Mon - Thu : 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri : 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun : Closed
19 Covil Ave, Wilmington,
North Carolina 28403
Your Wilmington European Auto Repair Experts
Performance Auto Specialists has offered affordable, reliable repair and maintenance to Wilmington residents since 1991. Our team of trained technicians and master mechanics diagnose and repair problems with nearly any make or model of vehicle with state of the art computer diagnostics and good old-fashioned hard work. We specialize in European auto repair and are proud to be the area’s go to gearheads for servicing BMW, Mercedes, Volvo, Volkswagen, Mini, Jaguar, Audi, and Porsche.
- Quit the dealership get dealer quality work at an affordable price. At Performance Auto, we know your name, and more important we know your car.
- Warranty we use original equipment manufacturer, OEM parts – just like the dealerships. We back them with a 24-month/24,000 mile warranty.
- European auto experts not only have our mechanics and technicians been trained on European engines, they have years of experience working under European hoods.
- Maintenance reminders once we work on your car we make sure you know when to come back for scheduled maintenance.
- Accurate quotes because of your years of experience, we are able to make accurate quotes for all repairs. We don’t sell you anything you don’t need.
- Financing – Right now they’re offering No interest if paid in full within 6 months on your auto maintenance and repair purchases of $199 or more. * Apply online.
EUROPEAN AUTO REPAIR SERVICES
Service so good, it’s guaranteed
Performance Auto Specialists can perform the same services as area car dealerships, while beating the quality and prices you get at dealer repair centers. Our service is so good, we guarantee original equipment manufacturer OEM parts for 24 months/24,000 miles. Make an appointment with our ASE certified team if your vehicle needs:
Your emissions system limits the amount of toxins released into the environment and keep your car running at its most efficient. Rough idling, bad gas mileage, or smoke from the exhaust are all signs of an emissions system problem.Learn More
Check Engine Light Services
Even if your vehicle seems to be running fine, it’s best to have a certified mechanic diagnose the problem. An illuminated engine warning light can start as a small problem that quickly escalates to a costly expense. We’ll use computer diagnostics to get to the root of the issue quickly.Learn More
Today’s vehicles are controlled by intricate computer systems that send messages or signals when there’s a problem. If your vehicle just isn’t running right, our state of the art computer diagnostics can read your car’s computer and diagnose any problem in an instant.Learn More
Keep the heart of your car beating (no, we don’t mean knocking) by bringing it to Performance Auto Specialists. We handle any repair, rebuild, or engine replacement to get you back on the road as quickly as possible. We do not use aftermarket parts and we offer a two-year warranty for peace of mind.Learn More
Brake systems require routine maintenance. Without it, you’ll hear a lot of screeching, squealing, and squeaking. Stop on a dime without spending a pretty penny. We perform routine maintenance to prevent expensive brake repairs down the road.Learn More
There’s nothing worse than a broken air conditioner in a Southern summer. Let us repair and maintain any climate control system in your car, truck, SUV, or minivan using our exact charge system. Don’t guess how much Freon your vehicles, needs. Performance Auto Specialists will find the leak and recharge your AC so you can have cool comfort in no time.Learn More
A special team of car people for special people who love cars
We’re here to provide the same quality customer experience and repairs you would expect to find at your local dealership, at a much lower cost. Our team of trained technicians and master mechanics continually learn new skills and earn new certifications to ensure you’re getting the best auto repair for your BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Mini, Volkswagen, Jaguar, Audi, and Porsche in Wilmington, from oil changes to engine repairs.
Make an appointment at Wilmington’s expert European auto repair center today
Performance Auto Specialists
Performance Auto Specialists has been providing quality automotive repair to the Wilmington, North Carolina area since 1991. Our team of reliable, trustworthy mechanics is here to perform a variety of repairs and maintenance from oil changes to major engine repairs and nearly everything in between. We also use only OEM parts as opposed to aftermarket parts that may not provide the level of quality we work hard to provide.
All of our master technicians and mechanics are continually updating their skills and knowledge to ensure that they are providing you and your vehicle with the best service possible. All of our mechanics are ASE Certified, letting you know that we only hire the most skilled technicians to work on your vehicle. Performance Auto Specialists is proud to hold an ASE Blue Seal of Excellence in Auto Repair.
We provide a variety of automotive repair and maintenance services to the Wilmington, North Carolina community. We offer emissions services, check engine light diagnosis, other computerized diagnostics, engine repair, brake repair, a/c repair and more.
Chris A GreerOWNER
Chris RoosSERVICE ADVISOR
Laura RoosCUSTOMER SERVICE
Bill PattersonMASTER AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
Eli GrimlandMASTER AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
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What We Do
Performance Auto Specialists offers quality auto repair for all makes and models and specialize in European vehicles three years old or older. When your warranty expires, we are here to provide the same quality customer service, repairs and maintenance you would expect to find at your local dealership, at a much lower cost.
While we strive to exceed your expectations when it comes to maintaining or repairing your vehicle, we also work hard to save you money and get you back on the road as soon as possible. We understand how important your vehicle is when you need to get to class, to work, pick up your kids from school, or enjoy a family road trip.
Whether you simply need an oil change or need to find out what that noise is coming from under the hood or why that check engine light is on, Performance Auto Specialists is here to help you get back on the road without spending more than you should!
If you need a mechanic in Wilmington, NC or any of our great surrounding communities, look no further than Performance Auto Specialists!
WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US
Carol L, Wilmington, NC
I had a simple oil change and it was perfect as usual. Performance AS has been working on my cars since 1996 and I’ve always had great service. If you take your car to a dealership, your nuts!
Terry M, Wilmington, NC
Always quick, easy and professional. They let me know what needs to be done now and what can wait until the next oil change. And my car? It purrs.
Gary W, Wilimington, NC
I am currently and will be in the future a returning customer to performance auto because the service they provide has always been excellent, and everyone i have had contact with there has been extremely courteous a pleasure to work with.
Edward A, Jacksonville, NC
My Mercedes S63 has been maintenanced by PAS since I’ve owned it and I must say this shop is the BEST. They don’t RIP OFF their clients, they rather have a satisfied returning customer then rob you. My car will on be serviced at PAS located at 19 Covil St. Thanks Chris, John, and Chris
HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon - Thu : 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri : 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun : Closed