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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 Wilmington, NC.

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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.

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2 Techs Garage

2 Techs Garage has been providing preventative maintenance, auto repair, and multi-point vehicle inspections for cars in the Wilmington community since 1999. The shop services all makes and models of domestic and import vehicles as well as high-performing vehicles. The technicians have over 120 years of combined knowledge and experience to handle even the most challenging auto problems. 2 Techs Garage offers a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty on all repairs and services.

Wilmington, NC (910) 796-2057


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All Motors LLC

All Motors LLC is a full-service auto repair shop provides vehicle inspection, oil change, window and glass repair, and tire alignment services to the Wilmington Metro. In addition to fleet maintenance and preventative maintenance, the mechanics perform a no-compromise 21 point inspection on all types of vehicles and give honest and expert feedback. The partners at All Motors have more than 25 years combined experience in automotive repair and maintenance.

Wilmington, NC (910) 769-0476


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Aspen Tire & Auto Inc.

Aspen Tire & Auto Inc. is a locally owned and operated tire and repair business that provides quality tires and excellent auto service to Wilmington, Brunswick County, and Pender County. From under-car services to custom wheels and rims, the ASE and SEMA Z5 certified technicians are equipped to handle any request and repair on domestic and foreign vehicles. The shop is also an authorized MICHELIN® Dealer.

Wilmington, NC (910) 392-3080


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Black’s Tire & Auto Service

Black’s Tire & Auto Service has delivered high quality and cost competitive repairs and maintenance to North and South Carolina for over 85 years. The staff places immense value on customer satisfaction and uses only the best tools and replacement parts when servicing air filters, batteries, drive lines, engines, and more. The shop sells MICHELIN, BF Goodrich, and Uniroyal tires as well as customized wheels. Black's has a truck center at the facility with a variety of truck tires, farm/agricultural tires, and earth mover tires, and also provides fleet inspection analysis and service.

Wilmington, NC (910) 763-4601


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Bryant & Sons Unlimited, Inc.

Bryant & Sons Unlimited, Inc. has provided fleet repair, diagnostics, 24-hour towing, and brake services to the Wilmington Metro since 2010. Bryant & Sons Unlimited Inc. Specific fleet vehicle services include towing and recovery, emergency roadside assistance, engine work, front end services, and more. Bryant & Sons is proud to be an official member of HDA Truck Pride Truck Service Experts.

Wilmington, NC (910) 362-0320


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Derham's Alignment and Brake Center

Derham's Alignment and Brake Center is proud of its commitment to providing honest, knowledgeable, and experienced workmanship to residents of the Cape Fear region since 2006. Owner and operator Mark Derham grew up working in his family's alignment and brake business and has over 25 years of experience in the auto repair industry. The shop strives to develop long-term relationships with each customer through open communication and giving personal attention to both the client and the vehicle. Services include alignment and suspension, brake repairs, tires, vehicle diagnostics, oil change, engine repair, clutch service, and routine maintenance. Derham's is a North Carolina inspection station and supplies a 12 month/12,000 mile warranty on all alignments.

Wilmington, NC (910) 399-4442


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Duke’s Tire Pros

Operating since 1994, Duke’s Tire Pros is a full-service tire and auto service center that strives to provide hassle-free, unmatched customer service. The shop specializes in alignments, brakes, scheduled maintenance, transmission maintenance, and Nitrogen tire refill, and offers BG Maintenance service. The friendly staff is often able to address tire problems in 60 minutes or less. Duke's is a Tire Rack preferred installer and has a Tire Pressure Monitoring System.

Wilmington, NC (910) 763-8199


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Euro-Tek is a Land Rover specialist serving Fayetteville, Wilmington, and Raleigh. The shop aims to make service and repair for European luxury vehicles affordable while still utilizing the same advanced diagnostic technology used at dealerships. The staff includes an ASE Master and Land Rover factory certified technician and a Gold Certified Land Rover Dealer Technician. Together they have over 30 years of experience in all major and minor Land Rover repair needs. The shop also offers pre-purchase inspections.

Wilmington, NC (910) 538-9970


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Hughes Bros. Tires

Hughes Bros. Tires specializes in tire repairs and services in Marketplace Mall. The family owned and operated business' primary goal is to extend the life of its clients' tires and offers tire installation, nitrogen inflation, tire rotation, wheel balancing, flat tire repair, and wheel alignment. Customers can purchase retail tires such as Bridgestone, Firestone, and Fuzion for light trucks and farm, commercial, and industrial vehicles, including run flat tires. The shop is a member of the North Carolina Tires & Retreaders Association.

Wilmington, NC (910) 762-3341


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Import Performance

Import Performance is a family owned and operated auto repair shop that specializes in repairing and providing preventative maintenance to European and Asian models. The owner started the shop in 2008 but has nearly 15 years of experience as a European Specialty master technician. The small and talented staff is composed of full-service professionals who each have at least three years of European-specific auto experience. The technicians devote the time to connect with each client and provide personal and satisfactory service.

Wilmington, NC (910) 763-4223


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Inter-Shop Inc.

Inter-Shop Inc. has specialized in full-service auto repair and maintenance for European models including Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, and Volvo since 1992. The independently owned and operated Wilmington shop is staffed by ASE-certified technicians who can also repair domestic cars and trucks. Inter-Shop is a Tech-Net Professional Auto Service.

Wilmington, NC (910) 392-5194


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Jeff Fountain Tire Sales & Service

With over four decades of excellent service to the Wilmington community, Jeff Fountain Tire Sales & Service offers a variety of repair services, retail products, and cosmetic wheel repair. With a primary goal of providing complete customer satisfaction, the staff professionally completes all repairs so that a vehicle is running at its very best. Services include vehicle inspection, wheel alignment, brake repair, and more.

Wilmington, NC (910) 799-4110


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Karl’s Auto Repair

Just one mile from UNCW, Karl’s Auto Repair conducts full diagnostics and repairs for both foreign and domestic vehicles. The shop has consistently received 5-star reviews since opening in 1997. Previous clients admired the ASE-certified technicians' honest and reliable service. Karl's is an Official N.C. State Inspection Facility and a NAPA Auto Care Center.

Wilmington, NC (910) 793-4777


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Kennedy Automotive

Kennedy Automotive has proudly served Wilmington and the surrounding areas since 2003. With years of experience repairing and maintaining both import and domestic vehicles, the shop can tackle minor and major repairs efficiently and cost-effectively. The shop also services Power Stroke Diesel, Duramax Diesel, and Cummings Diesel. In addition to repairs, services include alignments, balancing, and retail of the main tire brands.

Wilmington, NC (910) 799-4441


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O’Leary’s Automotive Repair

O’Leary’s Automotive Repair has three complete car care centers in Wilmington, Leland, and Hampton. The original location was opened in 2006 to provide fleet services, tires, and roadside assistance. The expert technicians have years of experience performing everything from oil changes to a complete engine overhaul while using replacement parts, filters, oils, and components of factory-level quality. Clients can use CarCareONE cards to pay for services.

Wilmington, NC (910) 791-8800


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Pat's Auto Service Center

For nearly 50 years, Wilmington citizens have been enjoying exceptional service at Pat's Auto Service Center. The facility has 15 service bays and conducts repairs and services on most major vehicle models. From emissions replacement to suspension repair, the ASE Certified technicians and knowledgeable staff are there to help. Motor Age Magazine listed Pat's Auto Service in the Top 10 Best Independent Repair Shops in the United States.

Wilmington, NC (910) 791-8481


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Performance Auto Specialists

Performance Auto Specialists has served the Wilmington Metro as a go-to auto repair shop for Volvo, Audi, VW, Mini, BMW, and Mercedes since 1991. In addition to European models, the expert mechanics can diagnose and repair problems for nearly any make and model of car. The mechanics conduct repairs and maintenance including emissions services, check engine light, computerized diagnostics, AC repair, brake repair, and engine repair and use only OEM parts. Performance Auto Specialists is proud to hold an ASE Blue Seal of Excellence in Auto Repair.

Wilmington, NC (910) 343-1650


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Picone Automotive Inc.

Picone Automotive Inc. is a Wilmington mechanic shop that services vehicles ranging from passenger cars and mini-vans to medium sized trucks and SUVs. Since opening in 1992, the shop's number one goal has been complete customer satisfaction in all services, including retail tires, auto repairs, engine diagnostics, or truck fleet services. The staff is certified and trained in PCM air/fuel strategies, MACS mobile air conditioning, and hybrid vehicle service, and conveniently provides Spanish bilingual service.

Wilmington, NC (910) 232-1479


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The Car Doctor

The Car Doctor is a full service auto repair facility that strives to earn the trust of each client through exceptional customer service and reliable repairs. With over 100 years of combined experience, the ASE certified technicians can address a variety of repair needs for a majority of makes and models using the most up to date equipment and repair procedures. The shop is an AC Delco Certified Professional Service Center, and common repairs address issues with air conditioning, alternators and starters, brakes and rotors, and belts and hoses, and check engine lights.

Wilmington, NC (910) 799-6802


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Vandelay Motors

Vandelay Motors is located off of Market Street and provides a variety of auto services from oil changes and NC State Inspections to major engine repair. The shop services all types of vehicles and aims to deliver professional and reliable auto repair services at reasonable prices. Additional services include towing and classic car restoration.

Wilmington, NC (910) 399-7860


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