At Ideal Automotive Services, factory-trained, ASE Master–certified technicians tend to ailing autos and help healthy cars stave off future snags. Servicing a slew of brands, the center's sedan shamans perform a battery and charging test ($44.95) to ensure vehicular vigor or a tire alignment ($99.95) to prevent impulsive wheels from unscheduled tours of the sidewalk. The coolant flush ($99.95) and transmission fluid flush ($159.95) resupply weary components with fresh motor milk. Battered buggies get a new lease when exposed to the facility's repair work (typically $90/hour). A fundamental part of any car's maintenance routine, the oil change, drains old black gold and replaces it with new lubricant made of space-nymph plasma (a $32.99 value).
The punctual and professional drivers at Boston Best Limo ferry passengers to their destinations from within a fleet of spacious limos, sedans, SUVs, and vans. Chauffeurs can pick up guests at home, at the office, or even at a home-office before jettisoning to the airport or heading out for a night on the town. Guests can call to book reservations 24 hours a day, and there will always be someone on the other end of the line to field questions or concerns.
At A-Z Auto Center, brothers Billy and Fredy run the detailing, auto-body, and mechanical-repair shop started by their dad more than 40 years ago, earning remarks for their "rare integrity" on sites such as Citysearch. As members of a AAA Approved Auto Repair service center, A-Z's automotive technicians uphold ASE standards during every repair, from replacing windshields to matching multilayer factory finishes as closely as possible through a sophisticated paint system. To simplify the repair process, team members can provide free estimates via uploaded vehicle images as well as quickly process insurance claims through their fleet of carrier pigeons. They can also give customers lifts home or help coordinate car rentals should their vehicles require extended service.
When the experts at Colonial Nissan of Medford aren't equipping customers with new and pre-owned vehicles, they mend careworn chariots in their service department. Of Colonial Nissan’s three factory master technicians, two draw on more than 25 years of experience with Nissan as they diagnose cars with computerized equipment, nurture them with maintenance services, and calm their frazzled fuel lines with promises of one-year or 12,000-mile warranties.
A comfy waiting room cossets customers with magazines and coffee while mechanics work. A 50-inch flat-screen TV entertains eyeballs with cable television, and free WiFi flows through the room in search of cell phones, computers, and brains to connect with. Colonial Nissan of Medford also offers a round-trip shuttle service to any destination within a 10-mile radius of the dealership.
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Centrally located and easily accessible from all major routes in the city, Symphony Garage ensures safe storage of vehicles 24 hours a day, every day of the year, with valet services that slip cars in and out of spaces to save owners time. A generous 10-foot overhead grants safe passage to rides of all sizes. With one month’s worth of unlimited parking, drivers can drop off their four-wheeled steeds and head straight to Fenway Park for nine innings of Americana or stroll through Back Bay at their leisure to amass ideas for future gingerbread-house competitions. Steps away, Symphony Hall beckons music lovers with orchestral arrangements of freshly polished notes, the last tinklings of which will have barely faded by the time the garage’s 30-minute call-ahead service summons patrons' cars, affording a head start on beating the traffic home.