Top Quality Import Auto RepairServices for Santa Barbara, CA

& Smart Maintenance Programs to Get the Most from Your Car

At Top Shop Automotive Inc. in Goleta, our mechanics specialize in auto repair services for European and Asian imports, specifically mid-size to small vehicles. We also work on German diesel cars, classic Volkswagens, and select compact American cars. Santa Barbara area drivers trust us to keep their vehicles running in peak condition, and to provide honest advice on handling necessary repairs. We never oversell auto repairs services, and we’ll help you set up a smart maintenance plan to best care for your car now and into the future.

Auto Repair Services Performed by Certified Mechanics

Our shop is a AAA Certified Service Center, and our technicians and service staff are all BG certified. Our technicians are also ASE certified, and we have two Master-level diagnostic technicians. With every auto repair service, we perform a visual safety inspection to make sure your car is ready to hit the road when it leaves our shop. We’ll evaluate your car’s current condition from bumper to bumper, measuring and testing accessible systems and fluids. You can trust that any suggestions we make for future service are thoughtful and honest.

Top Shop Maintenance Menu

“Top of the Line”
Oil Change Services

Prices listed are for services that will be added to your standard oil changes service. Does not include oil, filter, disposal fees or taxes.

Fuel
Services*

** Formerly Known As / Called a Flush**. Price listed may vary depending on the service as well as the brand, quantity and type of fluid your vehicle will require. Price does not include disposal fees or taxes.

Power Steering
Services*

** Formerly Known As / Called a Flush**. Price listed may vary depending on the service as well as the brand, quantity and type of fluid your vehicle will require. Price does not include disposal fees or taxes.

Battery
Services

** Services that include post cleaning **

Transmission
Services*

** Formerly Known As / Called a Flush**. Price listed may vary depending on the service as well as the brand, quantity and type of fluid your vehicle will require. Price does not include disposal fees or taxes.

Brake
Services

** Formerly Known As / Called a Flush**. Price does not include disposal fees or taxes.

Check Out Some of the Automotive Services We Offer!Car Care & Auto Repair Services

Mechanical Repair

  • Automotive Engine Repair or Replacement
  • Diesel Service and Repair
  • Clutch Repairs and Replacement
  • Steering and Suspension Service
  • Power Steering
  • Exhaust System
  • Transmission Service, Repair, or Replacement
  • Cooling System Service (Water Pumps, etc.)
  • Air Intake Cleaning and Filter Changing
  • No-Start Diagnostics / Drivability Diagnostics
  • Differential and Transfer Case (4WD) Service
  • Belts, Hoses, and Wiper Blade Replacement
  • Timing Belt or Chain Replacement
  • Pre-Purchase Vehicle Inspection
  • Drive Train

Fleet Account Service

  • Fleet Maintenance Schedules
  • Fleet Vehicle Repairs

Electrical, Wiring & Electronics

  • Battery Replacement and Service
  • Anti-Lock Brake Service and Diagnostics
  • Computer Diagnostics (Check Engine Light, Air Bag Light, etc.)
  • Electrical and/or Wiring Problems
  • Interior/Exterior Lighting Replacement

Regular Maintenance

  • Tune-ups, Air Filters, and Fuel Filters
  • Oil, Lube, and Filter Service
  • Factory Scheduled Maintenance (30K, 60K, 90K, and 120K)
  • Fuel Injection Cleaning and Service
  • Preventive Maintenance and Fluid Flushes
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Service
  • Regular Maintenance Based on Your Driving Profile

Wheels & Tires

  • Tire Rotation
  • Check Tire Pressure

Here’s More on Our Most Popular Services

Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance

The best way to minimize more serious breakdowns and the higher costs associated with automotive repair is by doing routine maintenance. Preventive vehicle maintenance is simply what the manufacturer of your vehicle suggests getting done to keep your vehicle going. At Top Shop Automotive Inc., we provide the maintenance services to keep it running well.

Diagnostics

Diagnostics

We have exceptional diagnostic capabilities at Top Shop Automotive Inc.. Not only do we use the latest technology and state-of-the-art equipment, our technicians review areas of your vehicle’s engine that may not be covered by a computer system. If your check engine light is on, we’ll find out why and make sure your running conditions are safe and sound.

Brake Repair & Service

Brake Repair & Service

Brakes wear out over time requiring service. How long your brakes last is based on various things such as driving conditions, how you brake, and other factors. For this reason, it is necessary to service your brakes regularly. We are familiar with the driving conditions here in Santa Barbara and know your brakes need care. So we provide a complimentary inspection with every service to make sure that any problem is taken up before it becomes a major concern.

Transmission Service & Repair

Transmission Service & Repair

The transmission may well be one of the most complicated and important components of your car. That's why it's important to trust its maintenance and repair to a full-service shop. There are a number of problems that can be resolved simply while others may require a complete transmission overhaul. Our skilled mechanics have the training and expertise to properly diagnose your transmission problem and get you back on the road.

Oil Change & Lube Service

Oil Change & Lube Service

As our mission is to provide Santa Barbara, CA and the surrounding areas with a place that takes care of all their vehicle needs, we provide oil changes for most cars. We additionally offer a complimentary bumper-to-bumper vehicle inspection with your oil change as we care about your safety.

Emergency Repairs

Emergency Repairs

We are here for any kind of trouble with your vehicle. We know your car breaking down can be frustrating and even worse it can leave you stranded, so we provide the best automotive service we can to make you feel at ease during such a time. If you ever need emergency vehicle service, call us. We’ll arrange for towing in addition to repairing your vehicle. Relax and let us take care of it!

Affiliations

BG Services
AAA Repair Shop
ASE Certified Mechanics
SB Sheriff’s Department
FNL
IAPA
Girl Scouts
SB City College
Partners in Education