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Trust the experts at First Choice Automotive to keep your vehicle running smoother and longer. Click here and receive $25 off your repair over $150. Not to be combined with any other offer. Valid one time only. ... [More] ... [Hide]


Just off Route 40 in Joppa, First Choice Automotive is home to a 12,500 square foot full service facility, which includes 22 repair stalls, 13 vehicle lifts and an indoor reconditioning center that allows for year round detailing.  With 3 Maryland State vehicle inspectors and 6 ASE-certified technicians on staff, our service center can fulfill the needs of any domestic or foreign car owner with unparalleled service.

No matter what the case, no one looks forward to the time when his or her car needs maintenance or repair. We are proud to provide you with no-hassle, quality service that helps you take care of your vehicle without spending massive amounts of time and money. Since 1994, our professionals have been providing exceptional and reasonably priced service.

At First Choice Automotive, we understand cars and the people who drive them. Therefore, we cater to each customer's specific needs to ensure that our service exceeds your expectations.

  • The Only Shop to Offer a Lifetime Warranty.  Fixed Once / Fixed Forever
  • All Work Done In House To Maintain Our High Quality Standards
  • Guaranteed Same Day Service
  • Free Towing With All Repairs, Service or Maintenance
  • Free Loaner Car With Any Major Repair or Transmission Replacement
Joppa Auto Repair | 24 Hour Towing Service

24 Hour Towing Service (410) 676-1375

Patrick's Towing provides 24/7 fast and reliable towing and recovery services to all parts of Maryland and surrounding areas. No matter if it's local or long distance, we have a solution for all of your towing needs. We also offer FREE TOWING to First Choice Automotive with our own fleet of trucks for all repairs, service or maintenance.

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My car was due for routine maintenance, so I scheduled an appointment with First Choice using their online system. It was easy to do and I got a very quick confirmation. My oil change went well, but, before I left, the mechanic confirmed that the noise I had been hearing was something of some significance. Fortunately, it was something that could be repaired at a reasonable cost before it led to something far more expensive or catastrophic for the car.I was very pleased with my visit.
Keith G. rating
The best shop in town, as well as the staff. I have not been able to drive for past 5 months. Will be able to be back on the road as soon as doctor says ok.
Mike C. rating
September 4, 2015
The oil & filter change was done quickly yesterday and the front & back brakes were checked as requested. Front brakes will be needed in the fall assuming the same mileage usage pattern. I used my Car Care Club (CCC) discount book for another no-charge oil change for our family which will soon have 4 cars and drivers. I recommend the CCC as another way to save at First Choice Automotive. The First Choice staff are always polite, professional, perform quality services and treat me fairly for all the work they do. I'll keep coming back to First Choice Automotive.Rick Raulie
Rick R. rating
September 4, 2015
Excellent service done on my vehicle. Much Rather take my vehicles here, especially with the superior customer service from the Manager John. So glad to have such a trustworthy person that I can count on who is honest and very reasonable with my repairs. Will definitely be recommending this shop to all my family and friends!!!!
Bill M rating
September 9, 2016

Our Training

We not only require that all of our professionals be in , ASE Certified; MAP, ASA, Factory Trained and Car and Motorcycle Inspection, but we also insist that they undergo extensive training to prove their capabilities. In addition to our high-quality service, we use advanced technology and offer a wide variety of auto parts from brands you trust.

The Concierge Car Care Program

We know you are busy and your time is valuable that is why we offer this program. One call is all that is needed. We will pick up the car, perform the service or repair, wash it , vacuum it, fill it with fuel and redeliver  it. This program is free for all of our Gold, Platinum and Diamond Clients. Over 4,000 clients took advantage of this service last year. Call today and see if you qualify.

First Choice Auto Car Care Card Club

For only $119.95, you can join our popular Car Care Card Club and receive instant access to savings worth $597! When you join the First Choice Auto Car Care Card Club, you are entitled to an entire year's worth of oil changes (4 total), plus 9 other discounts! This membership may be used for any of your household vehicles!
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