Downtown Auto Center

4145 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611 510-547-4436
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Consumer Ratings for Downtown Auto Center — 101 Ratings

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Makes serviced:

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge/Ram
  • Fiat
  • Ford
  • GMC Truck
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Porsche
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Makes serviced under manufacturers' new-car warranties:

  • Toyota

Consumer Comments for Downtown Auto Center

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Consumer from Oakland, CA
Oct 20, 2020
Took our Prius in for a recall (airbags IIRC). The service writer called later to say we had "a massive oil leak" that he could fix today for "only $2600." I asked him to send me a picture, as I'd just changed the oil the day before and knew the underside of the engine was totally clean, and it had never used any oil between 10,000-mile changes. He focused on a small area near the timing cover than had some oil seepage over a few square inches. Pfft. Since it had 130,000 miles I figured that was doing well. I declined the work, obviously. But this was clearly a scam.
Consumer from Oakland, CA
Apr 09, 2020
They have improved a lot in recent years, with the separation of the Subaru and Toyota sections into two different stores.
Consumer from Berkeley, CA
Mar 15, 2020
Good service from the Subaru folks at the Downtown Auto Center on 401 27th Street in Oakland. Called to advise when car was ready, and also called again to remind me to come before they closed. Took care of maintenance, and advised of status of brakes, tires, etc.

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