Deep Roots

Charvat’s Automotive and Diesel Specialists is a family owned and operated repair facility with strong Northern Colorado roots.  The Charvat name is well-known in Fort Collins since the early 1900’s at Charvat’s Grocery store. With ever-changing business demands, we strive to provide the small town personal service that you and your car deserve.  

Our Mission

The mission of Charvat’s Automotive and Diesel Specialists is to provide exceptional customer care, as well as exceptional vehicle safety repair at a fair price without sacrificing quality.  All of your transportation needs from basic oil changes, to complete and customer repairs are professionally and carefully attended to.  We also can assist you with customer projects, in addition to diesel and electrical repairs.


They always charge a reasonable rate and never take advantage. There is not a better shop in Colorado.
— Ted M. -Yelp Reviewer

Quality Services at affordable rates

  • Failed emissions diagnostics and repair
  • Pre-purchase inspection
  • Air Conditioning service and repair
  • Electrical diagnostics and repair
  • Diesel repair
  • Heating and cooling repair
  • Injectors
  • Turbo diagnostics and repair
  • Brakes
  • Front end
  • Oil change and lube service including
  • Safety inspection
  • Scheduled maintenance
  • Starting / charging diagnostics and repair
  • Custom wiring
  • 4 x 4 repair