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Best Auto Repair
Shops in
Cincinnati
2019

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 Cincinnati, OH.

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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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5 Star Auto Care

5 Star Auto Care has performed full-service auto repair and maintenance in the Cincinnati Metro area for the past 25 years. Servicing American- and Asian-made vehicles, 5 Star’s services come with a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty. Long-time customers praise 5 Star Auto Care for its professional, knowledgeable staff and dependable, timely service.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 662-7827

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AUTO4N

AUTO4N provides repair and maintenance for foreign automobiles in the Cincinnati Metro area. The technicians specialize in servicing Volkswagen, Audi, Mini, BMW, and Asian-made vehicles. All AUTO4N repairs are covered by a 24-month or 24,000-mile warranty. AUTO4N received the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award and comes highly recommended by customers for being professional and affordable.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 731-8989

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Cottman Transmission of Cincinnati

Cottman Transmission of Cincinnati is a franchisee transmission and auto repair shop with a decade of experience serving the greater Cincinnati area. Cottman is an Auto Care Association member, ATRA member, and recipient of Angie’s List Super Service Award in 2014 and 2015. The shop technicians work on many transmission types, drivetrain repair, and total auto maintenance. Cottman tows cars for free within 15 miles and services fleet vehicles.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 202-4784

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Danco Transmission

Danco Transmission specializes in automatic transmission services for the Cincinnati Metro area. As an ATRA transmission member, Danco offers customers the nationwide ATRA Golden Rule Warranty. The shop is verified by Honest Auto Estimates and received the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award. Customers can schedule appointments online for services ranging from transmission rebuild to electrical system repair to HVAC recharge.

Fairfield, OH (513) 742-5200

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Don's Auto Repair

Don’s Auto Repair is a full-service family business repairing all makes and models of cars in the greater Cincinnati area. The shop features air conditioning service, batteries, belts and hose inspection, brake system service, cooling system maintenance, and computerized engine analysis. Customer amenities offered are free shuttle, WiFi, and after hours drop-off. Don’s also services many local and national company fleets, such as Enterprise, GE Capital, and Voyager.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 489-4011

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Donovan's Auto & Tire Center

Donovan’s Auto & Tire Center is a family-owned business that has served Cincinnati clients for over 52 years with tires, brakes, oil changes, diagnostics, and more. Customers describe Donovan’s Tire as knowledgeable, trustworthy, and quick. The shop is a four-time recipient of the Angie’s List Super Service Award. Owner Dale Donovan also shares car repair expertise with the local community on a weekly radio talk show for 55KRS.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 351-3388

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Dubwerx

Dubwerx is an independent Volkswagen and Audi repair specialist in the Cincinnati area. Started in 1998, Dubwerx has a growing, highly-trained staff and recently remodeled office and workshop. The team strives to run a green shop with choices that promote sustainability, a healthy environment, and reduced waste. The shop offers customers convenient shuttle service, rental and loaner vehicles, and a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty. Customers highly recommend Dubwerx for its professional, knowledgeable, and customer-oriented service for German-made vehicles.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 795-8648

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Duwel Automotive Service

Duwel Automotive Service offers full-service preventative maintenance and repairs for customers in the greater Cincinnati area. Since 1968, the shop has provided tire, engine, transmission, HVAC, electrical systems, and towing services. Duwel uses advanced diagnostic equipment and the highest quality of replacement parts, filters, oils, and other components for vehicle repairs. As a TECH-NET Professional Auto Service facility, most Duwel parts and labors are covered by the TECH-NET Professional Nationwide Warranty, good for 12 months or 12,000 miles.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 471-5092

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Esterkamp's Automotive & Alignment

Esterkamp’s Automotive & Alignment has repaired vehicles in the greater Cincinnati area since 1942, specializing in reliable brake services, alignments, oil changes, tune-ups, and more. The family business has a reputation as Cincinnati’s leading brake, alignment, and complete repair shop. Esterkamp’s is recognized by the Automotive Service Association and strives to meet the highest industry standards.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 451-6300

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European Auto Specialists

European Auto Specialists has serviced fine European cars in the Cincinnati Metro area since 2001. With 60 years of experience, the staff offer comprehensive maintenance services for all makes and models, specializing in vintage vehicles. European Auto Specialists received the Angie’s List Super Service Award in 2013 and 2014. Customers appreciate the staff’s expert knowledge and care.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 891-8450

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Hacker Automotive

Hacker Automotive is a full-service facility based in Cincinnati that specializes in foreign auto care, from preventative maintenance to tires, alignment, and transmissions. Co-owner Greg Hacker is an ASE certified master, master SAAB, and hybrid trained technician. Customer amenities include night drop-off, loaner cars, shuttle service, and a waiting room with WiFi workstations and kids area.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 271-7800

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Jim's Auto Clinic

Jim’s Auto Clinic is a Cincinnati-based auto repair shop that began servicing Japanese cars in 1979. It now offers full-service maintenance for a variety of makes and models. The shop is ASE certified and received the Angie’s List Super Service Award in 2013. Jim’s Auto Clinic also supports Tails of Hope, providing supplies for abandoned dogs. Customers give the shop five stars for its quick, friendly, and excellent work.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 657-4056

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Kirsch's Automotive Service Center

Kirsch’s Automotive Service Center is a family-owned and operated auto repair shop in Fairfield, serving the Cincinnati Metro area since 2001. The ASE-certified technicians perform a full range of diagnostic, preventative maintenance services for cars, trucks, and SUVs. Kirsch’s also features service tracking and detailed invoices for company fleets. Customers can expect free shuttle service to local areas and accurate diagnostic estimates.

Fairfield, OH (513) 829-9989

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Morris Automotive

Family owned and operated, Morris Automotive has specialized in quality repairs and customer service for over 15 years. The shop offers customers courtesy shuttles and 24-hour towing. Previous customers praise its technicians for their honesty and fair prices. Morris Automotive was voted Best Auto Repair Shop in Cincinnati, receiving the 2014 and 2015 Consumer's Choice Award by VoteCincy.com.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 271-8011

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Parkway Automotive

Parkway Automotive is a Cincinnati auto repair shop with technicians trained and certified to perform oil changes, computer diagnostics, maintain new car warranties, and more. The shop gives customers a 24-month or 24,000-mile warranty through the NAPA AutoCare Peace of Mind Warranty. Customers can book appointments online as well as view their service history and reminders for upcoming maintenance needed. Parkway’s past customers praise the shop for its welcoming staff and free quotes.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 241-5655

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ProTech Autocare

ProTech Autocare is a Cincinnati auto repair shop performing minor maintenance to major overhauls since 1997. With ASE-certified mechanics and up-to-date diagnostic equipment, ProTech is an affordable dealership alternative. Angie’s List gave Protech the Super Service Award in 2015. Customers enjoy the convenience of free local shuttles, available rental cars, after-hours drop box, waiting room Wi-Fi, and no interest financing.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 943-4888

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Sam Smyth Imported Car Service

Sam Smyth Imported Car Service, opened 1934 in Ireland, now operates from Cincinnati, specializing in European classic car repair, maintenance, and restoration. Sam Smyth is a Rolls-Royce and Bentley service expert and is the first authorized independent Bentley, Audi, and Volkswagen workshop. The car services include full factory brake maintenance, oil change, tires, and computerized diagnostics.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 793-0434

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Spradlin Auto Repair Services

Spradlin Auto Repair Services has been a dealership alternative for Cincinnati residents since 1970. Spradlin’s ASE certified master technicians are backed by a two-year or 24,000-mile warranty. The premium services include tire alignment, used car inspection, brake repairs, air conditioning, and engine performance. Previous customers describe Spradlin as competent, trustworthy, and friendly.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 771-7377

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Ulmer's Auto Care Center

Ulmer’s Auto Care Center has provided expert auto repair and friendly service in Milford, Andersen, and Cincinnati for over 80 years. Customers enjoy complimentary loaner cars, free shuttles to work or home, free pickup and delivery, and a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty. The ASE certified master technicians are trained to service vehicles of any make and model. Services include tires, fleets, air conditioning and heating, and engine checks. Ulmer’s is a certified RepairPal Top Shop and recipient of the 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award.

Cincinnati, OH (513) 456-4450

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