Meineke Car Care Centers
#496 Franchise 500| Auto repair and maintenance

Meineke Car Care Centers
Auto repair and maintenance

About
Founded

1972

Franchising Since

1972 (48 Years)

Corporate Address

440 S. Church St., #700
Charlotte, NC 28202

Leadership

Rob Fillman, President

Parent Company

Driven Brands Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$319,774 - $610,318

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$110,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

$20.8K+/yr.

Ad Royalty Fee

6%

Financing Options

Meineke Car Care Centers has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

50% off royalty fee for first six months

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

7 hours

Classroom Training:

69 hours

Additional Training:

As needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

3 - 6

Meineke Car Care Centers is ranked #496 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Sam Meineke began with a single store in Houston in 1972. The initial concept of providing exhaust service at discount prices has expanded to include complete brake service, oil and lube service, front-end alignment, shock and strut service and Catalytic converters.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $319,774 High - $610,318
Units
-8.0%-70 UNITS (1 Year) -16.1%-156 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Asia, Canada, Middle East, Mexico

Franchise Articles

Why This Serial Entrepreneur Opened a Painting With a Twist - In the Middle of the Pandemic

Dee Clemmons had experienced the brand as a customer, and it made her feel at peace. Now she's out to share that feeling.

Tired of Being Kicked to the Curb? Maybe It's Time To Be Your Own Boss.

There are two ways to go: pursue a dream idea from scratch or bet on a proven concept as a franchisee.

6 Ways to Turbocharge Your Solopreneur Productivity

Essential tips that will help you establish good work habits and achieve a lot more for your business in less time.

How Many Franchise Locations Should You Own?

5 multi-unit franchisees, ranging from 2 locations to 770, share their experience.

5 Deadly Sins That Can Wreck Your Franchise – and How to Avoid Them

Understanding the numbers, knowing your operation inside and out, and being the best at one thing at a minimum are keys to survival

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.
Updated: August 24th, 2020