Frequently Asked Automotive Franchise Questions

Informative Answers from Christian Brothers Automotive

Becoming a franchisee for any company is a big decision. At Christian Brothers Automotive, we're happy to field any and all questions that come from prospective franchisees who are interested in joining our family. Below, take a look at our answers to some of the most common questions we receive.

How Much Money Do I Need?

At Christian Brothers Automotive, we're proud to offer a remarkably low required investment on the part of our franchise team members. We tend to look for franchise team members who have a net worth of at least $250,000 and then who can make an initial investment of at least $85,000. Our team can even help you determine your net worth, if necessary.

How Much Does Opening a Christian Brothers Automotive Franchise Cost?

We can confidently estimate that for opening a brand new facility, our total startup costs fall somewhere between $454,250 to $582,400. We recommend that franchisees, if possible, consider a 10-year Small Business Administration (SBA) loan. This kind of loan can cover about 82-83% of these costs.

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What Makes Christian Brothers Automotive Unique?

For over 40 years, Christian Brothers Automotive has endeavored to change what customers expect from their auto repair service. Using Christian principles as our guide, we've developed an approach to customer service we now call our "Nice Difference®."

The Nice Difference® includes:

  • Honest, transparent, and reliable auto maintenance and repair services
  • Our thorough Courtesy Inspection
  • An expansive warranty on all the work we do on your vehicle
  • Clean, welcoming, hotel-inspired waiting areas
  • Complimentary hot and cold beverages
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Access to our complimentary shuttle service

What Are the Christian Brothers Automotive Hours of Operation?

Christian Brothers Automotive franchises open at 7 a.m. and close up shop at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. We know that much of the public is used to having their car serviced on Saturday, but with our free shuttle service, we've been successful in showing our customers that they do not have to waste time on the weekend having their car serviced.

How Do I Get More Information?

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Hear From Some of Our Franchisees

  • "Once a year, every fall, we do a single moms oil change day. We work with local churches to find people who need it. We don’t advertise it or broadcast it to the masses. It’s an awesome experience that our staff thoroughly enjoys."

    Brad & Kasey Fink

  • "I’ve been very impressed with everything I’ve seen. We’ve met trainers when they’ve come out to the other stores in the Tampa area, and they are always very professional and obviously know what they’re doing and what pitfalls franchisees need to look ..."

    Retired Army Col. Jud Cook. and his wife Jenny

  • "They have a lot of honesty and integrity, and that extends not only to the way they treat customers, but the way they treat franchisees and the way that employees are treated, too."

    Blair Jordan