Car-X Auto Service Franchise

Auto repair & maintenance services


Dedicated to serving you for almost 30 years, Car-X Auto Service is more than just a place that repairs your vehicle. In fact, Car-X prides itself on providing you with a commitment to our Five Star Service.

We began franchising in 1973 and have grown to become one of the dominant brands for undercar service in the midwestern U.S. Income opportunities are provided primarily by brakes, exhaust, road handling, steering systems, tune-ups, air conditioning, tires and oil changes for all makes of cars and light trucks.

A large percentage of vehicles that come to a shop for repair need additional work beyond the primary reason for their visit. If you properly inspect all cars, you will not only build your business, you will enjoy a base of satisfied customers whose loyalty will bring them back for other needed services. Your job is to manage and build the business, not be a mechanic.

But again, Car-X isn't only about car repair. Car-X is proud to be an integral part of your community. Car-X is a long time supporter of the Big Brother/Big Sister Organization in many markets, the Special Olympics, and recently, the Make-A-Wish Foundation. From providing tickets to local ballgames, scholarships and other donations, Car-X has always taken a proactive approach to its involvement in all of these organizations.

Car-X Auto Service has more than 185 locations system wide and has built a reputation on exceptional customer satisfaction. In fact, Car-X Auto Service was ranked the #1 automotive services franchise by Success Magazine.

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How much does it cost to open a Car-X Auto Service Franchise?

The investment required to open a Car-X Auto Service Franchise is between $232,000-$341,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Car-X Auto Service name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $232,000-$341,500
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $25,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    5%
  • Advertising Fee:
  • Term of Agreement:
    15 years


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When did the first Car-X Auto Service open? 1971
When did Car-X Auto Service start Franchising? 1973

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2004 157 0 0 23
2003 150 0 0 29
2002 135 0 0 50
2001 133 0 0 51
2000 133 0 0 53

United States: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin,

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Third Party Financing Source(s): CIT Small Business Lending

Training
Available at headquarters, Available at franchisee's location

Support
Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Marketing
Ad slicks, Regional advertising

58% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • Managerial skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Car-X Auto Service Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

    Listing Tags

    auto service, auto repair, chicago, brake repair, muffler, exhaust, cv joint, tire repair, struts, shocks, wheel alignment, wheel balancing
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    Car-X Auto Service

    Car-X Auto Service

    Car-X Auto Service
    1375 E. Woodfield Rd., #500
    Schaumburg, IL
    60173

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