“Keep it Local, Keep it RELIABLE”

Make Reliable Auto Your Go-To Buda, Kyle & San Marcos Auto Repair Shop


  1. Free Alignment Check
  2. Free Brake Check
  3. Tell us about your vehicle
  4. Expect a response from us
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Business Hours


Week Days:  7:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday:  8:00am – 1:00pm

San Marcos

Week Days:  7:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 1:00pm


Week Days: 7:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 1:00pm

Appointments unavailable Saturday
All locations closed Sunday


Buda, TX: 3420 FM 967 Suite A
San Marcos, TX: 1201 N State Hwy 123
Kyle, TX: 4600 FM 1626

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Call Us

(512) 361–3075
Buda Location

(512) 667–7390
San Marcos Location

(512) 262–7376
Kyle Location

Why Choose Reliable Automotive?

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  • ASE-Certified Technicians
  • 24 Month / 24,000 Mile Nation Wide Warranty (which ever occurs first)
  • BBB Member with A+ Rating
  • Locally Owned Since 2012
  • Kyle Chamber of Commerce Member
  • Buda Chamber of Commerce Member
  • San Marcos Chamber of Commerce Member

Your Trusted Choice For Auto Repairs

If you need auto repair in San Marcos, Buda, Kyle, or the surrounding communities of Hays County, trust the professionals at Reliable Automotive. Our number one goal is total customer satisfaction, and our friendly staff will prove it to you on every visit while your auto repairs are performed to the highest standard.

100% Hays County Owned & Operated

Reliable Automotive is a local automotive repair shop that is 100% owned and operated in Hays County, Texas. Our story began with a single mechanic shop in San Marcos in 2012. Our goal was to provide not only auto repairs, but also to act as a resource within the community for all of your automotive needs. Through the years we’ve expanded to include locations in Buda, and most recently Kyle, TX. We continue to serve our community at every opportunity as we always have, from providing high quality automotive repair to supporting local groups and organizations.

Friendly & Transparent Customer Service

What sets our automotive repair services apart is not just our quality, but how we treat every person who comes through our doors. From the time you are greeted, our friendly staff ensures you know exactly what to expect. From what’s involved in repairs to how much they cost, when you can expect an exact estimate, and how you’ll receive it, we make it a priority to ensure clear communication throughout the entire process. Our technicians go to great lengths to help customers understand the issue as well as the solution, so you always understand exactly what you’re paying for.

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Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 84 customer reviews.

  • Anna S. AvatarAnna S.

    negative review  Brought my car in for a routine oil change as I did the previous time. This time I was told the bolt to the oil drip pan was stripped. “We called every where to try to find a bigger bolt,... Read More - 8/08/2020 

    Carol A. AvatarCarol A.

    positive review  The service and staff are Great. Will bring my car to Reliable Automotive for all my car needs - 8/04/2020 

    Heather O. AvatarHeather O.

    positive review  I called went over car got taken right back. Quick service and very nice people working there. Will go back. - 7/25/2020 

  • Bailey O. AvatarBailey O.

    positive review  Staff is incredibly friendly and helpful! They did a great job changing my oil and even fixed a horrible rattling without me even asking. Defiantly recommend this place and will only be taking my car here! - 7/08/2020 

    John D. AvatarJohn D.

    positive review  quick oil change for me today. great customer service, friendly environment - 7/02/2020 

    Ross A. AvatarRoss A.

    positive review  I had my truck in after hitting a curb and the steering was pulling to the right. If you don't know anything about this kind of issue, it's common and almost always parts need to be replaced. The cost... Read More - 6/22/2020 

  • Amy M. AvatarAmy M.

    positive review  Service is great. They Really care about their customers. - 6/14/2020 

    Thom R. AvatarThom R.

    positive review  'm one of those people who is a true believer in supporting small business...especially in these trying times of the Coronavirus. When I leave a rating with a written review, it's either for very poor service...or exemplary service.
    Reliable Automotive...
    Read More - 5/02/2020 

    Tom M. AvatarTom M.

    positive review  Once again, Reliable Automotive comes through for me!! If you need anything automobile related and you don’t go see these guys, you’re making a mistake. Best in town!! - 5/01/2020 

Our Auto Repair Services


Mechanical Repair


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Auto Maintenance

No matter the vehicle, our technicians will make it more reliable! Regular maintenance such as changing air filters and rotating tires is important, so don’t put it off.

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Engine Repair & Diagnostics

Your engine is the foundation for your vehicle, and you need to be able to depend on its operation every time you turn the key. Call us for reliable engine repairs!

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Brake Check & Repair

At Reliable Automotive, our ASE-Certified technicians are able to complete your brake repair no matter what car, truck, SUV or van you drive.

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Suspension Repair

Whether your strut mounts are binding, you have a broken coil spring, or you need a new set of shocks, we’ve got you covered.

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Transmission Repair

We use cutting-edge technology to accurately diagnose any transmission issue you have and dealer-grade tools to complete each repair.

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Oil Change Service

Whether you drive a high-mileage work truck, a compact car, or a high-performance car, we know the best oil and filter to use for long-lasting performance.

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Emission Repair

You may not even realize your vehicle has emission issues until you fail your state inspection. We’ll make sure your vehicle meets emission standards.

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Radiator Repair

Your radiator is your engine’s cooling system, and when it isn’t functioning properly it endangers your engine. We’ll replace or repair your radiator no matter the vehicle.

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Auto Electrical Service

Your vehicle has miles of wire in it, and the deterioration of one part can lead to problems with your vehicle. Our technicians will get your vehicle back on track.

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We Serve All Vehicles

Whether you need to bring in a compact car, a light truck, a diesel, or anything else, Reliable Automotive will get it back on the road in no time.


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