The Monroe brand of ride control products has expanded its Monroe Quick-Strut, OESpectrum and Magnum ride control offerings with 12 additional Quick-Strut assembly part numbers, eight of which offer exclusive coverage from a major aftermarket ride control manufacturer.
Also available are six additional Monroe OESpectrum shock and strut part numbers and one new Monroe Magnum commercial vehicle shock part number.
“Our overriding goal is to provide our trade partners the combined advantage of best-in-class quality and coverage so they can earn more ride control business every day,” said Rebecca Mahan, director, brand marketing. “DRiV and the Monroe brand represent a proven path to stronger growth in this vital product and service category.”
The new Monroe Quick-Strut part numbers offer first-to-market coverage for more than 511,000 registered vehicles, including 2000-2005 Hyundai Sonata (rear), 2001-2006 Kia Optima (rear), 1998-2005 Lexus GS300 (front), 1998-2000 Lexus GS400 (front), 2001-2005 Lexus GS430 (front), 2008-2011 BMW 135i (front), 2004-2008 Mazda RX-8 (front), and 2006-2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse (rear) models. Also now covered by the Quick-Strut product range are the following additional BMW models: 2006 325i; 2008-2013 28i and 135i; 2013 135is; 2007-2013 328i and 335i; and 2011-2013 335is (all front).
Assembled in Paragould, Ark., Monroe Quick-Strut assemblies feature premium Monroe strut technologies tuned and tested for original-equipment (OE) style ride and handling; vehicle-specific coil spring technology featuring U.S.-grade steel and corresponding OE-equivalent spring design; premium, OE-style upper strut mount and bearing plate; and other high-quality components.
The new Monroe OESpectrum part numbers include the aftermarket’s first front shock absorbers for 2018-2020 Jeep Wrangler models, as well as coverage of 2015-2018 Hyundai Sonata (rear), 2013-2017 Hyundai Santa Fe (rear) and 2014-2015 Kia Sorento (rear) models. Also now available are Monroe OESpectrum front struts for 2011-2013 Infiniti QX56, 2014-2019 Infiniti QX80 and 2017-2019 Nissan Armada models.
Monroe Magnum front shock absorbers – covering nearly 100,000 Freightliner Cascadia trucks, model years 2017-2018 – are now available through Monroe suppliers.