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Precision Tune Auto Care Franchise Review

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With 4% to 5% growth per year in the $190 billion automotive aftermarket service sector, Precision Tune Auto Care is a recognized world leader in automotive services. In 1976, Precision Tune Auto Care was just a small shop in Beaumont, TX offering tune-ups and oil changes. Today, the company has over 404 business centers in 11 countries. Precision Tune Auto Care’s proven business model has gained them over 30 years of franchising experience that they offer to franchisees via three different opportunities. These include the Individual Franchise, Area Developer, and International Master Franchise.

Background and Benefits

Turnkey national and advertising programs coupled with Precision Tune Auto Care’s Area Developer Network and Brand Name recognition, make this winner a secure investment. Precision Tune Auto Care wants you to know that they reinvest your royalties into a system that provides you with a solid support structure that includes a 6 to 8 bay prototype-building plan, periodic in-person reviews of your business, and technology that includes hotlines and an intranet that keeps you in touch with HQ. Key performance indicators can be tracked off-site.

How Much Does a Precision Tune Auto Care Franchise Cost?

Corporate says they want “qualified business leaders with an understanding of business principles and management.” You do not have to be a grease monkey to be considered. The individual franchise fee is $25,000 and they want to see $70,000 in liquid assets with the ability to finance start-up costs. Computer-Based Training Programs are available to every center employee.

What We Like

Precision Tune Auto Care’s national buying power ensures volume-buying prices no matter how many products and supplies you order. This system maximizes profits while offering your clients competitive prices. Marketing and advertising support promote brand awareness while soliciting new business through incentives and national advertising campaigns. Precision Tune Auto Care says their franchise is, “For entrepreneurs who want to be in business for themselves but not by themselves.”

Pros

  • You Qualify -If you have business knowledge and good credit, you can run one.
  • Area Developer - You get your own Area Developer who pays periodic
  • visits to personally analyze your business for quality measures.

Cons

  • Location Sensitive -Some highly desirable locations may be cost prohibitive.

Precision Tune Auto Care Franchise Information

Business Established: 1975
Franchising Since: 1977
Franchise fee: $25,000
Total Investment: $123,000 to $208,075

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