Christian Brothers Automotive Franchise

At Christian Brothers Automotive we believe you can live out your faith while running a successful business operation. In fact, not only can you do both, it's a better way of doing business, and our award-winning service has proven this time and again at over 165 locations in 24 states across the country. The Christian Brothers founding principle comes from Matthew 22:39, to "love your neighbor as yourself." To Christian Brothers Automotive this means focusing on providing the best in automotive service for our customers and our communities. From our 2-year/24,000-mile warranty on all service to our ASE certified technicians, Christian Brothers offers the best in premium quality auto care in a clean, upbeat environment using state-of-the-art technology typically only found in newer dealership service centers.

To buy a franchise with Christian Brothers Automotive, you'll need to have at least $85000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $250000.


Franchisor Details

Incorporated Name: Christian Brothers Automotive
Total Units: 180
Year Founded: 1982
Franchising Since: 1996
Home Office: Houston, TX
Training: Available
Locations Available: See Below*
Franchise Costs

Franchise Costs

Financing: Via 3rd party
Liquid Capital Required: $85,000
Net Worth Required: $250,000
Total Investment: $458,950 – $555,350
Franchise Fee: N/A
Royalty Type: -
Vetern Discount: $12,500 Off Franchise Fee

*Christian Brothers Automotive is currently accepting inquiries from the following locations: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Values & History

Christian Brothers Automotive was founded in 1982 by CEO & President Mark Carr, who saw an opportunity in the automotive repair industry for a business built around honest trustworthy care and transparent customer relationships. By investing in the health of our customer's vehicles for the years to come, Christian Brothers builds long-lasting business relationships that benefit all parties. That investment has paid off, with Christian Brothers Automotive winning numerous awards and experiencing an average growth of 15 new locations each year. The Christian Brothers Automotive home office is located in Houston, TX.

Industry Performance

The number of motor vehicle registrations in the US is on the rise, with this trend continuing beyond 2019, representing an opportunity for growth in the repair and service markets. Christian Brothers Automotive franchise owners gain competitive access to the $69 billion US automotive repair market, an industry with a steady growth of 1.4% over the last five years alone. Now that the automotive repair market has over 270 thousand businesses in operation, the Christian Brothers model stays strong by focusing on honesty and transparency in pricing and service.

Training & Support

Franchise owners will receive extensive hands-on training at our home office in Houston, TX. Once training is completed a current franchisee is assigned as a mentor to provide further guidance and advice as necessary. Ongoing training and support are provided for the latest technology and best practices, ensuring your franchise remains competitive. The home office provides a one-stop point of contact for all facets of business operation, and it's always just a phone call away.

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications

The strongest candidates for Christian Brothers Automotive franchise ownership will possess strong business or management experience and an entrepreneurial spirit. Automotive industry experience is not necessary, as the need for quality leadership is of greater value with this business model. Dedication to top-quality service and honest business practices is a must, and success for your business relies on building meaningful relationships with customers.

Purchasing a Christian Brothers Automotive Franchise

The total investment for a Christian Brothers Automotive franchise is between $458,950 and $555,350, with roughly 82% of that investment typically financed over a ten-year period through SBA loans. Initial liquid capital of at least $85k is needed with a minimum net worth of $250k. Veterans enjoy a discount of $12,500 off the franchise fee upfront.

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