TOP 10 Automotive Franchise Businesses in India for 2020

| 28.03.2019
TOP Automotive Franchise Businesses in India for 2020

Updated October 8, 2020.

India is supposed to be the seventh largest producer of vehicles in the world. It is expected that 6 million plus vehicles will be sold each year in the country by 2020. Automotive business is very versatile. It involves car dealership, car rental, car wash, etc. Entering automotive industry an entrepreneur has to input a lot of efforts, money and face several challenges. However, the challenges and investments can be a bit optimized in case they buy an automotive franchise. An experienced franchisor will guide their partner during the whole process. We have listed the TOP 10 Automotive Franchises in India which will help you reach success in doing automotive business.

Here are the top 10 automotive franchise businesses in India

Mahindra First Choice

Founded in: 1999
Franchising since: 2003
Franchise units: 1000 - 10,000
Initial investment: $43,000 - $73,000

Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd (MFCWL) is a part of USD 17 bn multinational Mahindra Group which was spearheaded by visionary Mr Anand Mahindra to enter into aftermarket industry in 1999 & create a business ecosystem for pre-owned cars. Mahindra First Choice offers franchise opportunities in two modes for those wishing to establish a business in the auto industry. Mahindra First Choice Wheels and Mahindra First Choice Services. Starting a Mahindra First Choice Franchise has various advantages when compared to starting a standalone used car dealership or service center.

AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care

Founded in: 1957
Franchising since: 1962
Franchise units: 670+ Worldwide
Initial investment: $65,000 - $85,000
Royalty Fees: 7,5 %

AAMCO is an American transmission-repair franchise which focused not only exclusively on being a transmission repair franchise but today AAMCO is beginning to experience a sea of change with its expansion into providing Total Car Care. AAMCO franchisees benefit from joining a brand that has been in business for over 50 years.

3M Car Care

Founded in: 1950
Franchising since: 2017
Franchise units: 100 - 200
Initial investment: $72,000 - $150,000
Royalty Fees: 10%

The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation operating in the fields of industry, worker safety, health care, and consumer goods. One of the businesses 3M is excited about is car care. 3M India is leading the car care market through a nation-wide presence in more than 1800 car dealerships and a network of franchisee run 3M Car Care branded stores. These stores are addressing almost every possible need of car owners.


Founded in: 2010
Franchising since: 2014
Franchise units: 50 - 100
Initial investment: $15,000 - $30,000
Royalty Fees: 12%

COZI CARS is a concept developed by LIV INDIA GROUP to organize the Car Cleaning segment to give the community a new definition of car care and detailing services which are not professionally followed in India. We are aiming to make Mechanized Car Cleaning system as successful as ATMs are for the banks. COZI CARS - Every Car Need A Spa - Mobile Car Wash/Spa & Detailing Franchise Opportunity That Most Profitable for any franchisee.


Founded in: 2014
Franchising since: 2015
Franchise units: 10 - 20
Initial investment: $15,000 - $30,000
Royalty Fees: 12%

Auto Herb - a concept develop to organize the car cleaning segment to give the community a new definition of car care and detailing services which are not professionally followed in India. It is a unique mechanized car cleaning concept where cars are getting pampered by the latest equipment including high pressure cleaning machines, spray extraction machines, high powered vacuum cleaners, and steam cleaners & so on. Auto Herb’s engaged help administrations give important data to and imparted involvement to its franchisees to guarantee early and progressing effective program execution.

Wheeler Cleaner

Founded in: 2013
Franchising since: 2014
Franchise units: 50 - 100
Initial investment: $15,000 - $30,000
Royalty Fees: 7,5 %

Arc Wheeler Cleaner Pvt Ltd is a top and well known Car Spa and Cleaning and Washing Services in Hinkal, Mysore and also known for Car Care Product Dealers, Car Polishing Services, Car Upholstery Cleaning Services, Customised Car Painting Services and Car Painting Services. You can define WHEELER CLEANER in myriad ways, but for company, it's the feeling of SATISFACTION customers get from the quiet contemplation of Professional Detailing and intriguing results.


Founded in: 1972
Franchising since: 1972
Franchise units: 460 Worldwide
Initial investment: $30,000 - $45,000
Royalty Fees: 8%

MAACO Collision Repair & Auto Painting is an American franchisor of auto painting and collision repair shops based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Maaco, the leader in the $43 billion automotive paint and collision industry, offers a unique and rewarding opportunity to all of its franchise owners. Maaco is a retail-oriented, auto service franchise with successful owners from all walks of life. No automotive experience is needed to become a Maaco franchisee.

Ashapura Trade & Transport

Founded in: 2001
Franchising since: 2007
Franchise units: 20
Initial investment: $3,000 - $8,000
Royalty Fees: 5%

Established in 2001, Ashapura Trade & Transport Pvt. Ltd. has made a name for itself in the list of top service providers of Automobiles, Transport Agents in India. Ashapura Trade & Transport Pvt. Ltd. is listed in Trade India's list of verified companies offering wide array of FUEL FREE 2-WHEELER, Swarnim Gujarat Parcel Seva, BATTERY OPERATED TWO WHEELER etc. Ashapura Trade & Transport franchise provides a variety of logistic and customer services for its customers including a vast network of GSRTC buses for transportation. They upgrade their technology, system as well as methods regularly to provide quality customer service.

Seal Ultra

Founded in: 2013
Franchising since: 2014
Franchise units: 600
Initial investment: $8,000 - $15,000
Royalty Fees: 14%

SEAL ULTRA is an ultimate puncture protection for all tubeless & tube tyres. This franchise is specially designed to seal tire punctures for the rapidly growingoff-road recreational vehicle and 4×4, dune buggy. The premium service provided by Seal Ultra has acquired it a large and loyal customer base. It provides training and is also available internationally.

Autotech India

Founded in: 2013
Franchising since: 2014
Franchise units: 200
Initial investment: $7,000 - $15,000
Royalty Fees: 10%

Autotech India provides customers high quality automobile components/services with special focus on automotive body films. Their flagship products include Paint Protection Film, shield F Decorative Vinyl Wraps, shieldF Cooling Film etc. Autotech is the only supplier of such high performance Armor Film / Paint Protection Film in India at reasonable price. A network of Autotech India dealers and franchises are located in various cities all over India.

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