What Do Nissan OEM Parts Mean?

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Is your Nissan car, truck, or SUV suffering from mechanical problems? Is one of your components in need of replacement? Are you wondering, “What does OEM mean for car parts?” No need to worry, the experts in our Parts Center are here to outline the benefits of Nissan OEM parts, as well as explain the differences between OEM vs. aftermarket parts. Find out how OEM parts can enhance the overall performance and longevity of your Nissan vehicle with Ken Ganley Nissan of Mayfield below! 

What Are Nissan OEM Parts?

So, what does OEM mean for car parts? OEM is an abbreviation for “original equipment manufacturer.” OEM Nissan parts are components that come straight from the manufacturing plant and are designed for your specific model. OEM parts are slightly more expensive than aftermarket parts, however, they are of a higher quality than aftermarket parts. 

What Are Aftermarket Parts?

Now that we know what OEM parts means, it’s important to distinguish between manufacturer-made parts and aftermarket parts. Aftermarket parts are designed by a third party and meant to fit a plethora of different vehicle makes and models. Their higher production volume allows aftermarket components to be priced more affordably than Nissan OEM parts. 

However, because aftermarket parts are designed to fit a variety of vehicles, they may not fit optimally for your Nissan vehicle. This can lead to a number of mechanical problems in the future. For this reason alone, you should stick to OEM Nissan parts exclusively to guarantee maximum performance on Mayfield streets.

OEM vs. Aftermarket Parts

For many Beachwood drivers on a strict budget, it can be difficult to decide between Nissan OEM vs. aftermarket parts. That’s why we at Ken Ganley Nissan of Mayfield have listed the biggest differences between both of these categories of components below: 

  • Proper Fit: OEM Nissan parts are designed to fit your specific Nissan vehicle, so you won’t have to worry about wasting time reordering parts. 
  • Warranty Coverage: OEM parts are covered with an extended warranty package. Aftermarket parts could strip away your warranty if your vehicle is damaged because of an inferior part. 
  • Easier to Select: Because OEM parts aren’t produced at such a high volume as aftermarket parts, you don’t have to worry about searching all over the Orange area to find what you need. You also don’t have to worry about comparing prices. 

Nissan OEM parts are designed to last as long as your vehicle, plain and simple. The same can’t be said for aftermarket parts. If you’re ready to get high-quality Nissan components, order parts online via our website today. 

Purchase Reliable Nissan OEM Parts at Ken Ganley Nissan of Mayfield!

Have a better idea of what OEM parts means? Then reach out to us at Ken Ganley Nissan of Mayfield for assistance finding the Nissan OEM parts you need for your vehicle! Just make sure you browse our service specials before to save you money on your next order.

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