AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care

AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care

Transmission and general auto repairs, diagnostic services
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#486 Ranked #224 last year
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Initial investment
$224K - $331K
Units as of 2020
569 9.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

Robert Morgan opened the first AAMCO in Philadelphia in 1963 and quickly expanded into franchising in November of that year. There are now hundreds of AAMCO centers in the United States and Canada.

About AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care

Industry
Automotive
Founded
1963
Parent Company
American Driveline Systems Inc.
Leadership
Brian O'Donnell, CSO & Sr. VP

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1963 (58 years)
# of employees at HQ
100
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
569 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
201 Gibraltar Rd.
Horsham, PA 19044

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$39,500
Initial Investment
$223,600 - $330,500
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$65,000
Veteran Incentives
$8,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
$150/mo.
Term of Agreement
15 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
240 hours
Classroom Training
145 hours
Additional Training
On-site business coaching
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #486

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #122

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #51

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Updated: February 8th, 2021