Rev Up Your Promotions: Best Auto Repair Shop Marketing Ideas

Does your auto repair shop marketing need a fix? Luckily, that’s a repair you won’t have to break the bank on. There are tons of affordable promotional products that are designed especially for mechanic advertising. By using auto repair business marketing tools, you’ll show off your industry experience the moment you hand them off. Personalized tools that customers can use in their car will not only prove nifty in a pinch, they’ll ensure that when there’s an issue with the car, your marketing will be close by.

There are two main types of auto repair shop promotional items: those that you can sell or gift to current customers, and those that you can hand out to potential customers. We’ll share the best auto shop marketing ideas that work for both current and potential clients so you can drive in more sales.

Auto Shop Marketing Ideas

Mini Tire Gauge Keychain

Tire Gauge Keychain

You of all businesses know the importance of basic car maintenance, like checking the air pressure in tires. This personalized tire gauge keychain will show customers that you care about their car, while also making sure that your business information is always in hand. It’s a win-win!

Car Sun Shield

Protective Sun Shield

This protective sun shield for the car will provide auto repair shop marketing wherever your customers are parked. They’ll enjoy how the shield prevents sun damage in their car’s interior, and you’ll appreciate the window display of your custom branding. You can find other sun shield designs in our Auto Accessories section.

Van-Shaped Magnet

Van-Shaped Magnet


Everyone could use another fridge magnet, which makes this custom van-shaped magnet an ideal promotion. Because of its unique shape, customers will easily be able to spot it on their fridge. Plus, the budget-friendly cost means you can have these at your reception area to give to prospective clients. If you want more design options, check out all of our auto-themed magnets.

Magnetic Light Bar

Personalized Magnet Light

There’s nothing worse than having trouble under the hood. Actually, there is. You could be having trouble under the hood at night with no light to help you inspect the problem. Make sure customers never have to feel that pain by providing them this magnetic light bar. The magnet allows customers to turn on the LED light and attach it to the underside of the hood while they look for the issue. It also features your business information, in case the problem requires your professional help.

Emergency Car Tool

Emergency Car Tool

If you want your auto repair shop marketing to represent your business as one that customers can rely on, personalize these emergency car tools. They’re designed to help customers break their window or cut their seat belt in case of an accident. Your branding on the side will remind them of where to get their car fixed after the ordeal.

Auto-Themed Pens

Contour Pen with Auto Design

There are two great things about the Contour Pen: the variety of auto repair shop marketing designs and the budget-friendly price. Hand these out to current and potential clients so they’ll have your brand name in hand.

Whether you go with one of these auto shop marketing ideas or you choose one of the mechanic advertising tools in our Auto & Home category, you’re bound to show off your expertise in the field. Are you already promoting your auto shop? Show us how you got creative with your auto repair shop promotional items by tagging us in your pictures on Facebook or Instagram. We’ll share them to help inspire others!

Jessica Carreiro

From marketing tips to product recommendations, I’m here to help small businesses be their best.

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