Doctor of Motors has been providing top-notch car repair services since 1948 in Chico, California. Family-owned and operated, we have earned a superb reputation by being a trustworthy and affordable auto repair shop.

Owner Robert Lugo put together an experienced and qualified team of ASE-certified technicians who provide excellent service with state-of-the-art equipment. We use the best quality parts and finest grade tools to guarantee your car’s health. While many shops cut corners to increase their profits, we don’t sacrifice your safety and peace of mind with inferior products.

Doctor of Motors is a full-service shop that specializes in all makes and models, foreign and domestic. We offer every auto repair and maintenance service from full engine replacements to routine oil change services and tires. We strive to go the extra mile for our customers and have a long history of putting our customers first, usually providing same-day service. Over the last six decades, we have been proudly serving Chico, Paradise, Magalia, Corning, Orland, Hamilton City, Gridley, Oroville, and surrounding areas.

As a member in excellent standing with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), we operate at a high level of integrity and dependability. Our pledge to you, our customer, is to uphold sound business practices with the highest ethical standards. We wish to exceed your expectations by consistently providing smooth, friendly customer service while maintaining an optimum level of repair.

At Doctor of Motors, we take your trust very seriously. For over sixty years we’ve worked hard to become one of the most trusted names in Chico. There’s no greater peace of mind than knowing your vehicle is in dependable hands. Whatever your car problems may be, our mission is to provide top-rate, comprehensive customer service with the best value possible to all our clients.


Doctor of Motors is committed to ensuring effective communication and digital accessibility to all users. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and apply the relevant accessibility standards to achieve these goals. We welcome your feedback. Please call Doctor of Motors (530) 879-0700 if you have any issues in accessing any area of our website.