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312 of the Best Car Wash Name Ideas

312 of the Best Car Wash Name Ideas

In just about every town you are going to find a car wash, so it’s no surprise settling on a unique name when starting a car wash is no easy task. 

Picking the right name gives potential customers an idea about the services your car wash provides, creates a good first impression, and helps you stand out from the competition.

Are all the good car wash business names already taken? How do you come up with a catchy name? And is the name available and legal to use? 

Related: How to start a car wash

Related: How to start a car detailing business

If you’re not sure how to answer those questions, you’re in the right place. Keep reading to learn my top tips for choosing the perfect business name and how to make sure your favorite choices are available to use. 

Let’s dive in!

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Car Wash Name

If you’re struggling to choose a good name for your car wash company, one of the best things to do is start brainstorming. As you go through the tips outlined below, make a list of words, phrases, and terms associated with your business. 

From there, you can narrow down the list and cross off ideas you don’t like. 

Once you have several top considerations, we’ll walk you through how to check if the name is available to use. This last step helps you narrow down your list even more so you can make a final decision. 

1. Consider the Services You Plan to Offer

There are several types of car cleaning businesses, so it’s essential to consider the services you plan to offer such as a self-service car wash or full-service wash with attendants. 

Add the different types of services you want to offer to your brainstorming list. 

Remember to avoid anything limiting your business’s future growth if you decide to go in another direction down the road. 

2. Location-Specific Terms

Most car washes are specific to a geographic service area, which can make for a memorable name. So, if that’s true for your business, consider adding a location-specific term to your business name. 

You can consider things like:

  • City nicknames
  • Neighborhoods
  • Regions or states

However, consider what happens if you expand outside your intended service area. Does the name become limiting? If so, it’s best to avoid it if you plan to expand or change directions later. 

3. Avoid Business Names That Are Hard to Pronounce, Hear, or Spell

Despite the technological advances in voice search, assistants like Siri and Alexa struggle to understand slang and other confusing words. 

This could limit how often your business shows up in voice (and text-based) search if your name is hard to spell, pronounce, or hear. Because of that, it’s important to avoid complicated words and use numbers in place of letters.  While having a unique car wash name is good, being too unique may not be so good. 

Keeping the name of your car wash simple and easy to remember makes it easier for your potential customers can easily find you. 

4. Consider Alliterations and Rhyming Words

Alliterations and rhymes can be used to come up with funny car wash names that are catchy and easy to remember. Because of that, they make for great business names. 

That said, it’s not always easy to come up with them. Start with choosing a few of your favorite words from your master brainstorm list. 

Then, you can Google “words that start with W” to come up with names like Wonder Wash or Wash World whatever letter you’re using to create an alliteration. Alternatively, you can search “words that rhyme with _____”. 

It can be time-consuming, but it’s an excellent place to start. 

And don’t forget to add any exciting finds to your brainstorming list while you’re at it. Try not to overthink the names you come up with in this stage.  Just write them all down as some may spark better ideas later.

5. Steer Clear of Initials or Obscure Acronyms

Initials and unusual acronyms are hard to remember, so they typically don’t make great business names. They can also be challenging to pronounce and confusing for voice search as well. 

Furthermore, there are 325 different two-letter combination possibilities in the English language. And the odds of your customers remembering the specific letters you chose are pretty small. 

6. Imagery Words

Another consideration when brainstorming name ideas is whether there are industry-related words or different designs that could also lend themselves to also be used in a logo. For instance, a car wash could use an image of a clean car or bubbles and focus the name around the image.

Related: How to create a logo for your business

List of Car Wash Name Ideas

Here is a list of existing and catchy car wash names that may help give you a wide range of car washing names.  While many of these names may be available for you to use, be sure to check first to be sure it can be used.

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  • 1501 West Wash 
  • 22nd Avenue Car Wash
  • 3 Minute Express Carwash
  • 5th & L Carwash
  • 95th Street Car Wash Annex
  • A C Carwash 
  • A J S Auto Wash & Detail Service
  • All American Express Car Wash
  • Aqua Car Wash
  • Atlantis Softwash 
  • Auto Detail Center
  • Auto Detail Centre
  • Auto Fresh Car Wash
  • Auto Spa Of Middletown 
  • Autobell Car Wash
  • Baja Waves Car Wash 
  • Bellflower Car Wash 
  • Berto Auto Spa
  • Big Boy Car Wash 
  • Big Red’s Car Wash
  • Bill’s Car Wash
  • Blanco’s Car Wash Corp
  • Bliss Car Wash
  • Body Beautiful Spa
  • Bonjour Car Wash
  • Broadway Car Wash 
  • Bubble Blue Auto Detailing Car
  • Bubble Clean
  • Bubble Time Express Carwash 
  • Busy Bee Car Wash
  • C & C Car Wash 
  • Callie Car Wash Co
  • Capital City Car Wash
  • Capital Pressure Wash 
  • Car Brite
  • Car Crazy Carwash 
  • Car Polish Miami 
  • Car Wash Doctor
  • Car Wash Josh 
  • Car Wash Mobile 
  • Car Wash Palace
  • Car Wash People
  • Car Washing On Wheels 
  • Car Wax Man
  • Caring Hands Car Wash 
  • Carranza’s Mobile Car Wash
  • Carwash South 
  • Chromin Around Town
  • City Hall Car Wash
  • City Mobile Wash
  • Classic Castle Carwash 
  • Clean Car Capital 
  • Clean Cars
  • Clean Dream
  • Clean Freak Car Wash
  • Clear Water Auto Spa 
  • Clockwork Exotic Car Wash
  • Coastline Car Wash 
  • Cobblestone Auto Spa
  • Cruz N Clean Carwash
  • Crystal Cave Car Wash
  • Crystal Clear
  • Custom Clean Mobile Car Wash
  • Daniel’s Mobile Carwash
  • Detail Garage Burbank
  • Diamond Auto Salon 
  • Diamond Detailing Hand Car Wash
  • Diamond Mobile Car Wash
  • Dirty South Car Wash Service
  • Dixon’s Detailing Car Wash Service
  • D-Luxe Hand Carwash
  • Dollar Was Wash
  • Double Car Wash & Detailing
  • Drip N Suds Hand Car Wash 
  • Dynasty Car Wash
  • E & A Car Wash
  • E Z Clean Car Wash
  • Eagles Car Wash Mobile Detail
  • Easy Pressure Wash 
  • Eco Love Car Wash
  • Eco Waterless Car Wash
  • Elemento Auto Wash
  • Elite Auto Salon
  • Elite Car Spa 
  • Elite Car Wash
  • Elite Car Washes 
  • Elma & Sanon Mobile Car Wash
  • Empire Fleet Wash 
  • Euroshine Hand Carwash 
  • Executive Car Wash 
  • Express Carwash
  • Exquisite Car Wash 
  • Extreme Clean
  • Extreme Wash
  • E-Z Wash Corp
  • Fast Four Hand Car Wash 
  • Fast n’ Clean
  • Fast Wash 
  • Faultless Car Wash
  • Fernando’s Mobile Car Wash
  • Fidels Way Unique Hand Car Wash
  • Five Stars Mobil Car Wash 
  • Flash Car Wash
  • Florida Super Car Wash
  • Fly By Carwash 
  • Folsom Lake Hand Carwash
  • Foothill Express Car Wash
  • Francis & Sons Carwash
  • Freddy’s Detail Shop
  • Freeway Car Wash
  • Fresh & Clean Carwash 
  • Frog Car Wash
  • Full Detail Car Wash 
  • Gate Express Car Wash
  • Gateway Car Wash & Detailing
  • Gleam Car Wash
  • Go Waterless Car Wash 
  • Goo Goo Car Wash
  • Good Car Wash 
  • Good Old Car Wash 
  • Green Car Wash
  • Green Forest Express Car Wash
  • Greene County Splash Car Wash
  • Grime Away
  • Hammocks Car Wash 
  • Highland Park Car Wash
  • Hi-Tech Car Wash 
  • Hobe Sound Full Service Car Wash
  • Hollywood Auto Spa
  • Holt Premium Car Wash 
  • Holtville Car Wash
  • Hot Rods Hand Car Wash 
  • Hydro Wash 
  • I 5 Car Wash Express
  • Impressive Auto Spa 
  • Inglewood Express Carwash
  • J & A Car Wash 
  • Jammin’ Car Wash
  • Joe Bright Power Wash Corp
  • Joe’s Mobile Carwash
  • Johnny Clean Car Wash
  • Jule’s Riverview Car Wash
  • Kalifornia Wash & Detail
  • Keys Mobile Wash & Detail
  • King 36 Auto Wash Corp
  • King’s Car Wash 
  • Krispy Klean Auto Spa 
  • L A Wash 
  • Launch Control Auto Salon
  • Lawndale Express Car Wash 
  • Lengend’s Mobile Carwash
  • Liberty Eco Wash 
  • Lil Angelz Mobile Car Wash 
  • Lucky 7 Car Wash
  • Lux Auto Spa 
  • Lux Auto Wash 
  • Lux Car Wash Co
  • Luxury Hand Car Wash 
  • Lyon’s Auto Spa & Quick Lube
  • Magic Hands Car Wash
  • Main Street Car Wash
  • Manatee Softwash 
  • Max’s Car Wash Of Gulfstream
  • Mega Wash 
  • Melrose Car Wash
  • Miami Bubbles Mobile Detailing
  • Miami Car Wash
  • Miami Express Wash 
  • Miracle Wash 
  • Mister Car Wash
  • Mountain View Carwash
  • Mr B Car Wash 
  • Mr Car Wash
  • Mr Glow Express Car Wash
  • Mr K Car Wash
  • Mr Mobile Wash 
  • Mr Pro Car Wash Service 
  • Mr. Clean
  • Nascar Car Wash
  • New Express Car Wash 
  • New Wave Car Wash
  • No Time Car Wash 
  • North Coast Carwash
  • Northgate Car Wash
  • O C Car Wash 
  • Oasis Car Wash
  • Ocean Blue Car Wash
  • Ocean Car Wash & Detailing
  • Oh So Clean Car Wash 
  • Ok Sunshine Auto Wash 
  • Old Town Car Wash 
  • Olympus Car Wash
  • One Touch Mobile Car Wash 
  • Orlando Car Wash
  • Otter Wash 
  • Pals Quick Carwash
  • Paradise Car Wash
  • Pelican Car Wash
  • Peoples Car Wash 
  • Perfect Cleaning Carwash
  • Perfect Under Pressure 
  • Personal Touch Car Wash
  • Pipeline Express Car Wash 
  • Pit Stop Car Wash
  • Platinum Touch Mobile Car Wash
  • Play Ball Car Wash 
  • Premium Wash & Shine
  • Prestige Car Spa 
  • Prime Shine Car Wash
  • Pro’s Carwash USA 
  • Quick Quack Car Wash
  • Quick Wash
  • Quickies Car Wash
  • Quickly Clean Car Wash
  • Raceway Express Car Wash
  • Rainbow Car Detailing Center
  • Rapids Auto Car Wash 
  • Refresh Car Wash 
  • Rinse N Ride Car Wash
  • Rising Tide Car Wash
  • Rolltide Car Wash
  • Route 66 Car Wash 
  • Royal Coach Express Car Wash
  • Royal Superior Auto Spa 
  • Royal Touch Car Wash
  • Rush Hour Auto Salon 
  • Scrub Bot Express Car Wash
  • Scrubbed Bumpers Spot Free Car Wash
  • Seminole Park Car Wash 
  • Shine Time Super Wash
  • Shine-N-Seal Express Car Wash
  • Shiney Shine Mobile Car Wash
  • Shiny Eco Auto Spa
  • Shiny Solutions
  • Smart Car Wash
  • Snappy Car Wash
  • So Fresh So Clean Car Wash
  • Soap & Suds
  • Soapy Joe’s Auto Care
  • Soapy’s Car Wash
  • Soft Cloth Car Wash
  • Southern Palms Carwash
  • Southern Truck Wash
  • Sparkle Car Wash
  • Sparkles Car Wash
  • Speedie Clean Express Car Wash
  • Speedy Splash Car Wash
  • Splash Brothers Car Wash
  • Splash Car Wash
  • Splash Washers
  • Sport Carwash
  • Sporty’s Car Wash
  • Spotless Car Wash 
  • Spotless Express
  • Spray Rite Car Wash
  • Squeaky Clean Carwash
  • Squeaky’s Car Wash
  • Steam Auto Spa
  • Studio Car Wash
  • Sudzie
  • Sunshine Or Showers Mobile Car
  • Super Shine Car Wash
  • Super Star Car Wash
  • Super Suds
  • Super Wash ‘n Dry 
  • Super Wash Nevada 
  • Superclean Car Wash
  • Supersonic Car Wash 
  • Supersuds Car Wash Of Daytona
  • Supreme Car Wash 
  • Surf Thru Express Car Wash
  • Sweetwater Car Wash
  • Time To Shine Auto & Glass 
  • Tip Top Car Wash
  • Tommy’s Express Car Wash
  • Top Class Car Wash 
  • Top Dog Express Car Wash
  • Top Hat Car Wash
  • Total E-Z Wash 
  • Touchless Loving Car Wash
  • Touchless Unicorn Carwash 
  • Toy Tub Car Wash
  • Trophy Car Wash 
  • Turbo Car Wash 
  • Twin City Car Spa
  • Twins Car Wash
  • Ultra Wash Center
  • Unique Your Wash 
  • United Hand Car Wash
  • Uptown Car Wash Center
  • Uptown Touchless Car Wash
  • Urban Wash 
  • USA Auto Detail
  • USA Prestige Car Wash 
  • Valverde’s Mobile Car Wash
  • Vapor Car Wash
  • Velocity Car Wash
  • Ventura Avenue Touchless Car Wash
  • Victorious Shine
  • Victory Car Wash 
  • Victory Lane Auto Spa 
  • Vivid Auto Spa 
  • Wash Depot
  • Wash It Off 
  • Wash Spot 
  • Washman
  • Waterworks Car Wash 
  • Waves Car Wash 
  • Western Auto Wash 
  • White Horse Auto Wash
  • Willy Wash 
  • Wishy Washy Car Wash

Checking the Availability of your Name

At this point, you should have several top considerations to choose from. And the best way to narrow it down further is to check each one for availability. 

This step is vital because using a name that someone else is using could be very costly, time-consuming to rebrand your business, and possibly embarrassing. There are several places to look to check whether a name is available to use, so let’s walk through each one. 

Is the business name available to be registered in your state?

If you plan to register your car wash as a corporation or LLC, each state requires a unique company name. 

So, it’s critical to perform a Secretary of State search in every state you plan to register to make sure your name isn’t already in use. 

In most states, sole proprietorships and partnerships have to register a Doing Business As (DBA) or Assumed Name if they aren’t doing business under the owner’s full first and last name.  A few states require them to use a unique name, while others will let you pick just about any name you choose. 

Related: Is your business name available?

Is there an existing trademark on your business name?

When searching for a name for your new car wash, you need to make sure your new name isn’t trademarked by someone else. If it is, you may not be allowed to legally use it.
 
Thankfully the United States Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) makes trademark searching a breeze through their Trademark Database.
If your name is available and you want to protect it from being used by anyone else, you can register your name with the USPTO.

Related: How to trademark a business name

Is a domain name available with your business name?

A domain name is your business’s digital address. With so many people researching online, it’s crucial to make sure your car wash business name is also available as a domain name. 

Generally, a domain is available for around $10 a year and is worth picking up, especially if the .com is available.

You can easily search for a domain using NameCheap’s domain name search tool. 

Hopefully, you now have some ideas for great names for naming your car wash. Once you have this list narrowed down to just a few and researched that they are all available, start asking friends, family, and potential customers their thoughts to get feedback, and then pick your perfect car wash business name!

Greg Bouhl

Greg Bouhl

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