Eschewing the stereotypes of oil- and soot-covered auto shops, Tires Plus welcomes motorists into tidy, brightly lit show rooms. There, well-dressed and equally well-trained professionals guide customers through making the right purchases and decisions for their cars, dispensing helpful tips, tires, repairs, and maintenance help to ensure that autos run smoothly, just like a football player covered in vegetable oil. Tires Plus's soft spot encompasses more than cars; it also focuses on community involvement via partnerships with associations such as Meals on Wheels and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
Sutherlin Nissan Mall of Georgia's fleet of professional technicians rejuvenates every type of vehicle, fusing a professional understanding of iron horses with advanced equipment and speedy servicing times. Your roadster's 45-minute spa experience begins with an oil and filter change, allowing new fluids to flow through its motor-powered veins and keeping out dirt and dust. Next, the auto aesthetician performs a multipoint inspection, checking routine problem areas such as wipers, tires, and overburdened cup holders for safety. A tire rotation follows, ensuring proper wear on all four wagon wheels. Finally, a wash and interior vacuum leaves car exteriors, floors, and seats immaculate, free of cookie crumbs, debris, and the never-seen 14th sequel to The Land Before Time.
Most great things have humble beginnings, and Express Oil Change & Tune-Up Clinic is no exception. In its 31-year history it grew to more than 170 locations across 10 states. Within these auto havens, ASE-certified vehicle-maintenance professionals slake engine thirsts with their signature 10-minute express full-service oil change and a menu of other automotive procedures. Techs swap out old oil for shiny, new oil and a new filter, followed by a thorough inspection of the engine and inner workings that ensures cars can run for miles and won’t fail during drag races through mall parking lots. Their service centers also perform general maintenance such as brake and AC service, and more advanced services such as radiator maintenance and computer diagnostics.
For more than 20 years, the certified technicians at Dekra Emission Check have done one thing and done it well: superfast Georgia-state vehicle-emissions tests. Although most patrons choose to stay in the car and alphabetize their eight-track collection during the typically five-minute inspection, many of the growing list of almost 30 Atlanta-area locations feature an indoor lounge for auto owners to kick back in. If a vehicle’s emissions exceed the regulated limit, the team advises drivers of their options and performs a free retest at a later date.
Since its creation in 1925, Dekra Emission Check’s umbrella company, Dekra, has grown to include more than 30,000 employees in 50 countries. In addition to having performed more than three million vehicle inspections in the United States, the larger business offers services such as expert appraisals, industrial product testing and certifications, and management-system certifications.
The technicians at each American LubeFast location help refresh road-weary wagons with oil changes and a bevy of other preventative maintenance services. A full-service oil change ($33.99+) swaps out spent lubricant for up to 5 quarts of fresh piston polish while further pampering vehicles with a 22-point inspection, a new oil filter, a 1-quart top-off of all fluids, and a honk-inducing undercarriage belly rub. Meanwhile, extra-thirsty engines can lap up 6 quarts of conventional oil in addition to the perks of the full-service change ($40). Motorists can also opt for an oil and filter change without the add-ons ($24.99) or pad gas mileage with a fuel shot ($9.99) and the installation of spinnaker. Improve wet-weather visibility with new wiper blades ($13.99/blade), or help motors breathe more effortlessly with an air filter ($13.99–$31.99). Drivers can also sign up for five months of roadside assistance ($15.99), which dispatches techs to help with flat tires, dead batteries, keys locked in the car, backtalking carburetors, or a tow of up to $75 in value.