10 Best Stores to Buy Auto Parts in Boston, Massachusetts

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Living in Boston can put a lot of stress and strain on your car. Cold winter weather, salt from the ocean – it all means the need to replace parts, and sometimes frequently. There’s no shortage of auto part stores in Boston, Massachusetts, but they’re not all the same. We’ve put together a list of the 10 best stores to buy auto parts in Boston to save you some effort.

1. Talewsky’s J & A Used Auto Parts

517 Columbia St
Somerville, MA 02143
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(617) 628-4691
Rating: 5 Stars on Yelp

J & A Used Auto Parts gets very high marks from customers on the price of their replacement parts, as well as on the customer service provided by employees. All used parts are available at a fraction of the cost a dealer would charge.

2. Advance Auto Parts

1190 Massachusetts Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
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(617) 825-5301
Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

Customers state that parts are almost always in stock, and that the store carries a variety of each part, such as wiper blades and headlights. Prices are comparable with other chain part stores, and the employees are knowledgeable.

3. AutoZone

160 Washington St
Somerville, MA 02143
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(617) 666-5416
Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

The Washington Street AutoZone gets high marks for having needed auto parts in stock, ranging from wiper blades to batteries and more. The staff are also happy to help customers find the correct auto part for their vehicle.

4. Advance Auto Parts

393 Cambridge St
Allston, MA 02134
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(617) 782-8160
Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

The Cambridge Street Advance Auto Parts store gets good reviews from customers for the level of customer service, as well as their willingness to call multiple other stores if a part is out of stock in their own. Pricing is average for national chain stores.

5. Advance Auto Parts

196 Somerville Ave
Somerville, MA 02143
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(617) 623-0803
Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

Customers give the Somerville Avenue Advance Auto Parts store high marks for customer service and knowledgeable staff, stating that they will explain the difference between different replacement parts to help the customer make the right choice. Prices are rated as good in comparison to other stores.

6. AutoZone

450 Arsenal St
Watertown, MA 02472
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(617) 926-1414
Rating: 3.5 Stars on Yelp

The Arsenal Street AutoZone gets good marks from customers for part availability and selection, as well as the staff’s willingness to explain the difference between different options for the same car to ensure the right fit and function.

7. Advance Auto Parts

291 Middlesex Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
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(781) 395-1314
Rating: 3.5 Stars in Yelp

Customers at the Middlesex Avenue Advance Auto Parts store report that prices are affordable, and that the staff is helpful. Most parts needed are usually in stock, and Advance can have any items not in stock shipped to the store.

8. Nissenbaum’s Auto Parts

480 Columbia St
Somerville, MA 02143
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(617) 625-0000
Rating: 3.5 Stars on Yelp

Nissenbaum’s gets very high marks for the amount of inventory kept in stock. Customers also report that it is easy to find any parts needed, and the store also sells used auto parts for a discount.

9. AutoZone

756 Gallivan Blvd
Dorchester, MA 02122
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(617) 282-1515
Rating: 3.5 Stars on Yelp

Customers rate the part availability and selection highly at the Gallivan Boulevard AutoZone. Pricing is average for national chain part stores. Customer service is also very good, and the employees are knowledgeable and willing to help customers find the right replacement part.

10. NAPA Auto Parts

108 Summer St
Arlington, MA 02474
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(781) 646-4330
Rating: 3 Stars on Yelp

Customers rate part availability very highly at the Summer Street NAPA Auto Parts store. The staff are also knowledgeable.

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Mazda 5 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Redmond, Washington
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Toyota Sienna - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - San Jose, California
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Toyota Avalon - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Elk Grove, California
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