Southbay Euro Car

22400 S. Western Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501 US
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I, Mahida, have worked at both local dealers and independent repair shops and it is there that I realized the great need for Knowledgeable, Reliable and Honest Independent Repair shops.

In 1997, Southbay Euro Car was BORN. Since then, the business has successfully grown, thanks to our valued customers. I have over 25 years of working EXPERIENCE on cars manufactured by BMW, MERCEDES & VOLVO and over 8 years of working EXPERIENCE on cars manufactured by MINI COOPER.

Our #1 goal is to provide you with high quality services and repairs, as well as earn your trust. As luxury car manufacturers create more complex vehicles, we have the latest diagnostic equipment and tools, service information, and over twenty five years of experience with professional training to service and maintain your vehicle. By bringing your European vehicle to us for servicing or repairs, you can be assured that your vehicle is in Professional, Trustworthy, Experienced and Reliable hands. Our competitive prices will keep your car running like new.

At Southbay Euro Car, you have the opportunity to see the technicians who service your car and it is our practice to save all the replaced old parts for our customers to see. Thank you to our customers who bring us 87.75 % of our business through their loyalty & referrals and helped us grow into a bigger facility in 2011.

We take pride in our personal service to our customers and their cars. We at Southbay Euro Car know you will be a satisfied customer for life, and also refer us to your friends and family.
-Mahida & Team

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  • I have been going to Mahida before he got the new shop on Western. He has been in the family for more than 10 years and all I can say is that he is the best when it comes to fixing cars. He knows what he is talking about and advises you in a professional manner on what to do and how to handle it. Plus the price is reasonable for the work that he does! I wouldn't recommend anyone else besides Mahida. Very professional and helpful. Tell him Kris sent you and he will take care of you.

    Kris B. Torrance, CA, via Yelp on May 13, 2013
  • If you have a Mercedes, Volvo or BMW you can't find a better place to take your car. I have been taking my Mercedes to Mahida for 9 years. He was a former chief mechanic at a Mercedes dealership. He is the most honest, reputable and knowledgeable car guy I have ever dealt with. He uses factory parts, but about a 30% less expensive than the dealer and his labor is reasonable and very good.

    Several times he has recommended work not be done because it wasn't needed. He has done many little things (change a bulb, charge the battery) for free.

    He is the best. Does great work. Give him a try. You will NOT be disappointed

    Rick A. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, via Yelp on August 22, 2007
  • I've been going to South Bay Euro Car since my warranty ran out with my Benz a couple years ago. Their prices are way better than the prices at the dealership. They use all the same Mercedes standard parts, but charge a lot less for labor.

    Mahida is always super friendly and very professional. Unlike the workers at the dealership where it seems like everybody's a salesperson, Mahida is honest and very good at explaining things and I don't feel like he is ripping me off just to make more money. When I go to the dealership, they are always telling me about more things that are wrong than what I went in for and I don't know whether to believe them.

    I will continue bringing my Mercedes here til the end of its life.

    Jay B. Torrance, CA, via Yelp on January 8, 2011
  • My Mercedes had been running a bit on the sluggish side. I was referred to Southbay Euro Car by a friend. Eddie, my technician was able to diagnose my issue right away. He suggested a cleaning for my fuel system to improve the cars over all performance. The cleaning was just what the car needed to get up a running smooth again, I'm very happy with the results.

    Sam M. Encino, CA., via Yelp on February 18, 2013

Recent Google Reviews

  • Vickie Intriago2 years ago

    The folks at SBay Euro are fantastic. It is not always that you meet an honest mechanic. I always feel like they are giving me the best advice. I routinely recommend South Bay Euro to all my female friends because I know that the owner and team will never take advantage of me. I trust them to always do a good job. If you drive in for an oil change then that is the service. Keep up the great work!

  • Morgan3 years ago

    I used this place about 7 months ago when my BMW needed new brake pads. They did a great job for reasonable price. I really appreciated the owner's straight forward approach, honestly and flexibility. Since I had such a great expreience, I decided I would return this past week because my check engine light was on. He ran the diagnostic for me and found out what the problem was, but he suggested I go to BMW instead because he did the research and found that the parts I needed replaced were still under warranty for my car. He could have easily charged me for diagnostics and repair, instead he told me to take my car back free of charge. I'll be sure to use him for other repairs that aren't covered by BMW in the future.

  • mohamed galal5 years ago

    The best Euro Car mechanic shop ever! I trust them with my BMW 100% and would never take my car anywhere else. Owner Mahida along with Monica offer amazing customer service, are very informative, and really friendly! The mechanics do a great job as well of diagnosing and fixing the problem correctly and efficiently the first time! Wouldn't recommend anyone else in the South Bay for your euro car or any car!! Thank you South Bay Euro Car. 10 stars!!

  • Evan Gallagher3 years ago

    The whole staff (Lydia, Munaj, Mahida) South Bay Euro Car have been wonderful as they’ve serviced my wife’s mini and my car as well. They are very responsive and explain exactly what they propose to do for our issues. They also give me options and honest up front pricing estimates. I know they are doing the right thing for my car at a reasonable cost.

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    Charrise Lum11 years ago

    I have been a customer of SouthBay Euro Car longer than I can remember. Mr Mahida and his staff worked on my Volvo for many, many years. When it was time to replace the Volvo, I wasn't concerned about my next vehicle, EXCEPT that I wanted a vehicle that I could have serviced at SouthBay Euro Car.

    The exceptional service has continued with my Mercedes. This is a shop that I can trust. Mr Mahida will give you recommendations on service that should be completed as soon as possible, as well as service that can wait until the next service call. He allows the customer to make the decision, and there is never any pressure. When replacing items in the service, he offers to provide you with the items that he has replaced, which reaffirms his honesty and trustworthiness.

    I will certainly be a customer for life - I can't imagine going anywhere else to service my car. I recommend this shop highly to anyone. You will NEVER regret coming to this establishment!!

    Mercedes-Benz E320
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