Downtown Joplin, Missouri

our story

Downtown Lube was established on Memorial Day, 1995 by Joplin native Mark Etter. Since the beginning, DTL’s goal is to provide our valued customers with accurate, courteous & economical vehicle maintenance. Our industry specific software enables our mechanics to put your vehicle back on the road exactly the way your manufacture specifies. DTL’s software also tracks each service preformed by date and mileage which is perfect verification should warranty issues arise.

Located on 1st and Main Street in Historic Downtown Joplin, Missouri, Downtown Lube strives for honest, & friendly service, plus creating a “customers for life” environment. 

see why we have a 4.6 star rating

Lisa Watson
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These guys are great! Always quick and friendly service. My car is an older car and they treat it like it was brand new every time! They have very convenient hours that make it easy to pop in get the oil change while sipping my morning coffee and then on to work! Thanks guys!
 Zac Nay
Zac Nay
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Best place in town. Mark will treat you like family every time you walk in the door. Thank you all for how you serve the community!
Michael Partridge
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Downtown Lube, Joplin, Mo
What We Do

We service all passenger cars & trucks

No job is too big or too small, are highly trained professional staff specialize in foreign and domestic vehicles of all sizes.

Downtown Lube | Joplin, Mo
Shop Owner & Operator
Mark etter

A Joplin native, Mark has owned & operated DTL since its inception in 1995. A 1990 graduate of MSSU, Mark realizes the importance of giving back to the community. He has been actively involved with local non-profits organizations such as The Joplin Family Y, Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Missouri, Joplin Humane Society, as well as his church community. Mark recognizes the Joplin area is flourishing & his hopes is through active community involvement our area will continue to grow for future generations.

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Our Team

Expert. Experienced.

Downtown Lube | Joplin, Mo
shannon smith

SHOP MANAGER

Downtown Lube | Joplin, Mo
jonah piepenbrink

Mechanic

Downtown Lube | Joplin, Mo
Mark etter

Owner/Operator

Downtown Lube | Joplin, Mo
Roscoe Cutler

Mechanic