Advance Auto Parts is an American retailer of automotive parts and accessories, founded in 1932. Headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, Advance operates over 5,200 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
The company also serves 1,250 independently owned Carquest branded stores across these locations.
Advance is a leading automotive aftermarket retailer of quality parts and accessories for most vehicle makes and models. The company has built its reputation on providing professional service, knowledgeable staff, and quality products to customers looking to repair or maintain their vehicles.
Advance Auto Parts is not owned by AutoZone. However, the two companies are competitors in the automotive aftermarket industry.
Both companies offer a wide selection of parts and accessories for vehicles, as well as professional service and advice to customers.