Tap into digital vehicle inspections, two-way texting, and advanced appointment setting tools with just a cell phone or tablet with internet access. You don’t even need a shop management system.

NextGear runs on most major PC, iOS and Android devices with easy setup, so there’s no need for new hardware. Start with the Ignition Pack (no annual subscription fee) then add on new “Gear” modules for new features.

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NextGear Ignition Pack

Vehicle Inspections

It has never been more important to have the ability to operate your shop digitally. NextGear puts the power of digital vehicle inspections right at your fingertips. Improve customer communications

  • Build trust and repeat business.
  • Boost efficiency and productivity.
  • Standardize reports and deliver a higher level of professionalism.
  • Increase the accuracy of records and reports.
  • Increase average repair orders by 39%!.

Two-Way Texting

Communication is key to the success of any shop. That's why NextGear helps to streamline how you communicate with your customers to help you build trust and keep customers coming back.

  • Text detailed red/yellow/green vehicle health reports for fast scanning and easy comprehension.
  • Empower vehicle owners to make informed decisions.
  • Get faster approvals on recommended repairs.
  • Stay in communication with customers throughout the entire service process.
  • Clearly track the progression and wear of parts over time, so there are no surprises for vehicle owners.
  • Send appointment reminders and easy confirmation.

Appointment Scheduling

NextGear helps you keep a steady flow of appointments in your pipeline to keeping your business running smoothly.

  • Book follow-up appointments with just a few taps of a button.
  • Plan schedules in advance and staff appropriately.
  • Keeps vehicles (and families) safer on the roads.
  • Keep communications going with appointment reminders.
  • Increase appointment confirmations.
  • Build trust and repeat customers.

SecondGear Expansion Module

Payment Processing

NextGear makes accepting payments easy and secure for both you and your customers.

  • Send invoices to vehicle owners via text message or email for quick review and payment.
  • Accept payment digitally through secure text message or email.
  • Process payment transactions safely, securely and efficiently.
  • Fully Secure and PCI compliant.

*Additional credit card processing fees may apply


Financing Now Available With EasyPay Finance™*

We understand that unexpected vehicle expenses can be stressful and upsetting for customers. That’s why we’ve teamed up with EasyPay Finance to enable you to offer customer payment options. Now your customers can receive the repairs they need to keep their vehicle running safely with helpful payment terms that can be tailored to meet their needs.

  • Approvals Up to $5,000.
  • Good Credit to No Credit**.
  • 90-Day No Interest Promotion***.
  • $0 Down Today.
  • Affordable Monthly Payments.
  • Reports Positive Credit Behavior to Major Credit Bureaus.

*All loans made by Transportation Alliance Bank, Inc. dba TAB Bank, which determines qualifications for and terms of credit, excluding AK, AZ, CA, DE, ID, KS, KY, ND, NH, NM, NV, OR, PA, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Financing in these states is administered by EasyPay Finance.
**We perform a credit check as part of the application process.
***With up to a $40 processing fee.

Terms & Conditions May Apply.


Must use newer than 1st and 2nd generation iPads

Must use Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge browsers

Must use Diagnostic Scanners newer than 5 years old