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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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Mercedes-Benz Roadside Assistance

We’ve talked about briefly in other posts (here, here, and here), but have you ever wondered what Roadside Assistance actually is, how it works, and how it compares to similar programs you’ve probably been subscribed to for years? Read on to learn more!

Mercedes-Benz Roadside Assistance is available at no additional cost if you have any vehicle under Mercedes-Benz warranty. If you purchased your vehicle brand new from an authorized dealership before January…
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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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Introducing the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

The all-new 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is finally here! 
 
Its arrival marks a lot of firsts for Mercedes-Benz: in addition to being a brand-new model, the A-Class brings with it a variety of new and exciting technology features. These are getting their start in the A-Class, but we’ll see them in the upper level models too as those get refreshed. Let’s take a look and see what this new model is all about!
 

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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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