Changing times: More new cars on the road will lead to a larger customer base for operators

The Oil Change Services industry in Canada experienced consistent growth over the five years to 2019. With the economic recovery and rise in per capita disposable income, consumer demand for the do-it-yourself method of vehicle repair diminished during the reporting period. However, industry profit is expected to drop as rising labour and operating costs hinder profit expansion. Over the five years to 2024, industry revenue is projected to continue trending upward as disposable income continues to improve and the automotive sector continues its revival. As income levels grow, consumers are expected to increasingly purchase value-added services, which will bolster revenue growth...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 14-19
4.2%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
10,731
Businesses
2,962

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue will to continue to trend upward as the automotive sector continues its revival
  • Disposable income will increase, making industry services more affordable
  • Regulation poses a potential major threat to revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Operators in the Oil Change Services industry in Canada primarily provide motor oil change services for cars, in addition to lubricating car chassis and providing other repair and maintenance services such as tire rotations and liquid flushes. Over the past five years, rising per capita disposable income positively affected industry demand as consumers were better able to afford maintenance and repair services. Moreover, increasing per capita disposable income levels also encouraged consumers to purchase more big-ticket items, such as new automobiles, which led to a rise in the number of motor vehicle registrations. Having more vehicles on the road increased demand for industry services, bolstering revenue. Mor...purchase to read more.

    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

  • Effective quality control
  • Flexibility in determining expenditure
  • 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..

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    What is the Oil Change Services Industry?

    Operators in this industry change motor oil, lubricate automotive vehicle chassis and provide other automotive repair and maintenance services, such as tire rotations and liquid flushes. Unlike operators in the Auto Mechanics industry in Canada (IBISWorld report 81111CA), companies in this industry do not provide mechanical or electrical repair and maintenance. Oil change service operators are also not involved in body, paint, interior or glass repair, nor do they offer car wash services.

    Industry Products
  • Oil changes
  • Tire rotations
  • Cabin air filters
  • Transmission flush services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing automotive emissions testing services
  • Providing automotive rustproofing and undercoating services
  • Providing automotive safety inspection services
  • Providing automotive tire repair services (except retreading)
  • Providing diagnostic testing services without repair services
  • Providing emissions testing services without repair services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Total vehicle-kilometres
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Loyalty to the franchise model
  • Demand and value-added services
  • Declining profit margins
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rising demand and potential threats
  • Industry structure and profit
  • Table: Oil Change Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Oil Change Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Long-Distance Freight Trucking in Canada
  • Car Rental in Canada
  • Consumers in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Parts Wholesaling in Canada
  • Gasoline & Petroleum Wholesaling in Canada
  • Tire Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Oil changes
  • Other
  • Tire rotations
  • Cabin air filters
  • Transmission flush services
  • Chart: Oil Change Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Businesses
  • Consumers aged 40 to 54
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers aged 29 and under
  • Consumers aged 30 to 39
  • Consumers aged 65 and older
  • Governments, not-for-profit organizations and public institutions
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Oil Change Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Oil Change Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Oil Change Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Mr. Lube Canada Limited Partnership, Jiffy Lube International Inc.,
  • Table: Mr. Lube Canada Limited Partnership - financial performance
  • Table: Jiffy Lube International Inc. - financial performance

  • 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Oil Change Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Average Ticket Price
  • The average price charged for a service, which usually includes service, parts and labour 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.
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Maintenance that is not immediately necessary but could prevent future problems and extend the life of the vehicle.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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