Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care

Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care

Transmission repair
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$192K - $231K
Units as of 2017
54 -16.9% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care

Industry
Automotive
Founded
1962
Parent Company
American Driveline Systems
Leadership
Randy Wright, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1964 (57 years)
# of employees at HQ
10
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
54 (as of 2017)

Franchisor Information

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 Cottman Transmission and Total Auto 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
$37,500
Initial Investment
$192,400 - $230,700
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000 - $75,000
Veteran Incentives
$8,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
$765/wk.
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
Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
24 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

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
3
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021