Bumpers are heavy sheet metals mounted at the front and rear of every vehicle designed to allow a vehicle to withstand the impact during collisions. It is crafted with strategically positioned crumple zones to achieve greater shock absorption during crashes or collisions.
However, Toyota bumpers do not only serve that function. They can also give your Toyota a new look. How? By just adding Toyota bumper covers to your existing Toyota bumpers. Toyota bumper covers are those body color restyling accessories that provide a monochromatic look. Some front Toyotabumper covers also include a built-in air dam, sometimes with integral fog lights and a small billet grille to match the larger grille mounted on the front of your vehicle. A rear bumper cover on the other hand is a best alternative to a roll pan.
So, have you made up your mind and want to modify your Toyota and at the same time protect your Toyota bumpers from dents and scratches? Toyota bumper covers are widely available in your local auto parts dealer oreven online.
Toyota Bumper Cover Buyer's Guide
Toyota has 200 suppliers for various components that are accounted for 2 billion units, including Denso and Aisin.
OEM parts are made by Toyota-certified parts manufacturers. You can buy them at local dealerships and accredited resellers.
OE replacement parts are manufactured by independent brands that have studied and copied the OEM parts for mass production at a cheaper price.
OE replacement parts are manufactured by carefully examining the existing genuine part and refurbishing any flaws along the way.
OE Toyota bumper replacements on CarParts.com cost around $17 to $605 depending on the package.
Toyota has been the leading car manufacturer in the world. It currently holds the first spot in BrandZ’s Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2019. Over three million units were sold in 2019, bolstering its years-long streak in the market as the top 1 automotive brand. Among its most notable models are the Camry, Corolla, 4Runner, and Land Cruiser—Corolla being the brand’s all-time best-selling model for over 50 years.
Who manufactures OEM Toyota parts?
Toyota has 200 suppliers for various components that are accounted for 2 billion units. The vast network of part manufacturers that support the brand is mostly made up of local manufacturers with long-term contracts. Among these are Denso and Aisin. Each year, Toyota allots $32 billion for OEM parts in North America alone. It spends around $300 million on components from all of its 200 part suppliers, estimated at roughly 150,000 components.
OEM vs OE replacement Toyota bumper cover
When shopping for replacement parts, you’ll usually encounter the terms OEM and OE. Although the meaning sounds almost the same, they differ according to where the part came from and which manufacturer made it.
OEM means original equipment manufacturer. These are parts that Toyota-certified parts manufacturers make. In simple terms, OEM parts are from Toyota’s network of 200 parts manufacturers that are labeled as Toyota. You can buy these at local dealerships and accredited resellers.
OE, on the other hand, stands for original equipment. OE replacement parts are manufactured by independent brands that have studied and copied the OEM parts for mass production at a cheaper price. The low price is due to several OE replacement parts manufacturers competing in the market.
OE Toyota bumper cover replacements
Bumper covers are meant to cover the actual bumper of your Toyota. There’s one on the front and another one on the rear. The front bumper cover protects the radiator and other internal components in the engine bay, provides a secure mount for the headlights and grille, and reinforces the look of your vehicle. OE Toyota bumper cover replacements are designed to have the same rigidity and reliability of their OEM counterparts.
How do OE bumper covers compare with OEM?
OE replacement bumper covers are ensured to have the same structural integrity and design precision as their OEM counterparts. The manufacturing process of OE replacement parts involves a careful examination of existing genuine parts as well as refurbishing any flaws along the way. In short, OE parts manufacturers reverse-engineer an actual OEM part to give you the same quality but for a cheaper price.
Finding the right fit
OE Toyota bumper replacements on CarParts.com cost around $17 to $605 depending on the package. You can buy a replacement part as a solo piece, in sets, or as part of a kit. To make your search easier, type the year, make, and model of your vehicle in the filter tab under the search menu.