Editor’s note: The information provided in the 2015 Top 50 list was compiled based on last year’s list, submissions and by investigating carwashes’ websites. Carwashes included in this year’s list may or may not have been confirmed by their owners in 2015. If you believe your carwash should be included in Professional Carwashing & Detailing’s annual Top 50, make sure to be on the lookout for the 2016 Top 50 submission request, or email Editorial Director Rich DiPaolo at rich@grandviewmedia.com for more information.

1. Mister Car Wash | Tucson, Arizona | www.mistercarwash.com| 157 locations

Mister Car Wash continued its growth in 2015 and remained the largest conveyor carwash operator in the U.S. Sold in August of 2014 to Leonard Green & Partners, Mister Car Wash’s previous owner, ONCAP II, grew the chain from 39 locations in 2007 to its industry-leading size. Its philosophy continues to be providing high-quality, speedy service in welcoming, comfortable settings.

2. Autobell Car Wash | Charlotte, North Carolina | www.autobell.com | 71 locations

Founded in 1969 in Charlotte by the late Charles Howard Sr., Autobell Car Wash has 71 locations in North and South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia and remains privately held and operated by the Howard family. The company is well known for its water conservation procedures and employee certification training program, and it has received recognition from utilities, governments and media for its environmental commitment, community and employee relations  and its scholarship and charity carwash programs.

3. Wash Depot | Malden, Massachusetts | www.cleancarfeeling.com | 51 locations

Founded in 1995, Wash Depot operates the Simoniz Car Wash, Sparkling Image Car Wash and Eager Beaver Car Wash brands. Growing from 16 locations to more than 50, Wash Depot holdings include conveyor carwashes as well as detailing and lube services.

4. Goo Goo Express Wash Inc. | Columbus, Georgia | www.googooexpresswash.com | 40 locations

Since 1945 Goo Goo Express Wash has met the needs of the driving public by giving customers a quality carwash with fast, economical, great service. The Goo Goo 3 Minute Express Wash tunnel is packed with cutting-edge equipment. Goo Goo uses specially formulated soaps and waxes to produce a finished product that meets customers’ expectations.

5. Boomerang Carwash | North Little Rock, Arkansas | www.boomerangcarwash.com | 31 locations

Boomerang Carwash operates based on a mission statement of providing “the highest quality express carwash and exceptional customer service at all times resulting in customer loyalty and a repeat customer base.” Started in 1995, the chain utilizes high-end equipment and chemicals. The chain has also developed a strong brand built on common imagery and positive reputation.


6. Delta Sonic |  Buffalo, New York |  www.deltasoniccarwash.com | 30 locations

7. Crew Carwash | Indianapolis, Indiana | www.crewcarwash.com | 27 locations

8. Terrible Herbst Car Wash | Las Vegas, Nevada | www.terribleherbst.com | 26 locations

9. The Wash Tub | San Antonio, Texas | www.washtub.com | 22 locations

10. Brown Bear Car Wash | Seattle, Washington | www.brownbear.com | 21 locations

11. Kaady Car Wash | Portland, Oregon | www.kaady.com | 20 locations

Splash Car Wash | Greenwich, Connecticut | www.splashcarwashes.com | 20 locations

Waterway Gas & Wash Company | St. Louis, Missouri | www.waterway.com | 20 locations

12. Quick Quack Car Wash | Roseville, California | www.dontdrivedirty.com | 19 locations

13. Quick N Clean | Scottsdale, Arizona | www.quicknclean.net | 18 locations

14. Car Wash USA Express | Byhalia, Mississippi | www.carwashusaexpress.com | 17 locations

Golden Nozzle Car Washes | Springfield, Massachusetts | www.flroberts.com | 17 locations

Zips Car Wash | Tulsa, Oklahoma | www.zipscarwash.com | 17 locations

15. Car Spa | Dallas, Texas | www.carspa.net | 16 locations

Prime Shine Car Wash | Modesto, California | www.primeshine.com | 16 locations

Fast Eddie’s and Letavis Enterprises Swartz | Creek, Michigan | www.fasteddiescarcare.com | 16 locations

16. Fuller’s Car Wash | Hinsdale, Illinois | www.fullerscarwash.com | 15 locations

Mike’s Carwash | Cincinnati, Ohio | www.mikescarwash.com | 15 locations

Hoffman Car Wash | Albany, New York | www.hoffmancarwash.com | 15 locations

ScrubaDub Auto Wash Centers | Natick, Massachusetts | www.scrubadub.com | 15 locations

Washman LLC | Portland, Oregon | www.washmanusa.com | 15 locations

17. Mr. Sparkle Car Washes | Hartford, Connecticut | www.mrsparklecarwash.com | 14 locations

18. Personal Touch Car Wash & Detail | Cromwell, Connecticut | www.personaltouchcarwashes.com | 13 locations

19. Mr. Clean Carwash | Norcross, Georgia | www.mrcleancarwash.com | 12 locations

20. Carmel Car Wash | Dallas, Texas | www.carmelcarwash.com | 11 locations

Cascades Car Wash | North Richland Hills, Texas | www.cascadescarwash.com | 11 locations

Cobblestone Auto Spa | Phoenix, Arizona | www.cobblestone.com | 11 locations

Haffner’s | Lawrence, Massachusetts | www.haffners.com | 11 locations

Scrub-a-Dub | West Allis, Wisconsin | www.scrubadub.biz | 11 locations

Shammy Shine | Milford, New Jersey | www.shammyshine.com | 11 locations

21. Rich’s Car Wash | Mobile, Alabama | www.richscarwash.com | 10 locations

Super Car Wash | Royal Oaks, Michigan | www.supercarwash.net | 10 locations

Weiss Guys | Scottsdale, Arizona | www.weissguysaz.com | 10 locations

22. Cruz Thru | Bakersfield, California | www.cruzthrucarwash.com | 9 locations

Clean Freak Car Wash | Scottsdale, Arizona| www.cleanfreakcarwash.com | 9 locations

23. Classic Car Spa | Phoenix, Arizona | www.classiccarspa.com | 8 locations

Express Car Wash Group | Englewood, Colorado | www.carwashexpress.com | 8 locations

Simonson Station Stores | Grand Forks, North Dakota | www.gosimonson.com | 8 locations

Green Lantern | Salina, Kansas | www.greenlanterncarwash.com | 8 locations

24. Mi-T-Fine Car Wash | Irving, Texas | www.mitfinecarwash.com | 7 locations

NCW NA LLC (dba NASCAR Car Wash) | Joliet, Illinois | www.nascarcarwash.com | 7 locations

Soapy Joe’s Inc. | San Diego, California | www.soapyjoescarwash.com | 7 locations

Tidal Wave Auto Spa | Atlanta, Georgia | www.tidalwaveautospa.com | 7 locations

Time to Shine Car Wash | Oak Ridge, Tennessee | www.timetoshinecarwash.com | 7 locations

Zax Auto Wash | Wixom, Michigan | www.zaxautowash.com | 7 locations