4 September 2019 ·

Shopping for Car Parts Online - Does It Work? | Phil Gilbert Kia

Shopping for Car Parts and Accessories Online - Does It Work?

These days, almost everything can be purchased online. The same applies to Kia car parts and accessories. However, unless you know what to look out for, buying car parts and accessories online can be risky and you may purchase the wrong thing. In this article, we explore how to avoid this and ensure you end up with a quality car part or accessory.

Know Exactly What to Purchase

When it comes to shopping for car parts online, you need to know exactly what you need before you make any purchases. During this process, it helps to speak with a reputable Kia car dealer about what needs to be purchased. That way, you can ensure that you are purchasing the right parts for the job. It is also important to take note of the model, age and type of vehicle which you are purchasing the part for.

When it comes to accessories, you also need to ensure it is compatible with the particular model of your car. Some accessories like floor mats may be a bit more generic while others are more model specific.

Confirm the Original Equipment Manufacturer Number (OEM)

With the OEM, you can find your exact replacement without worrying about whether the part will be a good fit for your car. Some parts are specific to certain models and engines, making this step vital.

Do Your Research

Have a look online for where car parts and accessories are available. When you look at a store, do not consider only the price. The reliability of the store is also important. You don’t want to end up with a faulty part or a cheap accessory because you purchased it from an untrustworthy dealer.

Choose a Store

After seeing what is available, select a store. When choosing a store, consider the following:

●     Does it seem reliable? Are there good customer reviews on the website? Are the reviews recent?

●     What type of policies and guarantees does the store offer?

●     Is there customer service support after the product has been purchased? For example, if you order the wrong item, will you be able to return and refund it? Will they charge you for the shipping, and if so, how much will it cost?

●     How long will the item take to be delivered?

●     Do they have any promotions going on?

After answering these questions, you will be able to continue with your purchase knowing that you are armed with a good base of information about the source of your car part.

Before Purchasing

The last step to make before you complete your purchase is to call the dealer and confirm everything. If you choose Phil Gilbert Kia as your Kia dealership, we will be happy to answer your questions and discuss the car part or accessory you are interested in ordering. That way, you will feel more confident with your order and can rest assured that the right part or accessory will be delivered to your front door.

You can view our wide range of genuine parts and accessories on our online store. We have everything from essential mechanical, body and electrical components to accessories like roof racks, rear cameras and much more. Once you see a part or accessory you may need, you can consult us for further advice and get the parts you need fitted by trained Kia technicians.

Kia Dealers - Sydney

If you are interested in finding the right car for your needs, come along to Phil Gilbert Kia and speak to our team. Browse a wide range of new and used Kia models. You can even ask about our Kia deals or test drive one of our demo cars before you make the final decision.

Contact us and call (02) 9735 8400. Alternatively, drop by our Kia showroom in Croydon today for more information or to discuss your unique needs.

Know Exactly What to Purchase

When it comes to shopping for car parts online, you need to know exactly what you need before you make any purchases. During this process, it helps to speak with a reputable Kia car dealer about what needs to be purchased. That way, you can ensure that you are purchasing the right parts for the job. It is also important to take note of the model, age and type of vehicle which you are purchasing the part for.

When it comes to accessories, you also need to ensure it is compatible with the particular model of your car. Some accessories like floor mats may be a bit more generic while others are more model specific.

Confirm the Original Equipment Manufacturer Number (OEM)

With the OEM, you can find your exact replacement without worrying about whether the part will be a good fit for your car. Some parts are specific to certain models and engines, making this step vital.

Do Your Research

Have a look online for where car parts and accessories are available. When you look at a store, do not consider only the price. The reliability of the store is also important. You don’t want to end up with a faulty part or a cheap accessory because you purchased it from an untrustworthy dealer.

Choose a Store

After seeing what is available, select a store. When choosing a store, consider the following:

●     Does it seem reliable? Are there good customer reviews on the website? Are the reviews recent?

●     What type of policies and guarantees does the store offer?

●     Is there customer service support after the product has been purchased? For example, if you order the wrong item, will you be able to return and refund it? Will they charge you for the shipping, and if so, how much will it cost?

●     How long will the item take to be delivered?

●     Do they have any promotions going on?

After answering these questions, you will be able to continue with your purchase knowing that you are armed with a good base of information about the source of your car part.

Before Purchasing

The last step to make before you complete your purchase is to call the dealer and confirm everything. If you choose Phil Gilbert Kia as your Kia dealership, we will be happy to answer your questions and discuss the car part or accessory you are interested in ordering. That way, you will feel more confident with your order and can rest assured that the right part or accessory will be delivered to your front door.

You can view our wide range of genuine parts and accessories on our online store. We have everything from essential mechanical, body and electrical components to accessories like roof racks, rear cameras and much more. Once you see a part or accessory you may need, you can consult us for further advice and get the parts you need fitted by trained Kia technicians.

Kia Dealers - Sydney

If you are interested in finding the right car for your needs, come along to Phil Gilbert Kia and speak to our team. Browse a wide range of new and used Kia models. You can even ask about our Kia deals or test drive one of our demo cars before you make the final decision.

Contact us and call (02) 9735 8400. Alternatively, drop by our Kia showroom in Croydon today for more information or to discuss your unique needs.