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Spring & Summer Inspection $169.99 (A $250.00 Value)
Special Includes:
Evacuate & charge a/c system (includes 2 lbs of R134A refrigerant only, other refrigerant systems excluded) Tire rotation Battery test Check tire pressure, tread depth and overall condition (including spare tire if applicable) Check spare tire, where applicable Check for warning ... [read more] indicators (CEL, SRS, ABS, TPMS) Check engine coolant level & protection Check steering & suspension Check differential & transmission fluid levels Check drive axles Check brake pads, rotors, & parking brake Check power steering fluid, belts & hoses Check brake fluid level & cond. Check exhaust Check all lights, wipers & washers Check for state inspection ... [hide]

Domestic & Import Vehicles

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First Class Automotive has been the premier auto repair shop in Raleigh, NC for luxury import vehicles for more than 30 years. Our auto mechanics are highly experienced, ASE Certified Technicians, and specialize in providing complete automotive repair and maintenance services for upscale highline vehicles such as Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, Lexus, Audi, Volvo, Jaguar, Range Rover and many other makes and models. In fact, we're the first independent BMW repair shop in Raleigh! We understand how much you’ve invested in your automobile, that’s why we take care to hire the most qualified auto mechanics and use the most sophisticated tools and diagnostic equipment on the market.

Welcome to First Class Automotive

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At First Class Automotive, we’ve worked hard to provide Raleigh and the greater Triangle area with the quality and convenience of a large car care center while maintaining the level of customer service associated with a small, local repair shop. We take the time to explain each auto service cost to our customers, provide them with a complimentary local shuttle service, and back all of our car repairs with a 24 Month/24,000 Mile Warranty. It's this dedication to superior customer service and auto care that has earned us such a strong reputation in the Triangle area, and keeps our customers coming back again and again.
We know that when it comes to auto repair Raleigh has many car care centers to choose from, but none are as dedicated to fulfilling all of your automotive needs like the friendly team at First Class Automotive. If you're looking for reliable, convenient and affordable auto repair in Raleigh, come visit the friendly team that the Triangle has entrusted with their luxury vehicles since 1983. Give us a call today or easily schedule your appointment online, and our Mercedes, Lexus and BMW service experts will be happy to help. We look forward to providing you with the best import automotive repair service around!

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Ramona Allen
Quick, efficient but most of all, friendly service. A willingness-to-help that I have not experienced anywhere to date. Very grateful for the wonderful interaction here and I look forward to using their services again soon.
Waymond Wright
I am pleased with the excellent service received. The staff is very personal and my car is running wonderful. I will be using this business for my automotive needs.
This was my first visit to 1st Class Automotive and will not be my last. I was treated like a lifetime customer. I needed routine maintenance on my Audi A4. Additionally there was a popping/knocking noise in the front end suspension. A competing garage diagnosed the problem several months ago and said I needed to replace both axles at $900 each. The second opinion I got from 1st class was a loose fastener on the left front thrust arm. Everything was tightened up and torqued to specifications. The noise was resolved for less than $150! Why would I ever take my Audi anywhere else? Great job 1st class! Will be taking the wife’s Lexus there very soon.
J Vastey
Top level service. I have been coming here for 10 years and never had an issue once. Every time any of my cars come in for maintenance the problem is solved on that 1 visit. The shop is extremely clean and provide red carpet service to customers.
Dick Timmons
I've used 1st Class for over20 years for all my cars and It's the Only place I'd go. They fix it once and fixt it right!
Sandra Dotts
The absolute best automotive care company! They consistently deliver superior repair service and customer service, every time! Thanks 1st Class Team!
Cam Nott
Probably the most honest, straight forward shop I’ve ever taken my BMW to. Thanks so much for everything!
Serita Baskerville
This is a place you can trust. They are very well versed and can explain things to you in layman’s terms. Great customer service, etc. and they work with you. I wouldn’t go anyplace else.
Julia Zeigler
Exceptional service! I never dread taking my car in for repairs. What a blessing to have a repair shop that you can trust!
Sylvia Royall
I came back to First Class after many years of mediocre, overpriced, unnecessary services and sheer incompetence by independent shops and dealerships. As a woman, the condescending remarks directed to me were not necessary or warranted. At First Class I am treated with respect and my questions are answered as if they are important. The service representative calls with suggestions of repairs needed and prioritizes the need for repairs. We then decide what services will be done. I know the exact price for each item and have no surprises when I pick my car up. My car loves being pampered at First Class. I cannot imagine taking it elsewhere.
josh daye
Chris, Megan & the staff was very professional from start to finish. Explain every detail what was going on with my S Class. Was very impressed how meticulous Chris was with the repairs at hand. Will be bring my other 4 cars to them for sure. Great Service
Gregory Bell
Ist class automotive took great care of my Mercedes. Chris Mason (General Manager) was very professional. I woukd definitely recommend them and will definitely take my car back they have definitely earned my trust and my business.
Khush Sohal
Fast friendly service and excellent prices. Could not be more happier with the work done on my BMW. The diagnostic report was spot on and from me requesting new brake pads and possibly rotors the tech found the issue was just the sensor and reported just that!!!! I had some additional work carried out that the tech found and overall this place is A+++++ Thank you
Outstanding service from both the knowledgeable service advisors to the highly competent techs. I am always pleased with the quality, honest service that my BMW gets here. Thank you.
Mark Christensen
1st Class really came through on a repair for me after another shop was unable to help. Great first time experience and I look forward to having more work done In the future.

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