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Coastal Auto Repair

Diagnostics, Repairs, Brakes, Tires, Suspension, Steering, Ac, Oil Changes, Transmission Repair

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 All Makes and Models

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About Coastal Auto Repair

Auto Maintenance in San Diego

Coastal Auto Repair is committed to offering quality customer service from our fully equipped car care center. Our certified mechanics can handle any repair or maintenance problem from basic tire services, to complete transmission repair and have developed long standing, working relationships with clients that are based on honesty and personalized service. Unfortunately when it comes to our industry, prices tend to be steep, but Coastal Auto Repair is exceptionally transparent in regards to costs. We’ll discuss everything with you and try to remain within your budget. Call today for auto repair, maintenance, and inspections in San Diego, CA. 

Our Team



With an associates degree in automotive technology, Ian started working at a Chevrolet dealership here in San Diego and quickly transitioned to European vehicles, specializing in BMW. Ian has worked in almost every aspect of the auto industry from technician to service manager. Realizing Pacific Beach needed an auto repair shop that brings dealer quality and training at local pricing, Ian and his team decided to take the plunge and open Coastal Auto Repair. Hit 'em with the hein!



Kevin, our operations manager, has an extensive background in European car lines. He has spent time working for Mercedes Benz, Porsche, Land Rover and Ferrari. Kevin started out as a technician back in his hometown of Detroit many years ago and has performed in many different roles. A devoted Porsche owner, he has an extensive background in sales and restoration, and has an eye for the details that helps deliver a quality, complete, clean repair on your automobile.


Jose Gonzalez was born in 1994 in the city of Angels, Los Angeles. Graduated Southwest High School in 2012 and joined the Unites States Marine Corps Reserves in 2013. Was honorably discharged in 2022. During this time, Jose attended Southwestern College and received a degree in Liberal Arts, Math and Science. Also, attended the 66th Southwestern College Police Academy, ranking number one in his class in firearms training. Jose was introduced to the Automotive industry since the age of 12, thanks to his step-father Mario, who now works alongside at Coastal Auto Repair. Jose has gained professional knowledge in the Automotive repair industry since high school and has received numerous certificates from the National Institute for “Automotive Service Excellence.” Jose’s goal is being able to help people everyday with his capabilities and certifications providing the best experience possible for others. Respectfully, USMC SGT Gonzalez, Jose

  • Auto Repair, Diagnostics and Maintenance
  • Brake Services
  • Tire Services
  • Air Conditioning Service and Repair
  • Check Engine Light Diagnostics
  • Oil Change
  • Engine Repair
  • Exhaust Repair
  • Radiator Repair and Inspection
  • Transmission Repair