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Winner of the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics...

Winner of the Chamber of Commerce W. Curtis Strube Small Business Award...

Recipient of the Ozarks Technical College Distinguished Alumni Award...

Recognized as one of the top ten Automotive Service Shops in America!
Open Monday - Friday
7:30am - 5:30pm
three year, 75,000 mile warranty is extended on all engine and transmission repairs.  At Rick's we stand behind everything we do
Member of Springfield's Best
AAA Approved Auto Repair
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We would like to thank everyone in southwest Missouri who took the time to vote Rick's Automotive as the Best Automotive Repair Facility in Springfield News Leader's Best of the Ozarks competititon for 2013. Our staff is very grateful for your patronage and support. 
Rick and Karen Hughlett founded Rick's Automotive in 1980 with the determination to bridge the gap between dealerships and chain stores with an honest and competent auto repair facility dedicated to quality and affordability.  Over the years, Rick's Automotive has grown to become one of the TOP TEN SHOPS IN AMERICA!. 
All Rick's automotive technicians have years of experience under their belts, over 500 years of experience among them when you add it up.  All employees are ASE certified, even the service advisors.  Most of the auto technicians are "Master Certified," including Rick himself.  Six hold the prestigious L-1 certification for advanced automotive diagnosics.    And,  all  are  competently trained to utilize the state-of-the-art equipment featured in the automotive and fleet service centers. 

Rick's Automotive also conducts regularly scheduled continuing education exercises in their dedicated training facilities to maintain a high level of expertise.
Rick's Automotive is a "founding" member of the Automotive Service Association in Springfield and is one of the very few businesses to qualify as an approved repair facility by the American Automobile Association (ASA). 

The continued success of Rick's Automotive is based firmly on the trust and recommendations of our many clients.  Please click HERE to review the many testimonials from our customers on the Demand Force web service.  Please check us out...we look forward to having you as a valued customer.
For over 30 years Rick's Automotive in Springfield has set the standard for quality and dependable automobile repair.  Our 22 friendly and competent technicians are not just ASE certified, they're Master Certified!  Also, we now have 28 service bays to handle all your automotive service and repair requirements timely and efficiently.
Rick's Automotive in-house computerized records and communications system takes all the guesswork out of parts availability and cost estimates while providing you with a complete, detailed readout of the repair process on your vehicle.

Our Automotive Service Guarantee helps build our tradition of trust. A 24 month,  12,000  NATIONWIDE warranty   is  provided on all general  repairs  and  a three year, 100,000 mile warranty is extended on all engine and transmission repairs.  At Rick's we stand behind everything we do.
Rick's Automotive also provides transportation services if you don't have time to wait for your vehicle to be repaired.  Our free shuttles are available to get you where you need to be.  If your vehicle requires major repair necessitating an overnight stay or two in our facility, you might wish to take advantage of one on our reasonably priced rental cars.  Otherwise, enjoy your brief stay in our comfortable waiting area.
Being selected to represent fleet accounts is a distinct honor in the automotive repair business.  It's a strong indication that your service center has the means to handle volume and the knowledge to deal with the complexity of specialized vehicles. Rick's Automotive has been building their fleet business over the years and now has over 125 accounts that they service  on  a  regular
basis, representing businesses such as Bass Pro, St. John's and Cox Medical Centers, MSU, Fisk Limousine, IRS, Atlas Security and Vermillion Wood Products.
Rick's Automotive also services all of the ambulances in the surrounding sixteen county area of southwest Missouri. As a mater of fact, Rick's has become known as the authority in ambulance repair. Over the years, we've even designed innovative mechanical improvements that have been endorsed by several ambulance manufacturers.

To meet the demanding requirements of our fleet business, Rick's Automotive has a separate dedicated service facility specifically equipped and manned for this purpose. If your company operates a fleet, please come by and take a look at what we can offer your business.

Rick's Automotive is very pleased to make available our Preventative Maintenance Program to assist our many customers in keeping their vehicles in good running condition at all times.  Catching a problem before it gets out of hand can typically save you lots of money.  This program will keep you up todate on the needs of your particular car, truck, van, SUV or Crossover.
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At Rick's Automotive your privacy is guaranteed.  All information you send to us is kept 100% confidential.  We WILL NOT distribute, sell or share your email address or any other information we receive from you with any third party not affiliated with this program. 

We hope you enjoy this great service as much as we are pleased to make it available to you.
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In an ongoing effort to adequately supply all of your automotive requirements in one place at an affordable price, Rick's Automotive is also your tire and wheel headquarters.  The best way to individualize your car, truck or SUV is with custom wheels.  Rick's offers a wide variety for vehicles of all shapes and sizes, just shop through our product catalog and select a set that's right for your mode of transportation.
Rick's Automotive is your trusted source for the best brands of tires on the road. We offer BF Goodrich, Uniroyal, Bridgestone,  Yokohama and Dunlop tires and we're your "certified" Michelin dealer.
Of course once you select the tires and wheels that are perfect for your vehicle, Rick's Automotive makes certain they are balanced and installed properly so you can expect the most uniform wear, safety and dependability over the miles ahead.

Rick's will also be happy to conduct a thorough inspection of your tires and rotate them as required when you return for regular service intervals.

For decades now Rick's Automotive has been an integral player in the growth and awareness of the Springfield area.  Giving back to the community is not just a catch phrase with us.  We're actively involved with several philanthropic projects on a regular basis and realize the importance and responsibility of a being a good corporate citizen.

And, it's not just Rick and Karen Hughlett that contribute their time and funds to worthwhile projects, the entire staff has been known to get involved and help make a difference such as Rick's "Pink in the Park" promotion with the St. Louis Cardinals at Hammon's Field to support the fight against breast cancer.

We're not here to pat ourselves on the back, we sincerely hope our company's
example will encourage other businesses to take  the  time  to  support   local
projects. Working together we can have a tremendous impact on improving
the quality of life for those less fortunate.
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Ricks Automotive
2121 South Campbell
Springfield, MO 65807
Date: September 7-8, 2013
Start/Finish Location: Clever, MO
Overnight Location: Joplin, MO
Fundraising Minimum: $200
Route Options: Day 1: 40, 75 and 100 miles, Day 2: 75 and 100 miles.
Age Minimum: 12 years old

Bike MS: Ozarks Ride passes through the Missouri's prairie into the scenic Ozark countryside. The routes include fully-stocked rest stops every 10-15 miles, a great lunch stop each day and safety provided by volunteer EMT’s, HAM radio operators, the police department and bicycle repair from our partner bike shops. We will conclude the day at Joplin, MO, where you will be treated to a fun festival featuring massages, musical entertainment, food and Boulevard beer. Everyone is up early on Sunday for a free breakfast by and on the road where the route heads you back to Clever, MO for a finish line celebration and a great feeling of accomplishment. For more information about this ride contact us at 417-882-5213