Best Auto Repair
Shops in Des

Why These Auto Repair Shops?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored auto repair shops on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best auto repair shops in Des Moines, IA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Beckley Automotive Services

Beckley Automotive Services is based in Des Moines and has been serving clients in Central Iowa for more than 35 years. The shop is a Bosch Authorized Service Specialist that specializes in servicing European cars, but also works on other foreign and domestic models. Service can be scheduled online, and emergency service is available by calling the shop.

Des Moines, IA(515) 243-8185


Bill’s Whitewall Tire Center

Bill’s Whitewall Tire Center has been serving customers in Des Moines and the surrounding areas for almost 50 years. The shop sells all the most well-known tire brands and offers a full selection of auto repair services, including engine, transmission, steering, electrical, and cooling system repairs, in addition to preventive maintenance. A rotating selection of coupons is available.

Des Moines, IA(515) 288-1132


Chuck and Larry's Transmissions

Chuck and Larry's Transmissions has been providing auto repair services to customers in the Des Moines area for 40 years. The company services both foreign and domestic models and specializes in transmission services. The shop is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and offers one-day turnaround on most services and after-hours drop-off.

Des Moines, IA(515) 266-7256


Chumbley's Auto Care

Chumbley's Auto Care is located in Indianola and serves customers throughout the Des Moines area. The shop has been in business for nearly 60 years and is a NAPA AutoCare Center and a Better Business Bureau-accredited company. A full selection of auto repair and maintenance services is available, and the shop provides complimentary loaner vehicles and shuttles to customers' homes or workplaces.

Indianola, IA(515) 961-2594


Dale’s Wright Tire & Auto Service

Dale’s Wright Tire & Auto Service is a TIA-certified tire dealer and a NAPA AutoCare Center that has been serving customers in Des Moines for more than 12 years. The shop offers a full range of auto maintenance and repair services, along with free wi-fi and coffee on location and a free shuttle service for easier travel to and from the shop.

Des Moines, IA(515) 277-4392


Dent Eliminators

Dent Eliminators specializes in automotive reconditioning, particularly paintless dent removal. The company has been serving central Iowa and the Des Moines area for more than 25 years from its Clive and Urbandale locations. The company is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and offers free estimates on location during business hours or by texting the company photos of the damage.

Clive, IA(515) 727-4181


Flatt Tire Centers

Flatt Tire Centers has been serving customers in the Des Moines area for almost 75 years. The shop was a tires-only establishment until 2002, when it added a full selection of auto repairs to its available services. The shop's experienced technicians have an average of 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. Free vehicle pickup and delivery are available for jobs over $250.

Des Moines, IA(515) 237-8473


Honest Wrenches

Honest Wrenches is a full-service auto repair shop that has been serving the Des Moines area since 2011. Founded by college friends Travis Troy and Josh Mullins, the shop services all major makes and models and offers a 24,000-mile, two-year warranty on all repairs. Services can be scheduled online by filling out a form on the company's website.

Des Moines, IA(515) 207-9887


Joey's Auto Shop

Joey's Auto Shop is located between Southwest 9th Street and Fleur Drive in South Des Moines. The shop specializes in European cars and services most domestic and foreign models. A full range of auto repair and maintenance services are available, including engine diagnostics, cooling system repairs, and electrical repairs. The shop's previous customers praise the affordability of the services and the staff's honesty.

Des Moines, IA(515) 745-0934


Midtown Auto Repair

Midtown Auto Repair is located in Des Moines, in the back of the Brown garage on Grand Avenue between 3rd and 4th. The shop specializes in engine diagnostics and repair, sending auto body repair cases to other trusted shops throughout the city. Appointments can be scheduled online by filling out a form on the company's website, and the facility is securely guarded 24 hours a day.

Des Moines, IA(515) 243-4369


Midwest Mufflers & More

Midwest Mufflers & More is an auto repair shop and tire sales outlet with locations in Des Moines, Ankeny, and Bondurant. The company's ASE-certified technicians have a collective 100 years of experience in the industry, and the shop has been in business for more than 30 years. A nationwide warranty of two years or 24,000 miles is available to all customers.

Ankeny, IA(515) 964-9492


Mobile Super Service

Mobile Super Service is an auto repair shop located just south of the downtown bypass in Des Moines. The shop specializes in electronic systems repair along with a full slate of other auto repair and maintenance services. In addition to repairs, the shop offers state-of-the-art custom audio, electronic, subwoofer, speaker, and security system updates. The company is family-owned, and its two technicians are fluent Spanish speakers.

Des Moines, IA(515) 280-7787


Shade Tree Auto

Shade Tree Auto is based in Grimes and has been serving the Des Moines metro area for 15 years. The shop has won numerous awards, including an Angie's List Super Service Award and a 2015 Dream Big Small Business Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Customers praise the shop's quality work and affordable prices.

Grimes, IA(515) 986-5241


Silzer Auto Repair

The ASE-certified technicians at Silzer Auto Repair have nearly 30 years of experience serving clients in the Des Moines metro area. The full-service shop provides all necessary auto repair and maintenance services, including engine diagnostics, wheel alignments, and brake repairs, for most domestic and foreign makes and models. The company offers a 2-year, 24,000-mile warranty on all repairs.

Des Moines, IA(515) 277-7623


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