Car Mechanic Simulator 2018

Game Save Location

Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 is a video game that was launched on 28th July 2017 and is run on Unity, originally available on Microsoft Windows, but has since been expanded to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, macOS and Macintosh operating systems.

The game was developed by Polish studio Red Dot games and is a simulation game played from a single player, first-person perspective where you build and expand your own car repair service. Gameplay involves the purchasing of damaged cars for repair and resell, with further cars, tools and workshop areas being unlocked as the player advances through different levels of job completion and experience.

Car Mechanic Simulator received a 9/10 review score on Steam, with some mixed reviews. It was originally criticised for some of its design features and glitches, however, the game hosts a variety of DLC’s and in October 2017 an additional free tuning DLC was released. Players have spoken positively on its well-rounded functionalities and mechanics which allow for in-depth game play and make it popular amongst car enthusiasts and those looking for a learning experience.

Save Game Folder

Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 has two different save methods: cloud save and local saves. Local saves are game saves that are stored locally on your computer (on your hard drive). They're quite easy to access in case you wish to create a backup, restore an old save, share with friends or use them for some other purpose. See help to locate them that's specific to your operating system below.


If you're playing CMS 2018 on a Windows PC, your game saves will be in the following folder:

%AppData%\..\LocalLow\Red Dot Games\Car Mechanic Simulator 2018

You can quickly jump to that path by:

  1. Opening up File Explorer - you can do this by right clicking the Start Menu button and selecting File Explorer
  2. In File Explorer, pasting the following text into the address bar: %AppData%\..\LocalLow\Red Dot Games\Car Mechanic Simulator 2018
  3. You will then be taken to the Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 game save folder!


Mac editions of Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 will create game saves at this location:

~/Library/Application Support/unity.Red Dot Games.Car Mechanic Simulator 2018/

To open up that path:

  1. Open Finder
  2. Press COMMAND + SHIFT + G to open Go
  3. Paste the path into the text field: ~/Library/Application Support/unity.Red Dot Games.Car Mechanic Simulator 2018/
  4. Hit Go
  5. That's it!