Monroe Announces Expanded Coverage for Cars and Light Trucks
Monroe shocks and struts introduced new benchmarks for its Quick-Strut assemblies and the OESpectrum and Monro-Matic PLUS shocks and struts. This expands Monroe’s product coverage to more than 4.2 million vehicles on the road (VIO) in 2022. Offerings include coverage for passenger vehicles and light trucks.
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Monroe claims its Quick-Strut assemblies use vehicle-specific designs that are durability tested to meet or exceed structural quality standards and OE durability requirements, with coil springs up to twice as strong as some competitors. Premium upper strut mount helps ensure smooth steering precision and helps reduce noise, vibration, harshness and steering memory while reducing body sway for improved vehicle handling.
A protective coating throughout resists rust and corrosion for longer wear, even in extreme weather conditions.
Fit-checked and ride-tested at Monroe’s engineering facility in Monroe, Michigan, each unit is pre-assembled of US and imported components at one of Monroe’s global manufacturing facilities located in Paragould, Arkansas, to include everything everything needed for a complete strut replacement without the need for a spring compressor. This offers technicians and do-it-yourselfers a quick, safe and easy installation, says Monroe.
Monroe says new Quick-Strut product coverage for this year is now offered for more than 1.2 million domestic and import VIOs across 19 applications. Coverage in the United States and Canada is now available for 2017-2016 Chevrolet Cruze LT and Premier models (excluding 1.6L diesel engine; Monroe parts #173062 (front right) and #173063 ( front left)) and the 2017-2016 Chevrolet Malibu, all models (Monroe part #173051 (front right) and #173052 (front left)). Additionally, coverage is now available for 2017-2013 Hyundai Santa Fe models with 2.0 and 3.3L engines and the 2015-2014 Kia Sorrento lineup with 3.3L engines.
Five new part numbers are offered for Monroe OESpectrum shocks and struts, covering nine domestic and 13 imported applications for nearly 3 million VIO. Engineered to deliver an exceptional level of handling and precise control, OESpectrum shocks and struts feature premium technology specific to each vehicle’s ride profile to filter out noise, vibration and harshness while improving handling and performance. Monotube technology is available for vehicles originally equipped with monotube designs from the factory, which helps maintain vehicle control, increasing stability over bumps or potholes, while a load high-pressure nitrogen gas maintains tire-to-road contact for improved ride, handling and handling. vehicle control.
Exclusive OESpectrum strut coverage is now available for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 ½-ton, 2WD and 4WD (except Classic LD model (old body) and TrailBoss); 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 ½ Ton, 2WD and 4WD (excluding Classic (Old Body) Limited, Denali and AT4 model); 2021-2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 ½ Ton, 2WD and 4WD (excluding TrailBoss); and 2021-2020 GMC Sierra 1500 ½ Ton, 2WD and 4WD (excluding Denali and AT4), Monroe syas. The part number is Monroe 73116 (front). Covering nearly 220,000 VIO, Monroe OESpectrum shocks are now available for 2021-2012 Lexus GX460 models (Monroe 37398 (rear)).
A new part number is also available for Monroe Monro-Matic PLUS shock absorbers covering over 150,000 VIO for Nissan Pathfinder 2004 -1999 and Infiniti QX4 2003 – 1999 models. Monro-Matic PLUS shock absorbers are designed to meet OE specifications and fitted with a nitrogen gas charge to help maintain tire-to-road contact for improved ride and handling.
“Each quarter, Monroe increases its product line to give technicians the ability to install the best quality products tested to strict structural and durability requirements to provide a lasting repair to their customers,” said Joe Robinson, Director of the Monroe brand. “We will continue to expand our offerings with the right coverage for each region, based on vehicles arriving in stores, to ensure our customers always have quality choice to better meet consumer needs and expectations. in terms of vehicle performance.”
To learn more about Monroe Ride Control products, visit www.monroe.com or contact a Monroe supplier.