Welcome to Lonnie’s University Auto Center

We work hard to keep your car on the road!


A Full-Service Auto Repair Center You Can Trust

Lonnie’s University Auto Center in Durham, NC specializes in foreign and domestic auto maintenance and repairs. Staffed by technicians with more than 200 years of combined experience, we bring you quality service at a price that feels right.

Why Trust Us

While we consider ourselves experts on cars, we also focus on the people who drive them. We strive to create lasting relationships with clients, and based on that, we come up with solutions that are appropriate for your vehicle.

We take pride in servicing all makes and models of vehicles and providing a wide variety of repairs. Whether it’s a minor repair or major fix, no job is too big or too small for us.

Lonnie's Automotive

Lonnie’s University Auto Center has a long-standing history in the Carolinas. Lonnie, our company founder, started the shop by working on all makes and models of Volkswagen vehicles and has expanded since then.


Get in Touch With Us

Our company is happy knowing that 100% of our customers would refer us to their friends and family. Contact us today to get started!


Transmission and Electrical

  • Computer Diagnosis
  • Computer Tune-Ups
  • All Electrical Systems

Scheduled Maintenance

  • Available Maintenance Service (30/60/90,000 Mile Service)
  • Belts and Hoses
  • Brakes and Clutches
  • Carburetor and Fuel Injection
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Systems
  • Fuel Systems

Engine, Suspension, Exhaust, Diesel

  • Mechanical Restoration
  • Select Diesel Services
  • Pre-Purchase Used Vehicle Inspections
  • Front and Rear Suspension
  • Muffler and Exhaust Systems
  • Minor and Major Engine Repairs
  • Driveline Drive Axles
  • U-Joints
  • Differential and Transfer Cases