Thorpe Automotive started with a dream to bring affordable, honest, and quality vehicle repair to Johnstown, Ohio. Here at Thorpe Automotive, we treat you and your car like family, safety and quality is our number one priority, and you will always be in good hands when you are at our shop! With your support, we are able to give back to our community that we have grown to love, from supporting Johnstown schools, to honoring our law enforcement and men and women in uniform, our goal is to be your trusted auto repair center for life!
Proud to Offer Discounts to Our First Responders, Active, Reserve and Retired Military, Men and Women in Uniform, and Medical Personnel. Whom Without, The World Would Be A Darker Place. #westervillestrong
Thorpe Automotive is a family-owned business, established in 2017. With over 20 years experience, we have the knowledge to diagnose your automotive problems. Our team is ready to assist in providing you with the options to get back on the road, at an affordable price.
We know repairs can be expensive. That's why we make it our mission to provide you with a comprehensive overview of your vehicles repairs, and with that in mind, we only take care of you and what you need, you never have to worry about us trying to “up-sell” unnecessary repairs. That’s just not how we do business! With budget in mind, we always do our best to prepare you for any and all work needed on your vehicle, which will help to optimize your car to its fullest value! We work to provide you options, and will do our best to work within your budget.
We are a full service tire shop that offers tire installation, tire balancing, tire repair, alignments, wheels and tires! We offer over 150 different brands and also specialize in ATV, lawnmower, and tractor tires! So if you’re looking for some new wheels and tires for your truck, or a nice pair of all seasons for your car’s daily commute, Thorpe Automotive will have you hitting the road and ready to go.
With our state of the art custom exhaust pipe bender, we are now able to bring you the option of custom exhaust work! From complete rebuilds, to full custom exhausts, we will have your vehicle sounding exactly how you want it!
From providing service to our local law enforcement to supporting local charities and fundraisers, our team is here to help the community. We know that community loyalty and participation is everything, and we love our town. We hope that by giving back to our home, we can help make our town a better place for all the families that live here with us.
We offer a wide variety of vehicle services. Take a look at just some of the great options we have for you to choose from.
At Thorpe Automotive, we offer competitive prices for quality services. Call us or stop out to receive a comprehensive list of our services and prices.
At Thorpe Automotive, we are 100% family owned and operated. With this benefit comes a mindset of treating our customers as part of our family, you’ll always be safe with us.
Founder, Owner of Thorpe Automotive
Austin grew up in Centerburg, Ohio and always had an affinity for cars! He went to the Knox County Career Center in Mount Vernon, Ohio and from that moment on his passion for fixing cars flourished. Austin has an extensive career in the automotive industry, from selling both new and used cars, working in high end dealership service departments, and 15 years of wrenching and building cars, you can trust Austin knows what he is talking about when it comes to your vehicle and repair work.
Shop Foreman and Automotive Technician
Kris also grew up in Centerburg, Ohio and is Austin’s dad. Kris has worked on everything from cars and trucks, to tractor’s and Semi’s. He enjoys wrenching almost as much as Austin does, and when he isn’t at the shop he can be found at home with his loving wife and his grand baby.
Front Office Manager and Service Advisor
Elise grew up in Sunbury, Ohio and is Austin’s Fiance. Elise has extensive knowledge of the automotive industry, from selling hi-line exotics to attending and participating in both foreign and domestic car shows. When she is not at the shop she can be found at the barn, indulging in a different kind of horsepower, barrel racing.