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Great friendly service
"Very happy with work done"
"Great, very happy, the only problem is that with all my other cars I got a report back detailing all the items checked and whether they needed attention sooner rather than later. With this service all I got was an itemised invoice for parts and labour. No idea what was checked, what might need attention or anything."
"Very happy with the customer service - lift broke on the day I had booked and garage staff went out of their way to ensure that the service was completed on time."
"Took a day and a half to do a mot and a service. Can't fault them mechanically but are a bit slow"
Good quality & value
"Reasonable garage offering genuine advice."
"Very happy with the service and dealing with the mechanic. They were very helpful, and even though the booking hadn't shown that I'd requested a courtesy car, they did manage to sort one for me on the day. Very open and honest garage, not trying to sell me things or change things I didn't need. Very very happy with them, and would definitely use them again."
"Express Motor Workshop is the only garage I use in the area. Workmanship is always of a high quality. Pricing is comparable to the majority, but the quality of service keeps me going back. Trusted and would recommend."
It’s a fact of life that cars, like all machines, need care, attention, and repairs from time to time. Whether it’s a major service or an interim service, or you just feel that something’s not quite right with your motor, use BookMyGarage to search for the best garage in Folkestone for your needs, and book the work at a fixed price online there and then. No need to wait around for quotes from lots of garages, BookMyGarage gives instant transparent pricing so you can choose and book there and then.
Japanese firm Subaru’s heritage comes from the skies: the company developed out of the Nakajima Aircraft Company (1917-1945), which in its day was the largest aircraft manufacturer in Asia. In 1954 the company debuted its first automobile with the Subaru 500, Japan’s first mini, but Subaru’s story really started in 1972 with the launch of its symmetrical all wheel drive. It’s this factor above all which makes Subaru stand out from the crowd - 4x4 is standard on every car that Subaru sells in the UK (apart from the Justy city car).
Subaru currently sells seven models into the UK including the popular Outback, the original ‘crossover’ and a trusty and tough SUV. Other much loved models include the Forester, a slightly smaller SUV ideally suited to rural driving, and the Impreza - a rally champion turned practical family car.
Subaru owners display impressive brand loyalty, and for good reason. These cars are known for their longevity - it’s not unusual to see Foresters and Outbacks on the used car sales boards with over 200,000 miles on the clock. Part of the reason for this is Subaru’s unique flat-lying ‘boxer’ engines, with pistons which punch horizontally, like a boxer, rather than up and down as in a traditional engine. This means less vibration and friction, and better lubrication, particularly on start-up. In some ways, Subaru build cars which are seemingly almost indestructible! For safety and reliability across the board they consistently score very highly indeed with drivers and independent reviewers.
About the Subaru Impreza
Imprezas come in two variants - the non-turbo saloon and hatchback, and the rally-honed turbo. The Impreza Turbo is the car that won the World Rally Championship for Subaru, and with its distinctive spoiler and flashy lines, it’s easy for drivers to get carried away tearing around country lanes. As you would imagine, Imprezas deliver tremendous performance and handling - but you pay for the experience as it’s a thirsty beast! The suspension tends to be a weak area with some owners reporting this as a known issue, as well as occasional oil leaks and engine warning lights due to failed spark plug wires.
Common Problems with Subaru
As we said above, with a Subaru you’re driving one of the most consistently reliable cars on the road. But every make has its known issues, and for Subaru the suspension seems to be an occasionally problematic area, as well as head gasket leaks, at least for certain Subaru years and models. For these repairs or your regular servicing requirements - even more important if yours is one of the 200,000-miles-down club - use Book My Garage to find a trusted local garage today.
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