Grand Theft Auto V

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Auto Shop Service

Shane Williams

This page is an in-depth look at the Auto Shop Service which is one of the methods of earning money within the Auto Shop.

Approach the car lift and press right on the d-pad to begin modifying.


Before you can even begin the Auto Shop Robbery Contracts, you’ll need to meet Mimi at the LS Car Meet, then after the scene purchase one of the five Auto Shops which will cost you around $1,670,000 without any additional features.

Complete the Setup mission, then do other stuff in GTA Online Freeroam until you receive a text from Sessanta that says the following “Hey, you busy? We got our first customer car back at the Auto Shop. They got a list of shit they want done ,so take a look when you get back. You do a good job with this, word of mouth gon,’ spread quick in his town”

Servicing / Delivering Vehicles

Once a car has been delivered to the garage, approach the Car Lift and press [Right D-Pad] to get started. Here you’ll want to add the following cometic and performance upgrades shown on the bottom of the screen. You could choose to add additional upgrades, but they cause your payment to be lower or higher.

After the service has been completed you’ll now need to deliver the car to the client who’s location will be marked on your map. Be sure to drive with caution, as any damage to the car will cause your payment to be reduced.

(1 of 2) Follow the instructions on the bottom of the screen to put the correct upgrades on

Follow the instructions on the bottom of the screen to put the correct upgrades on (left), then head to the marked location on your map to return the car to the client. (right)

If you purchased Auto Shop Staff for $385,000, then you can send them out to deliver the vehicle for you. However, this will take a lot longer for the payment to come through and there’s a high chance that they’ll damage the vehicle causing a reduced payment.

When you begin the delivery mission a hidden timer will start off at 30 minutes and other players will be alerted that your business is delivering a car. However, the car will be sent back to the Auto Shop to be redelivered if it is destroyed.


There is a lot of potential vehicles you can find at your Auto Shops Car Lift to be serviced and delivered. These cars are split up into three categories, Low, Medium, and High which will give you a different payment.

Type Service Payment
High $50,000 $80,000
Medium $35,000 $60,000
Low $20,000 $40,000


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  • Publisher
    Rockstar Games
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS3, PS4, PS5, Steam, XB 360, XB One, XB X|S
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    16 September 2013
  • Last Updated
    16 March 2023
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  • Guide Author
    Claire Farnworth, Shane Williams

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