Few things are as valuable as a trustworthy mechanic, and Pellman Automotive takes that responsibility seriously. “We understand that car repair can be costly, inconvenient and many times unexpected and we strive to make the process as positive as possible,” says President Brad Pellman. “Our customers trust us to give honest assessments of their vehicle’s condition and recommendations for repair. We provide this by being transparent through the entire process and employing some of the best and friendliest professionals in the industry.” Pellman’s has taken this transparency to the next level with their digital inspection reports that include photos and videos of any vehicle concerns. “This helps the customer see what we see and provides a better understanding of the repairs needed and the process involved,” says Pellman. 560 49th St., Boulder, 303.938.4050, pellmansauto.com

Runner Up for Best Auto Repair Shop/Service Dept.: Flatirons Subaru, 5995 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 725.575.2450, coloradosubaru.com.

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