Autobahn BMW Repair

1403 Hugh Ave.,
Louisville, KY 40213 US
9 Reviews
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Owner/operator Russell Stansbury is a 23 year veteran service tech working solely on BMW's with ASE Mastertech and a previous ACT(BMW) Tech certification. His co-worker, Mark Leezer, is a 21 year solely BMW trained mechanic, an ASE Mastertech and is a previous ACT(BMW) Mastertech. They are both very well known as highly respected BMW mechanics in the Louisville and Southern Indiana area. His brand new shop, established August, 27 2007, is located on Hugh Ave at Poplar Level Road and The Waterson Expressway.

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9 Reviews

  • stan salyards1 year ago

    Started taking my 2011 BMW here after the factor service contract ran out. Russ and his team has always done a great job on my vehicle.

    I moved to Nashville over a year ago and still bring my car here to have it serviced because I trust them.

    Just bought a 2015 x3 and will bring it here to have it serviced.

    2011 BMW x3 28i
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  • Marsha Dailey1 year ago

    Rude. Rude. Rude. These people don't appreciate your business & act like they could careless if you ever come back. They were rude to not only me when I picked up the car, but also to my husband & son over the phone. They aren't really cheaper than anybody else so there's really no reason to go back.

    2006 BMW 330
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  • John Smith1 year ago

    Worst customer experience ever. These guys do not know how to be courteous over the phone at all. They act like they don't need your business. I called on two separate occasions to ask about their prices for simple services (oil change, battery replacement, etc) and they always answer with an attitude. Will never take my car there for sure!

    2010 BMW 335i
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  • Nick3 years ago

    I've had my 2001 325i repaired here for the past few years and Russell has done an impeccable job every single time for a fraction of the price of other shops. Anyone in the Louisville area in need of a BMW repair should look no further for repairs.

    2001 BMW 325i
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  • Krishna3 years ago

    I have peace of mind when my car is repaired by these guy. They are knowledgeable skilled and thorough.

    1994 BMW 540i
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  • pam4 years ago

    I have always had an honest & open discussion about my beemer with these guys. They have been a pleasure to do business with, unlike some of the other indepent shops I've done business with. They are upfront with the approximation of cost of labor as well as the service needed. I will always recomenened them to my friends that have BMW's as I feel that they are reasonable on their rates, personal service & are honest about what is going on with my car. I highly regard this shop as the best Louisville has to offer in a specialty, luxury type car!

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  • Galen5 years ago

    If you need a skilled, fairly priced, honest BMW repair service, these guys are it. I have a 2004 545I that had a very major engine problem that the dealer wanted 16k minimum to fix. Autobahn got the job done very well for about 1/3 the cost. They demonstrated that they cared which was quite different from the feeling that I got from the dealer.

    I have worked on most of my cars over the years including several imports so I can say with confidence that these guys are very knowledgeable and thorough. The car is now performing flawlessly it it wont be going anywhere except Autobahn BMW for repair. If you want to know more about the problem that I had search for "tapping 545i" on youtube.

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  • genuine6 years ago

    I will never take my car to this place again. I spent about $2,ooo on two shop visits. On the second visit someone stole a part from my car. When I phoned to pick it up, they said and by the way your car is missing the part. When I realized what they were talking about I said no it was on when I dropped it off. When I picked it up the part was obviously missing. Again I said it was there when I dropped it off. I did not like their idea of us splitting the cost of a new part. They said call back, and I did. When I called back they said you were suppose to have phoned back before now, as if that made a difference. They allowed someone to steal a part from my car and refused to replace it. I can only imagine what else I paid for and did not receive. I will never take any car of any kind here again, and I am glad I learned the lesson early.

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  • Debra7 years ago

    I bought my 2004 BMW 325XI in Michigan 2 years ago. We moved to Louisville about 10 months ago, and I have been looking for a good, reputable BMW service center. I read reviews of Sam Swope BMW and Stein Automotive, and knew I was not going to either place. I finally found Autobahn on this website, and decided to give them a try. I am extremely happy with my choice. My car had not been serviced in over a year since I am a very low-mileage driver. I met Russ, and gave him the details of what I wanted them to work on (oil change, air filter, rear tail light and rotate and balance my tires). They gave me quotes for each item, and with my permission, they went ahead and did the work. My car now drives like a dream again. Their labor charge was reasonable (to me), $80/hr. I do not know what Stein or Sam Swope charges but I do know it is more than that, and I also don't trust them with my car based on all the reviews I have read about them.

    In most of the reviews, a lot of the reviewers complain about the cost. The way I see it, if you choose the drive a luxury car, you should expect to pay more to maintain it. The reason I bought a bimmer is because I know how good they are to drive, and that they have a reputation for being good cars, unlike my BRAND NEW Jeep Grand Cherokee, where for the 2 years I owned it, I took it to the dealer every other month because something was wrong with it, and they could not always figure out what it was. I traded it for my bimmer and now this is all I will drive.

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