2 Convenient Locations in Santa Cruz & Freedom

Smog Inspection Station in Santa Cruz, CA

The Right Smog Inspection Station

Most vehicles in the state of California require a smog inspection once every two years before registration renewal. This must be done by a state-certified smog inspector at a state certified station. It’s important to have the right hands performing this procedure— those of experienced professionals who will complete your smog test with total accuracy. You’ll find exactly this and more at Specialized Auto, operating in two locations, Santa Cruz and Watsonville.

A Smog Inspection Station with Focus

Here at Specialized Auto, we’re proud of the reputation we’ve earned as a trusted smog inspection station. Our well-trained technicians have been serving Santa Cruz, Watsonville and the entire county since 1994. We strive to make the inspection process fast and easy, allowing you to get on with your day. If the test fails for any reason, we’re prepared to do any corrective work in order for you to pass. Considering our competitive rates and keen focus on customer service, we hope you’ll consider us your ideal smog inspection station every time.

More Than A Smog Inspection Station

When you bring your vehicle to Specialized Auto in Santa Cruz or Watsonville for a smog test, you also have the option of a thorough digital inspection, including photos. This will give you the information you need to make informed repair decisions, based on your priorities and budget. More than a smog inspection station, we’re committed to making any repair process pleasant for you.

Complete Service at Specialized Auto

  • Two Convenient Locations
  • ASE-Certified Technicians
  • Bosch Certified Service Station
  • Monterey Bay Green Business
  • Smog Inspection and Certification
  • Pre-Owned Car Sales (Santa Cruz)
  • Michelin Tire Dealer (Watsonville)
  • Continental Tire Dealer (Santa Cruz)
  • 2017 “Best Shop”, Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • A Better Alternative to the Dealership

For a trusted smog inspection station, turn to Specialized Auto in Santa Cruz and Watsonville, where we’re better than the dealer every time.

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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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