Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care

Transmission repair
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Franchise 500 2023
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Initial investment
$192K - $231K
Units as of 2017
54 Decrease 16% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care

Industry Automotive
Related Categories Automotive Repair & Maintenance Services
Founded 1962
Parent Company American Driveline Systems
Leadership Randy Wright, CEO
Corporate Address 201 Gibraltar Rd.
Horsham, PA 19044
Social Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1964 (60 years)
# of employees at HQ 10
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states:

# of Units 54 (as of 2017)

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 Information Circle
$37,500
Initial Investment Information Circle
$192,400 - $230,700
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$100,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$50,000 - $75,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
$8,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
7.5%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
$765/wk.
Term of Agreement Information Circle
15 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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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? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 3
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
No
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Updated: December 12th, 2022