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Drive AutoCare - California Import Auto

RepairPal Certified Shop in Solana Beach

Drive AutoCare - California Import Auto

68 Verified Reviews
(858) 264-0797
371 N Hwy 101
Ste 1
Solana Beach, CA 92075 USA
"I've been taking my care to this shop for many years. They are knowledgeable, trustworthy and have the latest equipment. I highly recommend these guys."
— Ken, a Verified Customer
Hours
Su
Closed
M-F
8:00am to 5:00pm
S
Closed
Auto Repair Experience
  • Brian Smith, Manager
  • Established 1980
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 86 Years of Car Repair Experience
Drive AutoCare - California Import Auto Reviews
68 Ratings
5
(57)
4
(9)
3
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Tom
02/05/19
Verified Customer
Very professional
Amy
01/10/19
Verified Customer
I brought my vehicle in for a second opinion on a costly job. I am so glad I did. It didn't need what I was told. They found the problem and fixed it. Even got me a rental till it was done
Mark
01/21/19
Verified Customer
Great service and timely delivery.
Britta
01/16/19
Verified Customer
Very efficient, such a clean place and smiley faces. A-one job on our Mercedes and BMW. I highly recommend. Very happy with your service! Keep it up
Erik
01/13/19
Verified Customer
Drive Auto was able to take my car the day I called and repairs were completed the same day. Thank You!
Kate
01/15/19
Verified Customer
Brian and his team are the best! I first came to him for some work to pass my smog inspection, and in a few short hours I was able to pick up my Infiniti - cleaned, repaired, and with a passed smog cert already sent off to the dmv. I most recently took my car in for an oil change and a new battery. The work was done quickly and I never balk at the price. I was referred to Brian by my neighbor, and I will definitely keep bringing my car to him. Thanks for being efficient, trustworthy, and
Bryan
12/26/18
Verified Customer
Brian is awesome and super cool.
Hayley
01/07/19
Verified Customer
They treated me with respect and explained everything well
Kevin
01/01/19
Verified Customer
Great people. Skilled. Smart. Kind. Dedicated.
Marny
12/27/18
Verified Customer
Always thorough professional and pleasant. Answer any / all questions
Kevin
12/26/18
Verified Customer
After talking to Brian at the front desk, I felt confident leaving my older Subaru with a radiator problem to be fixed. I was not disappointed and my car is worry free again.
Dennis
12/18/18
Verified Customer
Have used for many years. Brian and staff always provide prompt and good service.
Michael
12/13/18
Verified Customer
Even with a major repair bill, my experience with the Drive team was good. I'm looking forward to regularly scheduled maintenance for a while!
Nancy
12/13/18
Verified Customer
Brian and staff are always ready to explain and help you. Shuttle service is a plus getting to work and being picked up from work. Nothing is a bother to them. Customer Service is a 10+ always.
Dylan
12/10/18
Verified Customer
My car was involved in an accident 80 miles from home. So Brian and the guys really helped me out by prioritizing it so I can make it home as soon as possible.
RepairPal Scorecard
93
Overall Quality Score
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12-month / 12,000-mile warranty
Technical Ability
97
Tools & Equipment
90
Customer Service
96
Customer Amenities
93
Drive Auto Care/California Import Auto has been serving the community of Solana Beach and the surrounding area since 1980. 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. Recent customers describe this shop as “honest”, “professional”, “friendly”, “knowledgeable”, and “helpful”. This location features an experienced team of automotive technicians whose commitment to ongoing training and investment in tools and equipment helps make them capable of repairs ranging from wheel alignment, to minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer system diagnosis and repair, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. Repairs are covered by a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. A local shuttle service, rental & loaner vehicles, early bird drop-off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are also available for your convenience.
Details
Specialities
  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Collision Repair & Paint
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Upholstery
  • Windshield/Glass
Amenities
  • AAA Member Discount
  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Car Wash
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Loaner Car
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Rental Car
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
Makes We Serve
  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • 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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What verified customers have to say about Drive AutoCare - California Import Auto
Would recommend to a friend
99%
Did not feel sales pressure
98%
Car was fixed correctly the first time
99%
Customer was treated respectfully
99%
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