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Automotive franchises offer a smooth ‘road’ to entrepreneurial success, representing a simple, efficient method by which to develop a prosperous business. Within the automotive franchise industry, entrepreneurs can find a variety of profitable franchising opportunities. For the casual automotive follower looking for a lucrative new business enterprise, the industry offers general automobile franchises in paint, body and parts. Yet for the mechanical-minded automotive experts who can handle some grease on the hands and oil in the hair, the automotive industry offers more specialized franchises in auto and brake repair, oil change and transmission.

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Opportunities: The most prominent automotive franchise opportunities are situated in the following categories:

Auto Accessories
Auto Repair
Car Wash
Auto Detailing
Auto Transmission
Gas Station
Auto Paint & Body
Bicycle & Motorcycle
Muffler/Brake Repair
Auto Parts
Car Rental
Oil Change

Automotive Franchises

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Automotive Franchise Opportunities

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Top Franchises: According to the AllBusiness AllStars Top Franchise Rankings for 2009, the top franchise opportunities in the automotive industry include:

1. Sylvan Learning
2. Kuman North America 
3. Gymboree Play & Music
4. The Little Gym International
5. Primrose School
6. My Gym Children's Fitness
7. Once Upon a Child
8. Club Z! In-Home Tutoring
9. i9 Sports
10. Tutoring Club


Analyze the Cost: To assist in your research, Franchise Gator associates the following costs with each of the respective franchises opportunities below:


Under $50,000

 Fleet Services International
 Glass Doctor
 Tint World
 Novus Glass

Money Stack

$50,000 - $100,000


Money Bag

$100,000 - $200,000

 Interstate Batteries

Gold Bricks

Over $200,000

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Sources: In addition to specific citations noted in this “Overview” section, supplementary source materials include: Franchise Gator and AllBusiness.com.