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Meineke Car Care Center

Quick Summary

Meineke Car Care Centers has successfully diversified its automotive service offerings and is recognized today as a leader in complete car care automotive franchises. If you have the desire to grow a business of your own, here's the opportunity to join in a strategic partnership with Meineke Car Care Center!

Quick Facts

Minimum Cash Required$40,000
Total Investment$250,000 – $300,000
Net Worth Required$250,000
Franchise Fee$35,000
Financing Assistance3rd Party
Year Founded1972
# of Existing Units975
Franchising Since1972
Training & SupportYes
Home Office LocationCharlotte, NC
Military/Veteran PromotionYes
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Meineke Car Care Center

Join the Top Car Care Franchise Today
With nearly 1,000 centers worldwide, Meineke's proven business model has achieved success time and again for its franchisees. The automotive business is booming and Meineke's recession resistant model offers franchisees top notch: training and support, advertising programs, state of the art point of sale systems (POS) and territory protection.

Why Meineke?
  • No automotive experience necessary
  • Nearly 1,000 locations worldwide
  • Ideal work-life balance, Monday-Saturday, 8-6
  • National brand recognition
  • Territory protection
  • Incredible multi-unit incentives
  • Strong unit economics
  • Corporate fleet account opportunities
  • Best-in-class education through Meineke University
Training and Support
No automotive experience is required! That's right, no automotive experience is required. Less than 20% of our franchisees have previous automotive backgrounds. Meineke passes this invaluable knowledge to franchisees through one of the most comprehensive training and support programs in the industry.

New franchisees receive:
  • Two week training program in Charlotte, NC
  • On-going, first class training through Meineke University
  • Comprehensive marketing and advertising support
  • Strong, ongoing operational support
  • Software and technology support
As a Meineke franchisee, you will also benefit from:
  • Proven playbook
  • Site Selection
  • Opening support
  • m-Key
  • Purchasing Power
As a Meineke franchisee you will learn how to work on the business as opposed to working in the car repair business. A Meineke automotive franchise is truly a service and retail business that is based upon education, technology, and marketing; all of which are contained in the business system offered to you by Meineke. There's never been a better time to join the Meineke family! Fill out the form and learn more about Meineke today!

Our Franchisees Say It Best

"After three decades in a single industry I thought I was pigeonholed to a career in telecommunications but I realized that those years created skill sets that were completely transferable to a different career opportunity… Meineke has allowed me to combine a passion and a skill set and channel that into a dream career."
- Jim Alley - North Little Rock, AR


"I saw the financial success of other Meineke dealers and decided it was time to do it for myself.”Bucky Cochran , North Carolina
"Back in 1984, I opened an independent shop and realized I needed a lot more structure. I went with Meineke in 1988 because I clearly needed that structure; it’s been great for me." Ray Howell, Multi-Unit Owner , Virginia
"Meineke has made such a difference in our life. We've been able to see so much of the world, changed the future of our children, it's just amazing." David Wood , Ontario Canada
"As far as securing the future for our family, a big part of that is the financial success of our business. We've been able to grow our business to the million-dollar level. We’ve been very fortunate.”Geoff Gaggio , Ontario, Canada

Military & Veteran Promotions

Veterans who meet the requirements of the VetFran program

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Press Releases & Awards

6/10/2015 - Adding Fuel to the Booming Automotive Aftermarket (Meineke)

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Training & Support

Every franchisee is given all of the tools they need to succeed.