What does it take to become a SONIC franchisee? The franchise fee is $45,000 with a total investment for a traditional SONIC ranging from $1.1MM to $3.3MM. SONIC® is Small Business Administration (SBA) approved. The term of a traditional SONIC franchise is 20 years, plus a 10 year renewal.
SONIC is developing non-traditional concepts as well. More information is available in our FAQs.
The support from other SONIC franchisees is amazingly cooperative, from ideas to sharing of financial information. And the people are what makes the Sonic Brand simply the best franchised brand out there. The support from all facets of the SONIC organization has been second to none. SONIC lends support where needed, but also allows our entrepreneurial spirit to thrive in our individuality. This is invaluable.