Part of the reason Volvo of Macon has been able to earn people's trust is that we have been committed to offering information you might need. We do our best to not only find a great vehicle for you by having good choices from automakers like Volvo, but we also make sure you know how to care for your vehicle.

First of all, we do what we can to maintain your vehicle, like encouraging you to visit our service department as recommended, and we also can tell you about the perks of choosing Volvo OEM parts vs. aftermarket parts.

What is So Good About OEM Parts?

There are a lot of reasons you want to stick to OEM parts over aftermarket parts when it comes to your Volvo. First thing you want to keep in mind is that Volvo only makes long-lasting vehicles as mentioned earlier, and part of their efficiency is having parts that do what the automaker intended them to do. The following are some perks linked to OEM parts that you may want to keep in mind as you make your decision:

  • Intended Lifespan Each OEM part has been engineered by Volvo to last as long as the original part. The problem with aftermarket parts is that you do not always know how these parts were made.
  • Designed to Fit Another thing we think we should point out is that aftermarket parts were not designed to fit perfectly.There is no telling how some of these changes are going to hurt the part's overall performance, and no driver wants to deal with that.
  • True Protection Typically, aftermarket parts don’t come with a warranty like OEM parts do.
  • Genuine Value Having the original parts or OEM parts could end up helping you secure the value of your vehicle. You may be able to get a better price for your vehicle with OEM parts if you ever decide to sell because there are other Volvo lovers like you.

Hopefully, these points help you see why we think it is a good idea to consider OEM parts for your Volvo instead of aftermarket parts.

Categories: Service, Parts