Greater Des Moines and Ames Iowa

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Our Car-X locations were awarded Dealer of the Year in the past several years and for the past five years, all of our locations have received a Customer Service Award for outstanding customer loyalty.

Our technicians are ASE certified and provide the expertise to properly diagnosis your vehicle right the first time. Our master technicians are the best of the best in the industry and have been trained in every aspect of the automotive service industry.

Our diagnostic equipment is up to date with the latest version of software to insure you that your vehicle will be repaired correctly, whether it’s foreign or domestic.

Car-X provides you with a 24-hour key drop box, so that your vehicle can be dropped off at your convenience. Before any repairs are started on your vehicle we will get a hold of you first, so we can provide you with a written estimate either by email, fax, or in person. This will ensure you that you are getting our lowest price guarantee on any repair or service at Car-X Tire & Auto.


You can now buy your tires from us anytime / anywhere online. With our awesome line of tires from Continental, General, Michelin, or other major brands that we stock, we can help keep you and your family safely on the road. You can have them installed at any of our 9 award winning locations in Des Moines, Altoona, Ankeny and Ames Iowa. Simply select your tires and schedule an appointment. We'll install them for you while you wait!



For Excellence in Automotive Repair come to Car-X Tire & Auto in Greater Des Moines and Ames

At Car-X Des Moines we’ve taken care of customers’ automotive repair needs for well over 25 years and in those 25 years we have given back to the community with our charitable contributions, fun-raising events, and many other community events. People come to Car-X Des Moines over and over because they get what they are looking for in automotive service:

  • Trustworthiness
  • Quality and Value
  • Certified Expertise
  • Premium Parts

It’s that simple.

You can count on our ASE-certified technicians provide you with a FREE auto repair estimate. Our experts can diagnose any vehicle, make, and model — foreign or domestic and since we use parts from Raybestos, Spicer, Walker, Monroe, plus more, you’ll get the most for your money.

Need tires? At Car-X you can get the right tires for your vehicle at competitive prices. We encourage you to compare our price locally, or online. We can install your tires fast, while you wait as our guest, with free coffee, comfortable seating, free WIFI and HD TV.

For auto repair in the Des Moines area look no further.

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