BEST IN AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES 2017: Part II
Cars, trucks, commercial vehicles, recreational vehicles – these are all part of the most important modern-day technology that exists. Our vehicles carry us to work, church, events, on road trips, and then back home every day. Although we could travel by other means, nothing is as convenient and comforting as our own vehicle. We make memories on road trips in our vehicles; we race to the doctor when we’re sick in our vehicles; we use vehicles on our farms and ranches, tending the land and livestock; we use our vehicles to get exactly where we need to be, when we need to be there.
Since our vehicles are so important to our day-to-day lives, it’s also crucial that we have honest, hardworking people who sell, maintain, and service our vehicles to keep them in top functioning condition. Below are the Best of the Brazos Valley™ 2017 winners across four of the Automotive Services categories. These are businesses that our community trusts and respects wholeheartedly, so much so, they’ve voted some of them Best of the Brazos Valley™ for several years in a row! Learn more about these impeccable businesses, and don’t forget to nominate YOUR favorite Automotive Services business for Best of the Brazos Valley™ 2018.
Best Car Wash | Drew’s Car Wash
Voted “Best Car Wash” 2016-2017
[ drewscarwash.com | 2401 Texas Ave. College Station, TX 77840 979.764.1900 | 1751 University Dr. College Station, TX 77840 979.260.1071 | (Exxon) 804 Earl Rudder Freeway S College Station, TX 77840 ]
Drew’s Car Wash got started in 2004 by Drew Congleton, the owner of Drew’s Exxon at the corner of University Drive and Highway 6. Drew’s Car Wash began with two touchless bays in 2004. At the beginning of 2007, they added a third touchless bay due to popularity and an increase in customer demand. In 2009, the University Drive location was built, followed by their Texas Avenue location in 2013 when they purchased and remodeled the former Shammy Car Wash. And COMING SOON there will be yet ANOTHER convenient location for customers to visit located at Tower Point!
Drew’s Car Wash is an Exterior Express Wash, and customers can literally be in-and-out in under five minutes. Now that’s FAST! Through the exceptional, quick and easy customer service provided by the 20 employees at each location, Drew’s Car Wash will service and wash over 250,000 cars this year! Drew’s Car Wash loves to support Bryan/College Station’s local colleges and employs many college students. Each new employee is thoroughly trained to focus on exceptional customer service. Drew’s wants to provide the very best car wash experience.
The team members at Drew’s Car Wash are extremely honored to have been voted Best Car Wash of the Brazos Valley (2017). Drew’s would like to give “a special thanks to Terry Murgia and John Recker for running the day-to-day operations of each location. Also, to all of the employees that work hard every day to provide an exceptional experience for their customers. Most importantly, a huge thank you to all of the customers for their continued support and business.”
Best Farm & Lawn Equipment Retailer | Normangee Tractor & Impl. Co.
Voted “Best Farm & Lawn Equipment Retailer” 2002-2017
[ normangeetractor.com | 190 Highway 39 S | Normangee, TX 77871 | 936.396.3101 | 1.800.396.3101 ]
Normangee Tractor has earned the honor of “Best Farm and Lawn Equipment Retailer” in the Brazos Valley for 16 years!
Normangee Tractor, the “nation’s #1 volume Kubota tractor dealer” is extremely thankful to the people of the Brazos Valley for voting Normangee Tractor the “Best of the Brazos Valley” for 16 consecutive years. Normangee Tractor is a family-owned business that sells and services Kubota and Polaris products. Vernon & Marion Stawnicz, of Normangee Tractor, attributes their success to their “loyal customers, and the friendships that [they] have built over the past four decades.”
Let Normangee Tractor take care of all of your farm and ranch, lawn and garden, hunting lease and high performance S X S utility vehicle needs. With over 40 years of dedicated service to the Brazos Valley, it is clear that Normangee Tractor is the place to go for tractor, farm equipment, and utility vehicle needs.
The certified service department has Kubota and Polaris service technicians who have achieved the highest level of training avail- able. The Polaris service department at Normangee Tractor is top-rated with a Gold Certified Polaris Technician on-site, a rare commodity since only a few technicians in the nation hold this distinction.
Remember for the largest selection and guaranteed best prices on your Kubota tractor, ATV, utility vehicle, and farm equipment needs, nobody beats Normangee Tractor!
Best Oil Change | American Lube Centers
Voted “Best Oil Change” 2010-2017
[ americanlubecenters.com | 4358 SH 6 South @ Tower Point College Station, TX 77845 979.690.3777 | 2510 Texas Ave. Bryan, TX 77802 979.779.2886 ]
Congratulations to American Lube Centers® in Bryan and College Station for being voted the “Best Oil Change” in the Brazos Valley! After opening in 2009, American Lube Centers® has won the title of “Best in the Brazos Valley” for their 8th year in a row!
Debbie Bearden started American Lube Centers® in 2009 with the goal of providing fast, friendly service to customers in the Brazos Valley for oil changes and more. With her husband, Rick Bearden, her son, Jonathan Jones, along with General Manager Michael Stark overseeing the American Lube locations, they are always ready to provide the best auto maintenance services to the Brazos Valley.
With a team of experienced technicians hired for their skill and quality of care, customers can trust they will receive quick, professional service from friendly employees.
American Lube Centers® not only offers oil changes; they flush transmissions, engines and radiators, and offer service for rear differentials, wiper blades, and headlight cleaning. They also offer mobile fleet services from Freedom Oil Service® by American Lube Centers®.
The Lube Center and Full Service Hand Car Wash & Detail Center at 4358 SH 6 S in College Station at Tower Point has a spacious lobby where you can watch the Aggies play in comfort while making sure your vehicle keeps running efficiently and sparkling like new. If you can’t make it in for service, call their Mobile Unit at 979-589-1824 and schedule an oil change at your home or business.
Log on to American Lube Centers® on Facebook or at www.americanlubecenters.com or call the Car Wash at 979-690-8777 or the Lube Center at 979-690-3777.
Best Sport Vehicle Retailer | Polaris Fun Center
Voted “Best Sport Vehicle Retailer” 2011-2017
[ polarisfuncenter.com | 1501 S Texas Ave. | Bryan, Texas 77802 | 979.779.3000 ]
How does the award-winning Polaris Fun Center in Bryan, Texas stay small and sell big? It’s simple: years of experience.
At Polaris Fun Center, it is their mission to offer you the latest parts and products at the best prices. They aim to have unparalleled service and pledge to do everything within their ability to make your experience both beneficial and enjoyable.
Polaris Fun Center owner, Josh Watson, says, “After much demand, the sought-after Polaris Slingshot® is now available in TEXAS at Polaris Fun Center.” Slingshot® is an entirely new driving and riding experience designed for one purpose – exhilaration. After a long wait, Slingshot® riders can get on the road in Texas and experience this one-of-a-kind roadster for themselves.
Polaris Fun Center sells and services Polaris ATVs, Rangers, RZRs, Global Electric Motor Cars, Brutus and the POLARIS Slingshot.
Polaris is diligent about staying at the forefront of powersports technology and innovation. Polaris is including the new Ride Command digital display and GPS on more models than ever, and selling it as an accessory to fit even more of their models. Polaris introduced a new version of their already class leading Ranger 1000 that is sure to be a homerun. The ride quality and suspension are second to none. Polaris has also launched the all new, intelligent Dynamix electronic suspension on select 2018 Polaris RZR’s.
Polaris Fun Center offers a full line of OEM and aftermarket parts, accessories, and apparel. In addition, they offer the full line of YETI cooler products.
Once you give Polaris Fun Center a try, you’ll surely be back for more! Polaris Fun Center is located at 1501 South Texas Avenue in Bryan, just 1 ½ miles north of the Villa Maria and Texas intersection.
Polaris Fun Center…they sell and service FUN…not tractors!