Auto Repair in Dayton, NV

Dayton, NV

The community of Dayton, NV, is located in Lyon County, northeast of Carson City along US 50. Dayton covers a land area of almost 32 square miles on the western end of the Twenty-Six Mile Desert, at a bend in the Carson River. It’s home to a population of more than 9,000 people.

After the first name of Ponderers Rest, by 1860 the town was occupied mostly by Chinese miners and called “China Town” in the census. The name Dayton was officially adopted in 1861, named for local surveyor John Day. A century later, Dayton gained notoriety in 1961 for the film The Misfits, notable for the last movie appearances of Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe. Dayton has more recently grown with the expansion of residential development on the east side of the Carson River.

When it comes to auto repairs, you need an advocate, and you have one at Capitol Automotive. Our shop has been in business since 1965, serving Dayton with thorough, modern and ethical auto repair practices. We operate with confidence in our abilities while maintaining our constant focus on client service. Most of all, we take pride in advocating for you, our valued client. Our shop is conveniently located in nearby Carson City, where we look forward to your visit.

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A Few Words from Our Customers

Amazing service!

I brought my van in on a Friday Morning. They had it diagnosed and estimated on the same day. I kept my car for the weekend and brought it back early Monday morning. They had everything fixed and even did a courtesy inspection to make sure there wasn't anything else I urgently needed done. They took me to work and even picked me up to get my van each time. Great service, friendly staff, and they didn't give you the run around! I'll be coming back for future services and even oil changes. Thank you Marcus and to your whole team!!

Jennifer Moushey

These guys are truly all that they say they are.

I am always skeptical with new service, but these guys are exceptional in a wonderful way. Your car will be in great hands and they stand behind their work. They are not just professional, they are also kind, honest and fun personable folks. Any customer will be truly lucky/blessed to have found Capitol Automotive to service their vehicle.
Cristine Ford

Great job Capitol Automotive... you earned a new customer.

I'd recently taken my Honda to a dealership to have airbag recall work done, and they offered to do a vehicle inspection at the same time. Their inspection revealed that my brakes needed to be repaired right away, and they pressured me to schedule the work with them at that time. Instead, I decided to try Capitol, and a similar inspection showed the brakes were not in the "dire condition" claimed by the dealership. I appreciate the care and concern shown by the folks at Capitol...without the pressure of the dealership. Great work at a good price!
Jeff Hansen

We've got it all

  • Highly skilled ASE-certified technicians and service writers
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment
  • AAA approval with a 99% customer satisfaction rating
  • Nationwide warranty of 2 years or 24,000 miles on parts and labor
  • Convenient downtown location with free shuttle service
  • A comfortable waiting room with free Wi-Fi

WELCOME TO CAPITOL AUTOMOTIVE

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

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

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TIMING BELT

$50 off Timing Belt replacement. One coupon per customer. Not valid with other offer or special. Coupon must be presented in advance.