Which windshield is better? OEM or Aftermarket?
“The Debate: OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshields
Several years ago, Consumer Reports cautioned consumers not to let insurance company pressure you into using aftermarket collision repair body parts, especially safety-related parts. With your windshield supporting the structural integrity of your vehicle, particularly in a rollover situation, it is definitely a safety-related part.
The real question: Is an OEM windshield safer than an aftermarket windshield? There is no general consensus in the auto glass industry. You need to speak with educated auto glass personnel who can discuss the options available for you. They can help you make the best choice for your vehicle because, for some vehicles, an aftermarket windshield will work just fine while other vehicle manufacturers recommend only using OEM windshields.”
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There is no clear answer when it comes to deciding which one is better overall. Your situation and vehicle need to be considered, and of course your financial situation. Luckily, this isn’t something you need to worry about. Our experts here at Advantage Auto Glass will explain your options in detail.
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