Santa Maria’s Trusted Auto & Diesel Mechanic

Servicing Electric, Hybrid, Gas, & Diesel Cars

Santa Maria's passion for cars goes back over a century. From the agricultural boom demanding reliable tractors to the iconic Route 101 attracting residents and travelers alike, professional auto mechanics have kept the city moving. That's where Pats Automotive comes in.

Rizzoli's Automotive, a trusted name in the community since 1976, welcomed Pats Automotive into our growing family of shops in 2023.

With advanced diagnostics and state-of-the-art tools, Pats Automotive goes above and beyond your average auto shop. Our mechanics are experts in gasoline, hybrid, electric, and diesel vehicles, offering a comprehensive range of services. Whether your car needs a routine oil change and tire rotation or a complex engine repair, our experienced professionals have the knowledge and skills to get you back on the road safely and efficiently.

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Why Locals Prefer Pats Automotive

At Pats Automotive, we're passionate about cars and committed to serving our community. We combine our extensive automotive knowledge with years of experience, personalized, dealership-quality service, and competitive pricing.

  • Voted "Central Coast's Best Auto Repair" over 20 times, we're an AAA-approved shop with unmatched expertise!
  • Our ASE Master Technicians deliver dealership-quality repair services without the hassle or high costs.​
  • Enjoy a 3-year/36,000-mile Nationwide Warranty on qualifying parts and labor.
  • From Asian, European, and Domestic models to gas-powered, hybrid, and electric vehicles, our mechanics service a diverse range of cars.

At Pats Automotive, we understand the importance of a well-maintained vehicle. You deserve a safe, efficient, and dependable vehicle on every drive. Schedule your appointment today or visit our location and experience the difference for yourself!

Serving Santa Maria, CA, & Other Local Communities

  • Arroyo Grande
  • Avila Beach
  • Cambria
  • Cayucos
  • Los Osos
  • Nipomo
  • Pismo Beach
  • Shell Beach
  • And more
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We are a Digital Shop

Our technicians use the latest technology to not only tell you if there are any issues with your vehicle, but show you. If we uncover an issue the photo will be e-mailed to you for your records. At the end of every visit you will receive a detailed report regarding the general health of your vehicle. Our #1 goal is to keep you safe on the road.

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