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How Generic Parts Are Slowly Killing Your Toyota - Toyota Parts Blog

You might think that you’re saving money by installing generic parts instead of genuine Toyota parts. However, you’re going to spend more money down the road because you’re slowly killing your Toyota.

When you purchase genuine parts, you’re getting a greater assurance of quality. That’s because the manufacturer that built your Toyota has designed every genuine part. You can be sure that the part …

  • Will Work – These parts will work just like the ones that came with your vehicle when it was brand new.
  • Comes with a Warranty – On the rare chance the part doesn’t work, it comes with a warranty so it can be replaced at no cost.
  • Don’t Have to Wait on the Part – It’s easy to find the part when you purchase a genuine part. Your Toyota won’t be stuck in the shop.

Generic Toyota parts tend to use inferior and low-quality materials. This can sometimes cause parts to not work properly.

That is not to say that all generic parts are bad. However, with so many different options, do you really want to take the risk of getting a bad apple? Additionally, off-brand parts are cheaper because the warranty is less substantial or non-existent.

Your Toyota was engineered for OEM parts. If you want to maintain performance and quality, stick with genuine parts. If you need more convincing, read our study on Toyota Tacoma Oil Filter Comparison.

If you’re worried about the price, shop with Toyota Parts Center. We have the lowest prices on genuine Toyota parts. You can see our selection by visiting Parts.olathetoyota.com .

Written by Tom Blackman