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Welcome to A-1 Automotive,
your car service in Salinas, CA!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Salinas, CA, you’ve found us. Here at A-1 Automotive we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Salinas car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at A-1 Automotive we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in Salinas offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Salinas, we are totally confident that A-1 Automotive is the best option in town!

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We Specialize In

  • Complete Diagnostic & Repair (Electrical & Mechanical)

  • Full Brake System Service
  • Regular Scheduled Fluid Maintenance
  • All Factory Maintenance & Repair
  • SMOG Checks & Repairs

  • Complete Engine & Transmission Replacement
  • Complete Tire Sales & Service

Servicing Areas

  • Monterey County- 93901

  • Salinas County – 93905

  • Bolsa Knolls – 93906

  • Prunedale – 93907

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About A-1 Automotive Salinas, CA

A-1 Automotive provides quality service at prices you can trust servicing the Salinas, Monterey County and beyond.

We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Salinas has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at A-1 Automotive as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

A-1 Automotive was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes A-1 Automotive the best car service in Salinas!

Are you ready to experience the best Salinas car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Salinas, CA

What sets A-1 Automotive apart from all of the others in Salinas, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Salinas, CA, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At A-1 Automotive, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Salinas auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Salinas, CA, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2013 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
129,363
Service Date
9/23/2022
Services Performed
  • RETRIEVE ALL DTC'S IN MEMORY. DIAGNOSE & ASSESS CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. ADVISE CUSTOMER OF FINDINGS & NECESSARY REPAIRS.
  • REMOVE & REPLACE M.A.F. SENSOR ASSY. TORQUE SCREWS TO MANUF. SPECS. RECONNECT ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR. PROGRAM SENSOR TO VEHICLE AS NECESSARY.
  • REMOVE & REPLACE O2 (A/F RATIO) SENSORS RESET M.I.L. & RECHECK SYSTEM AS NECESSARY.
 
MICHAEL G. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/24/2022

2007 BMW X3

BMW X3

Mileage
146,894
Service Date
9/22/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
  • DRAIN ENGINE OIL & REFILL AS NECESSARY REMOVE & REPLACE OIL FILTER COMPLETE VEHICLE INSPECTION AIR PRESSURE CHECK TOP OF ALL FLUIDS (EXCEPT BRAKE FLUID) Q.A. CHECK
  • FRONT: REAR:
 
LISA N. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/22/2022

2008 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
76,496
Service Date
9/19/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
BENJAMIN P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/20/2022

2004 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
241,347
Service Date
9/19/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
KATHLEEN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/20/2022

2006 Chevrolet HHR

Chevrolet HHR

Mileage
166,768
Service Date
9/19/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
ELENA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/19/2022

2010 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
123,572
Service Date
9/9/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
BIANCA P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/13/2022

2013 BMW 528i

BMW 528i

Mileage
201,233
Service Date
9/9/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT: 35 REAR: 35
  • DRAIN ENGINE OIL & REFILL AS NECESSARY REMOVE & REPLACE OIL FILTER COMPLETE VEHICLE INSPECTION AIR PRESSURE CHECK TOP OF ALL FLUIDS (EXCEPT BRAKE FLUID) Q.A. CHECK
 
PAUL P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/9/2022

2014 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
35,571
Service Date
9/2/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
  • REMOVE & REPLACE WORN WIPER BLADES AS NECESSARY.
 
JOHN I. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/2/2022

2014 RAM 1500

RAM 1500

Mileage
129,738
Service Date
9/2/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT: 35 REAR: 35
  • DRAIN ENGINE OIL & REFILL AS NECESSARY REMOVE & REPLACE OIL FILTER COMPLETE VEHICLE INSPECTION AIR PRESSURE CHECK TOP OF ALL FLUIDS (EXCEPT BRAKE FLUID) Q.A. CHECK
  • REMOVE & REPLACE WORN WIPER BLADES AS NECESSARY.
 
SCOTT C. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/2/2022

2004 Isuzu Ascender

Isuzu Ascender

Mileage
112,813
Service Date
9/1/2022
Services Performed
  • DIAGNOSE & ASSESS CHECK ENGINE LIGHT
  • REPLACE NECESSARY TUNE UP COMPONENTS BASED ON VEHICLE YEAR, MAKE, & MODEL. ADJUST TIMING WHEN NECESSARY.
  • REMOVE & REPLACE CANISTER PURGE VALVE RECONNECT VACUUM LINES & ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR RESET M.I.L. & RECHECK SYSTEM AS NECESSARY
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
DANIEL D. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/1/2022

2012 Chrysler 200

Chrysler 200

Mileage
77,830
Service Date
8/31/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
MARY S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/31/2022

2005 Cadillac XLR

Cadillac XLR

Mileage
69,911
Service Date
8/30/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
KEVIN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/30/2022