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Oil Change Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Oil Change Services Market Research Report | NAICS 81119b | Jun 2016

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

The Oil Change Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Rising incomes will encourage consumers to make preventive repairs, driving demand
  • Pent-up demand for repairs has helped reverse some of the industry’s decline
  • Higher new car sales will cause the average age of the vehicle fleet to drop, inhibiting demand
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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 2016, 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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Market share concentration for the Oil Change Services industry is low. In 2016, the top four companies generate an estimated 15.2% of industry revenue. The industry is characterized by a large number of small-scale operators, with the majority of companies operating on a local basis and owning just one establishment. There is only one industry major player, Shell Oil Company, which is defined as a company that holds over 5.0% of industry revenue. Royal Dutch Shell is industry relevant through its subsidiaries, Jiffy Lube International, Pennzoil 10-minute Oil and Shell Quick Lube.

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Additional Insights for the Oil Change Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Oil Change Services Industry are

  • Quality Service
  • Flexibility with price
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of motor vehicle registrations and Per capita disposable income in the Oil Change Services industry impact industry performance... 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

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Total vehicle miles
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • World price of crude oil
  • Current Performance
  • Pent-up demand
  • Rising profit
  • Foundation for growth
  • External competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Stable revenue growth
  • Preventive repairs
  • New types of services
  • Table: Oil Change Services Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Oil Change Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Long-Distance Freight Trucking
  • Scheduled and Charter Bus Services
  • Car Rental
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Parts Wholesaling
  • Gasoline & Petroleum Wholesaling
  • Tire Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Oil changes
  • Cabin air filters
  • Tire rotations
  • Transmission flush services
  • Other
  • Chart: Oil Change Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 45 to 64
  • Consumers aged 25 to 44
  • Consumers aged 65 and older
  • Consumers aged 18 to 24
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Oil Change Services Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Oil Change Services
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Oil Change Services Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Royal Dutch/Shell Group
  • Table: Royal Dutch/Shell Group - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Oil Change Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Oil Change Services Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Average age of vehicle fleet (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Average Ticket Price
  • The average price charged for a service, which usually includes service, parts and labor charges.
  • Oil Change Shop
  • A shop that changes motor oil, lubricates the chassis of automotive vehicles and provides other automotive repair and maintenance services, such as tire rotations and liquid flushes.
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Maintenance that is not immediately necessary but could prevent future problems and extend the life of the vehicle.

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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Oil Change Services market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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