Currently the most popular style for new car wash builds in the United States, the express exterior model utilizes a conveyor which carries the vehicle and its occupants through a long building (called a tunnel) as automated equipment does the washing.

Express exterior washes generally offer free vacuums customers can use to clean the interior of their vehicle. Convenient vacuum equipment and accessories contribute significantly to the overall customer experience.


The express (also called “tunnel”) model has become synonymous with how America washes cars today – and exceptional vacuums are one of the defining features customers seek. Vacutech engineers and manufactures powerful central vacuum systems that drive repeat business and set you apart from your competition.

Example of Express Exterior Car Wash Layout