Valvoline Instant Oil Change Franchise Review

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How much does a Valvoline Instant Oil Change franchise cost?

Valvoline Instant Oil Change has a franchise fee of up to $30,000, with a total initial investment range of $162,425 to $1,953,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
  • Total Investment: $162,425 to $1,953,000
  • Working Capital: $50,000 to $65,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

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How much does a Valvoline Instant Oil Change 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 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 748 franchised Valvoline Instant Oil Change locations in the USA.

Are there any Valvoline Instant Oil Change franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, Valvoline Instant Oil Change has franchise locations in 44 states. The largest region is the South with 234 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

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Valvoline Instant Oil Change Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$162,425 - $1,953,000
Franchise Fee

$30,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
15 Years
Renewal Term
15 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
606
2017
743
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
6.0%
Ad Fees
N/A
# of Franchised Outlets

638

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 398 hours. This includes 72 hours of classroom training and 326 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 326
Classroom 72
Total 398

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Valvoline Instant Oil Change does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Valvoline Instant Oil Change offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1989. The average Automotive Repair franchise began franchising in 1997.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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