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Magallanes Automotive is an independent, family-owned and operated automotive repair shop that offers comprehensive repair services for all types of domestic and imported vehicles at its Richmond facility. The company handles every aspect of mechanical repairs, including brakes, tires, suspension, steering, cooling systems, engines, transmissions, air conditioning and heating, as well as electrical services and emissions repairs.
Manager Isidro Magallanes says Magallanes Automotive employs responsible technicians who have been loyal to the company for many years. “Each of our technicians attends classes to stay up-to-date on the newest technology and repair methods. We’re motivated to perform repairs the right way. Customers trust us because our technicians are ASE Certified, we’re a STAR Certified Smog Station and AAA-approved facility, and we’ve been in business at the same location for the past 36 years.”
Mr. Magallanes believes customers benefit greatly from Magallanes Automotive’s good business relationships with both original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket suppliers. As a result, the company is able to offer its customers quality, guaranteed parts at the best prices for their budgets. “We also offer courtesy local shuttle service, road assistance service, bilingual (Spanish) service, a nationwide repair warranty (1 year/12,000 miles) and interest-free financing for six months on approved credit,” adds Mr. Magallanes.
“We strive to provide high-quality work for our customers. Our skilled technicians repair vehicles correctly the first time. We take pride in being able to solve even the most complex problems. We use our industry knowledge and skills to ensure every customer is completely satisfied.”
Serving Contra Costa County including Concord, Richmond, Antioch, Walnut Creek, Pittsburg, San Ramon, Danville, Brentwood and Martinez.
Automotive Repair & Maintenance:
Suspension & Steering Work
A/C & Heating Systems
Domestic & Most Import Vehicles
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"They're very helpful. They always try squeeze me in for an appointment, even if it's at the last minute.""I like their quickness when it comes to getting me an appointment."
"They're a family-owned business. They're reputable, honest, and trustworthy.""They have a very personal service. I don't feel like I'm a monetary amount in their eyes."
"It is affordable, high quality work, and a quick turnaround.""A big part of it for me was convenience, I used them both for work and personally."
"They do excellent work.""Whenever they have a job, they do it efficiently and according to the code."
"They're fair, honest, and ethical.""They didn't talk down to me. Actually, AAA recommended for me to go there 12 years ago. They do all of my oil changes and smog checks regularly."
"They're reliable, they do the work on time, and they're honest.""For me, it's convenient to go there. They're within walking distance from my house. I'm very satisfied with the service I've received from them."
"My car is really old and beat-up, to say it's seen better days would be an understatement. Javier knows what he's doing, and I trust that he'll take care of the problems accordingly. He's a professional man and very meticulous in his work.""He's skilled, and his crew is honest."
"I have recommended them to most of my friends.""They seem to know what they're doing."
"The thing I really like is the fact that they have financing available if you qualify. When I don't have the cash in full to pay them off, they have a pretty sweet credit option for 6 months with 0% interest if paid within that time.""They have been in the business for quite a long time. I know they won't cheat us. "
"They're upfront, professional, and they do excellent work. It's very easy to schedule an appointment.""I trust them. They have never upsold me. They do the work quickly and efficiently."
"If you're in need of a mechanic, I would recommend Magallanes Automotive. They're honest, responsive, and reliable. I have been using them for about 6 years now, and I can't recall any issues with their service or work in general.""They're honest, and they explain the things I need to know. They tell me the repairs that need to be done from highest priority to lowest priority."
"Just that they should use them""They're a local business. They're straightforward and competent."
"They were a family-owned business, they seem to be honest, and they do much higher quality work than any other dealership I've ever been to.""The fact that they do good work and how I know I won't get overcharged for any services they perform"
"They are very upfront with the work that is necessary, and the price is very reasonable.""I live close by, so they drive me home and pick me up while they are working on my car."
"They are very wonderful people to seniors, and they go out of their way to help you. They give you senior and AAA discounts. They are very good. They know me by my first name. They are able to speak Spanish with my husband. They treat my husband with respect. They are just wonderful, and I can't say enough.""They treat me with respect and dignity as I am senior citizen. My husband has Alzheimer's, and they treat him with respect as well. I get cards from them, and I pass them out. They go beyond the call of duty. I would highly recommend them."
"It's a good shop.""Honest, fair, and quality work"
"They're customer-oriented, and they always make themselves available, even in an emergency situation.""They have a quick turnaround time in getting my car repaired, and they completely know what they're doing. They're all over the map with the services that they provide. They do things from oil changes, replacing an engine, to lowering a car if that's your style. I know my car is safe when they have it at their place overnight or just for the day."
"I think Javier is a very fair man. He treats every single customer with the same amount of respect you'd think he gives his mother.""He's very friendly and honest. I've been a customer for around 30 years or so."
"They are very honest, and they do very good work.""They are pretty honest about everything. They do pretty good work."
"They are very honest.""They give good service. I am an older person, and they drive me home if necessary."