At some point, you can count on having to buy parts for your vehicle. You might need a replacement tail light lens, or a new air filter. It could be almost anything, really. Parts wear out. Some are designed to be replaced every so often. Others suffer from the heat of the New Mexico environment. While there are plenty of auto part stores in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico, they’re not all of the same quality. We’ve done the legwork for you and assembled a list of the 10 best stores to buy auto parts in Santa Fe to save you some time.
Specializing in heavy, medium and light duty trucks, as well as RVs, Hal Burns Truck and Equipment gets high marks for providing reasonable prices on parts as wide ranging as rear axle seals, alternators, fuel tank holding brackets and much more.
The Santa Fe AutoZone store has only a single customer review, but the customer was very pleased with the availability of the correct battery for her car, as well as the database integration between AutoZone stores nationwide, as her warranty was honored without a receipt because the staff were able to view her purchase information at a different AutoZone location.
The Santa Fe Carquest location has just one review on Yelp, but they earn high marks for knowledgeability and access to wholesale parts and low prices. Carquest supplies replacement parts for “virtually all makes of automobiles, as well as light and heavy-duty trucks” and more.
While this store is technically located in Los Alamos, rather than Santa Fe, it is within a short driving distance, and the store gets high scores for the helpfulness of the staff, as well as for stocking commonly needed replacement parts, such as wiper blades and license plate brackets.
El Dorado Automotive Repair is cited by many long-time customers as having highly knowledgeable staff, as well as low pricing on their auto parts.
Looking for OEM replacement parts for your Lexus? Lexus of Santa Fe provides exactly that. Customer service is also a high point, cited by many customers (both car-buyers and those in need of replacement parts).
The Santa Fe O’Reilly Auto Parts store receives high marks from customers on Yelp for the staff’s knowledge and helpfulness.
8. Pep Boys
Customers appreciate the access to auto parts ranging from headlight bulbs to brake pads to fit a very broad selection of imports and domestic vehicles. The fair pricing on parts is also a high point.
Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM in Santa Fe provides OEM replacement parts for all Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep vehicles from the Wrangler to the RAM 2500 and more.
10. Parts Plus Auto Parts Santa Fe
While this store has no stars in Google Reviews, customers have rated it with five stars in their personal reviews for having needed parts in stock and for their low prices.
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This article originally appeared on YourMechanic.com as 10 Best Stores to Buy Auto Parts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and was authored by Valerie Johnston.