Oil Change Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Oil Change Services Market Research Report | NAICS 81119b | Oct 2015

Shifting gears: Operators will rely more on add-on serves as competition grows

IBISWorld’s Oil Change Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although disposable income fell during the downturn, causing consumers to delay vehicle maintenance, the recession also created pent-up demand because vehicle maintenance cannot be delayed indefinitely. As such, industry revenue is expected to grow in 2015, as consumers inevitably seek out industry operators for necessary maintenance. The industry is forecast to grow over the next five years, albeit at a slower rate. Disposable income is set to rise and, in turn, consumers will visit industry providers at accelerating rates. However, external competition will remain a concern for the industry, as larger entities continue pressuring industry operators on price... purchase to read more

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The industry has moderate barriers to entry. Minimal start-up costs are needed to enter this industry, given the low capital expenses associated with equipment necessary to perform maintenance services. Most independent operators lease facilities, while large chains buy properties. To set up shop is relatively easy because there are no significant regulatory hurdles to start. However, once operations begin, industry operators must adhere to strict regulations and environmental laws to adhere to. For example, industry operators are subject to laws that govern discharging materials into the environment, including the emission and discharge of air and water pollutants... purchase to read more


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What is the Oil Change Services Industry?

Industry operators change motor oil, lubricate the chassis of automotive vehicles and provide other automotive repair and maintenance services, such as tire rotations and liquid flushes. Unlike auto mechanics, companies in this industry do not provide mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance. Industry operators are also not involved in body, paint, interior and glass repair. Companies that provide car wash services are also not included.

Industry Products
Oil changesTire rotationsCabin air filters Transmission flush services
Industry Activities
Providing automotive oil change and lubrication servicesProviding automotive emissions testing servicesProviding automotive rustproofing and undercoating servicesProviding automotive safety inspection servicesProviding automotive tire repair services (except retreading)Providing diagnostic testing without repair servicesProviding emissions testing with repair servicesSpray-on bed liner installation for trucks

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