Meineke is part of the Driven Brands group of companies which also include Econo Lube N’ Tune, Inc., Maaco, Drive N Style, Merlin, and 1-800 Radiator & A/C, CARSTAR North America, North Florida Lubes, Take 5 Oil Change and Pro Oil Change. The aggregate total of all franchise locations is over 1600 stores which provides tremendous buying power as well as the opportunity for a co-branding situation. Contact your broker for details.
Our franchisees also benefit from Biz Alerts which will advise them in their absence from the franchise of key events happening at a store level. Information is sent to laptop or cellphone.
Meineke owners also benefit from a protected territory, effective and ongoing marketing campaigns, enormous purchasing power, SBA business loan and much more.
New franchisees are trained on the core operational value of Meineke The 300% Rule
The 300% Rule is the true core of our business. Continual improvements towards the 300% Rule is a top. The 300% Rule consists of three elements:
- Inspecting 100% of the cars that come in to your center
- Estimating 100% of the findings
- Presenting 100% of the estimate to the customer
Training and Support: The initial training program is 2 weeks in length and teaches management and technical skills you need to successfully operate your franchise. Ongoing field training is also included as well as access to the proprietary Meineke Online Intranet containing more than 70 courses.
Costs and Fees: Total investment requirement to purchase a Meineke franchise ranges from $225,650 - $500,150 including the $35,000 franchise fee. To qualify for an Meineke franchise you must have a minimum of $110,000 in liquid capital and a net worth of at least $250,000. Financing may be available including SBA loans and 401k rollovers contact your Franchise City broker for details.