About Klipper Automotive

Our Story

After 15 years of working with one national, and 2 local automotive chain stores, John finally decided enough is enough! While many of these chains “claim” to have your best interest in mind, it became obvious to him that his “style” of customer service is non-existent in the Tucson market. The goal of these companies is to create the highest dollar average per invoice, regardless of what you or your car really needs.

They do this by restricting the number of customers that can obtain an oil change each day. Sometimes shops make you wait 2-3 weeks for an appointment for an oil change service. The fact is, they just don’t want to do them because they don’t make enough profit on that service. And if your vehicle needs a repair, they keep your car “hostage” for days on end, repairing it when it’s convenient for them, not you!

Klipper Automotive “welcomes” your oil change business! We provide “express” oil changes, to be convenient for you, not us! We also offer appointments for service. You don’t have to wait for weeks, we often can get it done while you wait or worst case, the next day!

Klipper Automotive provides the same, cheerful, ethical, honest service to everyone who walks in the door! Regardless if your invoice is $30 or $3000, we want all of our customers to receive Five Star Service, the first time and every time!

John has supervised over 80,000 transactions and serviced over 5000 customers during the past 15 years! Experience the Klipper Automotive difference!

Our Mission

We promise to provide the most honest, economical, and stress-free auto repair or service experience

Meet John Klippstein

Owner, Klipper Automotive

The son of famed Chicago Cubs pitcher Johnny Klippstein and a former pitcher himself, Klipper has called Tucson home since 2003. He’s built a solid reputation in the automotive services industry, having completed more than 100,000 service transactions in Oro Valley, Marana, and Tucson.

Our Team

AJ Thomas

AJ Thomas

Lead Technician

Joaquin Franco

Joaquin Franco

General Service Manager

Greg Ewer

Greg Ewer

Diagnostic/Parts Manager

AJ Thomas

Lead Technician

Joaquin Franco

General Service Manager

Greg Ewer

Diagnostic/Parts Manager

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