October 13, 2023

Grease Monkey and SpeeDee Soar Up the Ranks in the Franchise Times Top 400

An oil change in progress. Grease Monkey and SpeeDee climbed this year’s Franchise Times’ Top 400 list.

This recognition shows the strength, growth of our brands

Franchise Times’ October edition announced great news for Grease Monkey® and SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service®. Our brands not only secured spots on the Franchise Times Top 400® list, but also made impressive climbs up.

The Franchise Times Top 400 is an important metric for the franchise industry. The annual compilation considers the systemwide sales of both company-owned and franchised units, both in the U.S. and internationally. Being listed is not just about national prominence; it’s about global recognition.

Our brands vault up the list

Grease Monkey secured the #204 spot, jumping a whopping 38 spots compared with the previous year. SpeeDee made a leap of 28 spots from last year, coming in at #306.

These new numbers reflect our brands’ growing footprint and commitment to service excellence.

Grease Monkey and SpeeDee are part of FullSpeed Automotive®, one of the largest and fastest-growing quick lube organizations not owned by an oil company. 

Our history

Grease Monkey has been in operation since 1978 and has almost 500 stores in the U.S. and China, Colombia, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia. Founded in 1980, SpeeDee has 185 stores in the U.S. and Mexico.

“Being recognized in the Franchise Times Top 400 is not just an honor; it’s a testament to the dedication, innovation, and hard work of our entire team. Seeing Grease Monkey and SpeeDee ascend in the rankings reaffirms our commitment to excellence and our vision for the future,” says Ron Stilwell, President of FullSpeed Automotive®.

Why We’re Part of the Franchise Times Top 400

Our brands offer several advantages to franchisees:

  • Site selection: Our experts will help you find the right site for your business.
  • Flexible construction and design plans to maximize development opportunities.
  • Training: Our comprehensive programs get you up-to-speed with business operations, and help you build the skills of employees.
  • Marketing support: Our proven marketing strategies and materials help you establish and grow your customer base.
  • Operational assistance: From grand opening support to ongoing assistance, we’re with you every step of the way.
  • Expert knowledge: Our Leadership and Development teams have decades of expertise in the automotive and franchise industries.

Find out more

Grease Monkey and SpeeDee are growing fast and have single- and multi-unit opportunities available. To learn more about these opportunities, download our free franchise reports for Grease Monkey or SpeeDee.