Escondido German Auto Center

1554 East Grand Ave., Ste B,
Escondido, CA 92027 US
5.0
4 Reviews
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Escondido German Auto Center is proud to offer FREE loaner cars to our customers! Call for more information.

Here at Escondido German Auto Center in Escondido, California, we take pride in servicing your BMW and treat yours like our own. Using only original BMW parts to ensure your vehicle always performs like the factory intended it to. Call today to schedule an appointment for service or a free safety inspection. Thanks for choosing Escondido German Auto Center for all of your vehicle needs and wants

Escondido German Auto Center was established in 1995 to provide customers with factory quality repair work using factory parts, done by factory trained and experienced technicians, at below factory prices. Our shop is owned and operated by Derek McCubbin and his business partner Dustie Michael. Derek is factory trained in both Porsche and Bentley and is a diehard VW enthusiast with over 13 years of experience working on European automobiles. Dustie, who is a factory trained Mercedes Benz technician, became a Master Mechanic at the age of 19 and has a passion for automobiles (he is an avid BMW owner and enthusiast) and making sure every job turns out perfect. Keeping our customers happy is job #1. Give us a call to see for yourself.

**We have 158 5-star Yelp reviews as of February 2018.**

Meet Our Owner

  • Dustie Michael

    Owner

    Graduated From Universal Technical Institute May 2002. Graduated From Elite Mercedes Benz Training October 2002. ASE Master Certified December 2002.

Testimonials

  • Quality of work is top notch here and they take their time to troubleshoot all the issues in detail and provide the appropriate recommendations and educate the owner (Derek and Alex are great). You will never feel pressured to do anything you don’t want to. The price is also reasonable and the facility, including the waiting room area is well maintained, clean, and welcoming. I have both of my cars serviced here and have no reason to switch. Highly recommend.

    Brian L., via Google
  • Excellent shop ... professional, knowledgeable and factory trained individuals on Porsche, Mercedes, BMW and Volkswagen. Even have the factory authorized diagnostic equipment that typically only the factory dealers have on-site so the most challenging issues can be diagnosed, reprogrammed and/or updated. Very fair and reasonable estimates. Could not be more pleased for my Cayenne, X3 and Mercedes.

    Chip H., via Google
  • If you are looking for a auto shop that will quickly, safely, and correctly fix, repair, or service your European vehicle, I would highly recommend Escondido German Auto! Derek and his team have always work together to answer all of my questions and concerns and then follow up several days later to insure my vehicle is preforming to meet my expectations. I will not take my European cars to anyone other then Derek and his team at Escondido German Auto!

    Andrew A., via Google

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ASE CertifiedASE Certified

4 Reviews

  • Marc Riesenberg4 years ago

    Took my M5 in there for a new clutch, pressure plate, flywheel, and associated bits. Even though they were cheaper than their competitors, the level of service and quality of work was outstanding. Took my car back for them to bleed the brakes when I botched it after a complete brake replacement that I did. I'll be taking it back there for anything I can't do myself.

    2003 BMW M5
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  • billy5 years ago

    Took my car here to get a problem with my smg transmission great help and great price fast service really recommended

    2002 BMW m3
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  • Andrew Tang5 years ago

    I took my '04 E60 to Derek and Dusty one day and was expecting all the typical scamming mechanics do by adding services that is not needed, but Derek and Dusty did exceptional work. I showed up to the shop one day without an appointment and Derek came out to my car with a computer and plugged it right in telling me every thing that is needed to be done. I didn't have enough money for the repairs at the time, but he had me come in when ever I was ready. I wasn't pressured into getting anything done. I eventually got the service I needed and they did everything right in a timely manner. Its the only shop that I will allow to work on my E60.

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  • Patti Fonseca6 years ago

    We have taken my 330i in for service a couple of times. I find Dusty to be very helpful and informative. He always gives us great service. I will definately recommend German Auto Center to all my friends.

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