DRiV has announced the expansion of the Monroe ride control product lines—Quick-Strut, OESpectrum and Magnum—extending potential service opportunities coverage to include around 800,000 more vehicles.
The newly released products include 12 new Quick-Strut part numbers, six new Monroe OESpectrum shock and strut part numbers and a new 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,” says Rebecca Mahan, Director, Brand Marketing. “DRiV and the Monroe brand represent a proven path to stronger growth in this vital product and service category.”
According to the company, the newly released part numbers in the Monroe Quick-Strut product line provide first-to-market coverage for over 511,000 vehicles on the road. Applications include 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. The new products also cover additional BMW models such as 2006 325i; 2008-2013 28i and 135i; 2013 135is; 2007-2013 328i and 335i; and 2011-2013 335is (all front).
The company states in a release that its Quick-Strut assemblies, put together in Paragould, Arkansas, contain premium Monroe strut technologies. Monroe tunes and tests its technologies for original-equipment (OE) style ride and handling. The assemblies also contain vehicle-specific coil spring technology featuring U.S.-grade steel and corresponding OE-equivalent spring design; OE-style upper strut mount and bearing plate; and other high-quality components.
DRiV has also released new Monroe OESpectrum part numbers which now include aftermarket front shock absorbers for several vehicle models, including 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. Additionally, the company has released Monroe OESpectrum front struts for 2011-2013 Infiniti QX56, 2014-2019 Infiniti QX80 and 2017-2019 Nissan Armada models.
The company also states that it provides a limited lifetime warranty coverage for the Monroe Quick-Strut assemblies and OESpectrum shocks and struts. DRiV is also offering the brand’s exclusive “Feel the Difference” Guarantee money-back consumer offer on the newly released products.