Qualifications for Potential Franchisees

Car mechanic working at the garage and smiling

Since 1972, our brand has been the go-to choice of entrepreneurs looking to create a career of their own. Meineke Car Care Centers help customers drive a little smarter. We give our franchisees an edge because of our well-established name, specific training program, and assistance in dealing with barriers to entry.

The automotive marketplace is booming and cars on the street have an average age that is higher than ever before. Our parent company, Driven Brands, Inc., has acquired several other brands including Econo Lube N’ Tune, Inc., Maaco, Drive N Style, Merlin, Pro Oil Change, Spray Glo. We specialize in franchising brands in the automotive care industry.

We keep our facts and numbers transparent so you know exactly what your financial situation should be. The initial franchise fee is $30,000. To be considered an eligible candidate, your net worth should be $250,000 or more with liquid assets of $110,000 or more. We can go over the numbers of your start-up costs with you.

Your earning potential is quite high when you partner with us. Our top center in the 1st and 2nd quartile shows an annual sale of $700,035*.

Take a Look at the Earning Potential

Average Meineke Center – Sales: $700,035*
Cost of Goods Sold 26.5% $185,509
Direct Labor (Inc. P/R Tax) 18.90% $132,307
Variable Expenses 4.75% $33,252
Fixed Expenses 14.40% $100,805
Royalty 5.2% $36,402
Advertising 7.6% $53,203
Average earnings after Royalty and Advertising fees 22.65% $158,558*

* See our Franchise Disclosure Document for additional information about financial performance of our stores.

Contact us today to discuss any or all of the qualifications required of our franchise owners. Our corporate headquarters are in Charlotte, North Carolina, but we have locations both nationally and internationally.