Beginning April 5th , Fridays hours will be from 7:30am to 4:30 pm

Berkeley Auto Repair

Mon - Thu: 7:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Fri: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Your Quality Berkeley Auto Repair

The Model Garage is an independent auto repair shop located in south Berkeley California, with over 41 years of serving Berkeley, the entire Bay Area and beyond. We specialize in Acura, Honda, Lexus, Toyota, Scion and Subaru vehicles. Our certified technicians are trained in all aspects of diagnosis and maintenance of your vehicle using the latest in dealer level computer equipment and specialty tools.

We have current factory diagnostic systems for all of the cars we service. Our five mechanics are conscientious professionals who will keep your car purring. We offer, customer-friendly service and repair. In business since 1981, we love dealing with the customers in our area. Quality and honesty are our strengths.

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Our highly qualified technicians have proven themselves and continue to strive for perfection. We are near BART, bus, and Berkeley Bowl. We want to be your one stop shop, and can ensure that you will be leaving happy and satisfied with the work that we do. We guarantee that with our 1 year or 12,000 mile warranty. You will drive your car out of our shop confident that it has been properly serviced or repaired.

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what people say about us

The best, most reliable, honest, garage in Berkeley. The staff is super nice and incredibly knowledgeable. You know you are getting top notch service when you leave your car with them!
5 star review by Lorrie G.

services WE OFFER

scheduled Maintenance
Alternator REPAIR
suspension repair
Timing Belts
Computer Diagnostic
Cooling System
Exhaust and Mufflers

Specializing in Lexus, Subaru and Toyota including Hybrids

Independent Auto Repair Shop in Berkeley specializing in Lexus, Subaru and Toyota including hybrids

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