Buying Guide: Akebono Brake Pads

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Akebono - Innovative Brake Solutions

Akebono brakes have more than 85 years of brake design expertise in every product they manufacture and are the originator of low dust ceramic pad technology. When looking for the ultimate choice in reduced brake noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) without sacrificing braking performance, Akebono is the undisputed leader in the category. Whether you drive a domestic, Asian or European vehicle, there is an Akebono brake pad that can restore your car, truck, or SUVs stopping power back to factory. Key automotive OEM customers include: Audi, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Volkswagen.

Akebono is the most popular Original Equipment Manufacturers’ brake pad brand in North America and is proudly made in the USA. When it’s time to replace your brake pads, shop our ultra premium line of Akebono brake pads at NAPA Auto Parts.

Pro-ACT® Ultra-Premium Brake Pads

∙Application-Specific Friction Formulations so Vehicles Stop Like New
∙Virtually eliminates noise, vibration and harshness (NVH)
Clean wheels
Unrivaled stopping power
No break-in required
Rotor friendly for longest rotor life
Perfect upgrade for all braking systems

EURO® Ultra-Premium Brake Pads

Akebono EURO® Ultra-Premium brake pads are designed for use in the following vehicle applications: Audi, BMW, Fiat, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, SAAB, Volvo and VW
High Mu ceramic formulations for superior initial bite with outstanding pedal feel
Definitive control of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH)
Clean wheels
Environmentally friendly with low copper content to comply with CA and WA 2021 restrictions
Extremely rotor friendly for longer rotor life
Sensors (where applicable)

PERFORMANCE® Ultra-Premium Brake Pads

Specifically engineered for towing demands, fleets, law enforcement and extreme use
Made from a proprietary mix of unique ceramic formulations for best in class performance
Precise fit that virtually eliminates brake squealing, groaning and vibration
Ultimate upgrade for OE semi-metallic and low-metallic brake pads
Fade resistant and fast recovery enhanced braking power
Enhanced braking power with a smooth and confident pedal feel
Ultra Quiet and Low Dusting