Merlin 200,000 Mile Shops is a trusted automotive repair franchise. We consider all our franchisees as one big family that is dedicated to providing top quality service repairs at a fair price.
Our goal, as showcased in our many trademarked programs and promotions is to keep cars on the road over 200,000 miles. This provides a unique, and easily understood value proposition that offers incredible value to our customers.
The Merlin franchise is priced well below the cost of a new start up and has a long history of success (operating since 1975) with many loyal customers.
All Merlin shops are fully equipped with our equipment package that is provided when you buy your franchise. Franchisees have access to a free-standing training center with over 100 training classes available to our franchisees at no cost.
Merlin currently has a limited number of approved franchise locations from which you may make a selection. If you have your own proposed location we will be glad to evaluate it. Selection of a site is always subject to mutual approval.
Training and Support: Merlin provides ongoing operational support and guidance so all locations execute the Merlin Operating system. Merlin provides marketing support in your local area area that includes radio, direct mailers and one on one field help. Merlin also has a two bay training center with over 120 training classes taught either at the training center or online. Franchisees have the benefit of being part of the Driven Brands family that has over 1500 locations worldwide.
15 days of management and advertising training. 10 days of in store training. 5 days hands on tech training. No cost for training.
Costs and Fees: Total investment requirement to purchase a Merlin 200,000 Mile Shops franchise ranges from $225,000 - $275,000 including the $30,000 franchise fee. To qualify for an Merlin franchise you must have a minimum of $110,000 in liquid capital and a net worth of at least $250,000. Financing up to 80% may be available including SBA loans and 401k rollovers Contact your Franchise City Broker for details.