MSI Automotive

(415) 688-2890
25 Verified Reviews

7:30am to 5:00pm


123 Jordan St
San Rafael, CA 94901 USA


  • Curtis Cronin, Owner
  • Established 1970
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 76 Years of Car Repair Experience

MSI Automotive Reviews


25 Verified Reviews
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by April 04, 2015

They are very responsive, courteous and they provide great service. They explain all of the work to me.

by - Verified Customer March 31, 2015

Every time I go there they get the work done quickly, they do whatever work I want.

by - Verified Customer March 27, 2015

They are easy to schedule appointments with, they are competent and they don't overcharge.

by - Verified Customer March 25, 2015

I have had nothing but good service from them for the past 20 years.

by - Verified Customer March 23, 2015

They are very personable they do the work on time and they give good estimates.

by - Verified Customer March 18, 2015

They are very accommodating, have reasonable prices, all their work is under warranty, they are reliable and never do unnecessary. There was one night they was about to close and they kept open for me so I could leave out of town.

by - Verified Customer March 03, 2015

My boyfriend referred me to them to service my car and I'm really happy, I've always been happy with their service. l like them and they have fair prices.

by February 28, 2015

Curtis and the lady who runs the desk are nice, they treat me well and they save me a lot of money.

by - Verified Customer February 27, 2015

I use them all of the time on all 5 of my cars, Curtis is honest and fair. Marty the front clerk does the greeting, she is professional, helpful welcoming and very knowledgeable.

by February 16, 2015

They did what they said they were going to do and fixed the problem at a reasonable price.

by - Verified Customer February 12, 2015

They've always taken an interest in my car, I've been going there for years. They're very personable, courteous and I find them extremely efficient.

by - Verified Customer February 11, 2015

Every time I go there they always resolve my issues.

by - Verified Customer February 06, 2015

They are awesome, they are great to work with they are fair and reasonably priced. They don't gouge you, they do amazing work and I have nothing but good things to say about them. They have quick turnaround times.

by - Verified Customer January 25, 2015

They are efficient, they pay attention and they are always careful. They never do any unnecessary work.

by - Verified Customer January 14, 2015

I have been going to them for several years, they can be a little expensive but hey do good work.

by January 09, 2015

I have been using them for 15 years, and they do very good work.

by December 29, 2014

We have been going to them for years, we have found them to be consistent in their work. They do very good work.

by - Verified Customer December 19, 2014

They are reliable. They repair my car like they say they will.

by - Verified Customer November 30, 2014

They are very honest, fair and they are very good at what they do.

by - Verified Customer November 26, 2014

They have always come through for me, they do good work and they always do the work I want them to do.

by - Verified Customer November 04, 2014

I have been very satisfied with their service and their price. They did a good job.

by - Verified Customer November 03, 2014

They are courteous, efficient and they don't do work that isn't needed. They don't charge you for work that isn't needed.

by - Verified Customer November 02, 2014

I think Curtis does a good job, they aren't the cheapest but they are fair. They don't oversell their services, they don't push for more work or try to upsell you.

by October 28, 2014

They always fix the problems and they charge reasonable prices.

by - Verified Customer October 25, 2014

They do quality work at a reasonable price.

RepairPal Scorecard


Marin Sports & Imports was established back in 1970 and has been proudly serving San Rafael and the surrounding area ever since. This shop features a very experienced, well trained and ASE certified team who are equipped with the state of the art tools and diagnostic equipment necessary for today's modern vehicles. Repairs performed here can range from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer diagnosis and repairs, to state smog inspections, 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 enthusiastically describe the team here as: “courteous”, “efficient”, “accommodating”, “honest”, and "professional". This RepairPal Certified shop offers a local shuttle service, rental & loaner cars, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet for your convenience.



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  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
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  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
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  • AAA Member Discount
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  • Child Friendly
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  • Loaner Car
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  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Service Guarantee
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  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
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Our certified auto technicians have been specially trained to service and repair all makes and models of hybrid cars, trucks and SUV’s. We have been an AAA approved auto mechanic garage for over 10 years, are a Gold Shield Smog Station and are also a top-rated Diamond Certified company. Our goal is 100% satisfaction for every single customer. And in pursuit of that goal, we offer competitive pricing on all your car repair needs.

In 1994, Curtis Cronin bought MSI Auto Inc. with the plan to create an automotive repair facility in Marin that would give people honest work at fair prices. Curtis has over 40 years of automotive experience and holds many degrees and certificates in the automotive field. A resident of Marin County for over 30 years, Curtis understands the needs of local car owners and works hard to maintain MSI’s reputation for excellence. Marin Sports & Imports also contributes to Marin County charities and fund raisers to help support their community.

Our factory trained, ASE certified automotive technicians can perform mechanical repairs on all Japanese, European and American cars. With the latest in factory scanners and computer programs to assist our technicians, our full service auto repair facility in San Rafael can repair almost any vehicle. We take great pride in keeping our facility clean and equal pride in our work. You can count on us to do the job correctly the first time.

We prefer to use OEM (original equipment manufacturer) parts, but when necessary we will also use top-quality after market parts. All of our work is under a 12 month or 12,000 mile warranty. Our indoor storage garage, shuttle service and early bird drop off are just a few examples as to why we are San Rafael’s one-stop repair shop for all your automotive repair needs.


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