We do business under the brand names “Sonic,” “Sonic Drive-In” and “Sonic, America’s Drive-In,” among others. We grant franchises for the operation of a distinctive drive-in restaurant (and in many cases, with a drivethru lane) focusing on a unique menu of quality, made-to-order food products including several signature burger items and innovative technology.
How much does a Sonic Drive-In franchise cost?
Sonic Drive-In has a franchise fee of up to $45,000, with a total initial investment range of $443,500 to $1,765,000.
Initial Franchise Fee: $22,500 to $45,000
Total Investment: $443,500 to $1,765,000
Working Capital: $5,000 to $10,000
Royalty Fee: 5%
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How much does a Sonic Drive-In franchise make?
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How many franchise locations do they have?
As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 3139 franchised Sonic Drive-In locations in the USA.
Are there any Sonic Drive-In franchise opportunities near me?
Based on 2016 FDD data, Sonic Drive-In has franchise locations in 45 states.
The largest region is the South with 2429 franchise locations.
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Last Reviewed: 2016