Death of MotorWeek’s Pat Goss


Patrick Goss, also known as Pat Goss, has passed away. He was 76 years old.

MotorWeek announced his death through his various social media channels. The television host and automotive media personality is said to have met an unexpected death, although the cause of death was not mentioned.

Goss was a household name in automotive media. He had appeared across 41 episodes of the TV show under his segment, Goss’ Garage. As the show’s master mechanic, he’s shared maintenance tips and automotive knowledge with the show’s millions of viewers around the world.

For those who have been car-crazy since the 80s, Goss was a household name and he will be missed.

MotorWeekThe Facebook post from reads:

We are deeply saddened to announce the unexpected passing of our longtime friend and colleague Pat Goss, who appeared on MotorWeek for forty-one seasons, beginning with our very first episode.

Goss’ Garage has been a mainstay of our program and a must-watch segment for millions of viewers who have listened to the sound maintenance advice and unrivaled car knowledge Pat imparted with effortless familiarity and understated wit.

Thanks for everything Pat.

This news will be shocking to those who have been following MotorWeek. Goss’ last segment on the publication’s website was dated March 16, 2022. In that article, Goss talked about coolants and some tips for checking your car’s cooling system. He appeared on MotorWeek‘s Episode 4128 on March 18, 2022, for the segment Garage Goss: checking the coolant.

In addition to being an automotive media personality on television and radio, Goss also owned an auto repair shop called Goss’ Garage (formerly named Pat Goss Car World) in Maryland. He is also a spokesperson for Carchex, a Maryland-based company that offers extended auto warranties and mobile vehicle inspections.


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