2 Convenient Locations in Santa Cruz & Freedom
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Your Local Auto Repair Facility in Santa Cruz, CA


Two Locations For Repair and Maintenance Expertise


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Dealer-Quality Automotive Repair

At Specialized Auto, we believe in providing your vehicle with only the best care. This is why our locations in Santa Cruz and Freedom are your local dealership alternatives for automotive service and maintenance.

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Servicing All Makes and Models

We offer two of the best shops in Santa Cruz County for all your vehicle’s repair and maintenance needs. Our business began by specializing in European makes, and we have since expanded our services to include American and Asian makes as well.

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Drive Now, Pay Later

As a Bosch Service Center, we offer 0% interest on all service & repairs through Bosch credit.

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Used Car Dealer in Santa Cruz

We are a repair shop that also sells pre-owned cars in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Jose, CA. Our shop has a great local reputation here in Santa Cruz, and we strive to uphold it when selling our cars.

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Auto Service and Maintenance You Can Trust

Specialized Auto is a full-service auto repair shop. Our dynamic team of factory-trained, ASE-Certified technicians are this area’s best option for repairs and maintenance. For more than 20 years, we’ve been delivering our expertise to Santa Cruz and Freedom drivers.

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Specialized Auto in Santa Cruz has a large inventory of parts available for most European and Import Cars. Even when the owner of an import vehicle finds a mechanic who knows the proper servicing of their vehicle, they still may not have the best parts available.

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Every time you get behind the wheel of your car, you have a purpose. You may be headed to the grocery store, commuting to work, or taking the family on a cross-country vacation. Regardless of your destination, you want to get there efficiently and trouble free. Unfortunately, car trouble can pop up at any time, prompting the need for auto repairs.

For Professional auto repairs in the Santa Cruz County area, choose the team you can trust. That team is Specialized Auto Inc., with more than 24 years experience performing auto repairs across Santa Cruz County. We will provide you with expert customer service and knowledgeable auto repairs for any vehicle you drive.

Servicing All Makes and Models

We offer two of the best Santa Cruz County auto service shops for all your vehicle’s repair and maintenance needs. Our business began specializing in only European makes; however, we have expanded our services to include American and Asian makes as well. No matter what you drive, we have the factory-trained technicians and the service bays ready to bring you quality, efficient service. Our ASE Certified technicians have the skills and experience to repair any make and model of car, truck, SUV, or RV. Over the past twenty years, we’ve grown into two convenient locations in Santa Cruz County—Santa Cruz and Freedom. At our Freedom location, we even provide all of your fleet services to keep your business operations running smoothly. We understand how important thorough and routine maintenance is, and that’s our secret to keeping your fleet on the road and your business running smoothly.

Dealer Quality Automotive Repair

At Specialized Auto, we believe in only providing you and your vehicle the best service possible. That is why our locations in Santa Cruz and Freedom are your local dealership alternatives for automotive service and maintenance. Our shops are Bosch Certified, which means we have passed certifications to ensure that we meet the highest standards for automotive repair and customer service. Our technicians have dealer experience and the diagnostic equipment for the best automotive repair in Santa Cruz County. We even offer you an industry leading 24 month/24,000 mile warranty on parts and labor. Upon request, every service includes a complimentary 21-point inspection and car wash, so your vehicle will look as good as it performs. Bring your vehicles to either of our locations and get your repairs done right the first time!

A Few Words from Our Customers


I would recommend that they try it for themselves. In addition, I would emphasize that the service exceeds the expectations if most people. The communication us great and I see myself as a real critic. My deceased father, who had a repair shop, demonstrated this same type of customer service and until I visited your shop, I believed that those days were gone. It is very good to know that Specialized Auto understands the value if good customer service. I thank you and encourage you continue doing what you are doing.


Free Car Wash

Spotless car wash with your service upon request. We offer an experience that exceeds your expectations.

Shuttle Service

Convenient local shuttle service. Visit us for service or repair and enjoy the convenience of our customer shuttle.

Vehicle Inspections

Upon request, we include a complimentary 21 point vehicle inspection with every service.

Green Car Repair

We are Solar Powered and certified for Green Car Repair by the Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program.

2 yr/24,000 mi Warranty

We offer a leading warranty because we are confident in the quality of each service our technicians perform.

Bosch Financing

To better serve you, we offer 0% financing on car repairs and service through the Bosch Credit Program.
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We are still open!!

As COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on our lives, businesses and on supply chains, I want to share an update on what Specialized Auto is doing to keep our customers safe while continuing to stay open as an essential business. You can still get your car fixed at Specialized Auto while staying safe during the Santa Cruz Stay-In Place order.

Here's how:
- Accepting payments over the phone.
- Call from your car or beep your horn and we will come out keeping our distance.
- After every service we are disinfecting all keys, steering wheels, gear selectors, and exterior and interior door handles.
- All communication over phone &/or email.
- Free pick up and delivery (some scheduling restrictions apply) call for details
- Call, text or email us with any questions or to schedule your appointment. 831-462-3458