Capitol Automotive
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About Us


Capitol Automotive has been providing top quality Carson City auto repair since 1965. We serve Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville, Dayton, Lake Tahoe and Reno, offering top-notch auto repair. Our straightforward and enthusiastic approach to auto care is what makes us the best shop in town. What sets us apart from other shops is the quality of our staff, and our attention to detail.

Our approach is educational, not rushed, or hard sell. We take the time to research and evaluate your vehicle, find the root cause of the problem, and communicate options, so you can make informed decisions. We ensure your car is serviced with the correct fluids and the highest quality parts. Our maintenance programs follow factory specifications and save you time and money by preventing unexpected breakdowns.

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We've got it all
  • Highly skilled, ASE-certified technicians and service writers
  • State of the art diagnostic equipment
  • AAA approval, and a 99% customer satisfaction rating
  • A nationwide warranty of 2 years or 24,000 miles on parts and labor
  • A convenient downtown location with free shuttle service
  • A comfortable waiting room with free Wi-Fi
  • Manufacturer-trained technicians
  • Highest quality parts and lubricants
  • Factory-direct data and bulletins
  • ASE-certified technicians
  • State of the art equipment
  • Computerized troubleshooting
  • High-quality repair at a fair price
  • All work and parts are guaranteed
  • We won't sell you unnecessary repairs
our guarantee



Our goal is to exceed your expectations every time we work on your vehicle. With that in mind, we promise the following:

We will never work on your car without your permission.
We guarantee any work done in our shop.
We will provide pictures or used parts to you if you request.
We guarantee all parts and labor on qualifying repairs and services for 24 Months/24,000 Miles.
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Extend your Peace of Mind Warranty to 36 Months/36,000 miles when you make your qualifying repair and services purchases using your EasyPay credit card.

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Customer Testimonials

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Rob P.

Thank you for your service today on my Camaro. It runs better now than it has over the last decade I have owned it. I am extremely pleased! I recommend your shop to anyone looking for no nonsense quality auto repair and maintenance with attention to detail, professionalism and fairness. Thank you for all that you do!

Warren L.

I trust them to handle any problem with my vehicle. The service technicians are knowledgeable, helpful, and responsive. The workmanship of the mechanics is first rate. One of the best independent automotive shops I've ever used. They've earned my repeat business because they're honest and provide great service to me and my family.


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Our address

1000 N Plaza Street,Carson City, NV 89701

contact info

Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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