OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) vs Genuine vs Aftermarket

OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) vs Genuine vs Aftermarket

At Cheaper Diesel Spares Australia, we specialise in diesel spare parts. In particular; injectors, pumps, fuel lines or pipes, suction control valves (SCV), pressure regulators, fuel rails, pressure limiters, electrical connectors, leak off lines and connectors, turbos and intercoolers and more.

Cheaper Diesel Spares source genuine parts for a variety of car brands including; Nissan, Ford, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Isuzu, Mazda, Ssangyong, Hyundai, Volkswagen, Mercedes, Audi and many more. These brands all source their parts from original manufacturers such as Bosch, Delphi, Denso and VDO/Siemens.

There are 3 main types of auto parts; genuine, OEM and aftermarket.

The part that was originally installed in the vehicle when it was first manufactured is known as genuine. This product has been built to suit specific requirements of the vehicle and are of high quality.

OEM parts are products that have been built for the auto manufacturer. OEM refers to original equipment manufacturer and are reliable and of high quality.

Aftermarket parts are those that may work for the vehicle but do not come from the original equipment manufacturer. These parts are generally lower cost, however some may be of standard quality and unreliable.

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