About Us

Why should YOU choose Cape Autos



We are serious about providing you with the best automotive repair experience, the kind you will feel comfortable telling your family, friends & neighbors about. Since 1952, Cape Autos has been a fixture on the South Shore, keeping the Western Cape area driving safely with honest auto repairs and sales. Family owned and operated, the 3rd and 4th generations of the De Sousa  family remain active in the business today. Meet Dave De Sousa.  The Cape Autos team of friendly, helpful and knowledgeable service professionals exists to make your car repair experience special, unlike industry stereotypes! Find out why a Cape Autos Vehicle Service is different. We want to earn your trust!

Cape Autos provides you with both Service and Collision and Sales options at our two locations. Expertise in these three automotive categories is a rare find within one organization. When a relationship is formed at one of our locations you become like family, and we understand the community aspect of a family business. As part of our Cape Auto community, you receive certain perks. For example, a service customer suffers an auto accident. The Cape Auto team jumps into action on your behalf. Towing, Rental replacement, Insurance negotiation and mitigation are seamlessly enacted due to our knowledge of your vehicle history. Who better to fight for the proper value of your vehicle than those who have your car’s maintenance and repair history? After all, we do“Have the Codes!” The hassle of choosing an auto body shop to repair your vehicle is negated, saving you time and money! Likewise, having a Service Center under our corporate umbrella allows your accident repair to proceed smoother, in a more timely fashion than those who must outsource a portion of your vehicle repair to a third party. Cape Autos is the most complete automotive repair experience you can find in the area. In fact, we are the largest and most experienced independent vehicle repair garage! And, at an average of 34% LESS than the new car dealers, you should discover why we believe “You’re Driving Home Our Reputation!” Contact us today.

Dave de Sousa, President and 3rd generation notes: “My father, Ruez, always stressed hard work, as well as quality. He believed that if you worked hard and delivered a great job that people would return as customers repeatedly and spread the good word about Cape Autos. I watched my father toil long and hard hours; it prepared me for a similar tact. A family business is like an heirloom, you don’t ever want to tarnish or lose it. Lessons were learned at a young age regarding value, work ethic and the responsibility of stewardship that comes with a leadership position. As my father prepared me to take the reins of Cape Autos, my son Kevin now is being groomed for the position. His keen eye for innovation and improvement already bodes well for the future of Cape Autos”.

We employ ASE Certified Technicians to service your vehicle, they are required to have at least 50 hours of updated automotive training each year! Our I-CAR GOLD certification means your collision repair will be accomplished to the highest standards possible. We invest in the latest diagnostic equipment and the highest quality parts to ensure your auto repair is a success. Our warranties are second to none in the automotive repair industry.

We are proud of our GREEN efforts, helping to preserve our environment, recently adding Solar Panels to the roof . We have earned GREEN certification from the Western Cape Area Chamber of Commerce.

Cape Autos is YOUR Community Business Partner! With two locations housing both Service and Collision and sales centers, Cape Autos is capable of performing routine mechanical maintenance right up to restoring a seriously damaged accident victim’s vehicle to “like new” condition. Remember, for difficult engine repairs to oil changes, or collision repair to pre-accident condition…Your CAPE AUTOS Repair Team is here for You!

We believe “You’re Driving Home Our Reputation!”