Whether you’re heading out to cheer on the Reds, or attend class at the University of Cincinnati, you need a reliable car. The key to achieving that is replacing auto parts when necessary. Cinci residents have no shortage of auto part stores, but they’re not all created equal. We’ve assembled a list of the 10 best stores to buy auto parts in Cincinnati, Ohio to ensure you get what you need, fast.
Customers state that the Montgomery Road AutoZone generally has any part needed in stock, and that the employees are not only knowledgeable, but willing to explain the differences between part options, as well as how to install basic parts such as headlights and wipers.
The Ridge Avenue AutoZone gets high marks for having parts in stock in almost any instance. The store is well laid out and parts are easy to find. The staff can also help verify that the correct replacement part is chosen. Pricing is average for national part store chains.
The Gest Street NAPA Auto Parts store gets high marks from customers for always having the needed part in stock. Prices are average for national chains, but lower than most dealerships.
Customers rank the Harrison Avenue AutoZone as being more affordable than many part stores in the area, as well as for having all the needed parts for their maintenance or repairs, including items that are often hard to source, such as cabin filters.
The Reading Road O’Reilly Auto Parts store gets high marks from customers for the staff’s willingness to help customers find the right part from amongst similar options. Prices are average for chain auto part stores.
Customers rank the Beechmont Avenue O’Reilly Auto Parts store highly because staff members are able to assist them in locating the right part with no upsell pressure. Part prices are average for the industry.
Customers appreciate the prompt attention, as well as the knowledgeable staff. The store keeps most auto parts and accessories in stock at all times, and prices are competitive with other stores.
8. Pep Boys
Customers appreciate the good selection of parts, as well as the staff’s ability to suggest alternatives and other items. Pricing is average.
9. Pep Boys
Customers appreciate the professional, knowledgeable staff at the Glen Este Withamsville Road Pep Boys. Pricing is average for the industry, and the store carries a wide selection of parts in stock.
The Montgomery Road AutoZone has a wide selection of parts for most makes and models, and inventory levels are usually good. Customers appreciate the frequent shopper plan on offer and the savings possible.
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This article originally appeared on YourMechanic.com as 10 Best Stores to Buy Auto Parts in Cincinnati, Ohio and was authored by Valerie Johnston.