MONROE, Mich. — Tenneco Inc. has added 24 part numbers to its Monroe Quick-Struck line of replacement strut assemblies, bringing to 204 the number of new parts the company has debuted in 2018.
The two dozen new parts cover 13 domestic and 44 import applications, extending coverage to more than 20 million additional passenger vehicles across North America.
The Quick-Strut parts, assembled in Tenneco's North America Aftermarket ride control facility in Paragould, Ark., feature components necessary for a complete strut replacement, according to Monreo.
The applications for the parts include: 2011-16 Dodge Journey (rear); 2011 Jeep Compass (rear); 2011-17 Jeep Patriot (front); 1999-2002 Kia Sportage (front); 2008-10 Mitsubishi Lancer (rear); 2011-14 Scion xD (front); and 2014-16 Toyota Corolla (rear).
Tenneco also expanded its Monroe OESpectrum range of replacement struts, adding four part numbers covering 2016 Chevrolet Cruze and 2013-14 Hyundai Sante Fe applications. The company also added OESpectrum rear shocks for 2008-12 Infiniti EX35 models and two new Monroe Strut-Mate mounting kits covering 2012-14 Hyundai Accent and several late-model Kia Forte applications.
Adam Richardson, senior product manager, Tenneco North America Aftermarket, said replacing worns shocks and struts keep a vehicle safe, helping drivers maintain consistent handling and braking.
"Replacing worn struts helps to restore the vehicle to OE ride quality and performance as well as reduce premature wear of other suspension components," Mr. Richardson said.