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Finding a reliable place to service and repair your car is important, no doubt. This is not a complete list of local garages, by any means, nor does it include dealers or national chains. It does include a few of the garages in town that we have heard are decent—but we give no guarantees. Check out these places yourself and use your own good judgment.

Andy's Auto Service
950 Rives Street
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-noon, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Batten's Body Shop
2050 Avon Ct.
Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

VW work.

C&R Auto Service
513 W. Main Street
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

C-ville Imports
108 Lewis St., off Fontaine Ave.
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Specializes in Volvo, Saab, and Japanese imports.

Cole's Import Specialist
1025 Carlton Ave
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Local favorite for Honda, Acura, Toyota, Nissan.

Collier's Towing
202 5th Street SW
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. (office)
24-hour towing service, no repair service

Edgecomb's Imported Auto Service
(service) 979-1344
(sales) 295-1570
8 a.m.-8 p.m.
2005 Avon Ct.

Volvos and foreign cars.

Foreign Auto Center
814 Charleton Ave (one block off Preston)
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

German and Swedish cars only.

Fry's Spring Exxon
2201 Fontaine Ave
Mon-Sat 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (Repairs)

Good prices.

Hall's Auto Body Shop
Rt 29 North, 3/4 m. north of Airport Road
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Holiday Exxon Service Center
1700 Emmett St. North (29 N on right near Holiday Inn)

Exxon gas station, VA State Inspections, repairs most foreign & domestic models.

Pugh's Auto Repair
205 Meade Ave
Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Summers Service Center
1615 Earlysville Rd. (where Hydraulic turns into Rio)
Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Great with Hondas. Service by appointment only.

Taylor's Auto Body
495 Brookway Dr.
Mon-Thu 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Fri by appointment

Offers free estimates.


C-Ville Weekly's "Best and Worst of Charlottesville"

Best Honest Mechanic:

"‘Randy Pugh's as honest as he is big. Once he came down to start my car and didn't even charge me for it. He gives free advice. He will even jury-rig your car if you don't have money to pay for a repair.'"

—Greg Gelburd
C-Ville Weekly

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