Three Toyota Service Technitians in a Service Department

Why Should I Buy Original Equipment Manufacturer Parts?

You've probably heard of OEM parts before. But, what exactly does this mean and why should you care? OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. This means that the part you are purchasing is made specifically for your make and model. This is important because you want to be sure to service your vehicle with the appropriate parts that are durable and high-quality so that your vehicle will run better for longer.  

When you make an investment in a vehicle, you want that vehicle to last. Your responsibilities as a car owner don't stop at your regular oil changes and service appointments. They also extend to the parts you use for repairs and routine maintenance. Buying from the original manufacturer ensures that the part is not only right for the make of your car, but also specific to the model in question. In consequence, your vehicle will have a better chance of functioning optimally for much longer.  

Toyota Technitian Working on the Underbody of a Vehicle

 

Reliable Quality   

When you buy OEM parts, you know that you are getting good quality, reliable parts. If you buy aftermarket parts or off-brand parts, you don't have control over the quality or durability. But, when you go with OEM, you can be sure that the parts are designed to be best-suited to your vehicle and of reliable quality, ensuring the longevity of your vehicle and maintaining the quality of your drive.  

 

Technitian working on Tires on Vehicle

 

Easily Order OEM Parts  

You can easily order OEM parts right here at Serra Toyota of Decatur! We have a whole parts department that is ready to help you find the right part for whatever repair or routine maintenance you need. You can order parts directly online or call one of our specialists in the service department at (256) 274-4486.  

 

Service Technitian talking with Customer

 

Make and Model Specific    

As we said above, one of the biggest benefits about buying OEM parts verses aftermarket manufacturers is that you are guaranteed to get the proper part for your vehicle. When you invest in a car, you want to take proper care of it. Don't sacrifice on parts! These are the essential components that determine how well your vehicle will run. It's best to get the parts that are made specially for your vehicle