Top 100 Conveyor Car Washes
The Largest US Conveyor Car Wash Chains Ranked By Number Of Locations

  • 444 Mister Car Wash

    # of Locations: 444

    Mister Car Wash is the largest conveyor carwash operator in the U.S. In 2014, Leonard Green & Partners bought Mister Car Wash from ONCAP II, which grew the chain from under forty locations in 2007 to its industry-leading size. Its philosophy continues to be “providing high-quality, speedy service in welcoming, comfortable settings.”

  • 415 Driven Brands

    # of Locations: 415

    Driven Brands is headquartered in Charlotte, NC and is the largest automotive services company in North America, providing a range of consumer and commercial automotive needs including oil change and car washes. International Car Wash Group (ICWG) is the world’s largest local car wash, cleaning more than 35 million cars a year. It operates over 900 locations in 14 countries across US, Europe and Australia, with over 230 US venues. ICWG entered the US market in 2015 and quickly became the third largest conveyor car wash owner, operating under the Car Wash USA Express, Goo-Goo Express, and Supersonic Car Wash brands. Driven Brands (ICWG) is committed to leading the industry in operational excellence and innovative customer service and aims to be the partner of choice for employees and all car wash operators potentially interested in joining the Driven Brands (ICWG) family.

  • 297 Zips Car Wash

    # of Locations: 297

    Zips, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a nationwide, privately held car wash chain operating express car wash locations across 22 states.

  • 200 Quick Quack Car Wash

    # of Locations: 200

    Originally named Splash & Dash Car Wash, the car wash chain began in Sacramento with a single location in 2004 and quickly grew to six locations within three years. In 2008, the company doubled in size by acquiring a chain of car washes in northwest Texas named Quick Quack Car Wash. Shortly following the acquisition, the company adopted the Quick Quack name across all 13 locations and was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine and the Sacramento Business Journal.

  • 183 Tidal Wave Auto Spa

    # of Locations: 183

    Tidal Wave Auto Spa’s roots stem back 1999 when Scott and Hope Blackstock decided to add a car wash to their Thomaston, Georgia-based auto service center. They started with a simple, 5 bay self-service wand wash. In 2004, Tidal Wave opened its very first express car wash in metro Atlanta which ultimately became Tidal Wave’s signature model.

  • 171 Tommy’s Express Car Wash

    # of Locations: 171

    Tommy’s Express is a national car wash franchise that offers quick service, modern facilities, and a professional clean. This fast-growing national car wash franchise is built around the Totally Tommy site model initially developed by Tommy Car Wash Systems. The franchise locations across the US are closely supported with exclusive training, marketing, and technical assistance and enjoy access to proprietary, franchise-exclusive developments in wash products and technology. Tommy’s Express is featured on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list as #1 in the car wash category and on the list of Fastest-Growing Franchises.

  • 155 Spotless Car Wash Brands

    # of Locations: 155

    Spotless Car Wash Brands (“Spotless”) was established in 2020 with the purpose of revolutionizing the express carwash industry through partnering with best-in-class operators in premium markets and enabling transformative growth. Through its partnerships with Cobblestone Auto Spa, Okie Express Auto Wash, Ultimate Shine, and Flagship Car Wash, Spotless’ affiliates currently operate in Phoenix, Denver, Oklahoma City, DC, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee.

  • 143 Club Car Wash

    # of Locations: 143

    Founded in 2006 in Missouri, the Club Carwash brand has grown to 64 locations over 5 states, including Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and Illinois.

  • 141 GO Car Wash

    # of Locations: 141

    GO Car Wash was founded in 2019 with the goal of building a multi-regional car wash company with clusters throughout secondary cities across North America. Headquartered in Denver, CO, GO Car Wash focuses on exterior express car washes, with a multi-pronged growth strategy of acquisitions, partnerships, and new site buildout.

  • 116 Mammoth Holdings

    # of Locations: 116

    Mammoth partners with Red Dog Equity LLC, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, operates conveyor car washes under the Coastal Carwash, Shine-N-Go, SUDS, Silverstar, Busy Bee, PureMagic, Marc-1, Ultra, Wash Me Fast, Wiggy Wash, Pals, Finish Line, LuLu’s, Ollie’s, PitStop, and Swifty brands in Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Illinois, Utah, South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, Indiana, Tennessee, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Florida. Mammoth Holdings was founded by Gary Dennis and Chip Hackett in 2002.

  • 101 Magnolia Wash Holdings

    # of Locations: 101

    Founded in 2014 by Frank Bennett and Brooks Moye, Magnolia Wash Holdings operates a fast-growing organization of express car wash locations throughout the Southeast United States.

  • 100 WhiteWater Express Car Wash

    # of Locations: 100

    Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, WhiteWater has grown from a single location operator into a multi-regional express carwash platform which goes to market under a unified brand. WhiteWater has expanded its geographic presence by entering new markets via acquisition, then building greenfield locations. The company currently operates locations across Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan. In early 2022, WhiteWater Express Car Wash announced that it had partnered with Freeman Spogli & Co. WhiteWater’s founders, Steve Mathis, Clayton Clark and Shane Wilson, and SkyKnight Capital, L.P. will remain significant investors alongside Freeman Spogli.

  • 088 Autobell Car Wash

    # of Locations: 88

    Autobell Car Wash has been family owned by the Howard family for the last four decades.  Charlie Howard opened the first Autobell Car Wash in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1969.

  • 086 Express Wash Concepts

    # of Locations: 86

    Express Wash Concepts (EWC) is the parent company of Central Ohio-based Moo Moo Express Car Wash, Dayton, Ohio-based Flying Express Car Wash, Greater Cleveland-based Clean Express Auto Wash and Toledo-based Meyers Auto Wash. EWC is opening more locations and also plans to expand their Green Clean brand across Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.

  • 085 ModWash

    # of Locations: 85

    ModWash is a fast-growing express car wash platform.

  • 078 Super Star Car Wash

    # of Locations: 78

    Super Star Car Wash started in Chandler, Arizona in 1993. Super Star Car wash continues to grow, with many more locations in the works.

  • 074 LUV Car Wash

    # of Locations: 74

    Headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona, LUV Car Wash was founded in 2021 by industry veterans Darren Skarecky, JT Thomson and Susquehanna Private Capital. LUV is a nationwide express car wash platform. Through both acquisitions and new-build developments, and an aggressive, multi-pronged growth strategy, the company plans to expand across the country. Their car washes are located in California, Nevada, Georgia, and Florida.

  • 065 True Blue

    # of Locations: 65

    Alimentation Couche-Tard, the Canada-based parent of convenience store chain Circle K, acquired True Blue Car Wash in 2023. True Blue Car Wash, LLC, has grown exponentially in the last few years through acquisitions and greenfield development. The True Blue family includes Rainstorm Car Wash and Clean Freak. Their brands can be found in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, and Texas.

  • 053 Golden Nozzle Car Wash

    # of Locations: 53

    Headquartered in Spring, MA, Golden Nozzle Car Wash started in the 1970’s by F.L. Roberts & Company. In 2016, Nouria Energy acquired F.L. Roberts & Company’s convenience stores and Golden Nozzle Car Wash. Since that time, the Golden Nozzle brand has has expanded, and can be found in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

  • 047 Caliber Car Wash

    # of Locations: 47

    Since the inception of the Caliber Car Wash brand in 2018 in Florida, the company has expanded into Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina. In 2022, Caliber expanded into Texas with the acquisition of Q Car Wash. Caliber operates these acquired sites under the Q Car Wash name.

  • 046 Wash Depot Holdings, Inc.

    # of Locations: 46

    Wash Depot Holdings, Inc. is a privately owned company that operates full-service car washes in the U.S. under multiple brands, which include “Simoniz Car Wash®,” “Sparkling Image Car Wash®” and “Eager Beaver Car Wash®.”  Wash Depot was founded in 1995 in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • 045 Splash Car Wash

    # of Locations: 45

    Mark Curtis and Chris Fisher purchased Greenwich Car Wash in 1981. By 1994, they had changed the name to Splash Car Wash. Since then, the Splash Car Wash brand has continued to grow and now operates locations throughout Connecticut, New York and Vermont.

  • 045 Crew Carwash

    # of Locations: 45

    Crew Carwash is an Indiana based, multi-generational family business began in 1948. Founder Joe Dahm opened Indiana’s first automated carwash, Mike’s Minit Man. A few years later, Joe’s brother Ed Dahm, joined the business. Still owned by the Dahm Family, Crew Carwash continues to grow and innovate.

  • 040 Raceway Carwash Company

    # of Locations: 40

    Raceway Car Wash Family of brands includes Raceway Express in Arizona and California, Clean Getaway and Shine Car Wash in Texas, La Qunita Car Wash in California. and Sierra Car Wash in California. The Raceway Car Wash Family continues to expand their current markets and open up new markets through both acquisition and new development.

  • 039 Sam’s Xpress Car Wash

    # of Locations: 39

    Sam’s Xpress opened their first location in December 2012, in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Since then, they have successfully opened multiple sites and are continuing to grow rapidly.

  • 039 BlueWave Express Car Wash

    # of Locations: 39

    BlueWave Express Car Wash was founded in 2007 and has locations in Texas and California.

  • 038 Mike’s Car Wash

    # of Locations: 38

    Founded in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1948, Mike’s Carwash is headquartered in Loveland, Ohio. The company is known for its state-of-the-art carwash technology, friendly customer service and its dedication to the communities it serves. Mike’s has locations Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky.

  • 032 Terrible Herbst

    # of Locations: 32

    Terrible Herbst is a family-owned business, founded in 1959 by Jerry Herbst. Sons Ed, Tim and Troy continue to run the businesses. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, the company is a convenience store, fuel station, and car wash franchise that operates within the Nevada, California, Utah, and Arizona areas.

  • 032 Surf Thru Express Car Wash

    # of Locations: 32

    Surf Thru Express Car Wash operates car washes in California, Nevada, Texas and Arizona.

  • 032 Delta Sonic

    # of Locations: 32

    Delta Sonic is a family owned and operated business headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

  • 032 Champion Xpress Carwash

    # of Locations: 32

    Champion Xpress Carwash is a family-owned and operated business with multiple locations across New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Iowa, and Illinois.

  • 031 Wash N’ Roll

    # of Locations: 31

    Wash ‘N Roll is an operator of express tunnel car washes in Tennessee.

  • 031 Rich’s Car Wash

    # of Locations: 31

    In 1976, brothers Rayford and Timothy Richardson opened the first Rich’s Car Wash location in Saraland, AL. Currently, Rich’s Car Wash operates locations throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Louisianna, Georgia, and Florida. The sites offer a combination of services, including express wash tunnels, full-service car washes, detailing, lube, oil and filter replacement and windshield repair.

  • 031 Jax Kar Wash

    # of Locations: 31

    Jax Kar Wash has been serving Oakland County, Michigan since opening in 1953. Currently, Jax offers both full service and express platforms.

  • 031 El Car Wash

    # of Locations: 31

    Founded in 2010, Florida based El Car Wash has locations throughout Florida, with additional locations in development.

  • 030 Watershed Carwash

    # of Locations: 30

    Watershed Carwash has locations throughout Texas, Oklahoma and Arizona, with new locations forecasted for Oklahoma and Texas.

  • 028 Waterway Carwash

    # of Locations: 28

    In 1970, Henry Dubinsky and a group of friends opened the first Waterway® car wash in the St Louis, Missouri. Fifty years later, Waterway Car washes can be found throughout Missouri, Kansas, Ohio, Illinois and Colorado.

  • 028 Brown Bear Car Wash

    # of Locations: 28

    Victor Odermat opened the first Brown Bear Car Wash in Seattle in 1957. The company has continued to expand throughout Washington with tunnel, self-serve and touchless carwashes, as well as gas stations and Hungry Bear Markets.

  • 027 Trademark Car Wash

    # of Locations: 27

  • 027 The Wash Tub

    # of Locations: 27

    Al and Dorothy Vizza opened their first car wash in 1986 in San Antonio, Texas. The company is still family owned, with multiple locations throughout Texas.

  • 027 Russell Speeder’s Car Wash

    # of Locations: 27

    Russell Speeder’s Car Wash is family-owned and has been in business for nearly 50 years. You can find their car washes in Connecticut, Nebraska, Ohio, Florida, New York, Michigan and Missouri.

  • 025 Rocket Carwash

    # of Locations: 25

  • 024 Hoffman Car Wash

    # of Locations: 24

    Since building their first self-service car wash in 1965, the Hoffman family has grown their business to multiple locations across the state of New York. The Company currently operates full service and exterior car wash facilities, as well as providing customers with interior cleaning and express detail services. They also have self-service wash sites and Jiffy Lube service centers.

  • 023 Fast 5 Xpress Car Wash

    # of Locations: 23

    Headquartered in Newport Beach, California, Fast 5 Xpress Car Washes can be found throughout Southern California.

  • 021 Gas N Wash

    # of Locations: 21

  • 021 Carnation Auto Spa

    # of Locations: 21

    Carnation Auto Spa has multiple locations in the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area.

  • 020 Soapy Joe’s Car Wash

    # of Locations: 20

    Soapy Joe’s Car Wash is a family owned and operated business headquartered in San Diego, California, with Lorens Attisha as its CEO. Their express car washes can be found throughout the great San Diego area, with additional locations forecasted for the future.

  • 020 ScrubaDub Auto Wash Centers

    # of Locations: 20

    The Paisner family has operated ScrubaDub Auto Wash Centers since 1966. The company has grown exponentially since that time, and now the third generation of the Paisner family currently operates locations throughout Massachusetts.

  • 020 Prestige Car Wash

    # of Locations: 20

    Prestige Car Washes can be found throughout the greater Boston area.

  • 020 Mighty Wash

    # of Locations: 20

    Lubbock-based Mighty Wash Auto Bath is among the largest conveyor car wash companies in the country. Founded in 2012 by the late Dr. Mike Rice, Mighty Wash has locations across West Texas and the Permian Basin.

  • 020 Fast Eddie’s Car Wash & Oil Change

    # of Locations: 20

    Fast Eddie’s and Letavis Enterprises is a Michigan family owned and operated business established in 1977. Their car care centers can be found throughout Michigan.

  • 019 Washman Car Washes

    # of Locations: 19

    Washman Car Wash locations can be found throughout Oregon. They offer a range of services, including full, express, detail, and truck wash.

  • 019 Wash Masters Car Wash

    # of Locations: 19

    The first Wash Masters Car Wash was built by Ali Sharaf, founder of Victron Energy, in 2004. Today, Wash Masters Car Washes can be found throughout Texas.

  • 018 Kaady Car Wash

    # of Locations: 18

    Founded in 1976 to serve the Portland/Vancouver area, Kaady Car Washes has since expanded south to Corvallis, Oregon, and to the Bay area of Northern California.

  • 018 Fuller’s Car Wash

    # of Locations: 18

    Bob Fuller began a partnership in a service station with a lube and wash in 1946 in Hinsdale, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Bob’s sons continued the legacy and grew the business.Today, Fuller’s Car Washes can be found throughout the greater Chicago area.

  • 016 Zax Auto Wash

    # of Locations: 16

    Zax Auto Wash is headquartered in Brighton, Michigan and has locations throughout the state.

  • 016 Tagg-N-Go

    # of Locations: 16

    Tagg-N-Go Car Wash is a privately owned regional brand founded in 2016 in St. George, Utah by co-founders Quinn Allgood and Conner Atkin. Their journey in the car wash industry began in 2013 when they purchased a self-serve car wash. Recognizing a demand for an express car wash model in their area, they set out to bring it to the market. Their primary objective is to prioritize the customer experience while cultivating unity and inspiring opportunities within their team. Their business model also aims to expand and create new growth opportunities.

  • 016 Flash Car Wash

    # of Locations: 16

    Flash Car Wash is a family owned and operated business that was founded in 2012. They have locations in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

  • 015 Mr. Magic Car Wash

    # of Locations: 15

  • 015 Mr. Clean Car Wash

    # of Locations: 15

    What began a household cleaning licensed brand by Proctor and Gamble has expanded into car care with Mr. Clean Car Wash. Mr. Clean Car Wash locations can be found throughout Georgia and Florida.

  • 015 Hurricane Express Wash

    # of Locations: 15

  • 015 Fins Car Wash

    # of Locations: 15

    Fins Car Wash is for car lovers–no matter the make, model or age of your car. Our motto is FAST, FUN and FINTASTIC.

    FAST because we know your time is valuable and that you want to spend as much of it on the open road as possible. FUN because you have lots of things in your life to be serious about, but a two-minute car wash shouldn’t be one of them. FINTASTIC because, well, it just is!

  • 015 Car Spa

    # of Locations: 15

    Founded in 1999, CarSpa built their first location in Florida. Since that time, they have expanded their full-service car wash model into Texas, Georgia and Virgina.

  • 014 Woodie’s Wash Shack

    # of Locations: 14

    Woodie’s Wash Shack is a family-owned business with car washes throughout Florida with additional locations in development.

  • 014 Valet Auto Wash

    # of Locations: 14

    The first Valet Auto Wash opened in 1994 in a repurposed historical trolley car barn in Trenton, New Jersey. Today, they have locations throughout New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, and offering car wash and lube services.

  • 014 Rainforest Carwash & Oil Change

    # of Locations: 14

    Rainforest Carwash has safely washed cars for 28 years since we opened our first location in Covington, LA. We now have ten locations throughout Louisiana and Mississippi.

  • 014 Gate Express Car Wash

    # of Locations: 14

    Gate Express Carwash operates express tunnel car washes throughout Northeast Florida, with more locations in development.

  • 014 Francis & Sons Car Wash

    # of Locations: 14

    Francis & Sons Car Wash began servicing Arizona customers in 1997. Since they have grown their locations throughout Arizona. The company provides a range of services, including full-service car wash, express, oil & lube, auto maintenance service, windshield repair and replacement, window tinting, and convenience stores.

  • 014 Buddy Bear Car Wash

    # of Locations: 14

  • 014 Big Dan’s Car Wash

    # of Locations: 14

  • 013 Washville Car Wash

    # of Locations: 13

  • 013 Splash Car Wash & Oil Change

    # of Locations: 13

  • 013 Speedy Stop Car Wash

    # of Locations: 13

  • 013 Shammy Shine Car Washes

    # of Locations: 13

    Headquartered in Milford, New Jersey, Shammy Shine Car Washes and Quick Lube can be found throughout New Jersey.

  • 013 Flagstop Car Wash

    # of Locations: 13

    Garnett Station Partners partnered with Flagstop Car Wash in January, 2023. Headquarted in Richmond, Virgina, the Flag Stop chain of car washes can be found throughout central Virginia.

  • 013 Drive & Shine Car Wash

    # of Locations: 13

  • 013 Charlie’s Car Wash

    # of Locations: 13

  • 012 Xtreme Auto Wash

    # of Locations: 12

  • 012 Tsunami Express Car Wash

    # of Locations: 12

  • 012 Thoroughbred Express

    # of Locations: 12

    Thoroughbred Express Auto Wash, founded in 2020, is a growing express exterior car wash chain currently located in Kentucky and Indiana. Thoroughbred Express aims to provide top-quality exterior car washes while making lasting contributions to the communities that they call home.

  • 012 Super Clean Car Wash

    # of Locations: 12

    As a family-owned business, the Strauch brothers founded Super Clean Car Wash in 1990. Their locations can be found throughout Northern California.

  • 012 Sgt. Clean’s Car Wash

    # of Locations: 12

  • 012 Pelican Pointe Carwash

    # of Locations: 12

  • 012 Jacksons

    # of Locations: 12

    Jacksons is family-owned and operated. Their sites are flex / full-service and include gas and convenience stores, in addition to car washes. Their locations can be found throughout Arizona.

  • 012 FullSpeed Automotive

    # of Locations: 12

  • 012 Fast Splash Car Wash

    # of Locations: 12

  • 012 Clean Sweep Car Wash

    # of Locations: 12

  • 012 Breeze Thru Car Wash

    # of Locations: 12

    Family-owned Breeze Thru Car Wash has express and flex-service car wash facilities in Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming.

  • 011 White Horse Auto Wash

    # of Locations: 11

  • 011 Ultra Clean Express

    # of Locations: 11

  • 011 Time To Shine Car Wash

    # of Locations: 11

  • 011 The Auto Spa

    # of Locations: 11

  • 011 Scrub-a-Dub

    # of Locations: 11

    Scrub-A-Dub has operated car care centers since 1947. Since then, Scrub-A-Dub has expanded its express car wash & express oil change services throughout Wisconsin.

  • 011 Ronny’s Car Wash

    # of Locations: 11

  • 011 Red Carpet Car Wash

    # of Locations: 11

  • 011 Mr. Sparkle Car Wash

    # of Locations: 11

    Mr. Sparkle Car Wash has locations in Connecticut and New Jersey.

  • 011 Mach-1 Express Wash

    # of Locations: 11

  • 011 iShine Express Car Wash & Detail

    # of Locations: 11

  • 011 Haffner’s

    # of Locations: 11

    The Haffner family began with a filling station in 1925. In the 1990’s they began building car washes. Haffner’s Car Washes can be found in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. In addition to Car Washes, Haffner’s family of businesses include heating oil, propane, burner and AC services.

  • 011 ClearWater Express Wash

    # of Locations: 11

  • 011 Buckeye Express Car Wash

    # of Locations: 11

The information provided in the Top 100 list was compiled based by investigating car washes’ websites. Car washes included in this list may or may not have been confirmed by their owners. If you believe your car wash should be included in the TOP 100 Conveyor Car Wash List, email us at [email protected].