// Carrsmith //

Gainesville Import Repair

352 378 7830
  • Gainesville Auto Repair
    46

    Years Experience

  • // Welcome // Carrsmith

    Hey there, welcome to Carrsmith. We're not your average Gainesville import auto repair shop. Our mission? To redefine the auto repair experience. How? By putting people at the heart of everything we do. We're all about transparency, convenience, quality, and integrity. It's what we like to call the people–first approach.

    At Carrsmith, we're all about the human touch. It might surprise you to hear it from an auto shop, but it's true. Founded in 1981, our goal has always been twofold: to provide fulfilling careers in the automotive industry and to deliver exceptional car care. Because when we take care of our team, they take the best care of your vehicle. It's a win–win for everyone involved.

    • Smiles Guaranteed
    • Your Car, Our Care
    • #1 Highest Rating
    • Up-Front Estimates

Our clients agree that maintaining their vehicle’s overall health is in their own best interest, saves money, and improves reliability in the long run. It is understood that when cars are well taken care of they last longer, provide a better return on the initial investment, are far more economical, and are more reliable to operate day-to-day in the long run than poorly maintained vehicles. Our data shows us that when our customers keep their vehicles in tip-top shape, along with exceptional reliability, their monthly cost of use is far less than any other practical means of transportation. We have been saving money for our customers in Gainesville, and surrounding Alachua, Marion, Levy, Gilchrist, Columbia, Union, Bradford, Clay, and Putnam Counties through a wholistic approach to service and repair of all automotive systems, including electric vehicle systems, hybrid vehicle systems, automatic and manual transmissions, differentials, advanced electrical diagnostics, controller area network (CAN) systems, and module programming. Serving the Gainesville area since 1981. Locally owned and operated, our team of technicians are automotive specialists striving to serve our customers in Gainesville with integrity, expertise, and unequaled work ethic. These are the qualities that make ours the best auto repair shop in Gainesville. From day one, our goal has been to build our company on a foundation of transparency, truth, and honesty. We know that it is only through the grace of our customers that we have grown to the position we find ourselves in today; Gainesville's most trusted automotive service facility. When one finds an automotive service center they can trust with the ability to keep them informed regarding their vehicle that repair shop becomes an asset to a vehicle's overall performance. Additionally, having a great mechanics like those employed at Carrsmith will help prevent the needless inconvenience and expense of unexpected breakdowns and repairs. At Carrsmith we develop individualized maintenance and repair plans for our clients' vehicles that both adhere to the manufacturer's factory scheduled maintenance recommendations and conform to our client's individual driving habits in order to achieve the long-term goal of improved reliability and lower overall cost of ownership.

Located 3.5 miles from UF Health Shands, and the Malcolm Randall VA Hospital, and about 1 mile from the University of Florida, Carrsmith is a full-service automotive service facility that, in addition to advanced diagnostic services, module coding and programming, performs factory scheduled maintenance, oil changes, wheel alignments featuring the latest Hunter Engineering wheel alignment equipment, precision wheel and tire balancing using the latest Hunter Road Force Elite balancer, tire rotations, brake inspections, suspension repair, car batteries, and in-house automatic and manual transmission rebuilding services. With decades of cumulative automotive service experience, Carrsmith is proud to be the ideal alternative to having a car repaired at a local dealership in Gainesville. We stand behind our work with a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty that is honored across the entire United States should there ever be a problem with a vehicle serviced at our repair shop.

Since 1981 Carrsmith has been helping owners of Euro cars, and other fine automobiles including Acura, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Lexus, Land Rover, Mercedes, Mini, Porsche, Tesla, Volkswagen, and Volvo by providing the right tools, equipment, technical information, and experience to offer the next level of vehicle service and performance excellence.

Happy Cars, Happy Clients

At Carrsmith, our mission extends beyond just auto repairs; we aim to create a community of satisfied vehicles and delighted owners. That's why we're thrilled to share our client feedback div, "Happy Cars, Happy Clients." Below are some of our clients' stories and experiences, that have provided us with invaluable insights to help us serve our community better. Whether it's a routine check-up that exceeded your expectations or a major repair that got you back on the road safely, we want to hear about it. Your feedback not only fuels our passion for auto care but also helps fellow clients make informed decisions. Join us in celebrating the journey towards automotive excellence and share your Carrsmith story today

Expert Services

The team at our auto repair shop in Gainesville is committed to providing top-notch services to keep our clients' import vehicles running smoothly. From routine oil changes to complex engine diagnostics, we have the skills and experience to tackle any import automotive challenge. At Carrsmith, we prioritize your safety and satisfaction, delivering reliable and affordable services that you can count on.

    Nationwide Warranty

    Peace–of–Mind Protection.

    Carrsmith prioritizes quality and assurance in every repair. Our team of certified technicians is committed to providing top-notch services that exceed expectations. We stand behind our work with a comprehensive warranty on both parts and labor, ensuring your peace of mind long after you've left our shop in Brooksville. What sets us apart is our nationwide warranty coverage, honored coast to coast, so you can trust that wherever you go, our support goes with you. For more details on our warranty, click the button below. Trust Carrsmith for all your automotive needs.

    Asian & European

    Carrsmith in Gainesville stands out as the best place for automotive expertise, specializing in servicing Asian & European cars, trucks, and SUV vehicles. Our team of skilled professionals boast a wide range of services designed to keep our clients' vehicles running smoothly. From routine maintenance, complex repairs, or diagnostics, Carrsmith has a commitment to excellence unmatched by any other auto repair shop in the Gainesville area.

    Asian Import

    Vehicle List

    European Import

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    Hours of Operation
    • Mon 8 AM — 6 PM
    • Tue 8 AM — 6 PM
    • Wed 8 AM — 6 PM
    • Thu 8 AM — 6 PM
    • Fri 8 AM — 6 PM
    • Sat 9 AM — 4 PM
    • Sun Closed

    * Closed: 5/27/24, 6/19/24, 7/4/24, 9/2/24, 10/14/24, 11/11/24, 11/28/24, 12/25/24

    // Carrsmith // Gainesville, Florida
    Voted Best Auto Repair

    Carrsmith is committed to delivering top-notch services and ensuring a seamless experience throughout your visit. We continually strive to improve your experience, ensuring each visit is smooth and efficient. Our friendly team and competitively priced services reflect our dedication to providing the highest standard of service every time you visit.


    • Alachua County, FL
    • At Carrsmith in Gainesville, Florida, our focus is on delivering high-quality automotive services while ensuring you have a welcoming and enjoyable experience. We continuously seek ways to enhance your visit, ensuring it's hassle-free from start to finish. With our friendly staff, comfortable atmosphere, and competitively priced offerings, we're committed to providing you with unmatched service every time you visit. For appointments or more information, please call us or visit our facility in Gainesville. We're here to cater to all your automotive needs!

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