Paul's VW & Import Service

  • 4.9 of 5 stars
3 reviews

2600 Library Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15235, us

(412) 884-8866

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They are always honest
5.0/5
They are competent
5.0/5
Their repair price is reasonable
5.0/5
They complete the work in a timely manner
4.0/5
They respond well when they screw something up
4.7/5
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
5.0/5
I would recommend this mechanic to others
5.0/5
They fix the problem the first time
5.0/5
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood
5.0/5
The hours of operation are convenient for customers
4.0/5
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed)
4.3/5
Oct 05, 1999
Out in the suburbs between Pittsburgh and Monroeville. Paul's not cheap, but he's very thorough, and very honest. There's a bus stop about 50' from his shop, but busses only run during morning and evening rush-hours.
May 14, 2004
Paul's is not a cut-rate garage. Paul charges fair prices for the amount of work he puts in. He is thorough, and backs up everything he does. He _is_ "your neighorhood mechanic", like in the old days when you could trust the guys at the corner garage to do the right thing. He bends over backwards to make sure that what he is recommending is really needed, and calls it as he sees it. If a car is Not Worth Fixing, he'll tell you point blank. He pretty much treats everyone's car like he'd want his treated, and treats his customers like he'd want to be treated. And I think he succeeds at it.
Feb 10, 2012
  • macwagen
I've taken all of our cars to Paul's for several years. They've done everything from oil changes, inspections and check engine lights diagnostics all the way to body work. Worth noting: they are one of the few area shops that still work on Air-Cooled VWs. Bob (the owner) makes sure you know up front what needs done and why. I've known him to dissuade a customer from doing expensive work on a car that just isn't worth it, and will likewise tell you when he thinks it's well worth the time and expense. I admittedly don't know a lot about fixing cars, so I've always been at the mercy of mechanics, so it's paramount to me that I feel I can trust my mechanic, and I can say without hesitation that I trust everyone at Paul's. Cars he's worked on for me or my wife: 1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 2000 Volkswagen New Beetle (1.8T) 2004 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport

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