Vehicle Services - Eastern CT


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At MACARA Vehicle Services, our entire team is dedicated to ensuring that every one of our valued customers, whether fleet or personal, receive the absolute best in customer service and quality workmanship. Whether it be a simple oil change or a major repair, our goal has, and will always be, 100% customer satisfaction.

Rob Janovic

General Manager, MACARA Vehicle Services

Automotive Services

Oil Change

Oil Change

Performing routine oil changes on your vehicle is the single most important…

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A/C Services

A/C Services

The proper inspection, maintenance, and repair of a vehicle’s air condition…

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It’s Child Passenger Safety Week! Car seat safety begins at home, before leaving your house, make sure your kids are in the right car seat for their age and size. When installed correctly, car seat... restraints can reduce the risk of fatal injury by 71% for infants and 54% for toddlers. Learn more at
#ChildPassengerSafetyWeek #TheRightSeat

We are grateful for our skilled and talented team at MACARA and for our customers who depend on us for their sales and service needs!
#WorldGratitudeDay #MACARAVehicleServices

MACARA is hiring a Window Tint/ 12V Technician! Install hand cut window tint film on vehicles aswell as remote starts,audio and video. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND APPLY TODAY! ...
#MACARA #JoinOurTeam #WindowTint #12VTech

Winter will be here before you know it! Let MACARA get your car or truck ready for the weather well before the leaves fall. We can prepare your vehicle to survive the cold and snowy weather with ...convenient remote car starters, WeatherTech® floor liners to protect your interior from the elements, undercoating to defend against corrosion and rust, and tires at a competitive price. Schedule an oil change today and receive a complimentary, comprehensive safety inspection. We will make sure any needed repairs are made so you and your family don't get stuck out in the cold. Call MACARA at 860-887-0548 so your vehicle can weather any season!
#MACARA #WeatherTheSeason

On Patriot Day, September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, we honor every life that was taken too soon. We pay tribute to the first responders — firefighters, law enforcement officers, ...emergency workers, and service members — who answered the call of duty, and the brave civilians who responded with courage to save lives that day. We also remember the patriotism and valor of our service members and are inspired by their heroism. We will never forget what happened on September 11, 2001, or those who lost their lives.
#WeWillNeverForget #PatriotDay

On Labor Day, we pay tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. Enjoy this day!

As kids head back to school this week, please remember to slow down and be aware of children boarding school buses. Watch for children walking in the street, especially if there are no sidewalks and ...stop for children in crosswalks. Yellow flashing lights indicate the bus is preparing to stop to load or unload children. Drivers should slow down and prepare to stop their vehicles. Red flashing lights and extended stop arms indicate the bus has stopped and children are getting on or off. Drivers must stop their cars and wait until the red lights stop flashing, the extended stop-arm is withdrawn, and the bus begins moving before they can start driving again.

Also, take a moment to remind your child about getting on and off the bus safely. When the school bus arrives, your child should wait until the bus comes to a complete stop, the door opens, and the driver says it’s okay before approaching the bus door. Your child should use the handrails to avoid falling. Make sure kids don’t have long drawcords or straps on backpacks that could get caught on a handrail or door when boarding. Your child should never walk behind a school bus and should also make eye contact with the bus driver before crossing to make sure the driver can see him/her and keeps the bus lights flashing to stop other cars.. If your child drops something near the school bus, like a ball or book, the safest thing is for your child to tell the bus driver right away. Your child should not try to pick up the item, because the driver might not be able to see him/her.

#BackToSchool #SchoolBusSafety

It’s National Dog Day and we are excited to celebrate all our furry friends! Share photos and tell us how you are celebrating the day with your dog?
#NationalDogDay #FurryFriends

Get pre-approved for financing and drive your scooter from MACARA today! Visit to get started and then visit Matt at MACARA to get your new ride!
#MACARA ...#PreApprovedFinancing #Scooter

As we soak in the last days of summer, take some time to make the most of August while you can! With back to school right around the corner, combat the stressful end-of-summer blues and make the last... few weeks memorable. Here are our favorite end of summer activities we hope you might enjoy!

Head to the beach

Catch a sunrise or a sunset

Visit a local fair or farmer’s market

Explore the woods on a hike

Host a picnic

Enjoy live outdoor music

Star gaze


MACARA is hiring a full time Window Tinter/12V Technician. This position is responsible for installing hand cut window tint film on customer vehicles using quality products and the most trusted ...techniques to obtain the best results. This position also requires a 12V background and the ability to install remote starts, audio and video as well as other duties as directed by the Sales Store Manager. For more details and to apply, visit
#MACARA #JobOpening #WindowTinter #12VTechnician

Today is National Spoil Your Dog Day but we like to make our dogs feel special every day! Dogs love a good car ride because it feeds into their sense of adventure and allows them to explore new ...sites, sounds and smells. How are you going the extra mile to spoil your pup?
#SpoilYourDog #RoadTrip

Conrad shares our summer vehicle spotlight! Ride in style with this sharp 2015 Ram 1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5” Laramie Longhorn with 153,250 Miles. For more details, visit ...
Call 860-425-3295 to check out this vehicle today!
#MACARAVehicleServices #SummerVehicleSpotlight #2015Ram

Summer is in full swing and our region is expected to experience temperatures above 90° this week. Make sure to take precautions to avoid heat-related illness. It’s important to pay attention to ...warning signs like dizziness, paleness, weakness, nausea, confusion, or a rapid pulse. Watch for escalation to a more serious state like heat stroke, which is often indicated by dry skin instead of heavy sweating. Call 911 immediately and move the person to a cooler place and help lower their temperature with cool cloths, a cool bath, or spray them with water. Do not give a person with heat stroke anything to drink.

Staying hydrated is crucial to your overall health, so make drinking water a priority to prevent heat-related illness. During the hottest days of summer, we can often underestimate how much water we need to drink. You should be drinking water regularly throughout the day, before you ever get thirsty. Try adding some flavor with fresh fruit or even a small splash of fruit juice. You can also try frozen ice pops, coconut water, or sports drinks to beat the heat.

Some fruits and vegetables are higher in water content than others, so try to work those into your diet as much as possible during the summer to stay hydrated. Water-dense produce include: Watermelon, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Pineapples, Cantaloupe, Peaches, Strawberries, Lettuce, Cucumbers, Apples, Radishes, Celery, and Bell Peppers. Smoothies, salads and even chilled summer soups are great ways to get a boost of hydration in your daily meals!

#BeatTheHeat #SummerHydration

What some of our customers are saying…

“Always the best customer service, even when the news is not so good! Honest consistent service at reasonable prices.”

“I have had such a great experience at MACARA! Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Red carpet service. Highly recommend!!”

“The awesome customer service with Shea, Rob and the MACARA team is top notch! Highly recommend them for all your car service needs.”

“Great job on installing after-market heated seats in my Ford Fusion. The work was great and time estimates were sound for work completion.”

“I had a slash in the sidewall of my truck tire , just pulled into there parking lot and asked if they could help . I was very impressed by the helpfulness, they had me back on the road in less then an hour . I will definitely use them again.”


Why Choose Us

There are many reasons to choose MACARA Vehicle Services as your One Stop Auto Shop. Here are a few…


Green Facility

We recycle used motor oil and all other fluids.


10,000 sf. Shop

To accommodate medium and heavy-duty trucks.


Diverse Lifts

Capabilities for the small passenger cars up to 30K lb. trucks.


Continuously Investing

Investing in new technology, equipment, and training.


Experienced Technicians

With years of foreign, domestic, and truck experience.

Service Areas

Cities & Towns we proudly service in Eastern Connecticut

We’re proud to provide vehicle services, fleet services, auto sales, and so much more to the communities throughout Eastern Connecticut, between New London and Thompson.

One Stop Auto Shop