I’m tired of seeing auto parts stores like AutoZone or NAPA rip off customers on the cost of wiper blade replacements. I open an advertisement they say “ON SALE $20 each, buy a pair and get $5 off!” and it makes me sick to my stomach.
A lot of people don’t realize that sometimes the wiper blade assembly includes special coverings or special aesthetic construction on it to match the car. For example, the 2004-2007 Subaru WRX STi wiper blade has a small spoiler on it to prevent the blade from lifting at high speed. The Volvo XC90 wiper blade has a plastic cover to match the wiper arm and give the whole assembly a smooth look.
Usually the rubber insert inside the wiper blade can be replaced, usually also for just a few dollars, instead of spending $25 or so on a single wiper arm assembly from AutoZone.
Here’s some information to help.
Front Passenger Side: 22″
Front Driver Side: 24″
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