Experienced car owners know that a little wax and customization can do a lot even on the dirtiest and oldest vehicle. However, when service centers aren’t enough and you want to do these by yourself, you need to invest on products that can make your vehicle look (and feel) brand new. Sounds great, right? For rookies, the first step is to find an establishment that can provide your automotive needs. Thankfully, there’s a considerable amount of car accessory stores in Metro Manila. From big names to small establishments, we listed the notable ones below.
Finding a store that sell quality car accessories can be daunting, especially when you don’t know where to look. Don’t be intimidated by this. Here are four of the best car accessory shops that you can find in malls.
Blade, undoubtedly, is one of the biggest names when it comes to car accessories in the Philippines. Established in 1994, the company offers a wide selection of car products, including auto electronics, cleaning materials, oils and fluids, and interior and exterior accessories. They also offer performance parts, wheels, and tires, making them the one-stop-accessory-shop of car owners in the country.
If there’s one thing that sets Blade apart, it’s their own line of car accessory products. Their in-house brand comprise of waxes, cleaning cloths, dehumidifiers, car covers, and seat cushions. Customers can shop online or in any of their 20+ branches nationwide.
Concorde may not be as big as Blade, but it is one tough competitor in the car accessories industry. Typically located inside SM Supermalls, the brand currently has 24 branches with three more stores opening this year. Apart from car accessories, Concorde also offer car appliances, car care products, alarm systems, and household items. Some of their brands include Elevo, Cyclo, Mitsuba, Car All, Formula 1, and Pocky Poda.
Yes, the Ace Hardware we all know and love offer car accessories as well. In fact, they have an exceptional line of imported car accessories and products, including audio systems, tools, oils and fluids, and cleaning supplies.
What’s great about shopping in Ace Hardware is their rewards system. When purchasing, customers can use their Ace Rewards card to earn points and enjoy exclusive discounts. Customers can also use their SM Advantage card when shopping as Ace Hardware is an affiliate of the SM Group of Companies.
Ace Hardware is located in almost every SM Supermall. It’s something you definitely won’t miss.
True Value is one of Ace Hardware’s biggest competitors, so it’s no surprise that they offer car accessories as well. If you’re looking for imported and unique car products, True Value is the store for you. Their items include car mats, car fresheners, engine oils, car covers, and interior and exterior car accessories. Some of the brands they carry are 3M, Mothers, Glade, and Turtle Wax.
It is important, however, to note that True Value products are steeper compared to its competitors. Check prices before purchasing to get your money’s worth.
Several car accessory shops in Metro Manila also deserve a spot in this list. The following small businesses keep the automotive industry alive by providing convenience to car owners and by giving jobs to blue-collared employees. Do visit these shops if you live near or frequent their areas.
Address: 345 Real corner 5th Street, Talon 1, Las Pinas
Contact: 0929-2883464 or 0915-5354091
Address: 2679 Trinidad Ayala corner Zobel Roxas Street, Manila
Address: 368 Sekai Building, Ortigas Avenue corner Madison Street, North Greenhills
Address: 12 President’s Avenue, Tahanan Village, Paranaque City
Address: Glory Building, 7427 Yakal Street, San Antonio Village, Makati City
Contact: 817-8617 or 0917-8178617
Address: 1011 EDSA, Project 7, Quezon City
Contact: 0905-7107813 or 0922-8820342
Car care in the Philippines isn’t a problem, especially when there are establishments that can provide your automotive needs. Whether you opt to purchase on a mall or a small business, what’s important is that you get value for money. Always check and compare prices to get the best deal.