AutoQual vs Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of AutoQual vs Tommy's Express Car Wash including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

AutoQual Franchise
Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise
Investment $47,450 - $64,550$4,177,172 - $5,974,249
Franchise Fee $25,000$50,000
Royalty Fee 10%4%
Advertising Fee -1%
Year Founded 19982015
Year Franchised 19992016
Term Of Agreement --
Term Of Agreement --
Renewal Fee --

Business Experience Requirements

AutoQual Franchise
Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise
Experience --

Financing Options

AutoQual Franchise
Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise
  In-House/3rd PartyIn-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees No/No-/-
Start-up Costs No/No-/-
Equipment No/No-/-
Inventory No/No-/-
Receivables No/No-/-
Payroll No/No-/-

Training & Support

AutoQual Franchise
Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise
Training --
Support --
Marketing --
Operations --

Expansion Plans

AutoQual Franchise
Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise
US Expansion -Yes
Canada Expansion --
International Expansion -Yes

Company Overviews

About AutoQual


As the leader and creator of our segment of the booming $20 billion automobile aftermarket industry, we're helping used car dealers and car rental agencies close more deals faster, easier, and at higher rates. The AutoQual difference is obvious - we manage the first impression for the car dealers and that turns inventory and that sells cars. As a national franchise network, our strength lies not only in our proven, trusted service method but also in our large number of locations, consistent marketing, training, and branding, and in our strong pool of experience and knowledge. Want to help us grow the AutoQual system and brand to an even higher level of strength? If you're impressed with us, and would like to be involved in this high-demand, low competition industry, we invite you to learn more about owning your own AutoQual franchise.
Veteran Incentives  25% off franchise fee

About Tommy's Express Car Wash

Tommy's Car Wash Systems is a team of passionate car wash professionals working to create opportunities for our partners to become the best car wash operators they can be.
We provide modular building designs, robust stainless steel car wash equipment, an advanced Wash Club license plate reader system, the Tommy Transporter belt, high performance wash detergents, and an industry-leading franchise opportunity.
At Tommy's Car Wash Systems we have a solution for almost any size operator. Our team has assisted in the development of hundreds of some of the most successful car washes around the world and we hope to transform your business with our expertise and vision.

Required minimum of three Tommy’s Express Car Wash outlets to be developed.

Veteran Incentives   $20,000 off franchise fee

#370 in Franchise 500 for 2021.   Not in Franchise 500 for 2020.