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What is Mercedes-Benz Routine Maintenance?

You’ve finally brought home the Mercedes-Benz you’ve always dreamed about, and you want to make sure it stays in pristine condition for as long as possible. You know it’s important to put the right type of gasoline in it, and you have a general understanding of the importance of staying up-to-date on its service requirements, but what exactly does it need? And, what do those services entail?
 

Regardless of which particular model…
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Mercedes-Benz of Boston: 2020 GLE Unveiling

Earlier this month, Mercedes-Benz of Boston hosted an event to unveil the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE!

  

Davios provided food and beverage, with musical and dancing performances by member of the Boston Circus Guild. After short speeches by both Herb Chambers and our GM, Jeff Davis, we were treated to a performance by aerialist Alexis; afterwards, violinist Mei helped us with the actual unveiling! Our product specialist, Fred Abban, explained some of the highlights about what makes…
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Holiday Parties

Each year, around the middle of December, our dealerships host holiday parties for our employees and their families. They are so much fun! All of the photos can be found on our respective dealership's Facebook pages, but we wanted to put some of our favorites here, too, to make sure everyone gets a chance to see them. We hope you have a happy holiday season and that your New Year is filled with lots…
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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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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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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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