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We specialize in German Cars and have more than 20 years of experience in cars. We are car guys from day one. We love and respect cars.

Our formula for success is to keep it as helpful as possible. Customer service is the most vital point for us. We treat every customer as if he is our friend and their cars are like our cars. We advise them for their own good yet their safety is our most important concern.
Our purpose is to be the neighborhood repair shop for a lifetime by earning trust.

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Select German Car Service
5.0
Based on 268 Reviews
Heidi R.
Heidi R.
2022-11-21 09:02:33
I'm a return customer (for a reason)... and a repeat reviewer (for a reason). I took my 2016 Audi A8 to Select German Car Service for an oil change... read more
Sanjay J.
Sanjay J.
2022-08-09 15:20:45
This place is really great . It's kind of hidden and was hard to find but let me tell you it's well worth the effort. They are professionals and know their... read more
india D.
india D.
2022-08-09 13:49:11
Everyone I called had a 2-3 week wait. Select got me in within a few days. They're communication is logged into a system where everything is documented. I... read more
Daniel D.
Daniel D.
2022-08-05 22:47:58
Very responsive and detailed in what I needed fixed and what other issues existed. They were able to work with my warranty to get many outstanding items... read more
Rodney C.
Rodney C.
2022-07-19 19:07:31
Brought my 2014 X5 due to a coolant leak. Technician was able to pinpoint the issue and fixed at an excellent price. Very responsive and communication via... read more
Nader A.
Nader A.
2022-06-02 11:33:31
my car needed 30K mile service and after some searching found Select German Car service. I was impressed by the reviews and I was even more impressed by... read more
Nauj O.
Nauj O.
2022-04-20 10:18:55
Excellent service, I've been taking my vehicle to Mantencion for more than 2 years and everything is fine. read more
Hassib G.
Hassib G.
2022-04-05 06:51:53
Professional guys ! They know what to do and how to handle European cars not like to many other shops who pretend to be professional. I definitely recommend... read more
Donald M.
Donald M.
2022-04-01 15:35:02
Reached out to several shops for service quotes on Re: my 2012 Porsche Cayenne S. Max responded promptly and scheduled me in for service the next day. I've... read more
Chelsea M.
Chelsea M.
2022-03-31 15:28:37
Where do I begin...sent this company a text to get a quote on fixing my gear shifter. My car was driving fine with just the "nob" of the shifter. However, I... read more
Kathy L.
Kathy L.
2022-03-25 14:49:01
This response is clarify some of the statements in Max's response: First and foremost, I was never informed the shop did not have any availability for 2... read more
Jane F.
Jane F.
2022-03-24 11:56:49
After having issues of the maintenance I received on my Mercedes from two of the big companies, I wanted a mom and pop place as we own a mom & pop store,... read more
Bob D.
Bob D.
2022-03-10 10:45:37
Max and his team were outstanding, they did an oil & filter change for me as well as a thorough inspection. Very nice folks who are focused on customer... read more
Diane N.
Diane N.
2022-03-04 13:12:01
My car gave me an alert that I had a drivetrain malfunction. My usual BMW mechanic wasn't available, so I contacted Select German Car Service and they were... read more
Che H.
Che H.
2022-03-03 15:42:20
My turbo actuator needed to be replaced and I had gone to Advantec automotive shop to see if they could repair it. Worst decision ever. They charged me $90... read more
Holly R.
Holly R.
2022-02-17 20:07:47
I desperately need to get daughters Audi A3 in for an oil change . Max got me an appointment the very next day :) . Why have I been giving away all my $$ to... read more
Julian Q.
Julian Q.
2022-02-15 09:36:15
I asked for help in trying to get my car fixed. It is a 2001 VW GTI. Based on some replies from other mechanics (not from yelp) they, in general don't... read more
Alize R.
Alize R.
2022-02-04 09:31:50
I've taken two vehicles here in the past years. They are honest and do a good job. I used to live in LA and has a trustworthy car service place there and I... read more
Eliana B.
Eliana B.
2022-02-02 03:18:04
I received great service when I took my car for brake fluid change. They have also performed multi-point inspection as part of the service. Max is very... read more
Rafael R.
Rafael R.
2022-01-13 15:26:35
Least amount of hassle I've ever gone through when taking a car to get serviced!! They text you a link that lets you see all the points they inspected for... read more
Kenric Y.
Kenric Y.
2021-09-28 17:24:43
Took my 2017 BMW X1 here for maintenance services. They did an awesome job and my car is running like new again. Pricing was more reasonable than the BMW... read more
Ty A.
Ty A.
2021-09-06 09:23:24
I took my Cayenne to Select German Car Service with a problem that had been diagnosed buy another mechanic. I had this loud clunking noise when the car... read more
Austin G.
Austin G.
2021-09-02 10:38:18
This was the second time we brought our 2016 E-350 in for service and had just as great of an experience. Max and his guys are awesome at what they do and... read more
Roland C.
Roland C.
2021-08-10 20:01:38
Where do I start. I cant thank Max, Chris and the whole Select team for the repair they did on my 2013 535I. I had extended warranty (or thought I did) on... read more
Ian M.
Ian M.
2021-08-10 15:57:25
Can't say enough good things about this shop. I've been bringing my volkswagen here for about 2 years now even after moving farther away. Genuine nice guys... read more
Michele J.
Michele J.
2021-08-09 18:41:05
When I found out that my Mercedes E350 needed a new alternator, Select German Car Service gave a competitive quote and a 2 year warranty. They also... read more
Ash Y.
Ash Y.
2021-08-02 12:15:56
To start, I should say Max and Chris both give you the best customer service you deserve as a German car owner. They are both very professional and will... read more
P L.
P L.
2021-07-20 16:29:17
Thanks Max for your prompt responsive & professional service. His technician took care of my headlights bulb issue while we waited in the a/c office. On top... read more
Arjay U.
Arjay U.
2021-06-02 12:27:05
My experience with SGCS was excellent. Great customer service. Friendly staff. They are on time and efficient. Very clean space and following covid... read more
Michael R.
Michael R.
2021-05-10 14:10:04
My experience at SGCS was very good. While I'm very familiar with working on simple maintenance on most cars, these German cars really benefit from a... read more
Joselito A.
Joselito A.
2021-04-21 08:08:00
Truly impressed with how they carry out their business. I pointed out a couple of things that bothered me and they did a diagnostic check, but found no... read more
Andrew K.
Andrew K.
2021-04-02 21:13:57
Incredible experience and this will be my go-to spot for car service for time to come. Honest, friendly and excellent service from these experts. You can... read more
Wendy D.
Wendy D.
2021-03-22 10:29:38
First off, the office and car bay is kept very clean and organized. They all follow COVID-19 business protocol procedures. The staff is pleasant and... read more
Faith G.
Faith G.
2021-01-27 13:35:00
I am not a person that leaves reviews often, but I have been meaning to do so for Select German for months. The customer service is unparalleled - Max AND... read more
Steven G.
Steven G.
2021-01-25 17:14:58
Very trustworthy mechanics, repair costs were very detailed and fair. Went here during covid times. They followed all guidelines and hasld social distancing... read more
Ricardo G.
Ricardo G.
2021-01-15 07:32:01
Amazing experience from the get go. Trully welcoming and honest individuals working here. From reception to delivery, top notch service. Highly recommended... read more
Jackie S.
Jackie S.
2020-11-20 09:19:14
Their service is 5/5 great! During times of COVID-19, it's important to see businesses implement good cleaning practices. And let me tell ya, they do a... read more
darren t.
darren t.
2020-11-17 12:20:38
Good prices and service. No high pressure push for additional services which is refreshing. Excellent communication with the shop and covid-safe... read more
Julia L. M.
Julia L. M.
2020-11-11 13:03:39
Came here for an oil change on my VW Jetta. Due to COVID, the waiting area is closed, and there's not much in the area in terms of places to wait... read more
Cong D.
Cong D.
2020-11-10 14:56:41
I had a lot of things pop up in my schedule with my coworkers being sick, and it was very easy to reschedule. Max was great in the reception of the car and... read more
Tin T.
Tin T.
2020-10-29 10:22:28
If you're reading all of these reviews, yes they speaks for themselves and I'm a witness of that. I have a 2017 911 "TURBO S" and did not want to get... read more
Samantha R.
Samantha R.
2020-10-17 22:01:50
Select German Car Service did a wonderful job fixing my vehicle. Max was very responsive via yelp messages and text message once my vehicle was there. My... read more
Irene W.
Irene W.
2020-10-13 06:51:42
I recently moved to San Diego and I was nervous to find a mechanic who would take good care of my car. I have an Audi A4 Quattro, so it's a little tougher... read more
Chino Adalı Y.
Chino Adalı Y.
2020-10-02 16:09:03
These guys are extremely professional and tremendous knowledge when it comes to German Cars! I brought my bmw and Audi to them and always leave with... read more
Jonathan G.
Jonathan G.
2020-09-22 16:57:16
This place is the place to take your foreign cars. Even though I just went to get a general inspection, you can clearly see the amazing quality service... read more
Sophia G.
Sophia G.
2020-09-01 12:52:45
I found Select German Car Service on Yelp while looking for a shop that can help my BMW headlight issue. My left headlamp was a bit off and I couldn't see... read more
Patrick G.
Patrick G.
2020-08-31 10:46:08
Incredible knowledge and service. They had CoVid procedures in place to protect all parties, but still were super friendly and warm. I dropped off my... read more
S T.
S T.
2020-08-26 19:08:00
Excellent experience with the two year service on my 718 Boxster S. When I asked for an estimate for the services needed, they sent over a detailed quote... read more
Aleksandr C.
Aleksandr C.
2020-08-24 16:32:07
I do most of my repairs/service myself, but recently took my BMW to the dealer for a brake fluid flush. In addition to charging an arm and a leg, they found... read more
Matt I.
Matt I.
2020-07-30 20:07:15
Requested a quote and Max responded in the blink of an eye. He got me in the next day after listening to my circumstances and gave me an extremely... read more
Timur O.
Timur O.
2020-07-12 13:59:35
Son' first car and car's first inspection and service is a particular job for a father. Although the car is an Acura, my friends religiously recommended... read more
Stephen K.
Stephen K.
2020-06-19 18:39:18
Brought my 2019 Audi S4 in for an oil change, and I have to say I'm very impressed with their customer service as well as how thorough they are with their... read more
Clint S.
Clint S.
2020-06-17 17:13:03
These guys are awesome. I would advise everyone bring their car here. From the very beginning, they got me in quickly. After a thorough once over of my... read more
Loreen A.
Loreen A.
2020-04-16 10:58:52
My car died while I was out shopping last week. I just purchased it last month and the dealer was closed due to COVID-19. The dealer headquarters pointed me... read more
Kristian E.
Kristian E.
2020-02-27 09:33:35
Went on yelp to find out about this hidden gem. Both Max and Jerry are professionals that gave me a great deal on services. I got an oil change done for... read more
Darrick P.
Darrick P.
2019-10-02 16:38:19
So my check engine light came on my 1997 VW Eurovan and I took it to Firestone on Mira Mesa BLVD and gave them $100 to turn the light off and my van started... read more
Rick K.
Rick K.
2019-09-10 16:14:47
I needed headlamps installed so I sent this business a message. He wanted to look at the parts to see what I had. I came by Monday morning , and he was able... read more
Daniel V.
Daniel V.
2019-09-03 15:43:23
Great service, easy to set up. I appreciated the responses over the holiday weekend. Dropped my Audi off in the morning. All four corners for brakes was... read more

CALL TO SPEAK TO OUR STAFF

(858) 336-9287