Barry Clarke Automotive / Automotive servicing, repairs and mechanics in Grey Lynn

Is Barry Clarke Automotive your business?
  • 100%
    "I'm just glad I don't have to worry with Barry Clarke Automotive when it comes to dodgy mechanics. They're a totally professional, honest and reliable bunch at BCA. They'll walk you through justifying their work, have given me alternatives and saved me a whole bunch. I've maintained servicing on my cars with them across many years and it's helped with getting a great resale value on them too. They're upfront, thorough and while some say they're a little pricey, I reckon they're at fair value. You get what you pay for and they've never given any reason to doubt their professionalism. Liz is always onto it at the front desk and Darren has a great team; I would only ever stop using them if I left Auckland. Simple as that."
    Rating by: Chris   |  Rating posted: 25th Aug, 2014  |  Contact: Darren Ashwell  |  Job date: Aug, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    25th Aug, 2014More details…
  • 0%
    "The worst experience I have ever had with a mechanic.
    Dropped car off for WOF.
    Failed on a couple of items. Lower control arms / ball joints etc.

    I then supplied said items. Asked them to fit them as I didn't have time to. (should have done it myself)
    When I dropped off the car, I asked to be called letting me know how much it would cost to get parts fitted. No call...
    Next day I called asking if they could let me know how much it will cost AGAIN (to make sure I can afford it) No call back. Finally got a call to say car has been completed and I now owe them $1000... they tried to charge me $1000 labor for what should have been a three hour job MAX. Managed to get it down to $800 (still a ridiculously expensive price) Lastly… The loan car I had broke down on me once. Then almost caused an accident with a truck when it's automatic gearbox failed on the motorway. I then drive out with my car back and find that my indicators no longer work (worked when I dropped it off) Lucky I fixed this my self noticing that they had knocked loose the relay. Poor service to say the least."

    Rating by: Isaac  |  Rating posted: 31st Jan, 2014  |  Contact: Darryn  |  Job date: Oct, 2013
    Communication: 0%  |  Quality: 0%  |  Reliability: 0%  |  Value: 0%
    31st Jan, 2014More details…
  • 100%
    "Thanks so much for letting me use the WOF coupon one day late.

    Turned up unannounced to drop the car off, pleasant welcome from the boss, nice people in the front office, and speedy service.

    Highly recommended - as a stickler for good service, BCA did the right things for me to come back again.

    Free coffee machine has a nice selection and not too bad either."

    Rating by: Tim  |  Rating posted: 1st Jul, 2013  |  Contact: Lady in the front  |  Job date: Jul, 2013
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    1st Jul, 2013More details…
  • 100%
    "They were a lot cheaper than other places I contacted, they also offered to do something extra I was going to have to take elsewhere and they were quick and friendly to boot. Highly recommend!"
    Rating by: Nicola  |  Rating posted: 26th Jan, 2011  |  Contact: Darryn  |  Job date: Jan, 2011
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    26th Jan, 2011More details…
  • 94%
    "I have been going to Barry for years now and he would have to be the only mechanic I trust to be truthful and honest. I have to say he isn't the cheapest but he will always look for ways to save money for you and will explain the cost clearly and consisely. The rest of the staff are really good and have worked there for , what seems like, years (mark of a good business). "
    Rating by: Megan  |  Rating posted: 11th Aug, 2006  |  Contact: Barry  |  Job date: Apr, 2006
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 75%
    11th Aug, 2006More details…

Unauthenticated ratings (3)

  • 90%
    "Very good to deal with 100%"
    Rating by: Mark  |  Rating posted: 19th Feb, 2010  |  Contact: Darryn  |  Job date: Jan, 2010
    Communication: 90%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 90%
    This rating has not been authenticated so it doesn't count towards the overall rating
    Mark, 19th Feb, 2010More details…
  • 93%
    "excellent job, thorough, good communication. Bit on the pricey side though. trustworthy."
    Rating by: Garrick  |  Rating posted: 6th May, 2008  |  Contact: Barry  |  Job date: Oct, 2006
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 70%
    This rating has not been authenticated so it doesn't count towards the overall rating
    Garrick, 6th May, 2008More details…
  • 94%
    "My family has been a regular with this company since they were first located in Rose Road in Grey Lynn. They have always been reliable and done a good job! Very friendly and always willing to help us out i.e. dropping vehicles back to us when this is more convenient."
    Rating by: Lisa  |  Rating posted: 11th Feb, 2007  |  Contact: Char  |  Job date: Nov, 2006
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 75%
    This rating has not been authenticated so it doesn't count towards the overall rating
    Lisa, 11th Feb, 2007More details…

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