Two Locations to better serve You:

Traverse City:    231-933-0215 Email Us
Empire:    231-326-5138 Email Us

Welcome to

Dave's Garage

Dave’s Garage is located in beautiful Traverse City, MI with another location in Empire, MI, where we offer the best service and advice for your Asian, European, Hybrid and domestic vehicles. Since 1994, we have delivered expert technical skill and an obsession for doing it right the first time. At Dave’s, we’re dedicated to a partnership with you based on trust, communication, and integrity. And the chocolate is pretty good too.

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Two Locations to Better Serve you!

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Dave's Garage

Mission Statement

We will always aspire to be the benchmark for customer service and remain dedicated to the highest ethical standards. We will foster a culture of opportunity and integrity in service to our community.

Best

Service

Our technicians are experienced professionals and ASE-certified in all phases of automotive repair. Dave’s Garage is Bosch certified and uses the high quality parts including Bosch and manufacturer parts.

All of our repairs our backed by our

2yr / 24k Miles

Parts and Labor Warranty

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WE ARE ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE, RECYCLING NEARLY ALL OF OUR PRODUCTS AND USE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRODUCTS.
Our Services

Brake Repair

Engine Repair

Oil Change

Wheel Change

What our Customers

are saying

First time customer of Dave's and we are pleased. The power steering went out on our Jeep Grand Cherokee. I normally work on our cars myself but this was a little out of my skill set, mainly because I don't have the testing equipment for the proper diagnostics of the hydraulics and the part is too expensive to just guess. Dave's Garage was right on target with what we expected price wise and they exceeded with the service and expertise. They couldn't have been more friendly and Heather following up with us afterwards was a nice touch. I will use them again.
~ Ron J.

After moving into TC 4 yr ago I found myself broke down after being referred to Dave’s Garage I was back on the road the next day. Heather is always willing to answer any question I have. If I don’t have a ride after dropping off/picking-up my car Jamie has always offered to get me where I need to be. The price is always lower then what I expect. I highly recommend Dave’s Garage to everyone!
~ Rebecca H.

I have been bringing my 2000 Land Rover Discovery to Dave’s garage for over 10 years. They have done a great job servicing my vehicle for simple as well as big jobs, like reworking the cylinder heads. They also do this work at a reasonable price, certainly compared to going to the dealer. They are also responsive to urgent situations, finding a way to fit you in when you need a quick repair.
~ Kip N.

They listened to what I thought was wrong with my Mercedes 350gl and diagnosed it immediately. They thoroughly explained what needed to be done and gave a reasonable and fair estimate.fornthebwork that needed to be done. Great customer service and communication.
~ Fern S.