We offer complete car care service from routine dealer recommended maintenance to complete diagnostics and full service auto repair. We know that our reputation is built "one customer at a time" and we appreciate your business. Tuffy Ankeny offers the central Iowa communities the best service and warranty in town.
That's how we do things at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center. That's why only Tuffy offers a 2-year/24,000-mile guarantee on parts and labor you can take to any store. Plus, we offer a courtesy inspection with every Tuffy purchase. It covers tires, brakes, fluids, exhaust system, battery, belts and more. With every purchase, we even give you 24 free months of roadside assistance, too! We call it ToYourRESCUE. Our work will be DONE RIGHT. PERIOD. Or we'll fix it for free. Now, that's what you call Tuffy totally having your back!
We offer comprehensive auto repair services designed to get you back on the road quickly and affordably.
Our shop services domestic and imported cars, trucks, and SUVs. We specialize in preventative maintenance services (oil changes, tire rotation, flush services.) and we have highly qualified technicians for muffler and exhaust systems, brake repair, suspension replacement, internal engine repair services, electronic services, transmission work, air conditioning and heating and cooling repair.
Looking for cost-effective alternatives to dealership services for manufacturer recommended maintenance for your car, van, SUV or truck? We can help with that, too.
We service all makes and models and we pride ourselves on the excellent skills of our service technicians.
From around the Web
“Tuffy's takes care of all of my family's vehicles, and I could not be happier! I consider Joel and James as friends, and the work the group does is exceptional. I plan on being a long-term customer!!”
Aug 03, 2021 – Clive, IA
“Joel and James are great! They get me scheduled when I call. They have a loaner vehicle for when repairs are going to be all day. They make sure I’m satisfied with the work they do!!”
Apr 07, 2021 – Ankeny, IA
“Joel and his team have a passion for the business and do great work. Highly recommend!”
Dec 24, 2020 – ANKENY, IA
“Guys are really knowledgeable and do a great job. They informed the customer of everything that needs to be done on the vehicle. I have taken all my families vehicles here and will continue to do so, even my jeep that I don’t let anyone work on besides myself!”
Oct 06, 2020 – Ankeny , IA
“Tuffy’s is the very best! They know and care about what is needed. And I trust them because they’re honest, telling me what’s needed, and then doing what they say they’re going to do. And the value always exceeds the cost!”
Sep 26, 2020 – Ankeny, IA
“They were able to get me in right away after I ran into engine issues on a cross country road trip. They were very thorough and explained everything as they were working on it. Very kind mechanics and I would 100% recommend.”
Jul 20, 2020 – Ankeny, IA
“Great place! Joel and James do a great job at the front, and the technicians do excellent work! Very family friendly business too. Won’t take my vehicles anywhere else!”
Jun 13, 2020 – Ankeny, IA
“Best service around. Honest folks that know what they are doing. If you have any auto repair needs, start with this place. ”
Jun 10, 2020 – West Des Moines, IA
“Best place for an oil change!”
Mar 14, 2020 – Ankeny, IA
“Tuffy Tire & Auto Service provides exceptional service, and goes the extra mile to make sure the job is done right! Thank you for keeping my family's vehicles well-maintained and trouble-free!”
Feb 17, 2020 – Clive, IA
“I took my car into Joel at the Ankeny Tuffy’s. I was very impressed with the customer service and with the work they preformed. Work was done quickly and for a very reasonable price. I have other work to get done and will definitely use them.”
Oct 11, 2019 – Urbandale , IA
“I have been going to Tuffy for a couple of years now and they have been fantastic to work with. Joel even worked with my warranty and went out of his way to track down information to save me money. I completely trust him and his team.”
Oct 11, 2019 – Clive, IA
“Once again Joel and his team went above and beyond to help us get a major issue with our daughters car. We know we can always trust Joel with all of our car!”
Oct 11, 2019 – West Des Moines, IA
“First time using this company. Very friendly and quick. Didn't try to sell me something I don't want. Will keep using and will refer my family and friends. Thank you so much”
Sep 12, 2019 – Des Moines , IA
“I always receive professional prompt service. what I like most is that they don't try to sell you a fix that you don't need. They take the time to explain to you what needs to be done and why. I highly recommend them for your car service needs.”
Aug 20, 2019 – ANKENY, IA
“Amazing group of guys!!! Do great work!! Excellent customer service would recommend them to anyone ..Thanks Guys !!”
May 02, 2019 – Leon, IA
“I have used Tuffy's Auto Service in Ankeny for many years and have been very pleased. I can trust them to to be fair and honest about the work needed on my car. ”
Aug 01, 2018 – Urbandale, IA