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Popular Mercedes-Benz Safety & Convenience Features

If you’re in the market for a Mercedes-Benz, chances are that you’ve already got a pretty good idea of how you want your vehicle equipped. You may know that you want heated front seats and COMAND navigation. Rear view cameras are standard equipment now, and maybe there’s one or two other “must have” items on your list. Today, we’re going to look at some of the features that get asked about…
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Bluetooth and Smartphone Integration

If you’ve taken a look at our inventory lately, then you know that many of our pre-owned and all of our new vehicles are equipped with Bluetooth connectivity. You may have even noticed that some of them are equipped with an additional feature called Smartphone Integration. If you’re confused and wondering about the difference between them, you’re not alone. Read on to learn more!

Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a form of short-range wireless…
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What is MBUX?

You’ve heard us mention MBUX a lot, especially in reference to the all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class, as well as the 2020 GLE SUV. But, what the heck is it? How is it different than the systems that are already in place in much of the Mercedes-Benz lineup?
 
Mercedes-Benz User Experience, or MBUX, is a brand new, intelligent infotainment system. It’s a full upgrade from existing systems in place. Currently, MBUX is available on the…
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How Does Mercedes-Benz Attention Assist Work?

Since the first car in 1886, Mercedes-Benz has built its name on safety, performance and driving enjoyment.

In 2010, Mercedes-Benz introduced Attention Assist. Although we’ve discussed it briefly in other blog posts, today, we’re going to dive in to learn more about what Attention Assist actually does and how it keeps us safe.

Mercedes-Benz Attention Assist is an industry first technology designed to alert drivers when they begin to show signs of fatigue…
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Popular Mercedes-Benz Safety Features, Explained

In 1886, Carl Benz was awarded German patent #37435 for a three-wheeled, self-propelled Motorwagen.



By 1931, the Mercedes 170 features the first ever fully independent suspension, allowing each wheel to respond individually. In 1949, the conical pin door lock is designed to help prevent doors from opening in an accident. In 1951, the crumple zone is invented, allowing cars to better absorb impact in an accident and helping to keep occupants safe.

Since then, Mercedes-Benz…

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ECO Start/Stop Explained

One of the most common questions our sales team gets is whether a particular vehicle has ECO Start/Stop.  While the short answer is that, yes, many of our new vehicles do have this feature, we think it’s an important one to talk about as it has numerous benefits.


ECO Start/Stop is the result of an increased focus by Mercedes-Benz to reduce fuel consumption and lower vehicle emissions.

While the mechanical specifics vary…

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