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  • Mon - Fri8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sat8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • SunClosed
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  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • SunClosed
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  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • SunClosed

What Are the Benefits of OEM Chevy Parts?

If your Chevrolet vehicle is in need of repairs, you may at some point need to know, what are OEM parts? OEM stands for “Original Equipment Manufacturer,” which tells you that OEM parts are produced by the same manufacturer from which your vehicle came. In our case, that manufacturer is Chevrolet.

Chevy parts and accessories are built using the same materials as the original components you’re replacing and are held to the same high standards in terms of fit and quality. As such, when you compare Chevrolet OEM parts vs. aftermarket options, you’re likely to find that Chevy parts are more expensive. But with their superior overall quality and reliability, they’re worth every penny.

Aftermarket Parts Explained

Major automakers like Chevrolet do not produce aftermarket parts. These types of auto parts are built by an unassociated third party at high volumes. Why are aftermarket parts less expensive than OEM parts? Because they’re designed to “fit” as many makes and models as possible, which often means that they don’t really fit at all. This is why your vehicle’s factory recommendations will warn against using aftermarket parts; not only do they offer a poor fit, but it can lead to serious damage later on.

So, what’s the main takeaway here? While aftermarket parts’ cheaper prices may seem like a great deal initially, they simply don’t match OEM standards. You might even end up spending more in the long-run than if you had opted for genuine Chevrolet parts if the aftermarket part causes damage.

Compare Chevrolet OEM Parts vs. Aftermarket Parts

In addition to superior quality, fit, and reliability, there are some additional reasons to consider OEM Chevy parts over aftermarket parts the next time you’re shopping around:

  • Simpler Selection: When you shop for genuine Chevrolet parts, there is no need to spend excessive amounts of time comparing quality and prices. You can rest assured that the selection you’re viewing is showing you the appropriate parts at a fair price, every time.
  • Warranty Coverage: Did you know that OEM Chevrolet parts are covered by a Limited Parts Warranty when you purchase and install them at a certified dealership like Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet? This helps to protect your investment. Aftermarket parts, on the other hand, can actually jeopardize your vehicle’s factory warranty coverage if they are found to have caused any damage to your car.

Order Genuine Chevrolet Parts from Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet

Searching for a reliable resource for Chevrolet OEM parts and accessories near Tallahassee? Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet is your one-stop destination for all things Chevrolet and serves customers throughout the Panhandle and beyond. Consult with the experts in our parts center if you require assistance determining the parts your vehicle needs. Then, place your order with us after reviewing our parts specials. When we receive your Chevy parts in Tallahassee, we’ll contact you right away to update you and schedule an appointment for installation!

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