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

Meineke Car Care Centers
Auto repair and maintenance

About
Founded

1972

Franchising Since

1972 (47 Years)

Corporate Address

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

CEO

Jonathan Fitzpatrick

Parent Company

Driven Brands Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$122,758 - $572,540

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

8%

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 #488 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 - $122,758 High - $572,540
Units
-5.0%-46 UNITS (1 Year) -9.7%-95 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

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Updated: September 30th, 2019