Most of the automotive-maintenance services at Pro Oil Change begin with the pop of a hood. The dull sound reverberates around the engine, where trained and certified technicians inspect air filters, replace batteries, refill fluid levels, and inject Valvoline motor oil. Outside the automotive nucleus, they extend their restorative touch toward burned-out headlights and waved-out windshield-wiper blades. All of this unfolds inside their welcoming facility, which accepts all vehicle makes and models and features a waiting room with TVs and complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, or tea.
The vehicular vixens at Niagara Motors effortlessly expedite oil changes and refresh fuel lines, returning fallen steel ponies to pavement-punishing form. Their standard oil change ($39.95, plus $5.19 HST) includes a luxurious lube, oil, and filter change, as well as a discreet and gentlemanly gander at your belts, hoses, and connections. Niagara’s metal massage therapists also lube roadster’s hinges and linkages, as well as top up fluid levels and check and adjust tire pressure so you can bounce your auto like a fresh-out-the-box basketball. Niagara’s service department also offers a simple and easy automated-scheduling system to accurately prepare for your separation and ultimately teary reunion with your beloved road buggy.
Midas Auto Service spruces vehicles with supreme tune-ups carried out by expert technicians. For vehicles in need of some tender, loving tinkering, Midas’s expert auto-repair technicians can perform a multitude of repair and maintenance services, including brake inspection ($19.95) and alignment ($69.99+), and a belt and hose inspection gives heaps new gusto ($29.95).
Since 1980, Herb and Rhonda Singer have grown Discount Car & Truck into a network of more than 300 franchises that embrace environmentalism. Today, 91 per cent of the total fleet averages 28 miles per gallon on the highway, and in 2011, the company inaugurated a sustainability program featuring e-waste collection. Customer service is a priority, too, so the team offers complimentary pickup and return on a mechanical spider. Corporate and individual renters choose from more that 12 vehicles by makes including Kia, Toyota, and Cadillac, which can speed up to seven passengers to a concert or haul an apartment full of furniture to a bonfire.
Napa Autopro's certified technicians have been revamping dinged up vehicles for the last 25 years. To back up their array of repair and maintenance services—including oil changes and wheel alignments—they use Napa parts. Their seasonal service packages prepare automobiles for the heat of summer, the cold of winter, and the heartbreak of Valentine's Day. The staff guarantees their work with a 12-month/20,000-kilometre warranty, which is honoured at each of Napa Autopro's nearly 600 nationwide service centres.
Delta Sonic Car Wash renews tarnished transportation with an innovative touchless car-wash system that automatically guides vehicles through a tunnel of high-pressure sprays and overhead buffing cloths. The hands-free wash massages mild lotions into paint jobs, leaving vehicles with sparkling, fingerprint-free finishes that are backed by a five-day guarantee. Detailing technicians do get their hands dirty as they make use of more than 100 hours of training to dote on vehicle interiors and exteriors with products from ValuGard, Aquapel, and Blue Coral. The team wields AOCA certification know-how when injecting engines with oil and devising rustproofing treatments that avoid drilling holes or covering corrosion in zit cream.