About Us

Budget King Car Care provides quality car care in Wilmington, North Carolina. We are a family owned business delivering honest and professional automotive repair and auto maintenance services to the people of Wilmington and surrounding areas. The quality ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified technicians at Budget King Car Care employ today’s latest automotive technology and are equipped to handle all major and minor repairs on foreign and domestic vehicles.

Budget King Car Care is new automotive service shop in Wilmington, North Carolina. However, we are not new to the Automotive Service industry! Budget KingisOwned Operated by David Peterson, both have extensive experience and history in the automotive service & repair industry.

Along with experience at major franchise automotive groups like the Hendrix Organization and the Stevenson Automotive Group. Both have owned & operated our own successful independent Automotive service & repair facilities in the past.

With their Combined knowledge and experience together these two are able to offer you a service shop that performs honest work at a very reasonable price.

Our Team and Our Promise
Our team at Budget King Car Care promises to extend our integrity, prove our honesty and use our experience along with the most up to date technology to repair & maintain your vehicle while saving you as much time & money as possible.

David Peterson
Managing Partner- Budget King Car Care
Over 20 years experience in the automotive industry including founder of Atlantic Car Care service shop, worked as an Automotive Technician at Bob King Pontiac-GMC-Mercedes & Neuwirth Motors, Lead Technician at Firestone in Nashville TN, and Author of the published automotive repair book "Your Mitsubishi's & EVO's 4G63, A Honda Hunter & V8 Eater" .


Michael Chinn
Managing Partner- Budget King Car Care
Over 25 years experience in the Automotive Repair industry including founder of CARS-R-US and CARS Incorporated, Master AES Certified Automotive Technician, previous Service Manager & General Manager at multiple major franchise dealerships including the Hendrix Organization.

Over 50 Years Experience
Give us one opportunity to earn your business and we will show you why we are the Budget king of Car Care

Please be sure to go to our Shop Specials section for our current coupons and specials.

Come by and visit our clean and professional shop in Wilmington, North Carolina.

About NAPA AutoCare


As a NAPA AutoCare Center, we follow a strict code of ethics so customers will know up-front what to expect. As part of this code, we pledge:

  • To perform high-quality diagnostic and repair service at a fair price using quality NAPA parts.
  • To employ ASE-certified technicians.
  • To be dedicated to customer satisfaction.
  • To exercise reasonable care for the customer's property while it is in our possession.
  • To obtain prior authorization and provide a price estimate for work performed.
  • To provide a system for fair settlement of customer complaints should they occur.
  • To maintain the highest standards of our profession.
  • To uphold the integrity of all members of the NAPA AutoCare Program.

Our National NAPA AutoCare Warranty
We currently offer the NAPA AutoCare Peace of Mind Warranty, which provides our customers with 24 months/24,000 miles of worry-free protection on qualifying parts and labor. Wherever you may travel, our warranty is honored at more than 14,000 NAPA AutoCare locations across the country.

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