Top 250 Franchise by Entrepreneur – Rank no. 162 – Precision Tune Auto Care – US
Products & Services: Auto maintenance & repair, tires, engine diagnostics
Number of Locations: 340
Total Investment: $120K – 225.6K
Began Franchising: 1978
About Precision Tune Auto Care
Since its founding in 1975, Precision Tune Auto Care centers have provided motorists with a variety of car maintenance and light repair services. The chain’s locations throughout North America, South America and Asia perform maintenance and service on brakes, air conditioners, cooling systems and more. The company is traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the PACI symbol.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $80,000
20% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 – 8. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (90% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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About Us – Overview
Precision Tune Auto Care celebrates 35+ years of taking care of cars and the people who ride in them, providing car owners with a one-stop shop for factory scheduled maintenance service and repairs for autos, SUVs, MiniVans and now Hybrids. Our trained and certified technicians can perform the same service as a dealer only at a much greater value.
Precision Tune Auto Care is not just another car repair and tune up service provider. We’ve been in business for over 35 years, and we have the best-in-class training and service warranties. While we have been experts on cars, we’re also focused on the people who drive in them. We understand how people drive, and based on that, we can build a program catered to each person that keeps your car running how you want it. It’s how Precision Tune Auto Care is in tune with customers.
Servicing 2.5 million vehicles each year and providing the driving public with car care education for personal safety and environmental health, PTAC is a global player with 350 professional service facilities in 6 countries.
Under your car, we go above and beyond
At Precision Tune Auto Care, we work a little harder to keep your car on the road. Because when we go the extra mile, you can get a lot more of them from your car. Count on Precision Tune for complete car care…from top to bottom.
To learn more about some of our wide variety of services, click on the services below.
In addition to personal-use vehicles, Precision Tune Auto Care also offers Fleet Service to businesses.
Precision Tune Auto Care technicians become your auto care experts by obtaining ASE certification, as well as hands-on proficiency training provided by our very own Precision University, with both management and technical training. In addition, many technicians take manufacturer-specific classes and pick up skills on-the-job, working on many different makes and models of vehicles everyday.
Precision Tune Auto Care Corporate Office:
748 Miller Drive, SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
Directions to the Precision Tune Auto Care Corporate Office:
Our corporate office is located about 40 miles west of Washington, DC and 15 miles west of Washington Dulles International Airport, directly before the Leesburg Airport. Once you turn into Leesburg Business Airpark (Miller Drive), we are the first office building on the right after the Cornerstone Chapel.
From 267W Toll/Dulles Greenway:
Take the VA-267-Toll West towards Leesburg. Exit to the right at the end of the toll road at 1B (Leesburg Bypass/US 15 Bypass toward Frederick MD). Stay in the right lane to turn right at the light onto Sycolin Road. Stay on Sycolin for about 1.5 miles, and then make a right turn into Leesburg Airpark before the airport.
- From Route 7 West:
Take VA-7 W/Harry Byrd Highway west towards Leesburg. Merge onto VA-7 W/Leesburg Bypass/US 15 Bypass toward Warrenton/Winchester. Get into your left lane to make the first left at the light onto Sycolin Road. Stay on Sycolin for about 1.5 miles, and then make a right turn into Leesburg Airpark before the airport.
- From Route 7 East:
Take VA-7 E towards Leesburg. When you see signs for Leesburg, get into the right lane to turn right at the light onto Sycolin Road. Stay on Sycolin for about 1.5 miles, and then make a right turn into Leesburg Airpark before the airport.
Source: Precision Tune Auto Care official website