Best Auto Repair Shops in Wilmington

Why These Auto Repair Shops?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Wilmington Auto Repair Shops on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

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 28401


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 28405


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 28401


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 28403


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 28403


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 28411


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.

3006 Commerce Road
Wilmington, NC 28405


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