Since 1966, Swift Chrysler Jeep Dodge Kia's certified technicians have lifted the spirits of downtrodden foreign and domestic vehicles and their owners, all the while selling a massive inventory of used and new cars. In an attempt to offer an incredibly customer-friendly shopping experience, this massive inventory is listed online in an easily browsable format. Visitors of the dealership can also stop in to kick the tires, daydream about how many marshmallows they can stuff into each single car, and check out the dealership’s amenities. Shuttle service, rental vehicles, and a complementary loaner-bicycle program ensure no customer gets stranded, while a comfortable lobby with coffee, snacks, and wireless Internet allow customers to relax while tikes let loose in a children's playroom.
Vander Hamm Tire Center's team of mechanical tinkerers recalibrates under-hood humors during their standard oil changes. Pull horseless carriages into one of Vander Hamm’s eight service bays for up to five quarts of fresh fluids, as new lubricant forms a protective barrier against engine breakdown, clogging sludge, and sparkplug-stealing raccoons. Vander Hamm's car custodians also replace your worn-out filters and ferry your old oil safely to its eternal resting place. Once engines are sufficiently slicked, technicians check tire pressure and snoop through a 12-point inspection, scrutinizing vehicle surfaces in search of potential safety issues and hidden messages in license-plate numbers. Each vehicular sprucing lasts 45 minutes to an hour, giving drivers down time to practice mind-soothing relaxation techniques or stress-inducing cougar juggling.
Don and Rick Wood, owners of Cooks Collision, have auto-repair roots that reach back to the 1930s. Their grandfather, Clyde, built cars for Ford Motor Company and later started his own body shop, where he passed his knowledge on to his son, Bob. After working as a body-shop manager for Saltnes Volkswagen, Bob took out a mortgage against his family home and purchased Cooks Auto Body, fulfilling his dream of starting his own shop—just like his dad. Today, Don and Rick carry on the family legacy with nearly 20 locations, 300 employees, and one magical vintage racecar. Their ASE-certified mechanics are factory-certified by Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Jaguar, and Volvo, and they repair around 30,000 cars each year.
The mechanics at Vacaville Auto Pro address all kinds of vehicular needs, from preventative maintenance to complete repair. Canvassing cars with a free inspection, the techs can uncover early warning signs before small problems manifest into bigger issues. Deeper under the hood, the staff gets to work servicing parts including electrical circuits, serpentine belts, and worn transmissions. As drivers wait, they can take advantage of the shop’s free WiFi and cable TV, or use a night drop box to drop off vehicles after work or to send secret-admirer notes to the dreamiest mechanic.