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Top Automotive Franchises

Opportunities for growth keep coming for the automotive industry as it constantly evolves, with increases in electric vehicle sales and development of ride sharing apps such as Uber. In a realm including dealerships, automotive services and car part providers, big players such as Jiffy Lube, Midas and Valvoline Instant Oil Change remain on top in terms of sales totals and units.

 

Sales Growth - Auto Detailing Franchises

Rank Company $ Millions Sales Growth %
454 Tint World 34 29.3%
262 Ziebart 170 -4.8%

Tint World made some large strides this year as it saw a 29.3 percent sales growth for 2018. Ziebart, meanwhile, saw sales decline 4.8 percent and dropped 10 spots.

 

Sales Growth - Auto Repair Franchises

Rank Company $ Millions Sales Growth %
106 Big O Tires 847* 7.2%
286 Tuffy Tire & Auto Service 143 3.6%
176 AAMCO Transmission 414 1.0%
141 Meineke Car Care Centers 538 0.8%
81 Midas 1,505* 0.7%
378 Mr. Transmission 65 0.0%

*Franchise Times Estimate

Almost all of the auto repair franchises saw growth this year. Big O Tires tops the list in sales growth at 7.2 percent, with Tuffy Tire next up 3.6 percent. The rest of the companies saw 1 percent or less sales growth this year. AAMCO dropped five spots in this year’s list. Mr. Transmission dropped 19 spots and was the only concept with flat sales.

 

Sales Growth - Collision Repair Franchises

Rank Company $ Millions Sales Growth %
99 CARSTAR 991 17.0%
216 Christian Brothers Automotive 275* 15.8%
146 MAACO 518 -0.1%

CARSTAR leads the pack in sales growth this year at 17 percent. Christian Brothers Automotive also had a great year with a 15.8 percent increase in sales and to move it up 10 spots on this year’s Top 200+. Maaco was the only company down in sales.

 

Sales Growth - Oil Change Franchises

Rank Company $ Millions Sales Growth %
267 Grease Monkey 166 12.5%
91 Valvoline Instant Oil Change 1,173 9.9%
350 SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service 82 7.5%
75 Jiffy Lube 1.700* 3.3%

*Franchise Times Estimate

 

Sales Growth - Car Parts Franchise

Rank Company $ Millions Sales Growth %
215 1-800-Radiator 276 8.4%
295 Mighty Auto Parts 135 3.8%

Both 1-800-Radiator and Mighty Auto Parts stayed close to the previous year’s ranks. 1-800-Radiator had a strong year with an increase of 8.4 percent in systemwide sales, while Mighty Tires also saw growth of 3.8 percent.

 

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