Take 5 Oil Change

Take 5 Oil Change

Oil changes
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
#161 Ranked #216 last year
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Initial investment
$218K - $912K
Units as of 2021
636 111.3% over 3 years

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Take 5 Oil Change franchise.

Take 5 Oil Change may be considered to be a revolutionary business that has changed how oil changes and under the hood checks are done. They have over 35 years of experience and have grown to have more than 530 locations across the United States and Canada. While over 450 of those locations are company-owned, Take 5 Oil Change only began franchising in 2016 and is looking to open more franchises. 

An ideal Take 5 Oil Change franchisee is an individual who has experience owning a business, as well as in operations, and management. Franchisees should also be keen on diversifying and building their business portfolio. It may also be helpful if franchisees have a desire to own multi-units. Automotive repair knowledge is not required, but is highly encouraged. 

Why You May Want to Start a Take 5 Oil Change Franchise

As a Take 5 Oil Change franchisee, you will be tasked with applying the scalable but straightforward business model to your franchise. Take 5 Oil Change may stand out from the competition because they have simple operations for important under the hood checks, offering quality services quickly.

Take 5 Oil Change is part of Driven Brands, one of the largest groups of automotive aftermarket service companies in the U.S. Franchisees may benefit from utilizing the resources they have and leveraging their success on the nationally recognized brand. Your community may greatly benefit from the fast and friendly service that Take 5 Oil Change drive-thrus is known to provide.

What Might Make a Take 5 Oil Change Franchise a Good Choice?

When you are a franchisee, Take 5 Oil Change will provide you with access to the proprietary analytics reporting tool. This will give you the data you need to drive your margins, potentially enabling you to manage your business better while maximizing your potential.

Training at company headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina is available for franchisees and their Take 5 Oil Change crew. Headquarters training takes multiple weeks, followed by another several weeks at a Take 5 Oil Change location for a hands-on training experience. 

To be part of the Take 5 Oil Change team, you should make sure you're financially ready for an initial investment made up of a franchise fee and other startup costs. In addition, you should prepare yourself for ongoing fees that will include advertising, royalty, and potential renewal fees. Franchisees will also need to meet the company's set net worth and liquid capital requirements.

 A typical franchise agreement runs for a period of 15 years. After those 15 years, franchisees may be allowed to renew their agreement if they meet the Take 5 Oil Change requirements.

How To Open a Take 5 Oil Change Franchise?

As you decide if opening a Take 5 Oil Change franchise is the right decision for you, make sure you take time to explore the opportunity. Research the brand and your local area to see if a Take 5 Oil Change franchise would do well in your community. While competition is healthy, too much of it may not allow for the most possible growth.

Before making any financial commitment or signing an agreement, you must perform your due diligence and establish if this is the right opportunity for you. As part of your due diligence, you may want to speak to existing franchisees and ask the Take 5 Oil Change franchising team questions. 

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Company Overview

About Take 5 Oil Change

Related Categories
Oil-Change Services
Parent Company
Driven Brands
Jonathan Fitzpatrick, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2016 (6 years)
# of employees at HQ
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
636 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
440 S. Church St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Take 5 Oil Change 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
Initial Investment
$217,969 - $911,990
Net Worth Requirement
Cash Requirement
Royalty Fee
Ad Royalty Fee
Term of Agreement
15 years
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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
Take 5 Oil Change 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
120 hours
Classroom Training
55 hours
Ongoing Support
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
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App


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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Stock History for Take 5 Oil Change

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Updated: February 8th, 2021