About Our Shop in Sarasota, FL

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Honest Counsel

Jim Taylor Automotive was opened with the intention of providing a different brand of auto care. Our goal is to make sure that any customer that enters his business knew exactly what they were getting and how much they were paying for it. We continue this honest, straight-forward approach today. This is why our customers have grown to trust us, and it’s why we’ve become the communities go-to auto care professionals. When you enter our doors, our team takes the time to chat with you and understand what truly is going on with your vehicle. With this information in mind, they devise a service plan to ensure the problems your vehicle is experiencing are fixed. They’ll also make sure to provide you with status updates throughout the whole service, so you know what’s going on with your vehicle.

We value honest communication, and we strive to provide you with all the information needed so you can make the best decision for your vehicle.

Quality Service

Along with his direct approach to automotive counsel, we also want to ensure that the business is providing auto care that was up to his expectations. But for that to happen, we need to employ certified technicians with a true understanding of automobiles. At Jim Taylor Automotive, we’ve made sure our shop is staffed with some of the top technicians in the industry. ASE Certified, they use their years of experience, as well as state-of-the-art resources, to perform any service your vehicle needs with precision and accuracy. Our techs don’t just rely on their experience though, as they continue to look for ways to educate themselves on the ever-growing industry. The end result? A blend of old school experience and new school knowledge that allows your vehicle to experience a high-quality auto care experience.

Visit Our Team Today!

For you to see the results you want to see from your vehicle, it needs to be in the hands of automotive professionals who know what to do. Make sure your vehicle gets just that by scheduling a visit with the Jim Taylor Automotive team in Sarasota, Florida. Our ASE Certified technicians have the experience and skill to quickly assess what’s wrong with your vehicle. Using that information, they use state-of-the-art resources to return your vehicle to its previous level of performance, or better. Give us a call at 941-954-0502 to schedule your next repair or maintenance service today! Want to check out our facility? We’re located on 1051 N. Washington Blvd, just down the street from IHOP! We look forward to serving you!

Meet The Team

Chris the Owner, is an ASE Certified Master Technician, and also is an Advanced Level Specialist in Engine Performance. Chris leads by example and he is no stranger to hard work. He has been working on cars for over 30 years.
In his spare time (not very often) , Chris enjoys working on his own projects- current hot rod!!

Our office is run by Elsa. She has been working at Jim Taylor’s for over 13 years. Elsa enjoys all things “Cat Related”!

Ed has been with us since he was a young teen. He started out as an apprentice and has evolved into a great technician. He now has his own family to keep him busy on his spare time.

Rick is our newest Auto Technician. We are very happy to have him, helping Chris on the “old Hot Rods”, as well as having many years experience. Rick enjoys riding his motorcycle on his spare time.

Sharon is our newest employee. We are very happy to have her join the team, she has become a great asset in helping to run the office.