Owner, Kevin Eckler would like to say “Welcome to Foreign Car Specialists“

Auto Repair shop Owner, Kevin Eckler with 1973 Volkswagen Beetle, aka Foreign Car One, VW Bug, #bugwhispererny, Foreign Car Specialists Poughkeepsie NY. Eckler’s Automotive, Inc. doing business as Foreign Car Specialists has been providing honest, expert car care in Poughkeepsie, NY since 1995. We are an independent, owner-operated, top quality service and repair facility with traditional business ethics and professional automotive repair and complete auto maintenance services to customers of the Hudson Valley. Our attention to detail, expertise, competitive pricing and friendly, personal service has produced an impressive following over the past 20 years but most importantly, we earn customer loyalty through trust. We strive to ensure your vehicle is safe and dependable, provide top quality automotive service at a reasonable price and make every effort to set a standard of excellence that exceeds your expectations.

The highly trained, quality ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified Master Technicians at Foreign Car Specialists possess a wealth of experience and a commitment to excellence. They attend the latest educational and training sessions to keep up with today’s advanced automotive technology and are equipped with cutting-edge computer software, modern state-of-the-art tools and high-tech equipment to provide service you can rely on for all foreign and domestic vehicles both new or old.
We honor most extended automotive warranty policies, have customer rewards benefits and oil change coupons, offer new customer specials, student discounts, fleet pricing and support those who serve our country with Military discounts.
Please be sure to go to our Shop Specials section for our current promotions and specials or come by and visit our shop where the Historic Walkway Over the Hudson crosses Washington Street in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Drop off service is always available, just put your keys in our key drop and we’ll take good care of them. Conveniently located next to the Walkway Over the Hudson, allowing for convenient drop and walk servicing while you wait, or you are welcome to relax in our comfortable customer waiting area. We have free WiFi, cable TV, the NY Times, current magazines and books for the little ones. Complimentary coffee and tea or cold beverages and snacks are available for your enjoyment as well. There’s even a juke box with plenty of credits to play your choice of music!
We enjoy a sterling reputation in the community for honest, professional and expert service for all your foreign and domestic automotive needs including:
  • Dealer Dealer recommended maintenance, factory recommended maintenance
  • Preventative service – Oil and filter change, tire rotation, timing belt service
  • Tune Brakes, suspension and tire services.
  • Computer Diagnostics, Check Engine Light, Trouble Codes, Sensors
  • State Inspections
  • Air Conditioning services, Radiator and Cooling system services
  • Transmission, clutch, differential services
  • Muffler and exhaust repair, welding and fabrication
  • Tune ups and expert service for diesel, gasoline, hybrid, turbo, electric and flex fuel vehicles
  • Performance, classic, air cooled, heavy duty, TDI, GDI, and commercial vehicles welcome
  • Expert service for everything from minor repairs to engine overhauls
  • NAPA Autocare guaranteed Service