Vehicle Inspection in Carmel, NY
So you're thinking of purchasing a used car. You may end up getting a decent deal; or, the vehicle you're looking to buy could be ridden with hidden problems. Why take chances when our team is on hand to give you the answers you need to make a smart, informed decision?
Thorough Auto Inspections
At Advanced Automotive Of Carmel, Inc, our auto inspections are designed to give you a clear picture as to how your vehicle is running. Whether you have a relatively new car with low mileage or an older vehicle that's seen its share of wear and tear, we have the tools and skills to give you a comprehensive view of how your automobile is working. We maintain convenient hours to make appointment scheduling easy; and we keep our rates reasonable to serve our customers' needs.
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Honest, professional and friendly
I went in for a problem with my car not starting, and Joe mentioned it was just a loose screw. He tightened it, at no charge. I mean, where do you find this kind of service any more these days? As a woman I often feel intimidated by car repair shops. At Joe’s I know they will always treat me professionally and with sincere honesty, and they will charge honest prices for the work they do, I trust them 100% and will be their customer forever!
Hyundai sante fe assessment and repair
once again Joe and his team did a great job of assessing and fixing my daughters car that had many issue. One of best auto shops in the northern suburbs
Goes The Extra Mile to Deliver Repairs as Promised
The team doing the brake job on our Honda CRV stayed later than usual on the day before Thanksgiving to make sure that a high quality job was done and completed when promised.
After having all new tires put on three weeks later I had to bring my car back after getting a hook in my rear tire. Even being late in the day on a Friday afternoon Joe took the time to repair my tire and even ordered a tire just in case mine couldn’t be repaired. I would highly recommend going here for any services needed on your vehicle!
Had a bad front end diagnosis from Mavis regarding a squeaking noise, turns out the ball joint wasn’t replaced and the damage it caused was very nearly catastrophic. I followed the reviews online they led me to Advanced Automotive. Wish I had done it sooner their diagnosis took minutes and their professionalism was exactly what I was looking for. Had car repaired as good as new. They have a customer for life. Take my word I’ve tried the rest - the BEST is Advanced Automotive.
Advanced Automotive has always provided the best service-I've been a customer for over 10 years.
The gentlemen at Advanced Automotive have been taking excellent care of my cars for years. I trust them implicitly. They just my son's car ready to travel across the country to MT for the winter. I am glad I have the piece of mind that the car was prepared by Advanced Automotive.
Extremely thorough troubleshooting and repairs
Took my 2006 Chrysler Pacifica in for a power steering pump replacement and a check engine light diagnosis. Joe advised me of one other leaking coolant issue and corrected all three in a timely manner saving me further issues down the line. That's what i call a thorough diagnosis and repair. They are truly the professionals.
Simply the best!!
We wouldn't go anywhere else. Advanced Automotive is always honest with us about what our vehicle needs and we appreciate this. And when we need help fast they are always there.
Car was brought in for inspection & just beforehand tire pressure light came on. Told me what the issue was, explained my options and fixed it as requested at the same appointment even though I could tell they were busy. There is no one I would trust more servicing my 3 vehicles.
High quality, honest service
Joe and his crew have always provided the community with honesty, quality service. Joe goes above and beyond with advice and input. I've referred many others to Advanced Automotive.
If you need quality auto repair take it to Advanced Automotive
I have been a customer of Advanced Automotive for over 20 years. They are highly professional, courteous, honest, and friendly. Before the work is started, Joe will explain what is needed and the cost, so there are no surprises. If the problem is one that is under the manufacture's warranty, Joe would advise you to return to the dealership. As a matter of fact, the only time any of the new cars I've owned see the dealership is when there is a manufacturers recall. On another note, on the day my son was scheduled to take his driver's test, he had a problem with his car. Without hesitation, Joe had a mechanic accompany my son and I to the road test, just incase there was a problem with his car. Now that's what I would say is above and beyond customer service.
Great customer service. Will definitely return when needed
Always exceptional service
I have been a customer of Advanced Automotive for 20 years. Joe and his staff are professional and ethical mechanics. I know I am in good hands with them!
I found them by accident just moving into the area. Very professional, and thorough. I highly recommend them
High Quality Service
My family has been going to Advanced Automtotive since it opened. Joe and John and the staff are excellent mechanics and extremely professional and caring. I always trust them and do whatever they recommend for me to do to my car. I wouldn’t ever go to another mechanic.
I have been going to Advanced since they have opened and would take my cars to no one else, My wife and daughter feel the same, Joe and John and the staff have become family friends over the years. Top quality customer service , and mechanical know how.
Been taking my cars here for decades
Joe and John are always honest and straight, and will explain the problem and give you every alternative available. It is really a blessing to have auto mechanics that you can trust and are this good at what they do.
Knowledgeable and professional
Recommended by a good friend to repair the air conditioning on my vehicle. They diagnosed the problem promptly and it turned out to be a burnt out plug at the a/c compressor. Took one day for the part to be delivered. Minimal cost and checked the entire a/c system. Car repaired in 48 hrs. Kept me up dated all along the way. These techs know their business. Expect me as a new steady customer
The Best Auto Repair Facility
If you tried the rest and only want the best for your family, then bring your vehicle to Advanced Auto Repair of Carmel. Owners Joey and John are not only Pro's at their profession, but they are the nicest people to deal with.
I do appreciate Advance Automotive of Carmel business. Always accurate and professional advice and help. Nice people are working there!
Timely caring service
This was a routine service for brakes but I can't tell you how important -- priceless -- it is to me that I can completely trust Advanced Auto to maintain my car. Their work is excellent, and my car was ready on time, as promised. You don't have to think twice -- I've been a customer for more than 20 years and I have nothing but 5-star reviews! John and Joe are like family.
High Quality Service. Professional and Friendly
Always a good experience at Advanced. All repairs are always done quickly, professionally and within budget. Joe and John are a pleasure to deal with.Highly recommended.
Advanced Automotive is the best place! They are experts in service and they always provide a clear picture of what my car needs, and how best to maintain my car in optimal condition. Also, their customer service is unmatched. They are trustworthy, reliable, quick and truly expert at what they do.
Good service and pleasant staff
John, Joe and the team are polite and professional. They always give an honest review of work needed and time frame. We always take my sante fe there now wish we had known about them sooner.
Break pad lights came on but Joe & John discovered it was only a fault with a sensor wire and repaired it the same day, even without an appointment. I can always count on these guys to give me the best service.
High Quality, Professional Service; Convenient Location
I recently went to Advanced Auto on the recommendation of a car dealer/friend. I wish I had know about them years ago! They are conveniently located on rte. 52, near the Shop Rite Mall. The shop was clean, well staffed and quite busy that morning. Nevertheless they got to my appointment, for an oil change, general checkover and fluid top-off, right on schedule. They performed the work just fine, at a reasonable price. The service was polite and friendly. The proprietor, Joe, is a standout in the Carmel community. My family has been on friendly terms with his family for years, before I made the connection between him and this shop. Watching him interact with various customers, Joe clearly brings a love for cars, and people, to his work. While obviously my experience with them has been brief, I intend to start bringing my family's cars to Advanced. In a sometimes variable field of local car repair shops, Advanced Auto is a real find!
I have depended on Advanced for about 15 years. Joe and John are great mechanics and they go above and beyond whatever you need. They are friendly, polite and compassionate. They kept my old Chevy running for many years and now they help me out with my Subaru. I recommend them to everybody I know.
First quality service always
Great repair work, long term relationship, service , service, service! 👍
The Best service and repair shop in the area!
I have been servicing and repairing all of my cars at Advanced since 1998 and coming from the city, I was very skeptical in how honest and reliable any repair shop would be in Carmel. I was pleasantly surprised with their work and honesty. Since my first visit to this shop I was convinced that they were the BEST! They continue to be the best. I have been referring all of my family, friends, and neighbors to Advanced Automotive! Joe, John, and Mike are a great team and all are A1 technicians. Joe is sincerely nice person and understands what it means to be a great service technician. He is a wizard in troubleshooting all car issues. Joe is honest with his business and in pricing his work. John is a highly skilled technician who can bring an engine back from the brink of death and have it running like new. Mike is a highly competent technician who is a great addition to this family owned business. They care about their customers and treat them like family. Bottom line.... if you want the job done right and done right the first time? You go to Advanced Automotive.
Joey, John and the rest, are the best!!! Been using them for longer than I can remember. They'll stop what their doing to help you, if you're in a jam! Wouldn't ever think of using anyone else! If there was room, I'd give them a lot more than five stars.
Top Notch Service
I have used other Auto Repair Shops in the past as those were the ones my family used. Started working at Wells Fargo just down the street and heard about Joe and John. Not only did they provide me with eveything I needed, they went ABOVE AND BEYOND what any other shop would have done for me. They provided me the time to service my car, since I work basically 9-5 every day, by THEM picking up my car and bringing it back to me, all before I was done for the day at work. Never will I find an Auto Repair Shop like theirs with that kind of service excellence. Also, they actually explain what the service needed is and why it is important. Please choose Advance Automotive if you are looking for service like no other, timely and efficient repairs, and in general the best around! I already do and will continue to recommend them to anyone I know!
Great personalized service
Joe, John and the rest of the crew are great! They will always get the job done and work in your best interest! Trustworthy and friendly
I have been using Advanced Automotive for over 20 years they are die-hard professionals do quality work and never over over charge you for something you don't need
Advanced Automotive sets the bar high and exceeds it
Joe and John and the rest of the crew always do a great job. My whole family brings their cars to Advanced Automotive. Skilled, honest, reliable, and fair. I wouldn't go anywhere else. Plus, they're just really nice guys.
Never had any problems with ADvanced. In fact, they are consistently professional and competent. In ten years, they have also NOT recommended work because it was not needed. Very honest as well as efficient and friendly. Bravo!! I recommend them enthusiastically, without reservation!
I have been going to Advanced since they opened and would use no other repair venue, They are very friendly, cooperative, and professional a credit to the community. I recommend them often and have never heard a bad word about them.
Great trustworthy service!
Joe is great as Advanced front person! He and all the Advanced guys are always nice and helpful. Service is great and they are honest.
Joe is always so accommodating, anytime we need him he makes time for us. I highly recommend Advanced Automotive!
As always, an automotive team like no other. Professional, efficient, friendly.
High quality professional service
First time using Advanced Automotive, I found them online, and decided to call based on the reviews. To say i was duly impressed would be an understatement...Joe & his team did an excellent job in a very timely manner. Be advised,they are quite busy (with this type of service,who wouldnt be?) So call ahead...and make your appointment. You wont be disappointed.
Above average quality service. Highly recommend. I have been dealing with Advanced Automotive for many years and I have always been extremely satisfied with their service.
Advanced Automotive is great. Joe and his team are great mechanics, helpful with any questions you have and honest. That’s why they have been there for years
Professional and trustworthy
I couldn’t ask for a better mechanic, very trustworthy and friendly. We highly recommend them, our whole family uses them for over five years and have never been happier.
Profesdional, Friendly, Speedy!
Not knowing where to take our car to repair a broken powered window that would not go up (of course it was raining) I googled and found Advanced Automotive of Carmel and Joey! We had our window fixed in one day! Professional, great service, honest and friendly! We will definitely return!
As usual, Joe and his team got to the bottom of the issues with my car, fixed them, and did so in a professional and timely manner. Advanced Automotive is consistently excellent. Thank you, Joe!
High quality and honesty
Joe and team are very honest and trustworthy, never trying to up sell parts or services that are not needed. They always deliver excellent service.
High Wuality Service
Advanced Automotive always gives professional service in a timely mannner! Most recently I had a need for brakes. Within 45 min of dropping the car off Joe called to discuss which brakes needed replacing now and which could wait! After discussing my imminent travel plans he recommended all brakes be replaced now ! When I called to find out when the job would be done( about 4 hrs later) they were finishing up and just needed to take it for a test drive! To me that is thorough and efficient!
Great Garage and Joe is awesome!
I have a 2000 7VW EOS. I purchased it in Connecticut where I lived at the time and brought it back to Mitchell often. (the VW dealership in Canton, CT). My engine light would go on and the car would buck. The VW dealership never solved the problem even after spending hundreds of dollars and at one Point putting in a gas additive and tell me to drive it in low. I brought it to Joe and he fixed it immediately. Also on another occasion, I had them check my oil, and there was no oil on the dipstick, since the car burns mad oil. Since it was spur of the moment, they told me I would have to schedule an appointment for the next week. When I said I was driving to Connecticut the next day, Joe was able to get me in right away and do an oil change. On the two occasions I brought my car in, they surpassed my expectations. It's evident by all the cars that are in the parking lot that they are so good!
My car feels so much better, so much peppier, and has a much smoother ride! I appreciate your honesty and your skill. You always let me know my options, and let me know what repairs and/or maintenance are needed, or are coming up. My car has over 200,000 miles and is still running really well because of your wonderful attentive automotive care! Thank you!
The most honest mechanics in Putnam!!!!
All I can say is I have been dealing with John Joe Frank and all the Mechanics for many many years service is unsurpassed honest professionals
Always a great job!
We have been using Joe for years and have never been unhappy. Everyone is courteous and friendly. We will continue to use them for years to come.
I dropped off my truck with very short notice and had a high quality, and thorough brake job completed the same day. High quality parts where used and the cost reflected this. Solid, fair and honest. They did exactly what they said they would do and did it faster than they had estimated. They did not try to sell me something else. I am completely satisfied.
As always Amazing mechanics
Joe and John are reliable, friendly and most of all knowledgeable and experienced. If I have a problem with my car I know that they will fix it correctly the first time and not overcharge me.
High quality, professional and polite service every time
Every time we go the guys are pleasant and helpful. Work is done professionally and on time
I feel I can trust everyone at Advanced to make the right decisions regarding the upkeep of all my vehicles. I won't go anywhere else.
Professional quality work
This establishment by far is second to none and I don't think that will ever change. From start to finish the quality and professionalism is amazing. The mechanics in my opinion have excellent customer service skills that's why I keep coming back due to the overall experience.
Best Auto Repair Shop
Advanced Automotive invariably performs the highest quality service at reasonable cost. What truly sets this shop apart is in identifying repairs that are necessary and avoiding those that are not. This is a function of both superior diagnostic skill and basic integrity. Two recent examples. Last week, Joe once again demonstrated that he is a master diagnostician in determining, after a short test drive and inspection, that the cause of a rattling noise (with no other symptoms) was a broken strut mount; this is not a common or readily apparent problem, but a potentially dangerous condition that was remedied with a straightforward repair once identified. This past weekend, in changing a flat tire for my daughter after a blowout on I 84, a road serviceman advised her that the tire could not be repaired and offered a "good deal" on 4 new tires (although there is 10,000+ miles of tread remaining on the 3 good tires, I understand that it is generally best to replace all tires at the same time). I brought the blown tire to Advanced Automotive yesterday; Joe looked at it, was not sure, and asked John what he thought; John said he could repair it, and did!
Always amazing service
Joe and John are always so helpful, so knowledgeable and so friendly. We bounced around using different mechanics and were never happy --until we found Advanced Automotive. I would never go anyplace else now and highly recommend them to my family and friends. Patti & Tom
Amazing job as always. Professional and quick. Mike
Always the best
They always go out of their way to accommodate their clients. I needed something fixed on my car before I left town and they made time to do it even though they really didn't have time. I wouldn't trust my car with anyone else.
Joe and his team identified and fixed a problem that previously challenged others. Due to logistical issues, we first brought our vehicle to the dealership. The mechanics sought to figure out the problem for four days. Basically, we were told they could not determine the cause. It was a challenge for Joe as well. However, he took the time to research the issue e.g., with similar vehicles and engines. Joe recommended that we replace a $40.00 part. This fixed the problem. We went on vacation having peace of mind. Thanks Joe.
The team at Advanced Automotive out did themselves this time! Saved my Ridgeline!! When my truck was towed to the shop the transmission fluid had mixed with antifreeze and it looked like a mocha/strawberry shake. Joe did everything he could by flushing out the lines to save the transmission. Will keep an eye on the fluids but we may have dodged a much bigger repair. Just another reason why I trust Advanced Automotive for ALL my auto needs. Thanks!! Marion F.
Honest, Professional, Quality Service
I cannot say enough good things about Advanced Automotive of Carmel, Inc.. My dad is a mechanic and growing up I always depended on him for all my car needs. As I got older, with a busy schedule, and my father changing from a mechanic shop open to customers to a job with a town - I was skeptical of using another mechanic - who can a women trust to take care of her like she does her dad? I have been going to advanced auto now for 2 years - and I can say without reservation that I found just that - a knowledgeable shop with competitive pricing and never out to get anything over on a customer (especially a woman). I have found that Joe the owner will go above and beyond to help and make sure his customers are satisfied and have their vehicle back.My experience with Advanced Automotive has been nothing less than amazing every single visit.
The best. Doesn't matter what the problem is, have never had a problem or any issues. Been a customer since the beginning in 1992 and never disappointed. Joe, John and crew are always very accommodating. Would never think of bringing our cars to anyone else.
Service always the best. Can depend on the repairs to be done in an expert manner and completed with no issues. The people always accomading and friendly and honest. That's why I continue to use their services.
Great, professional service.
As always Joe & his team take care of our vehicles expertly. They are accommodating, honest, trust worthy & provide great service. We've been using their services for many years & wouldn't consider going anywhere else.
Whether it's time for full service or a nail in the tire, Advanced Auto takes care of every detail. Thanks, guys! You are the best!! Marion & John
Great quality work, amazing customer service and real integrity
This is a family business that has been thriving in the area for years. Although it was my first experience with them, it was easy to see why they are so successful. If finding a high quality, honest mechanic was on your bucket list, you can check this one off, as I did. The price was fair, the diagnosis; a blend of OEM and after market parts with an explanation that made 100% sense. They even did some work that I did not request.. for free! I will be back and have already recommended them to family and friends.
Joe, John & their crew are always so nice, so helpful & so honest. We recommend them to everybody.
Professional Response and care
The battery on my vehicle was failing... although I did not know it at the time. Joe tested the battery, gave me some suggestions and when I made a decision, took care of the situation right away. This all took place on a busy Friday afternoon. I am grateful to Joe, John and the whole Advanced Automotive team! E
Everything from scheduling to pickup was easy, and of course, as always, service was professional and trustworthy. Thank you!
Worth the trip!
Even though we have moved out of state, we still won't let any other mechanics work on our cars. The mechanics at Advanced Automotive are well worth the trip back to our old neighborhood. Joe, John, and the rest of the staff are competent, honest, and stand behind their work. We know that we will always get a truthful assessment of what our cars need to be mechanically sound and, most of all, safe! I have even called Joe while on the road to check if a warning light is just a maintenance request or a scary, get-towed-right-now issue. We have been bringing all our cars to Advanced Automotive for many years now and have NEVER had any complaints. Thanks Joe, John & everyone else for a job well done!
Been using Advanced Automotive for 20 years. Joe and John are honest, trustworthy and knowledgeable..They fit us in when there is an emergency and always give professional advice. They go out of their way to be helpful. I would recommend them to anyone.
Always professional service
Joe and John always provide professional service and a fair price. They do the job and stand behind it. Thank you.
Great service I would recommend this business to others
High Quality Service and Repair done right the first time!
I have been using Advanced Automotive in Carmel since they opened their doors over 20 years ago. Their service is second to none and when your vehicle goes in for service or repair, you can rest assured that the job was done right the first time! The prices are reasonable for the high quality work they do. I would highly recommend Advanced Automotive for any vehicle on the road.
Best auto repair
I have been going to Advanced for years. Recently I hobbled into the shop with a flat tire. Not only did Joe driver me home, but he put all my snow tires in his truck to ready my car for winter instead of just fixing the flat. Joe always goes above and beyond and is a true professional in the automotive industry. Advanced Automotive will alway be my " car shop".
Always the best at Advanced Automotive
If you need a great mechanic shop with awesome people then this is what your looking for. Never disappointed. Brian S.
Joe and John are amazing mechanics. They are very knowledgeable and they do an amazing job fixing all our cars.
As always, first class service at a fair price.
I have used Advanced Automotive for all my auto service for a number of years and come to appreciate their service and price for all my needs. I can count on whatever needs to be done completed on time and right the first time.
Quality and Reliable Service
John and Joe provide quality and reliable service. I have used them many times and always have had a great experience. They fix my car right the first time.
All repair men are great.
Joe has always been kind,understanding, and supportive. Service is always professional and efficient. Would never go anywhere else for even the simplest of car care needed. Thank you , Nancy
I always receive quality friendly service at Advance Automotive. The service provided there is always very knowledgeable and completed in a timely manner. More importantly, I trust the service I receive there. Peace of mind is very important. I would highly recommend this place to anyone.
Very friendly, polite and professional atmosphere at Advanced Automotive. Knowledge of what the mechanics were there to do was impressive. Customers needs a priority!
High quality professional Service. Polite and friendly people.
Professional and friendly
As usual, a job well done by true professionals. Replaced front brakes and oil change.
Excellent service, friendly and dependable
I have used Advanced Auto since they opened and I have never been disappointed. Joe and John treat customers like family. This last time, they diagnosed a complicated set of warnings, repaired the car on time, and noted that the car needed an oil change (which they did), and that a light was out and replaced it. I trust them to figure out the problem and to repair it -- and they always check in with you to explain the different options and their cost. It is such a big deal to me that I feel so confident in both the routine maintenance of my car and needed auto repairs. You cannot do better!
Like threading a needle !
The guys scheduled a peek at the car to build and estimate. Then they sceduled a time for me to return after the parts arrived. Timing was tight, but Joe squeezed me in after lunch; called me to set up a visit. I came in to an open bay and they did the job right away. And since it went quickly he knocked the labor price down.
Great service & so reliable
Advanced Automotive is the best. I trust them implicitly with my car for service/repair and they never disappoint. Plus they're so reliable, fair, extremely customer oriented and always professional. I wouldn't go anywhere else.
high quality service on my car and truck
I have been serviced from the day they opened and I have never found any company more friendly and helpful . I go on vacation and they pick up and deliver the vehicle's serviced. A service I can not get with a dealer. When I have an emergency and call them I get good advice and assistance when available. I recommend them to my neighbors when asked for service advice . My wife and daughter are pleased as well. My daughter is an adult and is using Advanced rather then the dealer for service.
Usual great service
Dropped of my Jeep for an oil change and it was done in the timely manner I expected. Service was great and the staff was friendly.
BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE AND SKILL LEVEL AROUND!!!
I WOULD NEVER CONSDER GOING ANYWHERE ELSE. The very best of customer service, pricing and skill I have ever seen. I trust these people implicitly They stand by their work at all times. They are truly masters of their craft,
Joe and his team work together to complete service quickly and thoroughly. Wouldn't go anywhere else!!
GREAT JOB ALWAYS!!!
Going to Advanced Automotive is like going back to a place in time long ago where mechanics knew you and your car like they were family. The whole business is dedicated to getting your car serviced correctly first time and every time. I personally leave there with a sense of comfort knowing that my car was serviced properly. Great job everyone. Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.
High quality service and staff is very friendly
They always try to accommodate when scheduling. Very honest and professional.
High quality service and friendly professional atmosphere
The staff at Advanced Automotive (Joe, John, Mike, and Sam) were exceptional in providing me with all of the details in what was wrong with my Chevy Avalanche truck. I went in for brake service and a front end suspension issue. The staff explained all of the issues with my truck and were professional in their explanations of what needed to be serviced and price. I have had all of my vehicles serviced at Advanced for over 18 years and I would recommend Advanced Automotive to every one I know.
First time using Advanced Automotive, I found them online, and decided to call based on the reviews. Joe was extremely helpful, and although he was very busy he was willing to fit in a pre-purchase inspection on a used car from a nearby dealership. His assessment of the vehicle was fair to me and to the dealer - the salesperson told me he trusted what Joe had found and would fix the problem. Although I had never met Joe and could only contact him by phone because I live an hour away, his willingness to help and fair assessment put me at ease. Joe's help was above and beyond - he was also available to answer my additional questions. I am so grateful I found him. Thanks Joe!
Honest, Competent, and Fair
This is a family owned business and the brothers Joe and John are exactly what I said above...honest, competent and fair. I just bought a new set of tires from them, and the price was competitive with the big chains but the service was ten times better. Most of my family has been using them for years and no one has ever had a bad experience. I would highly recommend using them over a dealer or a tire chain store.
Highest quality service at reasoanble cost
My 2007 Hyundai Tuscan was extremely hard starting and frequently stalled after it eventually started. This problem persisted for many weeks to the point where the car was essentially useless. My prior mechanic spent considerable time attempting to fix the problem on a number of occasions, and eventually concluded that the computer was bad and needed to be replaced by the dealer. I instead had the car towed to Advanced Automotive, where Joe determined that the problem was a corroded $28 relay to the computer (PCM). The diagnosis was correct and, with a reasonable charge for labor, the car has since been starting and running without a problem for several weeks now. I delighted to have found a highly skilled, reasonable and honest mechanic to service my three cars.
I received great service at my last visit to Advanced Automotive. I had multiple things that needed to be done and it only took a few hours to complete. I am highly satisfied with my service and will be returning when I need work done.
Advanced Automotive always provides clear communications regarding repair/buy decisions. Scheduling is easy and appointments are available with a few days to a week.
I trust no other service station or car dealer!
From brakes to oil changed to tires, Advanced Automotive is the only place I'll take my vehicles. Quality of service, friendly and humorous exchanges make each visit enjoyable. Joe and John are the best no nonsense service station owners for at least a 50 m. radius. There are other places no far from AA that give you come on prices and then slam you in the end when you get your final bill
Service I can count on.
Repaired quickly, correctly and at a reasonable price. I rely on Advanced Automotive of Carmel.
Always great service
Joe and John changed the oil, replaced some tires, and solved a problem with the engine running rough. I always know I can rely on them for honest and reliable service.
Always a great experience with Advanced Automotive
I needed regular service on my 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited and called to make an appointment. Joe gave me one for the following Thursday. I mentioned I was taking the car on a long drive down south that Friday, so he said to bring in on Wednesday instead so he could give it a good look over, check tires, etc., before the trip. That's the kind of service and personal care that sets these guys apart. The work is always top-notch, the price is always fair, and there are never any "gotchas" when you bring your car here.
Easy to schedule, ready on time, and completed by trained professionals. What more could you want? :) We will go nowhere else! Thanks, guys!
Very Friendly, accommodating
I have been going to Advanced Automotive for 10 years. I trust them and know that they will not rip me off! Highly recommended!
Best auto repair center I've ever used
I've lived all over this country and had many used vehicles and many new vehicles. Never have I had the pleasure of dropping a vehicle off and not having to second-guess or doubt a diagnosis or charge like I do at Advanced Automotive which is just simply peace of mind. I'd like to thank them for being an honest and more than competent operation.
Definitely high quality professional service
As usual, quality genuine and great service at advance automotive. Joe calls me to let me know what needs to be done, the cost and also gives me options. I couldn't ask for a better experience where I get my car repaired. This last time, I left with my car sounding, running and feeling like new again. Can't say enough about thes guys!
The best service for reasonable prices.
I have been and stay with Advanced Automotive of Carmel because I can trust them to do the job right the first time. Always friendly and eager to please their customers.
Great service you can count on
Joe and the staff are always friendly and helpful and, most importantly, honest. Service with a smile that you can count on and trust.
Great People and Great Service
We were in Carmel for my son to take his drivers exam and I did not notice my car was past due for inspection. After stopping at 3 other places in Carmel that would not help we walked into Advanced. They were very busy and completely booked for the day but I explained the situation and they agreed to fit me in. They did the inspection quickly and we made it to the drivers exam just in time for the test. They saved my butt and my son passed the driving test! These are car guys. Look at the pictures on the walls when you are in the shop. The owners and employees have pictures of their classic cars which they have built themselves. They love to work on cars and they are proud of their work. I would highly recommend this shop to anyone.
high quality service and always professional attitude
used to do the work on my vehicles myself so I am pretty familiar with what has to be done to keep my cars running the way I like. Joe is really the only mechanic I trust these days. he explains what he has done to vehicle and you can be confident the work has been done the right way . great shop, would not go anywhere else.
Best Mechanics ever!
Joe and John deliver amazing service with a smile! They are extremely accommodating if you have an emergency and need you car worked on quickly
Great service and friendly staff
I was in and out fast, everyone was friendly and professional. I could not have had a better experience!
Safety Inspection and above the call assistance
Highest Quality and Professionalism. Went above and beyond to provide transport and delivery of auto after work was completed. More than "just business as usual". Greatly appreciate extra effort in addition to best and trusted service.
I have been a customer at Advanced since they first opened. Joe, Frank, John, and the staff are professional and friendly. They will patiently answer and explain any questions regarding my car's performance and give me an honest assessment in what is needed to correct the problem. If the problem is covered by the manufacturer, they will refer me to the dealership.
The team at Advanced Automotive are wonderful. They keep all 3 of our cars running smoothly.
You did it.
I dropped off my vehicle last minute with a large request and as is the case most times you delivered on time and even took care of a few items I hadn't made mention too but needed. Thanks again for you diligence.
Totally satisfied with the services provided at Advanced Auto. They are professional, courteous, and extremely knowledgable. I would recommend them without reservation.
no problem getting service, I was told about when my car would be looked at and it was.
work was done after checking with me and I will be back for future work.
Inspection & Service
Advanced Automotive took care of my safety inspection plus installed new brakes and tires. As always, the work done was top notch. Service is always prompt and flexible when scheduling service visits. Staff is always accommodating. Thoroughly satisfied with service provided.
My experiences with Advanced Automotive has always been of the highest quality. Whatever my auto requirements are are handled with expert professionalism. I wouldn't think of going anywhere else to have my auto serviced or repaired.
Came in for a simple oil change and received much more. They inform me had a trouble car and let me know that this was a warranty condition that should be brought back to dealership for repair instead of repairing there and charging me. They are always looking out for the customers. Thanks guys.
Advanced is th place I've used since they opened 25 years ago, wouldn't consider going anywhere else for all my automotive work.
real nice guys, with quality work.
air conditioning fixed, new brakes and great service. such a friendly respectful group at advanced automotive. thank you for your excellent service. ron and fran mccarthy
The best in car service, customer service, helpfulness, integrity, and friendliness--truly service with a smile
I have been going to Advanced Automotive for 14 years. It is a family business,. Complete integrity and honesty in their work and advice and incredibly helpful, accommodating, and always THERE when I have needed assistance. In this case, I needed tires, and, knowing I was stuck until I got them, Joe moved my appointment up and got the tires quickly. I trust Advanced Automotive completely. Even though I am moving out of state, I am happy that I will still be close enough to continue to take my car to Advanced Automotive. I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone looking for car service they can trust. Real old-fashioned service with a smile!
Once again I received outstanding service and my vehicle was ready for pickup much earlier than expected.
Quality, trustworthy, and friendly!
The title of my review says it all. If you want quality work from mechanics you can trust and friendly service this is the place to go.
Professional and looks out for the customer.
Joe is great as is his team. They are very dependable, professional, and really communicate so that the customer gets what they want and need at a fair price.
Fair pricing, honest evaluations and on-time service.
I count on Advanced Automotive of Carmel for all of my vehicles and have always received good service.
Great as usual
I have been a customer for many years---always professional and knowledgeable service.
Well I was looking for somebody that knows older cars, I have a 73 Camaro. I FOUND THAT PLACE!!! These two brothers know there sh--. I can't say enough positives about what they did to my car.They rebuilt the engine RIGHT not like the other place I brought it to two years ago in tarrytown. I can't thank advanced automotive enough,Thank you, Irv
Would never take our cars anywhere else!
Always satisfied with the service we get at Advanced Automotive of Carmel. Great guys and great, honest service!
Always there to help.
Always a pleasure to deal with.
I am always more then satisfied with the work done by Joe, Johm and all the mechanics at Advanced. I would never entertain the idea of going any where else. Honesty and great work is always top notch.
You guys done good as usual that's why I bring all three of my vehicles and now my daughters car there's no way I would travel 35 minutes to get to you if you guys weren't the best
Whenever I go to Advanced Automotive, Joe and John and the guys do a thorough job and a good one. They don't come up with unnecessary, phony repairs in order to charge me more. They DO, however, check to make sure everything is working right: come in for an oil change and they will also check all the fluids, check the tire pressure and the brakes, make sure your inspection is up-to-date, etc. They are always friendly and they know everything about cars.
Excellent expert service
As always honest, professional, excellent service. You can be 100% confidant that all repairs were necessary, fixed promptly and perfectly and were done in the most cost effective way. I am a loyal customer for lfe.
Quality service good advice neighborhood gem
Work on my vehicle always done right and on time. Advanced auto a professional shop, great mechanics who definitely know their craft. Would recommend them.
The folks here were very nice, and they accommodated me promptly after an initial phone query about replacing a headlight. They had to order the part, and it took less than a 1/2 hour to arrive. The only thing a little troubling was the cost. When I got home and searched for the same headlight's price online (for an end-user like me), I see that their mark-up was very high, even taking into consideration the time to install it.
Friendly and Accomodating
Excellent recordkeeping. Pulled up a record from prior year when needed. Quality of work excellent. Unfortunately, there are no weekend appointments for people who work during the week.
Love this Place!
I get my oil changed at AA consistently and they always go above and beyond to make sure I am well taken care. They know me and my husband my name and face AND even when they have an insane amount of cars for the day and are technically booked, when we're in a pinch, they get us in. You definitely need to trust your car with this organization!
the best service in town
always up front with repairs needed and pricing. car is ready when scheduled. friendly and courteous always. in general a great family run business!!
Joe & John are the best. Best service ever
Top quality business
Had my muffler welded and a brake fixed. All is well.
Trustworthy and always professional ,friendly service
John and joe lead a team of honest, skilled workers. This is the only shop I would trust my cars with.
Extremely competent, professional and accommodating
For a 2009 Saab, Joe was able to diagnose almost immediately the cause of a coolant leak and find the correct part for next day repair (not easy considering Saab parts can be difficult to locate. The entire experience was handled as quickly and efficiently as possible and I couldn't be more satisfied. Additionally, you have to respect a business who cares just as much about their employees as they do their customers.
Joe and John are great mechanics. Their work is superior to any other shop around, and your car will always be ready in a timely fashion, no matter how big the job. I recommend them without any reservation.
As always, great service!
I took my car in for an oil change and they took the time to also check the tires, find the key to the lock on the lug nuts, and then rotate my tires.
This should be your go to automotive place
I read a lot of reviews of various places before choosing to go to Advanced Automotive Hopefully this pays it forward to help someone else. I had a check engine light for a while and was nervous about bringing it in for the cost, time and sell ups that most mechanics try. I called and they fit me in the next day, although they were booked for an appointment. I immediately felt at ease when Joe talked to me like a person, not a dollar sign . He explained procedures that no one else would take the time to explain, as well as what work needed to be done soon and what could be done over time. I could go on and on about the professional manner of its employees while having a friendly and caring demeanor. Ive detailed my experience to friends and family who were amazed and bringing their cars there in the future. My husband and I were so pleased that he said we have to write a review.
Serviced, as scheduled
Service and annual inspection was performed on May 20, 2016. I arrived at the garage location, 8:00 am. Work was performed immediately; completed soon thereafter. No delays, just fine! After that, all maintenance questions were answered completely, as a guide to future visits.
These guys always go above and beyond to keep our family up and running.
All the guys at Advanced treat you like your part of their family or a close friend. Joe and John always squeeze me in when I have an emergency. Mike and all the guys are nice and answer all my silly questions.
Excellent professional and friendly service
I have been dealing with Advanced Automotive since they opened. They have always taken care of my vehicles needs and this last visit was no exception.
Fantastic Customer Service
The owners of the shop really helped a lot in getting my classic car back on the road as parts are difficult to find. They were knowledgeable and patient, and protected the car while it stayed at the shop.
2003 pontiac vibe tune up
the car is running better than ever for a 13 year old . 100,000 miles plus. thanks guys.
excellent service, place is run neatly and clean , they are fast
Totslly knowledgable, professional, and super friendly!!!
This automotive maintenance business ranks as the "Best of the Best". My friends and family been going to them for longer than I am able to remember. These guys are capable of quieting a rattle, to changing out a new engine, and anything in between. If the Lord tarries on my behalf, I'll be going to them until I reach life's "finish " line.
Joe and his crew once again delivered the professional, courteous service that I am used to receiving. Even if they are having a bad day, and we all have them, they are very respectful of their customers. I went in with what I thought was a simple NYS inspection due and it turned out to be so much more. I don't handle car repairs well but Joe is always patient and walks me through step by step. Yes I hate the expense but at least I always feel confident the work is done correctly the first time.
BEST IN THE EAST.
I HAVE NEVER HAD AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE, AS SUCH, AS I HAVE EXPERIENCED AT ADVANCED AUTOMOTIVE. THEY ARE UP TO THE MINUTE WITH SERVICES THAT YOU WOULD EXPECT AT TOP END, MORE EXPENSIVE SERVICE CENTERS OR AUTO DEALERSHIPS. MY RECENT VISIT THERE SAVED ME MORE THAN $125 QUOTED ME ELSEWHERE. THIS IS THE PLACE TO GO FOR SUPER, REMARKABLE AUTO REPAIRS.
Professional, reliable, honest business...
Joe and his staff are top notch. Always professional and reliable. I will continue to use them for years to come! I have recommended them numerous times. You will not be disappointed!! Susan Weigold Carmel, NY
I can trust Advanced Auto and have for several years They remain to keep a professional quality, yet a personal understanding of their customer's needs.
Extremely professional and friendly!
When it comes to service on your auto, not only are they reliable, but they make you comfortable with handling your vehicle. From accommodating your schedule, to as in my case, dropping you off at work while they work on your car. I can't praise them enough! Joe, John, Mike, and Sam, are professionals. If I have missed any one else I apologize. The mechanic shop to go to when your car needs help and tender loving care!
next best thing
the next best thing to having a mechanic in your family is to become a customer of Advanced Automotive. They take care of you like you were family and take care of your car like it was their own. Not only repairs what needs to be fixed but advises you on preventive care as well. Honest, friendly and knowledgeable
As always, Great Service
Joe and John have once again rendered great service. Their work is timely and highly capable, their service is friendly and cheerful.
As always, Great Service
Joe and John have once again rendered great service. Their work is timely and highly capable, their service is friendly and cheerful.
Best Service Business
As usual, I received excellent service on my car. The guys always go the extra mile for me with their experience and knowledge.
Thank you for all of your good work and honesty! I found Joe and Advanced Automotive about 2 years ago. Best thing that ever happened to me. Now my car runs like brand new, thanks to Joe and his great staff! Thanks guys. I truly appreciate all you've done!!
super knowledgeable and precise repair
I had a recurring problem and was told that nothing could be found and was checked by four other mechanics. When I brought it to Joe at Advanced Auto, he instantly found the problem I was noticing, sent for the part and car was repaired in three days. Prior to fixing the problem, I was told car was safe to drive but Advanced Auto assured me it was NOT and worked as quickly as they could to repair it. I am truly grateful for their honesty and expertise. The fact that I am safe driving my vehicle is well worth time and cost.
Joe and the staff at Advanced Automotive are terrific. Honest, dependable, great communication, and really know their business. I have always feel that I am treated as a valued customer. And did I mention honest!
Joe and John at Advanced are really terrific. My family has brought our cars to them for years. They give great service and go above and beyond to help you out. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
As always friendly, and a tune to detail and your concerns.
Always professional friendly and personal service. Willing to help in emergency. Can only give the very highest rating
The service at Advanced Automotive is always professional, courteous, and excellent value for your money! We have been customers for 20+ years and we have been more than satisfied with their service . They are always very accommodating and you know they will do the best job possible.
As always Joe you and Family / employees come through I never have to worry about th e Work Done Thank you Jack
OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL SREVICE
Joe has been servicing My Cars since they opened in Carmel, Honest, Dependable and never had a problem with any repairs. Also, I trust joe with my New Cars (not the dealers I purchased from). Would never go anywhere else. Great Team!! Your Loyal Customer.
Excellent service again
I have come to expect excellent service from Advance Auto and once again Joe and John delivered. They got my car on their schedule right away which is great because I was a little worried about the strange noise she was making. They fixed the problem as always. What I really appreciate is the peace of mind I get from having a great neighborhood mechanic. So many people dread having their car served but I know that I have a mechanic I can trust and they're looking out for me . Thanks guys.
Consistent great service, expert mechanic work! Lucky to have found them. They service my business trucks and personnel.
Complete and efficient service
As always, the recent scheduled service was complete and efficient, adding extra years and miles to my minivan.
Friendly trustworthy great guys
I always feel comfortable taking my cars to John and joe. They are professional, trustworthy , fair , honest which means a lot . It' is also great that I am able to use local business.
As usual good work at a good price honest and has my trust on all the work performed
Love this organization
Always bring my husband and i's cars here for all work needed. Honest and hard working company!
Contiued professional and caring service
I brought me car in for an oil change and Joe discovered that I also had a transmission leak. Even though Advanced doesn't service transmissions, he still wanted his findings confirmed by someone reputable and in the end I was able to get my car back on the road without the high expense. Again, Joe went out of his way to help me out and it didn't matter that Advanced Automotive wasn't going to profit from this repair, but it did matter that I was a customer and once again they wanted to do right by me. You don't find to many businesses that truly put a customer first. I am grateful once again!!!
Note from John DeJulio
Always great and efficient work. Thank you.
I needed a quick brake job...
I called Joe when I realized my brakes were grinding...metal tometal! I had a 4 oclock appointment, and needed my car. I know Joe doesn't like to be rushed, and I felt bad doing it, but he came thru! In and out like a pit-stop, but did not cut any corners! These guys are the greatest!
Joe and his team do great work!!! They usually are able to get you in & out same day~ if not definitely as quickly as possible. They do not do any "unnecessary work" we've all come to cringe at. You know, go in for an inspection and oil change only to be told you need a rack & pinion, new tires, new flux capacitor and the car is not road worthy in its current condition. NOT HERE!!!! They tell you in lay terms what you need (or don't) and why. They don't do any work without first calling and discussing cost etc. No surprises here when you walk in. They also work on and own classic cars, and owning and having them work on my "toy" I can say that they know what they're doing. HIGHLY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!
The work was done on time and correctly!
Every time I bring my family's cars here, the work is done on time and correctly the first time! Which is not true for some other shops nearby!
Above & Beyond
While traveling from Long Island tire pressure warning came on. I stopped & looked at tires which appeared ok. Called Joe & he gave me some advice as far as continuing to drive back home & told me to go right to shop when I got to town. When I arrived one of the technicians looked at my tires and found a nail. He proceeded to check all tires to be sure and then fixed my tire. I was good to go within 15/20 minutes. As always they were helpful, thorough & professional. Thanks Advanced Auto!
Always friendly and helpful with any questions you have.
My son needed snow tires the day before a big storm. As busy as they are, Joe was able to order the tires and put them on the same day I called. Always great service.
Screw in tire, couldn't go to work
I came to Advanced late in the afternoon with a screw in my tire and slow air leak- 1-day to go flat. I spoke to Joe and explained that I needed my car to go to work the next day. He was sympathetic and told me he would fix it first thing in the morning. In the morning, they took me in immediately and fixed my tire within the hour. Price was very reasonable. I will definitely be back when my car needs repair or maintenance.
Professional and personable
Work is done well, and always check before doing something that needed to be done, that we were not aware of. saving us a bigger expense later.
Outstanding service as usual and completed same day as promised.
Advanced Auto is the only place I bring my car. Joe and John have always given me and my family the very best service. Joe also goes the extra mile by keeping an eye on your inspections registration and keeps your tires rotated as needed while performing an oil change. Advanced Automotive has always been a great place to have your car serviced
Always honest and efficient
Always reliable and clearly extremely knowledgeable.
I am always very satisfied with the service at Advance.
Great, Friendly Service
Great group, quick and thorough service. Got us right in! Would definitely recommend a friend to utilize their services!
Dependable and honest
I have been a customer of Advanced Automotive for over 10 years. In that time I have found them to be dependable , honest and perform quality work. They look after your needs and help you to try and avoid problems in the future. They are a good solid local business and worthy of local support.
high quality service
Advance automotive has been servicing our cars from the day they opened for business. They have been reliable up front and honest with all of our repairs. I know the repairs & service is covered by their quality control. I have experienced a problem and they step up and resolve it with no excuses. I only wish they were open on weekends for convenience, (but You Can’t Have everything ) I recommend them to anyone who is looking for a service company.
No one touches my cars except Advanced Auto.
They always work towards the best solution to your problem. They're not there to sell you something that you don't need!
Professional recommendation in liau of replacing parts
I thought the car needed a brake job due to a vibration when applying the brakes. After inspecting the car they recommended a repair to the rotors that would take care of the problem and allow me to get the full life out off my brakes.
With each service I find myself more satisfied with the team at Advanced Automotive. It just doesn't get any better than this! Brian
the best car repair shop in putnam county
I have been going to advanced automotive for over 20yrs..they are honest with everything and they always do righy by the customer. routine maintenance regardless of price is something that is needed for a car and yeah you can go to those fly by night places for oil changes but when they forgot to put the oil back in your car you'll be wishing that you should have went to advanced automotive. Joe and all of his employees are knowledgeable and have more than enough qualifications to fix your car the right way ..the safe way..
High quality service, a little pricey for an oil change
It was a pleasure doing business here and we will likely bring our cars back for repairs. However, the cost of the oil change was more than double what we paid at the dealer so we won't return for routine maintenance.
I have been a customer since they first opened their doors. I have found them to be honest, friendly, and professional in dealing with a customer. An explanation of what is needed and will be needed in the future is always given before the work is done. On the day my son was to take his driving test, his car stalled out several times. Since there was no time to go home to get another car, I stopped at Advanced and explained the problem to Joe. Joe's father, Frank, accompanied my son to the test sight, just in case the car started acting up. (It didn't). How many repair shops would have done that?
this is the first time I use advanced automotive. I spoke to Joe all the time. every day he call me to give me a update on the car. they care very much above there customers and work. Work perform on a 2003 Pontiac Vibe was very detail to get this car back on the road. Replace air filter, new catalytic converter, rear muffler, replace battery and clean terminal, replace valve cover gasket, replace drive belt transmission fluid service and a oil change. since I got the car back, it running fine. thanks Joe.
Joe and staff provided great service, as usual, thanks - Hilton
Outstanding professional, and friendly
2 cars both over 11 years old. Both in great shape due to the care and reminders made by Joe, jonn, and their highly qualified staff. They have proven to be very honest,and friendly. We would never go anywhere else.
I bring my cars up from Yonkers to get service. Just had my oil changed this time around and a problem the dealer told me would cost me over $350 to fix was taken care of with ease and a couple of plastic tire caps. This is why I take time off from work to go up to Advanced Automotive
Well run, trustworthy shop
Always accomodating. A very professional operation. Good work, delivered on time, at a fair price. Bros. Joe & John and their staff are top-notch. As it is often difficult to find a good, trusted mechanic, I travel extra miles to go to these guys. Go, you'll be glad you did.
Have been coming here for years and the quality of service and attention keeps getting better! We know them and they know us! Makes things very easy
Happy customer of 10+ years.
Thanks for everything Joe!
Professional Service, Accomodating, and Quality Work
Joe and his crew of men are incredibly accomdating! I had an issue that they fixed promptly and efficiently. I've always had a great experience bringing my vehicle to Advanced, and will continue to recommend them to my family and friends!
Love this place
The team is great, they're honest about what needs to be done, timelines, fair prices. Definitely recommend:)
I have been a client of Advanced Automotive since 1993 and have always been completely satisfied with the service provided. Everyone, from Frank, Joe & John to the newest employee, is professional, courteous and very accommodating. As mechanics they are the greatest Joe takes the time to listen to my description of my car's problems, even though I am not too good at explaining them, tells me what is wrong and the repairs needed. On a personal note, I appreciate that Joe & John, on numerous occasions, arranged to pick-up and return my car when I was unable to leave my ill husband alone. I have recommended family and friends and they have all been very satisfied with the service received
General Oil Change
A good service was performed as usual along with an additional service request done efficiently and quickly.
Reliable courteous service and not over priced
I was recommended to Advanced Auto by a friend. Each time I call, someone actually answers the phone. No recordings, no voicemail, but a live person. I am always accommodated with a convenient appointment and my car is repaired. I have a problem with burning a lot of oil so I was told I could randomly bring my car in and it would be checked which I thought was great. Joe is great. He is extremely honest and I don't feel I am overcharged at all. Overall I am completely satisfied and very happy with my decision to change mechanics. I should've done it a long time ago.
Joe: You and your crew did a great job, as usual, in ordering/replacing my tires and with the alignment. Thus far I am very pleased with the ride and thank you for your recommendation in going with Cooper Tires, thanks again - Hilton
They are honest and reliable. When Toyota quoted me over 300 dollars for a repair, I brought my car to Advanced Automotive and they did the same repair for 160 dollars. I would never go anywhere else.
After a complete brake system rebuild, my 13 year old Infinity G35 stops on a dime !
They gave me a quick appointment as I had not realized my inspection was expiring and they were great in getting my car back to me when I needed it by.
Professionalism and honesty at its best!
I drive 30 minutes to bring cars to Joe and the gang, and pass probably 10 other repair shops on the way. Enough said!
As usual the service you provide is terrific. You feel comfort table just sitting and waiting for whatever service is needed. Yes I would recommend to a friend and neighbor . As a matter of fact on my way home I met my neighbor Fran and told her about you guy's and her answer was she already is your customer and is very happy.
Overall experience since 2002.
I've used Advanced Automotive since 2002 and they have always been reliable and eager to ensure everything is done properly. They may not be the least expensive but they are definitely worth what is charged. They don't look for opportunities to add on to what is needed.. They will frequently suggest that you defer maintenance if it is not required. It is always great to work with an organization that is trustworthy, professional and reliable.
New Car Inspection
Joe is always very accommodating on short notice whenever I need him. They always do the best work ever. Very trusting and reliable.
Great people, professional service
★★★★ ★ as always
Professional, honest, trustworthy
Joe, John & their Staff are always friendly, and they do professional work. They always make sure the customer is satisfied. We can always count on them to be honest & consistent. We have trusted them with our vehicles for over 15 years. We recommend Advanced Auto to family & friends.
Joe and staff, thanks for your excellent service at a stressful time --- I ALWAYS feel my car is in good hands at Advanced Auto ---Regards.
Great people to work with, my car always comes back perfect!
Staff is always friendly and helpful and my car always comes back in perfect shape -- I think they are really fair and honest guys. Highly recommended!
I had a problem with my car and Joe and staff like always had it fixed at a reasonable price and in a professional manner. Thank you for always taking care of my family's vehicles.
I am very appreciative of the way everything was explained to me thoroughly. The service and courtesy were above par. I am thankful we chose them to take care of our automobile.
Check Engine light problem.
Been a loyal customer since the beginning of time. The wife's car had a check engine light problem and once again Joe &John were able to diagnose the problem, get her car back. She happy,I'm Happy. Great job and always friendly people to deal with.
I brought my car in to have it serviced and made a list of what I thought needed to be done. Joe called me and told me the only items that needed to be done was an oil change and a tire rotation. I would never have known if more of the otems needed to be done but Joe and everyone in his shop is so honest that the above mentioned only needed to be done. A couple of days later my abs light went on. Brought it back to see what was wrong and Joe felt so badly that I had just brought the car in a few days prior that not only did he fix the sensor on the brakes but put a new sensor on and only charge me the price he paid for the sensor and there was no labor charge. This is so refreshing in this day and age to fine an auto garage that is so unbelievably honest. Take you car to Advanced Auto and you will never be disappointed with service and the mechanics who work there.
25 Five Star Service
The team at Advanced Automotive of Carmel provides the highest level of service and customer service. I had my front breaks and set of new tires. The truck rides fabulously! Thanks Joe and your staff, always a pleasure to do business with you. If I could give you 25 stars, I would!!! Marion
Very honest mechanic that I trust.
Honest and Friendly
Our family have been using advanced automotive since they opened....we won't ever bring our cars any where else. The guys at advanced auto will always tell you how it is and will try to fix your car at the lowest cost to you if possible.
Fantastic as usual
Had to have 2 vehicles inspected and as usual received prompt and courteous service. Have been a client for over 20 years now and have never had a problem. Being a single female I would not trust anyone else with my vehicles and never feel like I am being taken advantage of!! Alot of places see $$ signs when they see a single female. No worries at Advanced and I always recommend them to all my girlfriends.
Always great service
The guys at Advanced Automotive are the best! They explain repair procedures well & are honest & friendly. I recommend them to everyone.
1st time customer and very happy with the quality of service and customer care!! THAnks joe!!
Joe and his crew are the greatest. No schmoozy upselling. Joe takes care of what needs to be taken care, will make recommendations, but never pushy, and I am sure only things he feels I really need. A real gentleman!
We have used Advanced for over twenty years and we do this because we trust the service. Service this time was inspection and oil change and all was done that day. We trust the service on our cars and never have to go back for same repair.
Took car in for inspection and anything that needed taken care of was, promptly as always.
Best Mechanics Around
My mom suggested I try Advanced Automotive after hearing me complain time after time about the previous shop I went to. I am always so happy now - Advanced Automotive is truly the best. They are so honest, helpful and reliable. They have made big and small repairs on our vehicles over the years. I recommend Advanced Automotive to everybody!!
Did a great job and very professional
High Quality Service
As always , we were very satisfied with the timely professional service we received this week. Although Joe, John and the crew were swamped with work , they fixed the tire on our Chevy,changed the oil,and inspected the car as well. The car was ready to be picked up the next day.
Advanced Automotive Quality
Advanced Automotive of Carmel is one the best places to get your vehicle repaired or serviced. Joe and the guys have been taking care of my vehicles for years.They have handled some pretty major repairs,and my vehicles always left the shop running like new. If you want your car to run like the day you bought it take it to Advanced Automotive of Carmel.
Always professional, friendly and honest. Does great work.
Oil change with no appointment
I was greeted with happy faces and they squeezed my car in and I was driving away in 20 min it was great I love going there it's not a chore. But
Joe does it again!
I have been doing business with joe for many years. I wouldn't trust my car with anyone else. He always calls with an update on my vehicle and he is always to easy to talk to.
At Advanced Automotive of Carmel, Inc you will not be disappointed! The service is great, the staff is professional and friendly, and the work is top quality and reliable.
My husband and I have been using Advanced for over 11 years and would not trust anyone else with our cars. My last car reached over 200,000 miles and I truly believe it was due to their maintenance and care. When we get oil changes they are not just performing that service, but also checking the vehicle and letting you know what may be needed to prevent future problems. They are honest and knowledgeable.
Great service, friendly professional staff!
I have been a customer of Advanced Auto for many years and I have only the best things to say. The service is excellent and they stand behind their work 100%. Competent, pleasant, friendly and HONEST!!!
Outstanding as usual
Top Quality Service
I have been a customer at Advanced Automotive since 2000. A friend recommended them to me for an alignment problem that the dealer and two alignment shops were unable to diagnose or repair. I have been a loyal customer ever since. Joe and John are very capable automotive diagnosticians and have always been fair and honest. When I bring them a problem they make it right the first time.
I never had a better experience time after time at an auto repair shop clean,neat,professional and the price was right. I have three vehicles all three vehicles will always go to advanced automotive. It's a testament on how good the shop is that it's always busy,always.
better than the dealer service
as always, top notch work from skilled mechanics....in and out of the shop in a timely fashion ......i always drive away from AA confident that my auto is safe for me and more importantly, for my wife to drive
Friendly, honest and efficient.
I've been a customer of Advanced Automotive for years. I bring my car here for every job- big or small. The guys are efficient and do a thorough job. Joe is honest and always calls with a diagnosis before proceeding with any unexpected work. He remembers all of his customers and does a great job of getting you in for an appointment at your convenience. Love this small business. Best auto shop in town!
Best car care I know of !
With out a doubt this family owned and operated shop is the BEST place to take our vehicles. Professional, well trained and absolutely go the "extra mile" to make you happy. A+++
As a woman you are always afraid of getting ripped off by car repair places. I feel comfortable going to AA as there have been times when I thought a major repair was needed and it turned out to be something very minor. They always accommodate my schedule and are friendly and professional. I am so glad I found a car repair shop I can trust
Once again I am extremely satisfied with the service I received at Advanced Automotive. Joe, John and there employees always do a great job the first time. They do an outstanding job at a fair price.
It was my first time going to advanced automotive and my experience was very pleasant! Service was great and the owner was very friendly, chatting with me as I waited. He seemed very focused on customer service... I would recommend them.
I always receive excellent service from Advanced, even when I bring my car in for some problem that in hindsight, I could have figured out for myself. I am never overcharged and I am always treated with respect. I would recommend Advanced to anybody who is looking for quality service.
Same old, same old
Same old friendliness same old timeliness, same old superior expertise, same old feeling that I can totally trust in their honesty, fairness and professionalism. Thats why they are still #1.
Quick and Painless
Joe diagnosed a noise I had complained about coming from my 2011 Ford Fiesta's engine as a shoddy engine mount. The part was ordered, I came back a few days later, and it was replaced quickly. His diagnosis of the problem was what surprised me the most, as Ford was unable to figure this out themselves. We are lucky to have a mechanic shop like this in our area. After so many poor experiences elsewhere, I can't imagine dealing with anyone else in the future.
As in the past the politeness and professional manner in which they deal with their customers was evident. I always my car is in good hands at Advanced Automitive.
Excellent service, very knowledgeable technicians, professional in all respects
I recently scheduled my SAAB for a complete wheel alignment following the installation of performance shock dampers and lowering springs. They immediately knew what effect these changes would have on the alignment geometry and did a superb job. They also took the initiative and performed a state inspection which was soon to be due. In the past they have performed alignment work, engine diagnostics, and electrical repair on two Mustangs that I had modified for the track. I have done business with Advanced Automotive over an approximately ten-year period, and have always be 100% satisfied. They are truly professional technicians, and provide the highest level of customer satisfaction. I recommend their services without reservation.
Top mechanics and great service
My van needed repairs to the steering, as well as a few other important fixes that Advanved completed quickly and for a reasonable price. It is so hard to find a repair shop that you can trust but that's the way I feel when I drop my vehicle off with them. Thanks again Brian
Found the problem. Fixed it. Car runs beautifully now! Perfect!
Quick and friendly
Very knowledgeable and helpful. I will always bring my car here because I feel like I'm getting genuine answers from the people that are helping me
Excellent service in every way Would highly recommend Advanced Auto to all . In my experience all work was completed on time and done expertly.
Simply The Best
Joe, John, Frank and all of their workers are the best. I have been a customer since they opened their doors. Great service, honest and fair prices. I would and have recommended them. Keep up the good work.
dependable, honest, professional and reasonable
My family and I have been going to Advanced Automotive for years now (5 Cars). Even though we live in Dutchess we go out of our way to have Joe and the guys take care of our automotive needs at his shop in Carmel. With Joe's honesty, professional work and reasonable prices makes us a family that has finally found a mechanic that we can trust and have confidence in knowing we're not getting ripped off by having things done that are not needed. Thanks Advanced Automotive!
Fabulous Mechanics and Wonderful People
My car feels much better. I appreciate that you find things which need attention and give me the option of now or later. You provide great service! I trust you completely! Thanks again!
Best Service Center
Having worked as a mechanic for many years, I am very picky about who I want servicing my vehicles. Joe and his staff are one of the most competent service centers in the area. They are extremely knowledgeable, reliable and honest. It is nice to know that when you take your car in for service, they will only do what is needed and do it right. Their customer service is top notch as well. Would highly recommend them to anyone.
Always helpful in a pinch!
After a mishap with my car, I needed to have my tires checked by Joe. As I drove up, I realized that the shop was closed that day due to the fact they were sealing their driveway. Joe and Mike were there and realized my panic. Joe told me to bring it up and they would take a quick look. It was like having my own pit crew. They took care of the tires and sent me on my way. I was extremely grateful. Thank you!
Advanced Automotive always provides a great service and great prices.
Great Service at a Fair Price
I've dealt with many Auto Repair shops in my years and quite frankly half the time I've wound up feeling like I have to fight for fairness because they've seen 'a woman coming'. But NOT here at Advanced Automotive. Joe and his whole staff were more than pleasant to deal with. The estimate given was fair and accurate the work done was well above average and Yes! I will be taking my vehicles back when other work is needed. Is Advanced maybe more expensive than other mechanics in the area? Probably a little bit but the adage does hold true you get what you pay for and at Advanced Automotive I paid for great service and quality work which is exactly what I got! Thank you!
Great Job, Very Skilled
Brought in a 50 year old car with many issues. Joe and John were very honest and professional when going over all the repairs. Could not be happier with the results. The patience and knowledge they showed are things you don't find everyday.
Had yearly inspection done. As always all staff courteous and professional always a pleasure doing business with Advance Automotive.
High quality service!
We have found that our experience with Advanced Automotive has always been both friendly and professional with a high quality of service. Always satisfied with the work we have had done.
Excellent service fast turnaround never have to worry once u leave from there shop!!
Very satisfied with Advanced Autos service. I have been going to them since they opened. On my last visit I brought my truck in on the wrong Monday, but they fit me in anyway. Excellent mechanics.
Excellent service at Advanced Automotive
I was able to come in at the end of a busy day to have my car battery charged. Conversations and time spent were all positive. I was offered a ride home but declined. Joe stayed late and called me back way after hours to pick my car up the same night and I was able to go on a family visit the next day which was very important to me. If not for Joe, I would not have been able to go. Who could ask for a better mechanic who also called me a couple days later to see if all was well with the battery and my trip. I could not ask for more. AA gets the highest rating!!
It is so refreshing to deal with your old fashioned neighborhood mechanic. Joe and his folks are pleasant to deal with and immediately give you a sense of trust and confidence. You can keep your major dealerships; I'm sticking with Advanced Automotive for all my auto needs. Keep up the great job folks. It is much appreciated.
As usual it was great!
We called because we forgot to have our car inspected. It was overdue 2 months. We called and explained what happened (including a ticket) The answer was: " bring it in and I'll squeeze it in " they were very busy but they managed to take care of our car right away. What a service! Again we can only recommend them to anyone regardless of the problems they may have with their car. THANK YOU for a great service.
Most honest guys in Putnam County
Joe and John are the best they are trustworthy honest and never say something you don't need
Advanced Automotive is an excellent business. They deliver excellent service and have been dealing with them for years. You can trust this business with your automobile and know that you are not getting ripped off. I would highly recommend this business to any and everyone! I have been to many places to have my cars serviced/repaired and this is the best by far!
Joe is my go to guy when I have any issues with my car. When you receive courteous service , why take you car anywhere else
I was a GM Tech for 10 yrs and can no longer work on my own cars. Joe and his Team at AAOC were recommended to me and I've never been better served. These Gentlemen have so impressed me, I have my whole extended family, some from hours away, asking me to bring their cars to MY mechanic. There aren't enough stars here for my recommendation. Thanks Guys
Over the years, I have experienced trust,best decision making, kindness, and quality work. Always ready to transport me to work. Greatly appreciate having work done on my car with people I can trust.
Competence is the norm.
The service is great. Repairs are completed in a timely manner and are done correctly. The pricing is fair and they will work with you on prioritizing what repairs need to be completed to keep the labor and parts costs low. I've never had to bring a car back to correct a shoddy repair which I had to do with other mechanics in the area.
NEVER AT A LOSS FOR THE GREATEST AUTO SERVICE IN ALL OF PUTNAM COUNTY. HONEST AND TRUSTWORTHY IN EVERY ASPECT OF AUTO CARE. THEY HAVE ALWAYS HAD MINE, AS WELL, AS OTHER'S SAFETY IN MIND.
Joe and John are always on the mark! My family have been coming to them for years. They are very trust worthy. Never trying to work on your car when it doesn't need to. Will always recommend them!
A trustworthy business
I am very happy with the service. Even on short notice Advanced Automotive has been able to accommodate my needs. Always professional and courteous. The job gets done right.
As always very professional. It's nice to be treated respectfully. Joe always thoroughly explains my needed repairs in detail so that I understand what is being done. Would highly recommend Advanced Automitive to others.
JUST HAD A STATE INSPECTION AND TIRE ROTATION. NO HARD SELLS AND ONLY NEEDED HALF A TIRE ROTATION TO KEEP ALL TIRES IN BALANCE. ANOTHER JOB PROFESSIONAL JOB.
Great Service With A Smile
Great service and fair pricing - Thank you Joe & John. Hope you enjoyed pizzelles!!! Will definitely recommend Advanced Auto to our neighbors and friends.
We have been brining our vehicles to Advanced Automotive of Carmel for several years. Joe, John and their team always do an amazing job. They keep you informed - so you know what is going on. They are honest, hard working, reliable and the best mechanics around. I can't say enough about how great they are and recommend them to everybody!!
Needed new tires on short notice. The guys there hooked it up.
Advanced Automotive of Carmel
I highly recommend Advance Auto for their professional, friendly & courteous manner & work ethics.
Always Our Go To Place
We have been bringing our cars to Advanced Automotive for over 20 years and have never been disappointed. Joey and John run a business based upon integrity and honesty and we trust them implicitly. Several years ago we had a Ford Windstar that had a sensor light that would constantly go on and off. We bought it to the Ford dealership three times and they could not find out the cause. The fourth time we brought the car to Joey and he found the problem instantly. We couldn't be happier with the personal service they provide and highly recommend them to everyone we know.
All service to my truck was first class. Will go back next time I need anything done. Very happy.
honest and friendly
I had my oil changed this time,in the past I've had brakes.batteries,etc.every time was a pleasure.they never tried to sell me anything I didn,t need.
Great service and great guys
These folks are very trustworthy and provide super service. They have handled anything that has come up with our vehicles and provide thoughtful advice on how best to address the repair. Always happy with the results! Highly recommended.
Entrusted all my and my family's safety and repair work to Advanced Automotive for over 25 years. Their work and attention to detail has been outstanding!
Very professional service and attention to detail.
Top Notch always!!
I've been going to Advanced Automotive for about 20 years now and I can't imagine taking my automobile anywhere else!!! I trust them completely!! Always kind and courteous and they know what they're doing! Simply stated, they're the BEST! This past visit was just for an oil change and to check a tire sensor which they had me in and out in no time. If you're looking for quality work, I would highly recommend them!
What can I say...Advanced Automotive is the best in the business. I never worry about my car when it's in the capable hands of the auto mechanics that are employed there. No matter what the problem, your car will be taken care of efficiently and in a timely manner. As a long-time customer, I am always treated with friendliness and respect. I would not take my car anywhere else.
Pleasure to do business with
When I work with them, I feel like Ithey have my back. Their customer service is excellent. They have always helped me out in a time of need. Their work is prompt and efficient. I recommend them to all my friends.
Love these guys
They are honest and nice. What more can you ask for?!?! Joe let me know what was wrong with my car. Told me it had to get fixed, told me what he estimated it would cost me if I used them. No pressure to use them, even left an easy open for me to get quotes from other places. I'm using them, enough said.
Honest and reliable!
Extremely honest and thorough.. will definitely be bringing my car there for now on....
Great service, as always
Had an issue with my engine, and service was quick and easy. Couldn't ask for a better experience from a mechanic!
The team at Advanced Automotive of Carmel, Inc. is always professional, helpful and gets the job done fast! Whenever we have needed them for any of our 4 family cars, they get us in ASAP, & the work is done fast & with precision. So happy that we found them! I recommend them to everyone who is in need of automotive repairs. Joe & John are the best, & are truly a community business.
A Family run Business
Advanced Automotive of Carmel is an automotive service shop that you can trust. They will give you an honest assessment of your vehicle when you bring it in and will only do work that is necessary. Joe from Advanced Automotive is a very friendly and personable individual. Joe addresses all of your concerns and questions very professionally. If it is only to put air in your tires or a major automotive repair Advanced Automotive is the place to go. I will say when you leave Advanced Automotive you will feel very confident that the work was done properly. I highly recommend Advanced Automotive for vehicle maintenance.
Calling Joe I felt guilty at asking if I could come by on a Friday for a NYS inspections, especially as it was only the second time I'd been there. But he gave me a time window and graciously toolk care of it. Everyone at Advanced Automotive is informative, helpful and always quick to respond!
Top notch service.
Been a customer for many years. Service is always great.
Reliable, fast and honest for the last 15 years
Very knowledgeable crew that explains the issues in a comprehensive way and offers honest repair opinions and never has mislead me over the many years I have been a customer. Not only top mechanics, but also good friends
Been doing business with Advanced Automotive since they opened. They are the best service oriented mechanics we ever had and will not take our cars anywhere else.It is a pleasure to do business with an honest family business with people of integrity who excel in automotive mechanics.
I love these guys.
Joe & John with Advanced Automotive are the best auto mechanics I've worked with. They are highly capable, trustworthy and kind. Joe has gone out of his way to keep us on the road with the best and most affordable care. I thought I was their favorite customer, but it appears from other reviewers that they treat everyone this well. You won't regret being a customer!
Confident when leaving the lot
I have used Advanced Automotive for 16 years and have never had an issue with their work or customer service. Finding a reliable auto service shop is a difficult task, finding one that is also reasonable and stands behind their work is nearly impossible. Advanced Automotive is that rare shop that provides all 3, great service, reasonable pricing, and they stand behind their work. They have advised me when it's time to retire a vehicle rather than have me continue to pump money into it. However, if I chose to keep the vehicle running, they will assist with the repairs. Thank you Joe and John.
Joe and John are in one word, AMAZING! They have been our mechanics for over 15 years. Not only are they great mechanics, but almost as important personable and reliable. Whenever I have had an emergency issue with one of our cars they always find a way to fit us in. Their prices are fair and you know that the job was done and done the way it should be! They communicate with you about your car issues in a timely manner, even to tell you when your son's 14 year old car has served you well and it is time to go. They never fix things that are unwarranted. They stand behind their work. I personally make good use of the "while you wait" 8 am appointments for oil changes and inspections. Our children have waited to come back to Joe and John to service their cars, even though they live far away. Joe and John treat you like family.
Easy, friendly and great place to have the car fixed
Joe did all he could to get me going and on my way. He listened and got it done right the first time
Joe at Advanced Automotive of Carmel is competent, trustworthy and always professional. We completely trust him and his staff's expertise with diagnostics and repairs of our vehicles. He has integrity and treats his customers with respect. He is flexible with scheduling maintenance and repairs accommodating busy schedules.
2ND TO NONE BY FAR ADVANCED AUTOMOTIVE HAS SUPERIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE GREAT HOURS AND CARES FOR THEIR CUSTOMERS. THAT'S HOW YOU FEEL AFTER VISITING THEIR ESTABLISHMENT FOR REPAIRS. ALSO, SOMETHING TO NOTE,IT'S AMAZING HOW THEY KEEP THIS ESTABLISHMENT CLEAN TO THE POINT YOU CAN PROBABLY EAT OFF THE FLOOR. WHEN I WAS THERE I OBSERVED CUSTOMERS LEAVING ESTABLISHMENT SMILING AND THANKING THE COUNTER PERSON BEHIND DESK. I WILL DEFINETELY VISIT AGAIN WHEN NEEDED. THANKYOU
Always a pleasure!
I didn't have an appointment but they knew the necessity of me coming in to get my headlights done. In addition to that, they noticed I was due for oil change and checked my tires, and doors, etc. They took care of me and didn't have to wait long. They are the most trustworthy mechanic in the Hudson Valley that I know! They will be honest with you and they guarantee their work! You can't ask for a better mechanic! Thank you!!!!!!
I have been going to Advance Automotive for years. I really trust Joe and John for all my automotive needs with all my cars. I won't trust anyone else.
Very simply put, had a car problem, they solved it immediately. Go me back on the road again in record time.
AAA1 repair station in local area
Advanced Automotive of Carmel is a superior service repair station. My family has been doing businsss with them for years. They have the utmost integrity, knowledge, and professionalism. You can rest assured that your vehicle is in capable hands. We are very fortunate to have this repair station in our area. We look forward to many more years of their expertise.
You are the most honest and helpful auto shop in the area. would definitely go back in the future
Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
Thank you to both Joe and John and the crew for being always honest and professional when servicing my 2010 Chevy Equinox. The care of my car is very important to me, and I always knew that with Advanced Automotive Care of Carmel I had nothing to worry about. My husband an I are moving to another state, and I told both Joe and John that I would travel back to Carmel for car care. Again, I thank the entire crew in the shop. Alice formerly from Carmel, NY
The Elusive Check Engine Light...
I brought it in for the check engine light on a Sienna. We just moved to town and was looking for someone, I felt like we brought it to the right place. Owner was friendly and helpful and I felt like he was honest with us and kept us updated during the fix re: cost and timelines. It's a bit of hike for me to get there but I won't hesitate to drive (or tow!) my vehicle back there when we have an issue in the future.
Over 20 years of great service!
I have been using advanced automotive for 20 years and have never had a bad experience. I know Frank, John, Joe and several of the mechanics and they always take care me. I trust them to work on the vehicles my wife and children drive. I know they care about their customers and the community. I highly recommend them to everyone I know.
The best auto mechanics ever!!
We have been bringing all our cars to Advanced Automotive for over 20 years. Joe and John will never do work that isn't necessary. They always explain your options, give their recommendations and help you make a clear decision. And their work is top notch!
Great Service, in and out, I drive up from the Bronx when I need something done on my vehicles!
Always professional, honest service.the only shop I use. Extremely knowledgeable and competent team
Professional and quality service
Every time I bring one of my vehicles in for service I know Advanced Automotive will do what they say they will, and communicate if additional work needs to be done or not, as well as fixing them correctly the first time.
Terrific people. Very comfortable waiting area. Job done quickly and professionately. Have recommended to others includeding my son.
Advanced Automotive has been my go to place for everything I need for my cars. Recommend by a friend and neighbor 15 years ago I wouldn't consider going anywhere else. I have introduced friends and family to Advaced Automotive and they have been equally as impressed as I have been for over a decade. Reliable honest and accommodating is what comes to mind when I deal with Joe and His brother John from Advanced Automotive.
will always go back
I have been dealing with Advanced Automotive from the time the opened up their shop in Carmel, I have always been treated with the upmost respect from all of the professional workers and owners. The work I have had preformed on my vehicles has been done in a professional manner and I have always drove away knowing my vehicle was in the best shape. Throughout the years I have brought many vehicles to Advanced and will continue to do so. They treat you like family and make you feel safe when you leave with your vehicle.
Great Price & Great Service
I had to replace a battery. I had returned to the center form which I'd bought my old unit to buy a new one and have a new one installed. I was told by my old service center that the cost of the battery I wanted had increased. I wasn't surprised until I was told that the cost of the battery had increased by 75%! I wanted a specific unit and "googled" the manufacturer's website and found a couple of local service centers; Advanced Automotive of Carmel was one of the official distributors. Calling them I was quoted an excellent price for my new battery. When I arrived I was immediately taken care of in a professional and friendly manner. Again, I was pleasantly surprised to find that the cost of the battery included the removal of the old unit and installation of the new one; I had expected another fee for installation. I was in and out of Advanced Automotive in less than 15 minutes with an excellently priced new battery.
Like part of the family
I have gone to Advanced Automotive of Carmel since I was 16 with my very first car. Joe and his staff are friendly, reliable and efficient. I will always recommend Advanced to anyone with an automotive issue.
Has given me 14 yrs of great service.
Advanced auto does an awesome job with fixing my car. I definitely recommend them for any service.
Honest ,reliable and fair.
I have done business with Joe, John and their team for about 20 years. They always fix my car right the first time. They are honest fair and reliable. They are the type of mechanic your wife or daughter could walk into and not be taken advantage of. I have recommended them to family and friends. Everyone has been extremely satisfied with them. I will continue to use them for all my automotive needs and will recommend them to anyone who ask's for a good mechanic.
Advanced Automotive is the best!
Honest, great work, done quickly.
The only place I'll get my car fixed!
Friendly staff! Advanced Automotive of Carmel is honest and loyal to their customers!
Excellent as usual
Joe and his staff are great to deal with. Appointment times mean something and Joe is a straight shooter. I especially like the way he deals with NYS Inspections. Unlike other local places I have used I don't always "need" windshield wipers or brakes or something else. I highly recommend them.
The service and advice I am given by this Auto Repair shop is what I expect. Diagnosis is right on target, for me. Options are presented if there are any. Correct parts are used, and repairs are performed as told to me before the work is done. - I have a good understanding of automotive functioning. I know what a car need to be working right again. I do not want anything less that, nor do I want to be "oversold" on services I do not really need. Both of these conditions are met by the excellence and honesty of this fine Garage, Advanced Automotive, in Carmel, NY.
I have been going to Advanced Automotive for over 10 years. I told a friend I wanted an honest mechanic (I was a young girl who didn't have automotive experience and had been taken advantage of in the past) and they recommended Joe at Advanced Automotive. I have never taken my car anywhere else since then. Joe has always been honest to me on what services need to be done and which could wait some time. Everyone who works at Advanced Automotive is very helpful. It is a family run business and the employees make you feel like family when you are there.
I don't like to bring my car anywhere else.
Joe and his team are the only place I bring my car. I've been using them for years and I learned the hard way. After taking one of my cars to the dealer three times, Advanced fixed on the first try. After bad advice from another shop on a different car, Joe gave me the real scoop. They are qualified and honest, a combo that is hard to find these days.
When I moved up to Putnam County I asked a friend for a referral for a mechanic, they gave me Advanced Automotive. I have never been happier. They have proved to be honest, reliable, and have taken great care of all the cars I have had in the past 10 years. They are great at reminding me when routine maintaince needs to be done, and have been there in emergencies, such as when the brake light went on, and tire failures. I feel like they are part of my family!!!!!
Best reliable service anywhere.
Every time I call Advanced Automotive Joe and John are always friendly and very helpful. Our cars are always ready within a reasonable time frame, even when given short notice of a problem. My sons have stopped by to have head lights replaced without an appointment and someone always takes the time to help them out. I always feel comfortable and trust the work being done on our cars.
Great service - never disappointed!
Joe, John and team deliver. Quality work and great advice on what needs to get done, what should can done and what can wait. Always know what I am getting into and what to expect. No one likes paying for car repairs, but I am always sure I got what I paid for.....
After all of these years service and workmanship is still excellent, hope to return for many more years
Top Notch Mechanics
Just moved into the neighborhood, was pleasantly surprised to find a local car mechanic that knows his stuff. Between two cars and traveling over 40,000 miles per year, you can easily expect that my "hotel Honda" is in for repairs often. They are very respectable,and skilled in their trade. I have never once needed to return the car for the same issue. He has also given me appointments on a minute's notice which is very convenient. I have and highly recommend this mechanic to service your car for reliable and honest workmanship.
Fine service and friendly people
My Jeep had a leak and after having it towed in, I got a prompt answer to the problem. The repair was finished in a timely fashion. Now I am able to get my tough jobs done with out the using my family car.
Service has always been great, and very reliable.
Professional, as always
Thank you, once again, Advanced Automotive for taking care of me, and my car, with such professionalism. Service is always thorough and timely, even when it's simply an oil change. I am always appreciative of the suggestions you make for future service visits. Being someone who is always fearful of car repairs, Joe always makes me feel at ease. I would recommend Advanced to friends and family.
My family has used advanced automotive for more than 10 years. Honest mechanics that do an excellent job.
My family has used advanced automotive for more than 10 years. Honest mechanics that do an excellent job.
Best place in town!
They always do an exceptional service on my car. They have my complete trust. Joe and John are friendly, and always ready to help and give advice on anything about a vehicle.
Great service with great people is always a success.
Competent and personable
Joe and John (and staff) are competent, reliable and honest. Always on schedule. Willing to look for ways to save money for the customer, but committed to using top-quality parts, not junk imports. And they make their inspections in a way that warns me if something may require replacement now or the near future. Safety first - which I appreciate. I have been using their service for at least a decade. Always satisfied.
Excellent work and friendly staff.
5. Stars. Professional, fast service,outstanding relationship with customers, excellent work, what's not to like.
Trustworthy, courteous car care
I am a return customer to Advanced Automotive and would recommend Joe to everyone. You are guaranteed truthful information about your car and exceptional, personal service. Joe assessed my needs - in this case for tires - and made the recommendation that he would do for his own family.
Great service at a fair price.
I have always used Infinity service for my G35. With this as my baseline, Advanced beats them in virtually every category !
Nobody touches my cars but Advanced Auto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Honest,Fair,and friendly! I,have found a new home for my car service needs!! Advanced Automotive.
Advanced Automotive is the best!
Everyone at Advanced Automotive are top of the line mechanics, they not only take pride in their work, they also are honest & the best people to deal with. They're definitely a first class operation!
Been going to advanced auto for many years and always had positive experiences. Joe is honest and always explains what the problem is with your vehicle and what the repair will entail. Never knew Advanced Auto was a great place to buy tires from also. Bought two sets of tires from them and Joe is knowledgeable about the tires he sells and I value his opinion when it comes to choosing a tire type/brand. would not go anywhere else for my auto needs.
Recent exhaust system replacement
Joe went out of this way to help me use some manufacturer's credits I had to lower my overall cost. Then, the work was done in a totally professional manner. I have used Advanced Automotive many times before; always with total satisfaction. I have also given my recommendation to others, when appropriate. The only drawback to Advanced Automotive is its location: I have to be able to take in my car and then get home, unless I just wait until the work is done.
Usual Good Experience
As in the past, a very good experience. Work performed as promised and completed in a timely manner. Will not hesitate to return for future service and would recommend to others.
Honest shop, good work
Advanced services all of my vehicles and has always been honest with me about general maintenance and the issues I've had. Always repaired my vehicles for a fair price and I feel the quality of the work is top notch and very thorough. I recommend Advanced to everyone I know.
We have been using them for years, never an issue, honest, reliable and accomadating. We recommend them often.
Great local shop
I am a long standing customer, and I value the expertise and honest advice I have consistently gotten. Outstanding in all areas!
Best automotive service around.
Best Auto Service in Carmel!
Our next door neighbor recommended Advanced Automotive several years ago and now we wouldn't take our cars anywhere else. Joe & John are the best! They provide honest diagnosis and quality service. They also recently helped us get a dealer reimbursement for a recall we had previously repaired. Finding a good mechanic you can trust is never easy. Advanced Automotive is just that. I would, and have, recommend them to anyone.
Strut installation 2001 Tayota Tacoma
Appointment time was kept as promised. Prompt and courteous service!!! Pleasure doing business. High recommend Advance Automotive to my friends and neighbors.
I had both of my vehicles serviced this week and both were done on time and on budget.
Joe took the time out of a busy day to repair my tire and get me back on the road.
Advanced Automative is the only auto repair shop I trust. They're honest, reliable and friendly and from all the stories I've head from others, I guess that's hard to find anywhere these days. I've been going to them for twenty years and have never had to bring any of my cars back because the job wasn't done correctly. On multiple occasions they've been able to help me out right away even though they're constantly busy. They definitely are looking out for your best interests, they've always let me know what the problem was and the cost before starting the work. I wouldn't take my business anywhere else, because I fully trust them. Thanks Joe, John and crew.
Always the best service.
Joe and John service my Audi capably, using genuine Audi parts and stand behind their work. You can't get better or more cordial and reliable local service. I recommend them every chance I get.
Honest, hardworking and friendly.
Joe and John from advance automotive are great guys. They answered all of my questions respectfully and provided me with enough information to make an informed decision abou the work needed on my car. My husband and I have known them for many years and have always found their work and recommendations to be honest and reliable.
I'm always satisfied with both the work and the treatment I receive here. They are always polite and professional. The work is very good and the prices are fair.
I can only say good things about Advanced Auto. After taking my car(s) for servicing at several different places, I've found a place I can trust. Great guys, reliable work and good customer service. Joe works with you so there are no surprises and the car is always ready when they say it will be!
Been having my car serviced here for about three years. Very professional, up front & timely. Will continue coming back & would defiantly recommend to anyone looking for a mechanic.
I have been with Joe and John for many years. The level of work is outstanding and more important I know my car is in good trusting hands
Best group of mechanics in the Hudson Valley!
When they fix your car you know it will be done right. They are honest to a fault and extremely fair with their pricing.
Finally an Honest, Friendly, Professional car care facility!!!
I cannot say enough about the service and professionalism at Advance Automotive! I moved to Dutchess County from Westchester County back in 1994, and the only! thing I missed was having a repair shop I could always count on and TRUST! I spent 15 years going from repair shop to repair shop in Dutchess County looking for an honest professional facility with no luck!!! It was only by sheer luck I stumbled upon Advance Automotive, and haven't looked back since! Even though it's a 20 minute ride to their facility for me, it's more than worth it having the piece of mind knowing my vehicles are in the best hands and I won't need a second mortgage to pay for repairs.
As always, staff are very nice and thorough in explaining things.
We have been clients of Advanced Auto for approximately 20 years. Joe, John, Frank and the staff are great. Although they are busy, they make you feel welcome, and will give their time to explain what is needed. We feel lucky to have them. Mostly, they are honest.
I was in need of new tires for my Subaru. Joe was super helpful and spoke to me on the phone for over 20 minutes, weighing the pros and cons of each type of tire. That is the type of service you can't get at any other business period.
These guys are Great! They always manage to fit me into there busy schedule last minute. And there always honest with me. I don't trust anyone else with my car.
Purchased four new all-purpose tires. Joe was very helpful and knowledgeable about the products and made excellent recommendations. Service over the phone and in-shop was extremely fast and friendly. As long as I live in the area, I won't be going to anyone else for automotive service.
Joe and his Crew are just great ... If they say it fixed ..... It fixed !!! Your always met at the door with a smile and a warm welcome ...
As always a great job
Been going to them for years
Been having my cars serviced here since they opened. They stand behind the work 100%. All my vehicles I've owned that were serviced at Advanced Automotive, went for over 200,000 miles which I feel was on part of their good work. I'm so glad I found them. I feel they are the best in the neighborhood.
Advanced Automotive of Carmel is truly the tops!
My family had been a lifelong customer of a family owned GM dealership. Dealing with them was the best experience, I thought I would never find again. Until I was recommended to Advanced Automotive of Carmel....and easily I can say again that I have found a repair shop that I can fully trust. Joe & John I feel are not that feared garage mechanic fear, rather I feel that I am treated honestly and fairly, and always on schedule. Appointments are easily arranged in a timely manner, explanations of what needs to be done and at what price are always clearly provided. I also appreciate the care and respect of the other employees in this shop. I will continue to recommend this business to a friend.
The work is done the first time
Lake Carmel FD has been a customer for several years and find the workmanship topnotch. Always done correctly the first time. If a problem is found during the repair, we're notified of the problem. This keeps our fleet cars on the road long. Since we operate emergency vehicles, Advanced Auto works with us on scheduling for regular maintenance and if we breakdown to expedite repairs so we have little down time.
I went in for a state inspection. Found a small problem not relate to the inspection, they fixed it with no cost. I have found that they are honest and are able to fix my car on the initial visit.
The only place we trust with our vehicles
We have been doing business with Advanced Auto for many years and have not one complaint. They are always friendly and knowledgeable and our vehicles always get back to us in top shape again. We have had to go to actual dealerships in the past for recalls to be replaced etc... and have had all kinds of things go wrong from receiving our cars back with dents, scratches, and even our turn signals and steering wheel replaced backwards. But with Advanced Auto, we never have to worry.
Joe and his crew did an excellent job as usual.
great customer service
joe and his team are always so great about spending the time to make sure your car is repaired with quality parts and time. never an issue here, i recommend them to everyone i know.
what a great experience
Great family operated business. Extermely reliable and everyone is friendly! Highly recommended!
I found a great auto repair
friendly and honest auto repair facility I was very satisfied with the service and the way I was cared for, was not kept in the dark about any repairs. I trust him and his employees and will recomment him to anybody that wants there car repaired.
Great Service as Usual
I left my car for its annual maintenance check-up. I also mentioned that my electronic key was not working, that I needed new windshield wipers and that the tire light went on frequently indicating a tire or tires needed to be filled. I was kept up to date by phone on the progress as far as orders of parts arriving or being waited for. Joe called to tell me that the tires were alright, but with the anticipation of snow coming soon, he expressed concern that if I got stuck in the snow the condition of the tires would prevent me from getting out. I had been eyeing those tires recently thinking they were looking quite worn and so I asked that they be replaced. When I was called that the car was ready, I was given a report on the check-up, the key had new batteries, the windshield wipers had been replaced and I had new tires. AND Joe asked me if I would like him to drop off the car. We had a pleasant conversation when I returned him to the garage.
Thorough & honest!
I always trust my car to Advanced Automotive of Carmel. The mechanics are very knowledgeable and honest. They explain what needs to be done in terms a non-mechanic can understand. You can't go wrong with Advanced Auto!
I would never go anywhere else for automotive care....never!!!!
I have been using Advanced Automotive Care for several years now and am consistently impressed. Their customer service is exceptional and in this day and age this is rarely seen. Their prices are fair, I feel as though Joe and his team are so honest that I would trust any advice or recommendations they give me without question. Over time, they have certainly earned my trust. Yesterday I had new tires put on, an alignment done, some other mechanical work and I was thrilled to see, as I drove home last night, that my car actually drove better than it did when it was new. The ride was smooth and I actually felt like I was in a new car. I had asked Joe to use his judgment re: what tires to put on my car. I was looking for a reasonable, good all weather tire. He told me he recommended the tires he put recently on his wife's car. That was surely more than good enough for me. The entire staff is pleasant, courteous and overall the business is a pleasure to deal with. I would NEVER go anywhere else.
Reliable, honest, competent
I've been taking my cars to Advanced Automotive for years, and they have always provided me with great service and fair prices. Over that time, they have taken care of a wide range of makes and models for me, from Hyundais and Toyotas to a Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited and a Mercedes-Benz E-350. They spot problems before they become catastrophes but never try to sell me stuff I don't need. Having worked in the automotive repair business years ago, I know how unusual that is in this business. Joe, John and their father provide a role model for what all family businesses should be like. My most recent interaction with them was just this week. Dropped my daughter's car off Wednesday to get the winter tires mounted and balanced, got a call at 10:30 the next day that the car was ready. As usual with Advanced Automotive, no surprises when I arrived to pick up the car and pay the bill. Great outfit.
Great Quality Service Every Time!!- Highly Recommend
We have been taking our cars to Joe & John for years. They always give a fair and reasonable assessment of repairs prior to doing the work and offer options without sacrificing quality or performance. Their work and staff are great. They always complete the work when promised. You can trust these guys to keep your car running in "tip top shape". Great asset to have a quality repair shop in Carmel.
Honest auto repair
We have been doing business with Advanced automotive for many years. The quality of their work is superb. Every mechanic is knowledgeable. It is a family runned runned business so their reputation is very important to them. They are courteous and friendly. I have recommended them to friends and will do so in the future.
A mechanic you can trust
It is such a relief knowing that when we have an issue with our cars we can bring them in to be looked at and get an honest answer. We have been using Advanced for over 10 years and have never had an issue with the repairs. Their professionalism and quality of work is outstanding. They explain the problem and give you all your options before proceeding with the work.
Speedy, addressed all issues and keep cost to a minimum Thanks again Joe and the guys at Advanced Auto !!! JB
Jeep repairs and inspection
I want to thank all the people involved in the repair and service of our vehicle. The help you provided in putting this very old automobile into service and the concerns you showed as to the minimizing of costs were exceptional. I want to thank you for keeping me in the loop throughout the process.
Advanced Automotive has always provided quality service in a timely manner. Joe, John, and staff continually go above and beyond to meet the needs of their customers!
Best Mechanics EVER!
You guys are amazing! You're friendly, thorough and knowledgeable! Even when I just come in for an oil change, you always check my car thoroughly! You run the MOST honest shop I've ever been to. Wonderful mechanics and really super people! Thank you!
Reliable and Trustworthy
Joe and John do a fantastic job overall. They are extremely reliable and trustworthy. They're one of the few shops around that I feel are not looking to take advantage of the mechanically challenged, like me. Whether it's a simple oil change which was involved in my last service, or more extensive work, they can be counted on to take your schedule into account, and be open and honest in the work that they do.
Great local honest mechanic
They looked at the issue and we had a discussion about my options. I have a lease but needed new breaks and rotors. Since i still had over a year on my lease Joe recommended I not just resurface the rotors because i would probably need new breaks and rotors before the lease was up. He said he would do what i wanted but made his recommendation. The price was reasonable and the service was quick and friendly.
Taking care of the customers
The guys at advanced automotive always take care of me they are very honest and do no unnecessary work on the plus side also they back up their work and if there ever is a problem do everything they can to rectify it I recommend these guys to everyone
I was very satisfied with the service provided today during my visit to Advanced Auto and would like to thank Joe for his assistance.
As always Advanced Automotive did a great job. Joe and John are honest fair and have treated me and my cars well for over 15 years.
ALWAYS TOP WORK
My family has been using Advanced Automotive for years now. It is a well run family business. The owners are fair and honest. Their work is always top of the line. I trust their work enough that I reccomend the company to family and friends.
The Best Automotive Shop I know of!
I started going to Joe & John 13 years ago from a friends reference. This is the only place I will take my automotive business to. I refer anyone I know that is looking for a shop to Advanced Automotive. It is well known that it's hard to find a full service Mechanic shop that is HONEST, AFFORDABLE and PLEASANT to deal with. Joe, John and Mike are top notch guys. They go above and beyond when dealing with anything I have brought to them, from inspections and basic oil changes, to alignments, wheel mounting and balancing, transmission repairs, to full projects like my EVO 9 where they did everything and including the kitchen sink. There isn't anything that I haven't been fully satisfied with when completed by these guys. In my opinion 5 stars isn't enough.
Advanced Auto is great!
Over the years, Joe and John and their crew have done so much work on different cars for me that it is hard to be specific - except to say they have never failed to solve a problem for me! For all these years, I have never needed or wanted to go elsewhere!
Best service I have experienced
Joe and Advanced Automotive have provided me with exceptional service. Most recently I brought my car in for an oil change. Joe realized there were other issues that needed care. He immediately called me with what he found. I never feel pressure to do more than what I have anticipated, however I have complete trust in Joe's evaluation of my vehicle. The work is always done promptly, professionally and in a cost effective manner. I highly recommend Advanced Auto and will continue to use their services. Additionally I have and will continue to pass along the good news about this wonderful garage. Dr. George Bovino
Advanced Automotive has been a part of our family for years! Joe has taken great care of our cars, given good advice, been honest as to what can be accomplished, and he cares about his customers and their needs. We always feel that we are in good hands!
Great and honest mechanics are NOT HARD to find afterall!!!!!!!
Met Joe at a Carmel HS function and after he left other dads talked so highly of him and his shop practices that it almost seemed 'set up'. I took my 1979 Corvette there for work I just didn't want to tackle myself, and after seeing the after effect and price (VERY FAIR) I was convinced!!!!!! Its the ONLY place I'll bring one of our vehicles to now, unless it's something I want to do on a Saturday in my garage.
A Painless Experience!
It's a relief to find a shop that is honest and thorough. The repairs and prices are always disclosed from the beginning. I now bring all my families cars here and know they will be repaired the right way the first time!
Honest and reliable service
Our family which consists of 4-5 cars has been relying on Joe's knowledge and integrity of service for many years. They always have your best interest in mind and will help save you money any way they can. You are always greeted with a smile and a good attitude. I would recommend Advanced Auto to anyone who is looking for honesty and dependability and above all good people.
Joe and the staff are always honest and professional at Advanced. I have and will continue to recommend them to others.
I have been taking my cars to them for years. They are very honest and knowledgeable. They do not do any unnecessary work. Great bunch of guys and I highly recommend them.
We certainly will return again
Outsdaning Service. From my first call asking if they would take in my car to the last repairs it was a pleasure to deal with this shop. My car was towed, soon it arrived in the shop I received a call that it needed new cylinders, with our permission a tune up was done, oil change, alignmet and tires changed. Not only the tires were changed the rems of the tires needed to be changed as well, (we had tires at home from a previous car) we dropped off the tires and the job was completed with friendlines and attention to all the details. I been driving the car now for a few weeks and it's running very good. We had oil changes, inspection etc done previous times before. Thank you Joe and the Team for a job well done.
Wonderful Reliable Service
When we moved into the area 15 years ago we went to Advanced Automotive on a family member's recommendation. We've never gone anywhere else since. Joe, John and their staff are top notch. Their service is excellent and their prices are competitive. They communicate with us clearly so we know what is needed in servicing our cars and what it will cost. They are extremely honest. We highly recommended them to other family members and our friends.
After having the other guys try to take care of problems we all have, the dreaded check engine light, poor running, etc. All ya need is to see Joe at advanced automotive. When you get your car back from him all working properly. Thank you Joe an john. I never have a problem you cannot take care of.
Absolutely the Best!
They are accommodating, thorough,knowledgeable and absolutely the best!
We trust Advanced Automotive to give us great service
Advanced Automotive has earned our trust. We know when we go there we will get a fair deal and an honest appraisal. I trust them to fix any issues with my cars. I know when I go there I won't get taken advantage of. They are not the cheapest but they are the best and they do not price gouge. You get what you pay for. Great Service!
Absolutely the BEST!
Over the past 40 years my husband and myself have been to just about every car mechanic in a radius of 30-40 miles from Carmel NY. Always left them becuase they weren't top notch! Our daughter recommended Advanced Automotive and since that date, some years ago, we have never gone to any other shop, wouldn't consider it. Why should we, they are the best! In turn, we have recommended Advance Auto to friends and family, and they have too have never gone anywhere else. All of the mechanics at Advance Automotive are courteous, honest and go out of their way for their customers. Most importantly, when they fix your car it stays fixed. They are excellent at their craft and we never have to fear that anyone we recommend will be dissatisfied. Would give them 25 stars if that were possible - they deserve it. Jimmy and Bev Knox
Joey and John are the best! They are reliable, knowledgeable , honest and trustworthy. They both treat people right and charge fairly. No bamboozle here-just two honest Joes. The shop is thorough and does impeccable work-strongly recommend.
Experienced and Reliable
All our repair needs are taken care of by Joe and John. Advanced Automotive is the only place we will go. The service is excellent and I know that my car(s) are well taken care of and safe to operate.
Good honest people
Honest people. Brought my truck in for a electric problem. It was just the connectors to the battery, they could of said it was something else BIG but they were honest. Joe at the front desk is a great guy. Thanks guys!
Honest & Reliable!!! Best mechanics it town!!!!
As usual a terrific job
Will go nowhere else
I have been having Advanced Automotive take care of my cars for more than 15 years and I would never consider going anywhere else. They have gone above and beyond to help me out. I know that my cars are in the best condition because of their work.
These guys rock!
Joe and John are the greatest! They are accommodating, knowledgeable and personable. Never a hard sell. I highly recommend them to everyone!
Joe is a great to deal with. He understands you don't want to pay more than you have to and he won't push you into getting something done if it's not the right time. Really great service.
Advanced Automotive Inspires Trust
For many years my family has been taking our cars (up to 5 of them at times!) to Advanced Automotive for everything from oil changes and inspections to brake replacements, electrical issues, suspension issues and anything and everything else that can go wrong on a car. Everyone who works there has always been professional, competent and considerate. I routinely drive my grandchildren around in my car and I simply wouldn't trust our cars to anyone else! We are so glad we found Advanced Automotive!
Expert, reliable work
We've been customers of Advanced Automotive for 7 years. We find their estimates and prices are always fair and their work on our cars has been outstanding. The owners are honest and always deal directly with us. When we've had emergency repairs that need to be done, they make time to get our car into the shop and are willing to work overtime to make sure the repairs are completed in a timely way.
honest,friendly and trustworthy
Have been doing business with Advanced Automotive for at least 16 years now....they service all 3 of our family cars and always keep us running smoothly.They are friendly but more importantly have serious expertise on cars foreign and domestic,and are always willing to work with you....Joe and John are fair and knowledgeable guys and I wouldn't take my cars anywhere else at this point.
Honest, realiable, skilled mechanics and friendly serivce. I recommend Joe and his staff to everybody that needs a mechanic.
Excellent and honest every time!
I have been an Advanced Automotive customer for over 17 years. Joe, John and his staff are honest and fair in the repairs they do. If a part is not worth repairing , they will evaluate ny options in what I should do both in the short term and long term use of my vehicle. I appreciate all they do.
We have been going to Advanced Automotive for years. The service is excellent and we have never felt they were recommending anything that was not needed. The prices are competitive and the customer service is excellent. Joe has helped us out with warranty claims that required additional time and effort on his part. We never hesitate to recommend Advanced Automotive to others and the feedback is always positive.
Reasonable and honest automotive service!
My husband and I have been going to Advanced Automotive for over 15 years. Joe and John are honest business owners and always give us reliable service and good advice. They have excellent customer service and patiently explain what's wrong with our cars before they do anything. I wouldn't think of taking our cars anywhere else.
Very reliable and honest.
Our whole family brings our cars to be repaired for the last 25 years. I always recommend my customers from Guys and Dolls to Joe and John
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Our whole family of cars has been serviced here for years. We consistently received a fair price, accurate diagnosis and friendly service. You will see the staff working at local charity events & involved in the community as well. The only down side is that they are quite busy so calling ahead for planned services like oil changes is important; they of course try to have your vehicle repaired and back to you asap.
Top Notch Auto Mechanics
My family has been bringing our cars to Advanced Automotive since they opened over 20 years ago and will not go anywhere else. Not only are they well trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of automotive repair, they are extremely honest. What more can you ask for in a mechanic?
advanced automotive was recommended by dear friend several years ago ...
our experience has been wonderful'' joe and john are very professional very knowledgeable about autos .. current history of possible potential problems future potential problems... honest . accommodating .... just a nice group of people o do business with ..trust them with our cars and truck.. thank you for your service .would deffinitely recommend advanced automotive and also have....
This company is one of the nicest places to go for servicing your car. They work well with your schedule and have you in and out very quickly.
A very good experience
We have had numerous good experiences with Advanced Automotive of Carmel. Twice, we brought in our car anticipating a major repair and expenses. The first time was for an oil leak and to get an oil change. There was a gasket leaking and Advanced repaired it for the cost of the oil change. The second time there was a loud rattling sound that turned out to be the exhaust coming loose. Again, Advanced fixed the issue and only charged us for the oil change. I feel very confident that I am getting not only great service but reasonable pricing and expert advice.
I have had a great experience at Advanced Automotive in all the years I have been going there. (19 years) Joe & John have always been there to help me & my family I would highly recommend them to anyone
I have known the guys at this shop my entire life. They do an awesome job and are very understanding at how difficult it is to be without your vehicle. They are efficient and timely! Awesome service all around!!!
Strickly the BEST!
I am a former ASE Certified Master Technician and presently a Regional Manager for a National Automotive Parts Distributor. Because of my busy travel schedule, I no longer have the time nor facility to work on my vehicles. So when I need auto service or repairs done, I bring my car to the Best Auto Shop in Putnam County, ADVANCED AUTOMOTIVE of Carmel. Owners Joe & John are not only experts in their profession but they are great people to deal with. Thanks guys for all you do.
We've been bringing our cars here ever since we moved into the area. Joe and his guys always do an amazing job and always got is into the schedule! Everything is done in a timely fashion and it's always easy! They're the best!
Always great service
I've been going to Advanced Automotive for 12 years. They always provide great service. Joe is very trustworthy and and very honest with his assessment of what services my cars need. Top mechanics!!!
Professional, courteous and reasonable.
Up front and honest estimates and assessments. Superior workmanship and thoroughly effective repairs.
Have been going to Advanced for over 20 years. They are honest, professional and always stand by there work. If it needs to go thru the dealer they let you know. I would recommend anyone to go to Advanced. They work with you and will even let you know if your car is not worth fixing so you don't spend wasted money. Great place, great prices and fantastic work!
I enjoy the helpfulness as you folks work with me and from what I can see from my limited exposure with other customers to resolve our car problems in a professional and proper resolution to our vehicle problems. I have never felt that you guys are trying to cut corners or jack up the work scope to try and fleece a few more bucks out of our pockets. Every time I get my vehicles back I feel confident in the job that was done and if I have questions, you folks always have the answer I expect to hear or the thoroughness of the inspection that was done. I also have the luxury of living close by so that dropping off or picking up a vehicle is easy to do, not that I have a problem traveling a few extra miles for a quality and reliable job. Keep up the way you do business and my vehicles will keep finding their way to your garage!
As professional as it gets!
I have known and used Joe and John of Advance Automotive for all my mechanical needs for the past 4 years. I own an auto body shop in town, and when we need mechanical expertise Advanced Automotive is the first place I turn to. The guys are honest, professional, and stand by their work. I couldn't imagine going anywhere else.
Top mechanics. We have been using them for years.
after experiencing other devices for the same purpose it was a delight to be recommended to Advanced Auto the staff is very professional and from the initial phone call I was sure I had made the correct decision. They are very customer oriented and extremely easy to talk to and when a problem arose the very extremely efficient in taking care of it. They would get my highest recommendation and Joe will make you feel like part of his family.
Knowledgeable and courteous personnel!
Always there for me!
Started with the shop the day they opened and have had no issues with them on there workmanship or service , they go out of there way for service satisfaction. I rely on them for my families safety.
Definitely will go back!
Joe and his team are great. Very courteous, quick repair, and found things that I hadn't been aware of. I'll definitely bring my vehicle back along with any other I have. Thank you!
great and honest
great place to bring my car for any kind of maintenence or repair !! honest straightforward information and estimates . the real key is the personal touch with every visit .there are no surprises , any change in work needed gets a phone call and full explanation of why and how much .also any urgent issues are treated as such and given immediate attention .
Bring your vehicle here to be fixed- honest and high quality.
Advanced Automotive is a one stop shop for honest assessment of the problem and great quality work. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a great repair shop. Brian
I really can't say enough about these guys. They have been doing all the maintenance and repairs on my work van for over two years now and I couldn't be happier. They understand that its a work truck that I need to make a living, and they always repair it quickly and correctly the first time. I also appreciate their honesty. After many repairs I know that they have always been more than fair with me.
thorough and honest
It's now DECADES that I've used Advanced Automotive. Joe and John and their staff have helped with routine maintenance, serious repairs, and everything in between. Their state-of-the-art equipment means that diagnosis of problems is quick and detailed. If a significant repair is needed they cover the alternatives and help the customer decide what is appropriate given the age and usage of the vehicle. Joe then manages to order parts and coordinate the service bays so that work is done ASAP. Although there may be cheaper choices in the area, for me the thorough care provided by these total professionals has always been worth the price.
I go to Advenced Automotive for many yers,now and I am alweys verry satisfyd they are verry onest ,and verry friendely,I wil recomende them to anyone.
Reliable Honest Service
Joe and his team are excelent mechanics. I have gone to them for several services on my Trail Blazr, Armada, and Avalon. He has always advized me of what NEEDS to be fixed to get me on the road and what can wait till later. Most other mechanics in I have delt with in the area have always sold more than NEEDS to be done. This is a great quality in a mechanic these days since most families I know are counting their pennies. I have also never had to return the vehicle for anything that had been fixed. Done once and right the fist time. Service time has been punctual and if there has ever been a delay he has always called in advanced to inform me of the situation. And most times than not my vehicles service has been completed earlier than expected. Give them a call you wont regret it.
Twenty Years of Excellent Service
Not only did our trusted friends at Advanced Automotive analyze the check engine indicator light issue, but they worked into the evening and early the next morning to get our daughter back on the road to college, so she didn't miss a class. They're the best!
I have been a customer for many years and bring all of my vehicles to Advanced. They are always reliable and honest and their customer service is beyond compare. I highly recommend using Advanced for all your vehicles.
Joe and everyone at Advanced are always great and professional. Over the years it has always been tough finding a auto mechanic I can trust. Well when I first used them years ago it was evident that the were honest and very good at what they do. Honesty is the number one trait I look for which is why I have never looked any further than Advanced ever since. I recommend them to everyone I know that are looking for auto mechanics with the confidence that my recomendation is a solid one.
Loyal customer for over 10 years!
I have been going to see Joe at Advanced Automotive for well over 10 years. What can I say...it's hard to find a great auto shop. I recommend these guys to everyone who asks. I even came back to them when I (temporarily) moved to Danbury, CT! Go see them for anything car-related..you won't be disappointed. Thanks Joe & the crew!
They were courteous,friendly and very efficient.
Advance Automotive is the best
We've been taking our cars there for almost 10 years. We wouldn't trust anyone else. They do a great job.
Everything about my scheduled Safety Inspection visit was top notch. Appointment was easily made. Inspection and resolution to specific "found" problem was fair (cost wise) and quickly resolved. Additional problem was detected and Joe gave advice (with no pressure for immediate resolution) and cost estimate for repair. I felt comfortable and cared for. They really understand what Quality service is about.
Great service at a fair price.
I have been using Advanced Automotive Of Carmel, Inc. for servicing my cars for a number of years and am completely satisfied with the quality of service, fair pricing and ability to complete work timely.
The only place I'll take my 10 year old Nissan Armada!
Thank you, again, Joe & John! You guys always find a way to squeeze me in to your busy schedule when I don't have an appointment (even on a Friday of a holiday weekend!). Couldn't be happier that you talked me into the tire insurance last year, it was worth every penny this morning. You guys really are the best! Very grateful that my friends recommended your shop to me. I'll never go anywhere else ever again!
Dependable, high quality work
I discovered Advance Automotive after using some other auto repair facilities in the area and not being satisfied with them. My pleasant experience at Advanced led to my returning now for well over ten years. Joe and John have serviced my cars well resulting in my last car lasting for over 334,000 miles before I sold it to my brother with no hesitation as to it's reliability. My current car can be a problem with imported parts and high cost but Joe and John have worked with me in doing repairs and working within my budget. Required repairs are explained to me in advance along with an estimated cost. Every courtesy is given for my schedule and needs. I have referred a number of friends and relatives with no thought of their being disappointed. Repairs have ranged from routine maintenance to more involved engine rebuilds. Good service and reasonable cost is worthless without quality. The repairs have always turned out excellent and within the timeframe promised. Hopefully, these two wonderful gentlemen will never retire and I can continue to have my cars serviced at Advanced as long as I am still able to drive. Ray Schuman
reasonable prices and great service
brought my auto to dealer for oil change and was told that i needed about $800 worth of repairs.i heard about advanced auto from a friend and had them look at car.they replaced the air filter.this was 10 years ago and any time i've needed auto repair since then i've gone to advanced auto and have never been disappointed
Best auto machanic in the state
No repair is too small or too big for this well rounded auto repairshop . They put the customer first and informed every step of the way.........no big chain profit program here just an honest repair shop where you can always you feel like their only customer.