"You can trust us to do a great job for you."

Ron Tremblay, owner of The Garage

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Watch this video to discover how you can receive a valuable free gift when you book your first bumper-to-bumper vehicle inspection with a qualified automotive service technician.

Located at 4066 Macdonald Street, Vancouver BC, V6L 2N9

Keep your vehicle running in excellent condition - while you keep control of your expenditure

At The Garage, we dialogue with you to discover the best way to look after your vehicle.

We all have different, busy lives. We have different driving styles and different ways we use our vehicles. So, we make sure that we look after your vehicle in a way that best suits you, your budget, your lifestyle and your future plans.

Together, we agree on a maintenance plan that works for you, your vehicle usage and your budget.

Modern vehicles are complex. These days a car has at least 20-30 networked computers controlling many different aspects of performance and functioning. We have the latest diagnostic tools to identify even the most challenging issues so we can keep your car in the best condition possible.

P.S.: Not sure if you should be spending money on your vehicle or simply trading it in for a newer one? We can help you make a decision that will best suit your lifestyle needs and save you money over the long term. Check our vehicle planning page or give us a call.

The Garage has all the professional skills and equipment to ensure your peace of mind.

We’re on your side

  • We help you efficiently manage your annual vehicle maintenance and get the most out of your investment. 
  • We help you understand what work your vehicle needs and the benefits of doing it properly.
  • We can show you ways of extending the life of your vehicle, producing long-term savings.

We keep it real for you

  • We help you understand the true condition of your car, so you can make well-informed choices.
  • As part of the NAPA Autopro network, our customers benefit from a 7,800-maintenance shop knowledge network.
  • Not sure if you are covered for warranty repairs? We explain it clearly, and organize the repair appropriately.

We’ll make you feel good!

  • We’ll do everything in our power to make your driving experience the best it can be.
  • We take time to equip you with honest and well-informed knowledge.

We’re conveniently located

  • At 4066 Macdonald Street we are in the heart of Vancouver's West Side and just 10 minutes from Downtown.
  • We are right opposite the ICBC Driver Licensing Centre on the 22 bus route.

And we guarantee all our work!

All our repairs and maintenance come with these comprehensive assurances:

  • the NAPA Autopro 12-month/20,000km Peace of Mind Warranty
  • we’ll resolve any unexpected issues relating to our work quickly
  • as a customer of The Garage, you have access to a network of 7,800 shops covering Canada and the USA should you need any assistance when you are further afield
  • all NAPA Autopro shops are able to access all our records for your vehicle, ensuring clear communications and efficient repairs

So you can simply enjoy driving – knowing your vehicle is well-cared for.

Click below to find out more about the NAPA Autopro Peace of Mind Warranty

New car? Manufacturer's warranty? No problem!

The Garage has the necessary trade qualification to carry out maintenance and repairs on your brand new car under the terms of the manufacturer’s warranty.

That means you can benefit from:

    1. A more comprehensive auto maintenance regime to protect your vehicle over the long term

    2. A better understanding of your vehicle and what it requires to considerably extend its life

    3. The opportunity to, in some cases, make use of parts that last longer or perform better than original parts

See what some of our customers have to say:

In October 2014, we celebrated 30 years at 4066 Macdonald Street. Watch this video to find out why so many of our customers stay with us for years!

I love this family-owned and -run business! I trust The Garage implicitly and it is worth paying a little more for peace of mind and quality customer care. I have also converted to a ‘service’ model of car maintenance (rather than a ‘crisis’ model) and I really appreciate that I can discuss different options depending on my financial situation (i.e. what is critical, what can wait, what I should start saving up for and when I should think about selling the car).


Great service, honest, reliable, competent. What more could you ask for? Friendly, to boot!


Thanks so much for getting my car up and running on Christmas Eve no less! Much appreciated. You guys rock!


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At The Garage, we maintain and repair all popular makes of vehicles

Cool news, tech tips

Disappearing independent vehicle service shops and the impact on ownership
There’s a big change happening in the auto industry that’s catching people unawares. Essentially, we are moving from a mindset of ‘fix it when it breaks’ or ‘fix it when the light comes on’—that has been there since motor vehicles first arrived on the scene and is still very much entrenched in our thinking—to a culture of long-term preventative maintenance.
What you need to know about new car warranties and proper maintenance
When you buy a new car you, are sold a fantasy. The fantasy is that the manufacturer's warranty will save you lots of unpleasant expenditure and keep the car in good shape. To an extent, the warranty keeps its promise as you enjoy a trouble-free driving experience for three, four or five years. The trouble is that when the warranty expires, you may have a problem, and you may be surprised at the true condition of your car.
What’s with your car? Get a high tech, clear picture
At The Garage, we have invested in technology and training specifically designed to make sure that our customers get the fastest and best quality service, with absolute clarity on the customer’s part, in a way that puts them in control of their choices. Those who’ve tried it, love it!
Why are some seemingly simple repairs so expensive?
As vehicles become ever more computerized and complex, even the most basic repair can cost a lot more than you may reasonably expect. In this video, Kevin Tremblay, General Manager at The Garage in Vancouver, BC, explains why, for example, you can no longer simply replace a door lock cylinder when it breaks.
What can The Garage offer that dealerships cannot?
If you plan to keep your car for more than five years—and these days, cars are build to last for 20 or more years in good running order—you may not be getting the best maintenance advice from your dealership. In this video, Kevin Tremblay explains what you could be missing out on.
Is your car about to divorce you?
We tend to think that we have a one-way relationship with our car. But our car is always communicating with us, if we care to listen—and it does pay, long term, to listen. Divorce can be messy, and very expensive.
5 top car maintenance shockers you probably never thought about
These days, when we buy a new or modern vehicle, most of us assume that if we follow the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule, we’ll have a relatively trouble-free relationship with our vehicle that won’t be too expensive. Unfortunately, that may not be the case.
The Simple Truth: Building a relationship with your local service shop
Building a relationship with your local service shop is the best way to have your vehicle looked after properly. In this video, we see how sometimes an initial conversation may not go so well, and how the customer can get great long-term service for their vehicle.


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