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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!

Shuttle Service Available

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

2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350

Mercedes-Benz ML350

Mileage
81,448
Service Date
5/20/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
VICTOR R. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/20/2022

2012 Mazda 5

Mazda 5

Mileage
328,219
Service Date
5/17/2022
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
 
MONIA W. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/18/2022

2008 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
85,126
Service Date
5/11/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT: 35 REAR: 35
  • DRAIN & REFILL ENGINE OIL TOP OFF FLUIDS TIRE PRESSURE CHECK
  • REMOVE & REPLACE CABIN AIR FILTER
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
MARY B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/11/2022

2013 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
150,394
Service Date
5/7/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT: 35 REAR: 35
  • DIAGNOSE & ASSESS CHECK ENGINE LIGHT
  • REMOVE CORROSION FROM GROUND CONTACTS @ MAIN WIRING HARNESS
  • PERFORM A TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE TO CURRENT MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS.
 
TIANA M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/8/2022

2007 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
94,047
Service Date
5/7/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
JACK F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/7/2022

2014 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
77,898
Service Date
5/7/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
JOHN R. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/7/2022

2014 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
122,183
Service Date
4/27/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
JAMES H. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/27/2022

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan

Mileage
84,299
Service Date
4/26/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT: 35 REAR: 35
  • DIAGNOSE & ASSESS CHECK ENGINE LIGHT
  • REMOVE & REPLACE FUEL INJECTOR, SPARK PLUG, & IGNITION COIL @ CYLINDER #2. REINSTALL INTAKE MANIFOLD, RESET M.I.L., & RECHECK SYSTEM AS NECESSARY.
 
PIERRE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/27/2022

2018 GMC Sierra 2500 HD

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Mileage
59,395
Service Date
4/23/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
ISAAC M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/23/2022

2012 Volvo S60

Volvo S60

Mileage
89,172
Service Date
4/22/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
EUNICE D. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/22/2022

2009 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
171,187
Service Date
4/16/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
SANCHO C. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/21/2022

2009 Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris

Mileage
247,345
Service Date
4/19/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
JONATHAN J. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/19/2022