When you buy replacement parts for your MINI vehicle, you have two options: aftermarket or OEM. So what’s the difference? OEM (or original equipment manufacturer) parts are manufactured to the same factory specs as the originals. Aftermarket parts are made by outside producers and offer no quality guarantee. Learn more about the benefits of OEM car parts vs. aftermarket parts in the guide below from the MINI of Escondido parts center.
Many aftermarket parts will cost you less than OEM—but there are quite a few reasons to go with parts directly from your vehicle’s manufacturer. Not only are they guaranteed to be a perfect fit for your MINI model, but your MINI warranty may stipulate that you use OEM parts to keep your coverage. Here are a few more points to keep in mind:
Starting to imagine all the custom possibilities for your MINI? We recommend these exciting OEM parts and accessories to get you started:
Ready to start upgrading with MINI OEM parts? At MINI of Escondido, Carlsbad drivers can take advantage of our ongoing parts specials and service coupons. Contact us to start your custom MINI adventure today! Also be sure to learn more about how long it takes to charge an electric car with our team today!