Foreign Auto Center

  • 4.6 of 5 stars
13 reviews

251 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA 02139, us

(617) 661-8558

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They are always honest
4.7/5
They are competent
4.6/5
Their repair price is reasonable
4.8/5
They complete the work in a timely manner
4.3/5
They respond well when they screw something up
4.0/5
They take the time to explain the problems and necessary repairs
4.1/5
They treat male and female customers in the same manner
5.0/5
They are always honest
4.7/5
I would use this mechanic again
5.0/5
I would recommend this mechanic to others
5.0/5
They fix the problem the first time
4.4/5
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood
4.5/5
The hours of operation are convenient for customers
4.4/5
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed)
4.3/5
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 03, 2000
This is an old story.....but, Jimmy solved a problem for $25 (a misbehaving Chapman lock) that had been addressed by both a dealer and another garage for months and for hundreds of dollars. Other experiences for more mundane problems were also very positive!
Nov 03, 2000
This is an old story.....but, Jimmy solved a problem for $25 (a misbehaving Chapman lock) that had been addressed by both a dealer and another garage for months and for hundreds of dollars. Other experiences for more mundane problems were also very positive!
Nov 06, 2011
Sep 28, 2005
Found them through this site and was not disappointed: good service, reasonable prices, honest. Will definitely go back.
Feb 08, 2006
Friendly, competent and helpful staff. Very reasonable pricing. Will definitely go back for any future repairs.
Mar 26, 2006
I've taken three different vehicles to the Jimmy's Foreign Auto Center, a Subaru Justy, a Dodge Power Ram and a Subaru Impreza Outback Sport. I originally went Jimmy's at a friend's recommendation to deal with an issue with my Justy that had over 300k miles on it at the time. They suspected a new carburetor was needed and obtained and installed a used one. Unfortunately it didn't fix the problem. I was told upfront that installing the part was a best guess fix and really the only thing that made sense to try on a car of that age and mileage. However, since it didn't solve my problem, I wasn't charged for either the part or labor. I haven't gone anywhere else since and have been going to Jimmy's for ten years now. I even continued going to Jimmy when I traded the Justy for a gigantic, Dodge pickup.
Aug 01, 2006
nick & jimmy are a model for what all mechanics should be like: knowledgeable, fair, honest people. i have been there many times and never once i got disappointed. i never felt they did/added something to boost the bill, and in fact many times they solved the problem and charged me just change money. they are responsive and solved my problems relatively fast any time i had a car emergency. i can't be more happy with them!
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 06, 2011

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