Opportunity Cost

  • Liquid Capital Required: $110,000
  • Net Worth Required: $250,000
  • Total Investment: $255,000 - $320,000
  • Franchise Fee: $32,500

About Meineke

  • Total Units: 915
  • Year Founded: 1972
  • Home Office: Charlotte, NC
  • Awards: #1 Ranked Franchise in Auto Repair & Maintenance by Entrepreneur Magazine

Our History

Meineke Car Care Centers have come a long way since 1972 in Houston, Texas when Sam Meineke began with only one store and a single product line. He also started with a simple concept: he would provide quality products and workmanship at a fair price and fix folks’ vehicles correctly, the first time. Today, still based on Sam’s ideals, Meineke is one of the most recognized and trusted brands in North America.

Now is the Time to Become Part of the Top Car Care Franchise

Meineke Car Care Centers has successfully diversified its automotive service offerings and is recognized today as a leader in complete car care automotive franchises. From oil changes to brakes, our complete car care model provides consumers with high quality services at affordable prices. With nearly 1,000 Meineke Car Care franchises operating nationally and internationally, Meineke continues to be one of the most recognized and trusted brands in auto repair.

You can pick up the torch and continue a great American legacy in quality automotive repair. Meineke is a company you can be in and be proud of every single day. How many franchise opportunities can both claim and offer that sense of pride and tradition?

Top 5 reasons to join the Automotive Industry today!

  • Between 2012 and 2014, new vehicle sales will top 16 million-Nearly the amount of cars sold between 2008 and 2011!
  • The number of cars that are 5 years and older are expected to grow 41% over the next four years!
  • The total number of vehicles on the road is expected to grow from 252 million in 2014 to 261 million by 2017!
  • The 2014 Automotive Industry is expected to grow 2.8%.
  • The 2014 cars and lite truck industry has grown to 327 billion dollar industry!

What does this mean for you?
An unparalleled opportunity to take advantage of a rapidly increasing market. As consumers continue to keep their vehicles on the road longer, these vehicles are in need of more maintenance and repairs and more of the services that you can offer as a Meineke business owner! Meineke offers incredible earning potential with the average Meineke showing average sales of $712,862*.

Value Proposition
Our business model and auto franchise locations are reaping the benefits of this automotive trend. Given our high brand recognition and diversified range of services, Meineke Car Care Centers is a tremendous opportunity to work with one of the top 100 franchises. Meineke franchisees recognize a significant edge over automotive franchise competitors in their market area with franchise benefits including:

  • Strong brand recognition
  • Territory protection
  • Multi-unit opportunities
  • Best-in-class education through Meineke University
  • Comprehensive marketing and advertising support
  • Strong, ongoing operational support
  • Software and technology support
  • Solid unit economics
  • Corporate fleet account opportunities
  • Unlimited service potential with one of the top 100 franchises in its class

Training and Support

No automotive experience is required! That’s right, no automotive experience is required. Less than 20% of our franchisees have previous automotive backgrounds. Meineke passes this invaluable knowledge to franchisees through one of the most comprehensive training and support programs in the industry. New franchisees are provided first class training at Meineke University, a two and a half week training program held in Charlotte, NC, which teaches the necessary management and technical skills to enable you to open and operate your Meineke automotive franchise.

As a Meineke franchisee, you will also benefit from:

  • Meineke's Online Intranet
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Territory
  • Site Selection
  • Ongoing Training
  • m-Key
  • Meineke Dealer Access
  • Biz Alerts
  • Funding
  • Purchasing Power

Not just another oil change franchise or auto parts franchise, Meineke offers world-class training and support, providing franchisees a fantastic training opportunity. As a Meineke franchisee you will learn how to work on the business as opposed to working in the car repair business. A Meineke automotive franchise is truly a service and retail business that is based upon education, technology, and marketing; all of which are contained in the business system offered to you by Meineke. The Meineke program is geared to enable individuals with little to no automotive experience to be successful in our system.

There’s never been a better time to become part of
the franchised auto repair business!
Fill out the form and learn more about Meineke today!

*Average gross revenue of $712,862 is based on the 2015 average gross revenue for Meineke centers that met the following criteria: (a) opened for more than 2 years as of December 26, 2015; (b) have a 3 star or higher rating, as describe in the FDD; (c) operate 6 bays; and (d) reported gross revenue information. Of those 178 centers, 70 centers (or 39% of the centers that meet the criteria) met or exceeded the gross revenue average. These centers represent 178 of all 646 Meineke centers open for 2 years as of December 26, 2015 and who reported gross revenue information. The average gross revenue of all 646 Meineke centers that were open forat least 2 years as of December 26, 2015 is $616,894. Of these 646 Meineke centers, 266 (41%) met or exceeded the average gross revenues. There is no assurance you will do as well. See Item 19 of our FDD for further details.

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Meineke is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Interested parties should have at least $100,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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