Dave Nilsen Auto

  • 4.9 of 5 stars
4 reviews

1 Scale Ave # 53, Rutland, VT 05701, us

(802) 747-3283

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They are always honest
5.0/5
They are competent
5.0/5
Their repair price is reasonable
4.8/5
They complete the work in a timely manner
4.8/5
They respond well when they screw something up
5.0/5
They take the time to explain the problems and necessary repairs
5.0/5
They treat male and female customers in the same manner
5.0/5
They are always honest
5.0/5
I would use this mechanic again
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I would recommend this mechanic to others
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They fix the problem the first time
5.0/5
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood
4.8/5
The hours of operation are convenient for customers
4.5/5
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed)
5.0/5
Nov 06, 2011
Jun 07, 2004
Dave has worked on my and my parents' cars for years. He is honest, reliable, and does not do unnecessary repairs. There is no one like him for Volvo repairs, and his "car care basics class" is unbelievable. I hope I never have to change my own flat (that's what husbands and AAA are for, right?), but if I do, I will know how to do it safely, thanks to Dave.
Mar 17, 2009
Dave and his associate Kevin, in addition to being straight up guys, have a massive, GOOD vinyl collection, right at the shop. If you're hanging out around the garage waiting for your vehicle to be done, or for one of them to get off the phone, they'll gesture over to the records, you pick one, and Dave puts it on for you. All my girlfriends go to Dave and Kevin because they treat women PARTICULARLY well. Nothing creepy, and they know we're smart, maybe just underexposed to the finer points of automobile repair and maintainence. Which they will expound upon. A lot. Dave's the owner. He's had the business for a lot of years. He does car care workshops for his customers, teaching how to change oil, check fluids, do minor repairs. He always donates the fee to a nonprofit organization. When you're in Vermont, and you see the volvos running around with their little DNA oval euro stickers on the back, you'll know you're in Dave Nilsen Auto country!
Aug 22, 2008
Dave is very competent, fixes only what needs to be fixed (doesn't invent work), and gives great advice regarding repairs and maintenance. I recommend him to everyone.

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