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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

2015 Nissan Rogue Select

Nissan Rogue Select

Mileage
54,429
Service Date
8/10/2022
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 DRIVE BELT INSPECT ALL DRIVE PULLEYS FOR NOISE/ EXCESSIVE PLAY OR WEAR.
  • REMOVE & REPLACE CABIN AIR FILTER
 
JESSIE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/10/2022

2018 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
57,277
Service Date
8/3/2022
Services Performed
  • DIAGNOSE CURRENT NOISE/ ISSUE FROM ENGINE &/ OR UNDERCARRIAGE OF VEHICLE
  • REMOVE & REPLACE REAR BRAKE PADS & ROTORS CLEAN BRAKE CALIPER BRACKETS & HARDWARE LUBRICATE ALL CONTACT POINTS TIGHTEN & TORQUE ALL NECESSARY HARDWARE ROAD TEST ** LIFETIME WARRANTY ON BRAKE PADS- CUSTOMER RESPONSIBLE FOR PERIODIC BRAKE INSPECTIONS TO AVOID BRAKE PAD RUN OUT**
  • Service brake fluid system thoroughly & refill with OEM fluid to Manuf. specifications. Inspect all components for wear and/ or leakage. Road Test.
 
FRANCESCA F. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/3/2022

2010 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
161,556
Service Date
8/1/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT: 35 REAR: 35
  • DRAIN & REFILL ENGINE OIL TOP OFF FLUIDS TIRE PRESSURE CHECK
 
JACKIE A. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/1/2022

2006 Kia Optima

Kia Optima

Mileage
165,090
Service Date
7/6/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT: 35 REAR: 35
  • DRAIN & REFILL ENGINE OIL TOP OFF FLUIDS TIRE PRESSURE CHECK
  • INSPECTION OF ALL TUNE-UP COMPONENTS & VERIFY NECESSARY REPAIRS NEEDED.
  • REPLACE NECESSARY TUNE UP COMPONENTS BASED ON VEHICLE YEAR, MAKE, & MODEL. ADJUST TIMING WHEN NECESSARY.
  • SERVICE COOLING SYSTEM & REFILL W/ MANUF. SPECIFIED AMOUNT OF OEM GRADE COOLANT. INSPECT FOR LEAKS AS NECESSARY.
 
HARRY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/1/2022

2012 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
200,556
Service Date
7/25/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
THOMAS L. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/25/2022

2006 Infiniti QX56

Infiniti QX56

Mileage
149,417
Service Date
7/23/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
JORGE P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/23/2022

2010 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
165,801
Service Date
7/23/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
ALVERTA B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/23/2022

2005 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
326,336
Service Date
7/21/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT: 35 REAR: 35
  • Road test vehicle prior to service. Remove and replace automatic transmission filter and gasket. Added fresh OEM transmission fluid. Inspect for leaks. Road test vehicle.
 
ROBERT H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/21/2022

2007 GMC Acadia

GMC Acadia

Mileage
157,503
Service Date
7/12/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
ANITA V. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/12/2022

2013 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
63,386
Service Date
7/7/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
RAPHAEL F. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/8/2022

2012 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
155,454
Service Date
7/1/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
ISELA R. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/3/2022

2010 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
220,021
Service Date
7/1/2022
Services Performed
  • EMISSIONS CHECK FOR DMV RENEWAL/ CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
  • SMOG CERTIFICATE
  • ELECTRONIC TRANSFER FEE
 
ROY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/1/2022