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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.

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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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Matte Paint Care

Matte paint is easily recognizable – the non-reflective finish stands out in a crowd and can be a great way to add a little something extra on to your next vehicle. You may be willing to spend the extra money to ensure that your Mercedes-Benz doesn’t look like anyone else’s, but you’ll want to make sure you clean and wash your vehicle properly to maintain its sharp finish.

 
First, it’s important to…
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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

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 Are the Benefits of Mercedes-Benz Pre-Paid Maintenance?

When you buy a world-class vehicle, you get first-class service. Your Mercedes-Benz requires regular service once per year or once every 10,000 miles, whichever comes first. Luckily, Mercedes-Benz offers pre-paid maintenance, allowing you to pre-pay for certain services.


 
The Mercedes-Benz Pre-Paid Maintenance Plan is available in two, three, or four-year packages. The exact packages available depend on your vehicle’s specific information, but pre-paid maintenance is generally available on all vehicles under seven years…
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Boston Marathon Finish Line Party 2018

On Marathon Monday, our three Mercedes-Benz dealerships hosted a Finish Line Party for several hundred VIP guests at Abe and Louie's on Boylston Street.


 
A long-standing annual tradition, our Finish Line party allows us to spend some time with our clients while also helping to raise money for The Jimmy Fund. This year, we were joined by our fellow Herb Chambers Companies family members Audi Burlington and Audi Brookline.


 
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What is Mercedes-Benz mbrace?

Available on vehicles model year 2016 and newer, Mercedes-Benz mbrace is designed to make your ownership experience even more enjoyable. Your new car purchase allows you to enjoy the base package of mbrace Connect for five years, at no additional charge.

But, what exactly is mbrace? Let’s explore.

Mercedes-Benz mbrace comes in four distinct packages. Each package improves your Mercedes-Benz experience by making various aspects of your life easier and more convenient. Let’s…
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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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Do I Really Need to Use Premium Fuel?

You see it on the fuel door every time you stop at the pump: premium fuel only. Your salesperson probably reminded you, too, right before you brought your new car home.

When you pull up to the pump, the first thing you’ll notice is that premium fuel is quite a bit more expensive, usually around 50 cents per gallon.

So, the question remains: does your Mercedes-Benz really need premium gas? Read on to find…
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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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