About

WE ARE OPEN DURING THE CORONAVIRUS SHELTER IN PLACE!

As we are considered an “essential business”, we will be open during the shelter in place. Having your vehicle ready when you need it is a necessity to your safety and wellbeing.

8:00 am to 4:00

Quality Volvo, Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Subaru & Prius Service & Repair (Independent) • Since 1981 • Near BART & Bus

The Model Garage, in Berkeley CA, is an independent auto repair shop (not a dealership) that specializes in Volvo, Toyota, Lexus, Prius, Subaru and Scion cars. We have current factory diagnostic systems for all of the cars we service.

Our five mechanics are conscientious professionals who will keep your car purring. We offer, customer-friendly service and repair. In business since 1981, we love dealing with the customers in our area.

Quality and honesty are our strengths.

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Gay & Lesbian (LGBTQ) Friendly Auto Repair & Service Shop

Features

Air Conditioning
Alternator
Axles
Battery
Brakes
Check Engine
Clutches
Coolant
Cooling System
Computer Diagnostic
Diagnostics
Drive Train
Electrical
Engine
Exhaust
Fuel System
Heating and Cooling
Hoses
Inspections
Lights
Maintenance
Mechanical
Mufflers
Power Steering
Pre-Purchase
Radiators
Rear End
Shocks
Steering
Struts
Suspension
Timing Belts
Tire Balancing
Transmissions
Tune Ups
Windows

Reviews

4.5
93 Reviews
June 15, 2020
Exactly what I want in an auto garage/repair shop. Make an appointment, take your vehicle in, discuss issues and review service with knowledgeable...
August 30, 2020
I have been taking my 1993 Camry to Model Garage since I first got it, and thanks to them it is still going strong. They are thorough, honest, and...
June 08, 2020
UPDATE: I have amended my original review because the owner contacted me to explain that he reviewed my work order and agreed that there was an error in the...

Hours

Open Now
Monday: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location

2920 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94705
Walking distance to Ashby BART, 1/2 block to AC Transit Buses, one block from the Berkeley Bowl.
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