis & Repair
Brake Repair
Factory Scheduled Maintenance 30K, 60K, 90K
Suspension and Steering Repair
Shocks & Struts
Cooling System Service & Repair
Transmission Service & Repair
New and rebuilt Transmissions
Tires: Mounting Balancing and flat repair
Wheel Alignment
Pre-purchase Inspections
Maintenance Inspections
Brake & Lamp Inspections


  • Acura
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Ram
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
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