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Steel Brakes vs. Carbon Ceramic Brakes

If you follow any of our dealerships on social media, then you know that the different colored brake calipers indicate that the vehicle is equipped with a particular type of brake system. Which means… what, exactly? Mercedes-Benz offers two different types of brakes. Both will keep you safe, but each has its own unique set of pros and cons. Let’s explore.

Gray calipers: steel brakes; red calipers: Mercedes-AMG S model distinction; gold calipers: carbon…
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Mercedes-Benz Tire and Wheel Warranty Explained

When you’ve finally gotten your hands on your dream car, you want to do everything you can to protect your investment.

Your new Mercedes-Benz comes with a 4 year/50,000 mile warranty. The Certified Pre-Owned Limited Warranty gives you an additional 1 year/unlimited miles when the original warranty ends, with the option to purchase an Extended Limited Warranty for another 1 or 2 years, also with unlimited mileage.

So, all the insides…
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What is designo?

When you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you know that the devil is in the details. While Mercedes-Benz is known for paying attention to those details, sometimes, you just want that little something extra. If you’ve browsed our inventory online or in person, you’ve probably noticed that some interior and exterior finishes are labeled specifically as designo, but what exactly does that mean? Let’s find out.

As you may…
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MB Tex vs. Leather Upholstery

Whether you’re browsing our inventory online or kicking some tires in person, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that many of our vehicles come standard with something called MB-Tex upholstery.


But, what exactly is MB-Tex upholstery? How does it compare to some of the upgraded options available, like more traditional leather? Let’s find out:


MB-Tex was created by Mercedes-Benz as a more affordable interior option. It is a man-made leather product, and, unless you…

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What's the Difference Between Leasing and Purchasing?

Buying a Mercedes-Benz is a big deal, and one of the most common questions we get is whether it’s better to lease or purchase your new vehicle.

As with most large purchases, the answer here is “it depends”. We always recommend speaking to one of our business managers, as they are best equipped to help you make that decision. However, we thought it might be helpful to explain some of the differences between leasing…
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The Herb Chambers Advantage

Here at Herb Chambers, we have three convenient Mercedes-Benz locations: Boston, Lynnfield, and Natick. Each dealership has its own unique inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles, as well as fully trained sales and service staff to help you with your needs.

While each location might be able to offer you something different based on your unique situation, one thing is consistent: we are fully committed to providing you a Mercedes-Benz worthy experience! Here’s how…
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SMART Pricing Explained

One of the most common questions we get from people who are shopping for a pre-owned Mercedes-Benz is about price.  And, we get it: you want to make sure you’re getting the best possible deal.

At Mercedes-Benz at Herb Chambers, we’ve sought to make your pre-owned purchasing experience as hassle-free as possible. We’ve done that for you in a number of distinct ways.

Several years ago, Herb Chambers asked his customers what…
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