Honest and expert automotive services for European, Asian, and Domestic vehicles.

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Asian & Domestic Cars

European Cars

Honest, Expert Automotive Services

Since 1977 Beckley’s has grown to be the largest independent European car
repair specialist in Iowa. We provide complete, expert service and repair for

Audi ● BMW ● Jaguar ● Land Rover ● Mini ● Mercedes
Porsche ● Volkswagen ● Volvo and other fine European cars.

Our ASE certified technicians also provide expert,  guaranteed service and repair for

Acura ● Ford ● GM ● Honda ● Lexus ● Nissan ●
and all other Asian and Domestic cars.

A professional, fair priced alternative to the new car dealer, Beckley’s provides the
factory scheduled maintenance and expert repairs that add years to the life of your car.

We can help make a car you love last longer.

  • Central Iowa’s only authorized Bosch Car Service facility.
  • ASE “Blue Seal Certified” repair shop for Master technicians.
  • 36 year member of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.
  • 2018 Winner Greater Iowa BBB Integrity Award for business ethics
  • City View Best of Des Moines and United Way Volunteer of the Year
  • 2020 Winner Des Moines Register Metro’s Best Automotive Repair

At Beckley’s your car is cared for by ASE Master Certified specialists, the industry’s highest certification, with the advanced tools, technical training and years of experience to resolve problems quickly. This saves you the time and expense of unnecessary repairs.

We can service your new car during its warranty.
If you lease or drive a newer car, we can provide all the maintenance required while it’s under warranty. We’re a sensibly priced alternative to the new car dealers. (Excludes pre-paid maintenance.)

2 Year/24,000 Mile “No Snivel” Warranty

We are so confident in the quality of our work that we offer a Nationwide 2 year / 24,000 mile parts and labor limited warranty on all repairs completed by our team. 

We are located in Downtown Des Moines and always provide you with a friendly ride home or to work and back.

Do you have a question about the need for or cost of a repair for your car? Join thousands of satisfied Central Iowans and call us at 515-243-8185 to talk immediately with an expert on your kind of car.

Conveniently Located In

Downtown Des Moines, Iowa

Services We Offer


An oil change at Beckley’s is an outstanding value! We use only factory approved oil and includes a 30 point safety inspection by an ASE Certified Master Technician and a car wash!


The key to long-life from your car is to follow the manufacturer’s service schedule. At Beckley’s, we provide every service in your owner’s manual at a friendlier price than the new car dealer.


A good pre-owned car will save you thousands. A bad one will cost you. We know what to look for so you don’t buy a lemon – or – sell a car to a friend or relative that will need lots of work.


If your car is new or newer, we are approved to provide all the scheduled maintenance required while your car is under warranty. The exception is any pre-paid service agreement.


Today’s cars are rolling computers and are just as complex to repair. We’re Bosch Authorized electronics specialists, experts on servicing your car’s battery and electrical systems.


Voted “Best Tire Store In Des Moines” by the Des Moines Register
We sell competitively price tires that match your driving expectations; extra-long life, the most comfortable ride, high performance or safe winter driving.


Does your car pull to one side, rattle or seem harsh over bumps? Our steering and suspension experts will ensure your that car drives straight, rides like new and gets maximum tire life.


When you touch the brake does your steering wheel shake or do you hear a noise? Is a warning light on? Our ASE Certified Master brake specialists provide complete brake system service.


If your car has a diesel engine it runs with Bosch parts. Beckley’s is an Authorized Bosch service facility with Bosch certified technicians to maintain your diesel engine.


If your car leaves a spot where it’s parked it usually signals a leak. We can identify and resolve leaks quickly and spare you the nuisance of a dirty garage floor.


Guesswork here can waste a lot of money.  We have the special tools, training and years of experience to efficiently resolve any warning light problems.

Over 40

Years In Business


Master Certified Technicians

Over 50,000

Cars Serviced


Authorized Specialists

Customer Testimonials

Kent & Cynthia Wanamaker

“I just don’t have to worry about them doing what they say or finding things that may not be needed. I can’t tell you how many times the guys have told me, ‘This is a potential situation but it doesn’t need attention right now. We’ll keep an eye on it’. To me, that says a lot.”

Kent & Cynthia Wanamaker
Wanda Wendt

“I plan to keep my 2000 Volvo fifteen plus years. With the assistance of Beckley’s trained technicians and staff, I’m confident I can reach that goal.”

Wanda Wendt
Peter & Lisa Brown

“I appreciate our relaxed relationship. Everybody knows who we are I feel like we belong here. It’s ‘our’ place.”

Peter & Lisa Brown
Sharon Vickery

“What’s not to love about Beckley’s… always friendly and professional. They deliver what they promise.”

Sharon Vickery
Pam & Greg Kenyon

When anyone mentions car repair, I tell them to talk to the people at Beckley’s. They know import cars!”

Pam & Greg Kenyon
Ellen Corwin

“People knowing who you are and greeting you is important to me. I also appreciate the front desk people, they know what they’re talking about. I have a sense when they’re done I’ve paid a fair price.”

Ellen Corwin

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Business Hours:
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

901 8th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

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