A car’s engine is like a bowl of spaghetti: without proper lubricants it’s nothing but a big, gummy paperweight. Sauce up your auto’s heart with today’s Groupon: for $29, you get an oil change, filter change, and a North Carolina state emission inspection at USA Automotive (a $60.28 value).
For more than 25 years, USA Automotive and its ASE-certified mechanics have kept cars humming with skilled ratchet work. Like George Washington cleaning his closet, engine techs toss the car’s old oil out along with grimy powdered wigs before filling the engine to the brim with fresh synthetic-blend motor oil. The engine’s oil filter is also subject to the royal switcheroo, as the old filter is shipped off to a farm in the sky before a stork delivers a new gunk-sorting device. The third prong of the auto care pitchfork is USA Automotive’s North Carolina emission test, which certifies that each car meets state requirements. Additionally, all autos passing through the garage are treated to a complimentary chassis lube, tire pressure fixer-upper, and a 30-point inspection that tests a car’s ability to name every state in order of kumquat production. USA Automotive’s clean waiting area is lined with couches, chairs, free WiFi, and a television to offer a respite for toe-tappers and watch-checkers.