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OEM vs Aftermarket Parts 

OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. When placed in front of the word, parts, this acronym conveys an associated meaning and status. OEM parts are equipment designed specifically for a certain brand of vehicle. In our case, OEM parts mean genuine Toyota parts and accessories. Besides just designating a certain manufacturer, OEM parts carry a number of benefits for drivers who choose them. Today, we're going to go over the reasons you should consider buying OEM parts and go through an OEM vs aftermarket parts comparison. 

When you buy OEM parts, you get a variety of benefits. Aftermarket parts can be unreliable at best and are not specifically designed for your vehicle, and therefore won't perform as well as a part that was designed for your make and model. Buying OEM parts ensures value and makes certain that you get the most bang for your buck. You could invest in OEM parts from the get-go or spend more money in the long-run replacing ill-suited aftermarket parts. The choice is clear: OEM parts are the way to go when you need a replacement or repair on your Toyota vehicle.  

Get OEM Parts at Serra Toyota in Birmingham AL 

We make it easy for you to access the equipment you need here at Serra Toyota. Alongside our service center, which uses certified Toyota parts and accessories, you can take advantage of our parts department to order the proper OEM parts for your vehicle. Our service experts and parts specialists are ready to help you find exactly what you're looking for. You can use our easy-to-use online parts ordering tool, or stop by our dealership in person to consult our technicians and order the parts and accessories you need to keep your Toyota healthy. You can contact our parts department directly by calling (205) 614-5593. 

Visit Serra Toyota to browse our current selection or contact us with further questions.


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