Certified Auto Mechanic & Tire Dealer in Lubbock, TX

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Choosing the best qualified mechanic or tire dealer in town can be a difficult process. You may ask your network, look at online customer reviews, extended warranties, or simply choose based on convenience.

At McWhorter, we encourage you to weigh all of the above in your decision and want to highlight our accomplishments, awards and certifications to add to your research process. Whether you need to purchase 4 new tires or get an oil change, we believe McWhorter’s is your best choice for tires, wheels, service and mechanical repairs in the area. Here’s why!

The Best Tire Dealer in Lubbock


2015: McWhorter was voted Best Tire Dealer in the Avalanche Journal’s Best of Lubbock competition.
2015: McWhorter was voted Best Tire Store in 2015 from Daily Raider’s Choice Awards. The Daily Raider is the Texas Tech Student Newspaper, and only allows entries from TTU email addresses.


All tire and wheel services: mounting, repair, rebalance, alignment, retreading, foam fills and rotation are performed by Tire Industry Associates. TIA is an industry designation recognizing top tire service professionals and requires yearly testing and extensive training into tire safety.

McWhorter’s requires mandatory TIA training for all new hires before placement at one of our locations.


At McWhorter’s, we give you services for free when you purchase four new tires or wheels. Browse our coupons page to see our entire list. We offer free tire mounting, rebalance, rotation, flat repair and roadside assistance.

How We’re Different:

Independent: Locally owned and managed, we are a Texas Tech Corporate Sponsor and our employees live and are connected to the local community.

Selection: Although we are associated with the Goodyear Tire & Service Network, McWhorter locations sell every major tire brand (Goodyear, Michelin, Firestone, Pirelli, Continental), Foreign (Kumho, Hankook, Bridgestone) and Budget (General, Dayton, BF Goodrich, Uniroyal, Kelly and Dunlop).

In addition, we offer a variety of speciality tires and custom wheels for any vehicle: ATV, RV, OTR (Off The Road Construction Equipment), farm tractors and implements, and more. We can outfit your truck for work, offroading or your car for racing.

Best Value: McWhorter’s is one of the largest tire dealers in Lubbock with several 250,000+ square foot warehouses. We buy tires in bulk, passing on the savings to you. Each retail tire center also offers a selection of discounted tires and even used tires.

Warranty: McWhorter is the only tire dealer that offers Goodyear’s extensive Tire & Service network warranty in West Texas. We also offer a NAPA Auto Care Center warranty for twice the protection! Learn more on our warranties.

Convenience: Four retail locations makes us the largest independent tire dealer in Lubbock and we’re growing to all of West Texas. Not to mention, each tire dealer center also handles vehicle repairs and maintenance, making us a one stop shop!

Experience: View our locations to see the decades of leadership our service managers and store managers have under their belts, all at McWhorter’s!

The Best Auto Mechanic Service in Lubbock

Recognized as one of the largest employers in Lubbock, we offer the ultimate in vehicle convenience! Choose from three retail auto service centers in Lubbock and one in Levelland.

Each of our stores offer tire sales and service in addition to vehicle mechanical work and repairs.


ASE Certified: All of our retail locations in Lubbock and Levelland feature ASE certified mechanics. Auto Service Excellence is an industry recognition of the top mechanics in the industry and requires ongoing re-certification and extensive training.

Motorist Assurance Program: McWhorter’s is recognized for following Motorist Assurance Program Standards.

State Inspections: Each retail location is licensed by the State of Texas to perform official vehicle inspections.

How We’re Different

Approach: You will receive a free estimate which includes the cost of parts, labor and total. No service is performed without your prior approval. You can also examine or keep old parts for salvage. Finally, we keep and reference an electronic record of all work performed at any McWhorter location.

Fast: No need for online appointments. Walk-in’s welcome, although call your local shop to determine wait and availability.

Convenience: Four mechanical shops to choose from in the Lubbock and Levelland area. We can also provide a free shuttle ride or will even pick up your vehicle at home or work for repairs. Most of our locations are open on Saturdays from 7:30 am - 5:00 p.m. or close at noon.

Experience: Not many local mechanic shops can say that they have been around since 1942, or that Buddy Holly was a past customer! We have the receipt to prove it in our downtown location.

Warranty: Each McWhorter Tire & Auto location is NAPA Auto Care Certified. Learn more and receive twice the coverage with our Goodyear Tire & Service Network warranty.


Browse our coupons page to see a full list, yet we offer many free services and specials that combine both tire and mechanical services for big savings. Such as a free tire rotation with every oil change. We also feature free coffee, donuts and wifi at most locations.

Downtown & Slaton Hwy
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