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The Best 10 Mechanics in Australia 2018

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Updated 10 Oct 2019AutoGuru
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Need an awesome, local mechanic to work on your car, but don’t know where or how to find one?

Look no further. With a network of over 1700 mechanics that are bookable online, here are the 2018 National Top 10 Workshops on AutoGuru.

Check it out and see if your local workshop has made it to the list!

#1 Rapid Tune East Brisbane - Brisbane

AutoGuru would like to extend a huge congratulations to Jesse Learmonth and the epic team at Rapid Tune East Brisbane for coming in at #1 on our Top 10 Mechanics in Austalia list!

The passionate, friendly and fully qualified mechanics of Rapid Tune East Brisbane are always there to help.

They are mechanical and brake experts and offer a complete range of automotive services for all types of car servicing and repairs.

After being partnered with AutoGuru for just over a year and a half, it’s great to see them take the top spot in Brisbane after a great year of hard work.

With over 170 reviews and an average star rating of 4.8, we definitely think they’re well deserving of the top spot.

Here’s an awesome review for the team at Rapid Tune East Brisbane.

“Had a stress free service with Rapid tune. Did my 110k service, Jesse was kind enough to explain what was going to happen and what to expect. I also was dropped off at home with their complimentary service and the car was also given a wash. Looking forward to the next service.” - TJ

#2 Princes Motor Repairs - Melbourne

Princes Motor Repairs is run by Klement, who has a bucket-load of experience in the automotive industry, and has been running his workshop since 1986!

The team specialises in European cars, however they can use their latest equipment and computer scan tools to service and repair all makes and models to the highest standard.

With over 120 reviews and an average star rating of 4.8, you can expect the very best service from the awesome crew at Princes Motor Repairs.

Check out what one of their happy customers had to say about them.

“I have found the perfect mechanic at Princes Auto Repairs. Klem showed me things on my Audi I didn’t know existed plus he was kind enough to loan me a car for the duration. I felt in such good safe hands. Very happy.” - Sue

#3 Absolute Car Care - Brisbane

Coming into #3 is Michael Georgas and the team from Absolute Car Care in Woolloongabba.

After opening their doors 17 year ago, Absolute Car Care has been a leading Brisbane-based vehicle service and repair specialist.

Throughout this time, they have been focused on recruiting only the most experienced and thorough mechanics in the industry, whilst priding themselves on full transparency and great communication with customers, says owner Michael.

Absolute Car Care can help you out with everything from fitting tyres, modifications, repairs, engine rebuilds and logbook services.

Check out this review for Absolute Car Care.

“The service experience from drop off to pick up was fantastic. They explained line by line what they were going to do, rang me to give me a verbal interim report and to seek approval for some additional repairs (type replacements, etc), and took me through everything on pick up. Very happy and will definitely use them again. Thanks to Michael and the team.” - Lindsay

#4 One Stop Repair Centre - Brisbane

Third place is awarded to One Stop Repair Centre in Northgate.

This team of top notch mechanics is headed up by Leigh Debono and has been in operation for 5 years, with over 15 years experience.

One Stop Repair Centre aim to provide convenience along with quality service and repairs, and with an average star rating of 4.8, we reckon they’re doing a pretty good job of that!

When you book with One Stop Repair Centre, you know you’re getting a team of professionals who offer all the experience, personal attention and knowledge you expect from a great mechanic.

Have a look at this review that one very happy customer left for One Stop Repair Centre.

“One Stop Repair Centre is a friendly easy to deal with mechanic, good services and details, with very competitive pricing and quoting for optional works. would happily recommend to others.” - Marcus

#5 Australian Mechanical - Brisbane

The experts at Australian Mechanical specialise in all forms of mechanical servicing, tyres, repairs and air conditioning.

On top of this, they make sure each customers is fully aware of the cost of each and every part/service, and they’ll carry out work which hasn’t been quoting and seeking approval from the customers.

The team, led by Matt, is proud to offer outstanding attention to detail and possess an impressive amount of knowledge that keeps customer coming back time after time.

Australian Mechanical has earned some great reviews throughout 2018, here’s a look at one of them!

“Booked in for a service. The mechanic dropped me off and picked me up from work. Called to check I was happy for any repairs. Also washed and vacuumed the car. Would definitely recommend getting your car serviced here.” - Sarah

#6 The Car Doctor - Canberra

Greg and the team from The Car Doctor have taken out the number 1 spot in Canberra!

Their reputation has been built through word of mouth, suggesting that their car service and repairs are competitively priced and worth talking about.

The Car Doctor is both owned and operated by head mechanic Greg Murray who along with his highly qualified team of automotive repair technicians promise car service and repairs satisfaction.

Using only quality parts when genuinely required, The Car Doctor offers detailed advice prior to commencing any car service and repairs procedure and provides a written report upon completion.

They offer cost effect solutions and straightforward explanations for any issues they may be experiencing.

AutoGuru customers are loving The Car Doctor, they’ve given them a 4.7 star rating!

“Found the staff to be friendly and helpful.service on my car was excellent. I would highly recommend to anyone who needs work done on their car.” - Lousie

#7 Cox Auto Service Centre - Melbourne

The specialist technicians at Cox Auto Service Centre will make sure that you and your car receive the highest quality service possible.

The team, led by Ashley, has been in operation for over 40 years and has all the latest diagnostic equipment to service and repair all makes and model.

If you decide to hang out whilst your service is completed, they’ll even provide complimentary coffee and wi-fi while you’re there.

The team at Cox Auto Service Centre pride themselves on transparency and keeping customers informed, and their reviews speak for themselves!

“Andrew and the team were very professional and thorough with the check of my car. The team are very knowledgeable and I would definitely use them again. Thank you.” - Andrea

#8 Midas Woollahra - Sydney

A big congratulations to Nick and the team at Midas Woollahra who have come in at number 1 for Top Mechanics in Sydney!

Whether you need a major or minor service for your car or 4WD, the expert team at Midas Woollahra provides an extensive range of auto services and repairs.

If you’re looking for a logbook service, their mechanics deliver a comprehensive service that ensures your vehicle is operating safely and economically.

Need any more convincing?

You can also have peace of mind that all of our work is covered by the national Midas Guarantee, meaning you’ll never be left hung out to dry!

Check out of the awesome reviews for Midas Woollahra on AutoGuru.

"Nick and his team are terrific. I don’t know anything about cars and was made to feel very comfortable about what needed to be done. Great service and knowledge.” - Samuel

#9 ABS Collingwood - Melbourne

Craig Greene and his team of expert mechanics at ABS Collingwood specialise in mechanical repairs and tuning, including carrying out log book servicing.

The workshop has been in operation for over 10 years, and has a whopping 8 service bays, attended to by 4 qualified mechanics.

There’s also a loan car you can use whilst your own car is in the very capable hands of the ABS Collingwood crew.

With over 130 reviews on AutoGuru, ABS Collingwood has proven time and time again that they provide an awesome service experience.

Take a look a this great 5-star review.

“My experience with ABS Collingwood was excellent , the staff were so friendly and helpful . My repair was done quickly and efficiently with no fuss and drove away 30 mins later , would highly recommend them to anyone that needs auto care.” - Katrina

#10 Midas Kew - Melbourne

Jignesh and his team of qualified mechanics at Midas Car Care Kew can look after your vehicle's log book servicing, brakes, safety inspections, tyres, exhaust, suspension, and general under-car repairs.

This workshop has been in operation for over 10 years, and includes 3 service bays, attended to by 3 mechanics.

A drop-off service can be arranged (up to 5 kilometres), and the workshop has one loan car, subject to availability.

The crew at Midas Kew have earned over 100 great reviews on AutoGuru from their customers, including this awesome 5-star review!

“The crew at Midas were awesome. Very professional and polite. No extra charges or surprises. Got my car back to me earlier than expected and did a decent job of washing it too! Keep up the good work.” - Angus

Results were recorded on January 31st, 2019.

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