Whether you drive a newer vehicle or one that’s seen several years of use, you’ll need to replace auto parts to keep it in good shape. Finding a trustworthy auto part store that offers quality parts and low prices can be hard to do. That’s why we created a list of the 10 best stores to buy auto parts in Santa Barbara, California.
Customers report that this part store often has parts in stock that they cannot find elsewhere, and that the prices are low. The staff are ranked as being very knowledgeable and happy to answer questions, look up parts and more.
This store gets high marks for their low prices on needed auto parts, as well as the fact that the staff are knowledgeable and able to cross-reference and research to ensure that the right part is being purchased.
This store specializes in aftermarket truck, SUV and car accessories ranging from camper shells to car seat covers to running boards and a great deal more. Customers report knowledgeable staff, good prices and a wide selection.
This store specializes in new and used parts for Jaguars, including vintage and current models. Customers report low prices and wide availability.
Customers state that this store offers a wide range of auto parts at good prices, and that the staff are not only willing to help find the right part, but will also explain how to install the parts. Some customers do note that lines can be long at certain times of day.
This part store gets high marks from customers for their pricing, as well as their selection of auto parts. The staff are knowledgeable and happy to help find the correct part, as well as explain the difference between various grades of replacement.
Note that this is actually a NAPA Auto Parts store. Customers state that the store has a wide range of auto parts and that the quality is high. The staff are also rated as being knowledgeable and happy to look up the right part for specific vehicles.
Customers state that this store almost always has what they need in stock. In the case of an out of stock item or one that they do not carry, the staff are happy to order it with fast shipping. Prices are also reasonable.
8. Moss Motors
This store carries a range of auto parts, including those for vintage and older vehicles. Customers report that prices are fair and that shipping is usually fast if a special order part is needed. However, one customer noted that getting his CARB sticker for a failed smog test was difficult.
10. NAPA Auto Parts
Customers note that this store carries a wide range of auto parts and that the prices are average for national chain stores.
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This article originally appeared on YourMechanic.com as 10 Best Stores to Buy Auto Parts in Santa Barbara, California and was authored by Valerie Johnston.