Southland Auto Wash

Southland was founded in 1950 by Ernest Ellis as the Downtown Kwik Car wash in Grand Rapids. In the early 1960's Southland expanded to 28th SW, in Wyoming, where it still operates a full service car wash with expert automotive detailing. Southland now consists of 6 car wash locations. The other 5 are high speed, high quality exterior car wash locations which feature free vacuums for customer use, state of the art equipment and technology including washing process with gentle foam material, filtered reclaimed process water which allows us to save over 3 million gallons per year, per location. Southland is the only Grand Rapids area car wash certified by the International Car wash Association as a Water Saver. Southland is open 7 days, and has been voted the "Best of Grand Rapids" every year that the award has been voted by Grand Rapids Magazine readers. This is a 3rd generation family company which supports Local First, and employs 85 local people in its operations.

Southland was founded in 1950 by Ernest Ellis as the Downtown Kwik Car wash in Grand Rapids. In the early 1960's Southland expanded to 28th SW, in Wyoming, where it still operates a full service car wash with expert automotive detailing. Southland now consists of 6 car wash locations. The other 5 are high speed, high quality exterior car wash locations which feature free vacuums for customer use, state of the art equipment and technology including washing process with gentle foam material, filtered reclaimed process water which allows us to save over 3 million gallons per year, per location. Southland is the only Grand Rapids area car wash certified by the International Car wash Association as a Water Saver. Southland is open 7 days, and has been voted the "Best of Grand Rapids" every year that the award has been voted by Grand Rapids Magazine readers. This is a 3rd generation family company which supports Local First, and employs 85 local people in its operations.

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    Delicate wash, nice soap wash.

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    We drive a minivan and consistently experience a great wash and dry job on 3 sides of our vehicle. However, as we drive away we find the area around the bottom half of the back door is not completely clean and dry. We have watched other vans and pickups being dried in front of us in the wash line and observe that the employees are not attending to this area of other vehicles as well. We have been a monthly customer for at least 5 years and otherwise like the service very well.

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    MY Go To Auto Wash. I run my car through Daily and could not ask for a better place to wash my car. I have a subscription that allows me to drive right through, when not held up by a Cash Paying Customer. There should be a Lane for "Subscriptions Only" to keep the Wash Flowing Smoothly. Like "Auto Pass" on the Tollway in Illinois. But overall experience, I would not choose any other wash to meet my needs. Thank you!

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    You guys do a great job at a reasonable price. I always try to take advantage of the special offers on package deals and I was pleasantly surprised to receive the free wash for our anniversary. I wouldn't trust my cars to any other wash service in town.

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    I rolled into the Leonard St. Southland at 8:55 PM on the Saturday before Easter, hoping to purchase a gift certificate. Employee number 505027 was very courteous, behaving as if I were NOT coming in five minutes to closing time. He greeted me with this non-rushed, customer-first attitude, and answered my questions, and sent me on my way with this same pleasant, customer-centered attitude. Now that is awesome customer service ! Thank you!

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    As always, great job!

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    Bang for your buck, this place does a great job without breaking the bank. Have always had great customer service and a clean car to go with it.

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    great service!!! don't go to Alpine location the manager is rude and has no customer skills at all.

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    greAT

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    I always use your car wash; always! However I can't activate my free car wash :( There must be a glitch. HELP!

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