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At Hampden Automotive We strive to provide all our customers with the best auto repair and maintenance services possible.

We offer a full range of auto repair, and routine factory maintenance services to vehicle owners on the West and East shores in Central PA. Including Mechanicsburg, Carlisle, Camp Hill, and Harrisburg.

Started by Chris Priar in 2009. Hampden Automotive has been providing quality auto repair services for over 10 years. We have grown our business on building trust with our clients. You can expect a hassle-free environment when visiting our shop.

You will never pay more than your estimate at Hampden Automotive.  Trust our ASE Certified technicians to ensure your car is repaired right the first time. Then back on the road in the least amount of time possible.

We service all makes and models of cars and trucks
fleet services are available - Don’t trust your fleet to just anyone!

Meet our team

Chris Priar Hampden Automotive

Chris Priar


A Native of Mechanicsburg PA. Chris is a graduate of Mechanicsburg High-School, and Cumberland-Perry Vo-Tech. He has over 20 years of experience servicing and repairing all makes and models of cars and trucks. He’s been factory trained and has a ASE Certification.

I pride myself in delivering quality first here at Hampden Automotive. I never want my customers to leave unsatisfied with the service they’ve received.

Mike Taylor Hampden Automotive

Mike Taylor


A Central PA native, and a graduate of Big Spring High School. Mike attended Cumberland-Perry Vocational School. He is ACE Certified, and PA State Inspection and Emissions Certified.

With over 20 years of auto repair experience. He takes pride in quality workmanship and treats every vehicle as if he were working on his own.

Sue Hampden Automotive


Office Manager

A native of Central PA. Sue graduated from Trinity High School. She has over 25 years of administrative knowledge, and has been with Hampden Automotive for the past 3 years.

See What Our Customers Are Saying

  • 5 star rating

    I was looking for an honest mechanic to take my Jeep to and happened upon Hampden Automotive because of their great reviews. Well, they were right! Mike and Chris were very helpful and honest with me about my car’s issues. Their prices are very competitive! I will definitely be going back for any future work that needs to be done!

    Abbey Neal

  • 5 star rating

    Always bring my car here, fair honest pricing and flexible to my schedule. Really great folks!

    Joy Brooks

  • 5 star rating

    I have been taking my vehicles to Hampden Automotive for over 7 years. I have always been very pleased with the service and honesty that I receive from Chris and his employees. Couldn’t imagine going anywhere else. Great guys and great mechanics!

    Terry Monn

  • 5 star rating

    I have been coming to Hampden from past 1 year. they have great service, reasonable price and they never try to sell something extra. Very friendly and knowledge staff and they have helped keep my car in great shape.

    Surya Shikha

  • 5 star rating

    I take both my personal and corporate vehicles here. They are very up front and honest. Prompt and honest. Could not ask for a better garage. Keep up the great work.

    Travis Roder

  • stars

    “First time customer and the guys did a great job, fast service and informed of all that needed to be done. A big thanks to them!”

    Amanda Spangler

  • stars

    “Hampden Auto never disappoints! Chris is great to work with…he always takes time to discuss recommendations and options when my car needs work.”

    Amber Latsha-Boston

  • stars

    “Honest and professional owner and employees. Great service, cheapest place around, highly recommend. Only place I trust with my vehicles.”

    Chris Swingle

  • stars

    “I have been going to Hampden Automotive for years. Chris is extremely knowledgeable, provides great service, and has reasonable prices.”

    Diego M. Arizmendez

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    “I have been going here for 5 years now and they provide great service and are cheaper than most other garages in town, and you don’t have to wait long to get your car back.”

    Jerry Kreiser

At Hampden Automotive you will never pay more than your estimate.   Make an appointment today!