a full-service car repair shop in downtown san diego

General Auto Repair is a full-service maintenance and repair shop in downtown San Diego. We’ve proudly provided Southern California drivers with safety inspections and tune-ups, computer diagnostics, wheels, brakes and alignment, smog checks, heating and air conditioning services, and oil changes since 1998.

Locally owned, we are invested in the San Diego community and are committed to providing our neighbors with high quality services at affordable prices. Our expert mechanics use the latest diagnostic equipment to inspect our customers’ vehicles and present solutions to even the most challenging auto problems. No matter what brings you in, you can count on professional results and exceptional customer service. We guarantee it.


We provide free shuttle service within 5 mile radius!  

Towing service available & it's Free with major repairs (call for more details) 

Most major credit cards accepted

Se habla español!


Certified Auto Repair Professionals

At General Auto Repair, all of our automotive technicians and service professionals are certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). We require this to ensure every individual who works on our customers’ cars has the expertise and technical knowledge necessary to perform each repair with the utmost integrity. In fact, we’re so confident you’ll be satisfied with our work that we offer a nationwide warranty on our services for 1 year or 12,000 miles.