Car Sales

Powells stock a wide range of quality used cars to suit all budgets and lifestyles. All come with a full warranty for peace of mind motoring.


Vehicle Service

We are Bosch service specialists, servicing vehicles from all over Cornwall. We promise to save you money on main dealer prices.



Book an MOT online now with our live, real-time MOT booking system. Just select the date and time that suits you and leave the rest to us.



We have 100’s of tyres in stock with FREE valves and balance on all new tyres. Budget, mid range and premium brands available.



We have a strong reputation when it comes to fitting new exhausts, from standard steel through to custom fabricated stainless steel.



We now offer a smart bodywork repair service for bumpers, dents, scuffs, scratches, windscreens, interiors and alloy wheel repair.



Our Fast Fit department, allows customers to drive in and have tyres, brakes or exhaust replaced without having to pre-book.



Powells run a fleet of recovery vehicles for the recovery of cars and vans up to 3500 tonnes in and around Cornwall.


Fleet Maintenance

Powells maintain vehicle fleets for all sizes of businesses, both local and national, across the whole of Cornwall


Welcome to Powells

Powells is an award winning, professional, family-owned garage who have been keeping Cornwall moving for over 60 years.  Since 1953, Powells Garage has provided quality used cars, MOT testing, vehicle-specific diagnostics, repairs and modifications. Powells highly trained and experienced team are ready to assist you with any problem.

In 2006 Bosch invited Powells Garage to join their network of premier independent garages. We have been committed to the ethos and quality driven criteria that forms the Bosch Car Service network. With only five hundred, hand picked garages, meeting this strict standard, you know that having this status signifies high standards of Bosch diagnostic equipment, training and access to quality Bosch components, for the repair of motor vehicles.

Our excellent customer service policy means we only carry out work and fit parts that are essential to the well being of your vehicle, and we will always check with you prior to undertaking any work. This has been recognised through our inclusion in the Trading Standards ‘Buy with Confidence’ scheme. Our aim is to have you back on the road with the minimum delay and inconvenience. We can collect or recover your car, loan you a courtesy car or even drive you to work after your drop off. Powells Garage, keeping Cornwall moving.

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