IRVINE, Calif. — Quick-lube franchises ranked highest among automotive-service businesses listed in Entrepreneur magazine's latest Franchise 500 ranking.
Jiffy Lube International (No. 37), Valvoline Instant Oil Change (39) and Grease Monkey (127) were the three highest-rated franchise programs in the automotive service category, the magazine reports in its February issue.
RNR Tire Express (133), Big O Tires (138) and Midas International (150) were the three highest-ranked tire and/or automotive service business franchises
Entrepreneur magazine ranks franchisors using a 150-point scale based on several criteria grouped under five primary categories: costs/fees; support; size and growth; brand strength; and financial strength/stability.
To be eligible for the ranking, a franchisor must have had a minimum of 10 units open and operating as of July 31, 2021, including at least one franchise located in North America, and must be seeking new franchisees in the U.S. or Canada.