Expert Auto Repair and Maintenance Services in Ladner

John’s Thistle Auto is proud to celebrate over 40 years of providing expert auto repair and maintenance services to vehicle owners in Ladner and the surrounding areas. John McCafferty, owner & experienced technician, has had a long history working with Ladner families.

Newspaper archives from 1994.

John McCafferty, has been helping make sure South Delta vehicles run smoothly since the early 1980s. McCafferty immigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1982 and started working at Thistle Auto. He was just 22. A year later, McCafferty took over the business and it became John’s Thistle Auto. McCafferty and his team have been offering consistent and friendly service to local motorists ever since.

The full service automotive repair and maintenance shop has four licenced technicians on staff with more than 80 years of experience combined as well as two apprentice technicians. The service manager and service advisor make sure every vehicle that comes through the doors gets the service it needs. “We’re strong in diagnostic problems,” McCafferty said, adding that John’s Thistle Auto is authorized to do maintenance on vehicles that are still under warranty.

Exterior of John’s Thistle Auto.

Staffers at the shop also strongly promote automotive maintenance and can even send customers free service reminders. John’s Thistle Auto is part of the NAPA Autopro Group, which can offer peace of mind to customers through warranties for parts as well as a free roadside assistance program. Upon registration, customers are eligible for free roadside assistance, including towing up to 40 kilometres.

Services at John’s Thistle Auto include a local shuttle, early and late drop box service, as well as a wash for every vehicle serviced. As a family-owned and operated business, we have built a reputation for our commitment to customer satisfaction, quality workmanship, and competitive pricing.

At John’s Thistle Auto, we understand that your vehicle is an important investment, which is why we offer a comprehensive range of services to keep it running smoothly and safely. Our goal is to provide our customers with the highest level of service and support, so you can trust us to take care of all your automotive needs.

John’s Thistle Auto in 2023.

Why Choose John’s Thistle Auto for Your Vehicle Needs?

  • 40+ Years of Experience: With over three decades of experience in the industry, we have the knowledge and expertise to handle all types of auto repairs and maintenance services.
  • Skilled Mechanics: Our team of skilled and certified mechanics are trained to work on all makes and models of vehicles, so you can trust us to get the job done right.
  • Quality Workmanship: We take pride in our work and strive to provide our customers with the highest level of quality and professionalism.
  • Competitive Pricing: We understand that auto repairs and maintenance services can be expensive, which is why we offer competitive pricing to help you save money.

Interior of John’s Thistle Auto.

Whether you need a routine oil change or a complex engine repair, you can count on John’s Thistle Auto to provide you with the best possible service and support.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about our services.