Christian Brothers Automotive Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Christian Brothers Automotive Corporation (CBAC) offers auto service and repair franchises. Their focus is on providing high level customer satisfaction in a clean environment offering a wide range of services from auto repair estimates, check engine light, AC services, air filtration, batteries, computer diagnostics, electrical system, extended warranty service, exhaust system, tune-ups, tire rotation and transmission services.

How much does a Christian Brothers Automotive franchise cost?

Christian Brothers Automotive has a franchise fee of up to $135,000, with a total initial investment range of $464,250 to $560,400.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $135,000
  • Total Investment: $464,250 to $560,400
  • Working Capital: $30,000 to $40,000
  • Royalty Fee: 50%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a Christian Brothers Automotive franchise make?

Franchise revenue depends on a wide range of factors, as does profit. How much money you can make from any franchise depends on a number of specific factors such as franchise location, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other factors. Unlock this franchise for franchise-specific data and insight.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 171 franchised Christian Brothers Automotive locations in the USA.

Are there any Christian Brothers Automotive franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2018 FDD data, Christian Brothers Automotive has franchise locations in 26 states. The largest region is the South with 132 franchise locations.


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Last Reviewed: 2018

Christian Brothers Automotive is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Christian Brothers Automotive Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$464,250 - $560,400
Franchise Fee

Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
15 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
Ongoing Fees
Ad Fees
# of Franchised Outlets


Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 512 hours. This includes 308 hours of classroom training and 204 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 204
Classroom 308
Total 512

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Christian Brothers Automotive offers exclusive territories. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1996. The average Automotive Repair franchise began franchising in 1998.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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