CARSTAR Ranked 62nd on Franchise Times Top 400 List


CARSTAR moved up 23 positions from the 2022 list and is once again the top-ranked franchise in the collision repair industry.

CARSTAR continued to lead the collision repair sector in the automotive category in Franchise Times magazine’s Top 400, the most comprehensive ranking of the 400 largest U.S. franchise systems. 

Recognized by entrepreneurs and franchisors as a top competitive tool of measurement, the Franchise Times Top 400 placed CARSTAR 62nd on the list, a move up of 23 positions from 2022.

CARSTAR was the top collision repair company for the overall automotive category again in 2023. For more than 30 years, CARSTAR has been known for its premier reputation fueling the growth of its strong North American footprint to more than 700 locations in 35 states and 10 provinces.

“It is a testament to the hard work of our franchise partners and our corporate team that we are recognized again as the premier collision repair company among automotive brands and a dynamic, growing brand among some of the biggest franchise operations in the U.S.,” said Sabrina Thring, brand president, collision group, Driven Brands. “We are honored to be recognized for efforts to build our brand and continue to serve our communities with the highest-quality collision repairs.”

The Franchise Times Top 400 is an exclusive annual ranking of the largest U.S.-based franchise systems by global systemwide sales. The project is the result of a five-month research and reporting effort that leads to the most credible and objective franchise ranking available. Franchise Times Fastest-Growing Industry Sectors ranked the automotive sector as the second-fastest growing, with total sales increases of 12.3%.

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