• hourMon-Fri: 8:00AM-5:30PM
  • adress1010 17th Ave.,
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • phne831-269-5858

Santa Cruz’s Leader
in European Auto Maintenance, Repair, and Performance

Specializing in European Autos Including:

Hayes European is a
full service Luxury Automobile
Service Facility

Proudly serving the communities of santa cruz, monterey, live oak & the central coast since 1995

Santa Cruz’s Top European Auto Repair Shop

Whether you’re a lifelong citizen or a temporary visitor of the Santa Cruz area, there is no better way to explore the beautiful Central Coast than by car. As such, Hayes European Automotive is dedicated to helping members of the Santa Cruz community keep their vehicles in top traveling condition. Since 1995, we have proudly offered short wait times, low prices, and friendly service, all in the interest of making sure our customers are satisfied when they pull out of our parking lot. Our owners, Brian and Jesus, are extremely passionate about their work, and that passion extends to both the rest of our team and the service we provide.

High-quality Care For Top European Auto Brands

If your European vehicle is in need of repair, you should take it to a shop that is prepared to handle its unique needs. Here at
Hayes European Automotive, we recognize that imported vehicles require specialized care and attention to detail. As such,
we focus exclusively on providing maintenance and repairs for the following vehicle brands:

Recent Reviews of Local Santa Cruz Hayes European Customers

We pride ourselves on our loyalty to our customers, and our customers keep coming back!


Eric R.,

Santa Cruz

The price was excellent, but more importantly, the customer service from Brian was awesome! He let me know I also needed a brake flush (something the last shop I had taken it to not but a few months ago neglected to tell me) and quoted me for it. He also took the time (at 5pm on a Friday afternoon) to price out service for my girlfriends car as well, as well as inspect the brakes for her!

Needless to say, the customer service alone is worth going here, but their prices for working on BMW’s (i cant speak for others, but I would assume they are just as good) are fantastic! You can’t go wrong, even if you are just asking them to check something out for you. I highly recommend them, and while I hope I don’t have take my car to the shop anytime soon, I certainly won’t mind when I do.


Anna B.,

Santa Cruz Mercedes
Owner and VERY HAPPY
Hayes European customer!

I recently bought my first Mercedes Benz. I love my car but was VERY concerned about finding a good Mercedes service center. Sometimes women can get taken advantage of when it comes to auto service and repair so I always struggle with finding someone honest. Hayes European might be the last honest luxury auto service center on the planet. It’s such a relief to have a Mercedes Specialist who is honest and doesn’t create repairs in order to make more money.

If you are considering taking your car to another Mercedes specialist, I encourage you to compare the service, cost, honesty and integrity of your shop to Hayes by simply giving them a try and deciding for yourself!

World-Class Services and Customer Amenities

Contrary to popular belief, the auto repair process doesn’t have to be a huge hassle. When you bring your vehicle to Hayes European, we guarantee that your experience will be both efficient and enjoyable. We offer a variety of customer amenities, including:


Technicians certified in European, Japanese, and American auto repair


Highly personalized service


Factory-grade tools and diagnostic equipment


100% satisfaction guarantee


After hours key drop box


Shorter Wait Times, Lower Prices & Friendly Service

Above all, we pride ourselves on our loyalty to our customers. We recognize that you’re a person, not a service tag, and we promise to treat you as such. Accordingly, if you have any questions or concerns before, during, or after the auto repair process, our friendly team members would be more than happy to help.

Here to Meet Your Auto Repair Needs

When car trouble strikes, chances are you’ll want to get back on the road as soon as possible. Fortunately, Hayes European is here to help. Whether your European vehicle needs a simple tune up or a complete transmission overhaul, you can trust our experienced technicians to fix the problem right the first time. We are committed to providing patient, friendly service to our customers, and we hope you’ll join the long list of individuals who regularly trust us with their auto repair needs.

Our High-quality Services Include

Electrical diagnostics

Scheduled maintenance and tune-ups

Radiator repair

Tire rotation and replacement

Extended warranty repair

Manual and automatic transmission repair

Clutch Repair

Muffler repair

Brake repair

Suspension and strut care

Wheel alignment

Engine repair and replacement

Fluids checks

Oil change

Call us at 831-269-5858 to experience the
best of new school technology with old school service

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Whether it is scheduled maintenance, inspection, oil change, brakes, electrical diagnosis, engine repair, transmission repair, fluid leaks, etc., our goal is to provide every customer with the best service and value available.

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