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Technology Features Drivers Appreciate in the New Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

One thing the new Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 SUV has that drivers appreciate, countless technology features. Here are two of the features in this luxury subcompact SUV. Stop worrying about who or what is behind your vehicle, when you put the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 in reverse, the rear view camera allows you to see everything clearly. In reverse, the screen on your center console turns into a camera, giving you a glimpse of everything directly behind your vehicle so you can proceed with more caution. 

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Safety Features of the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe

With the sporty styling of a coupe mixed with the practicality of a four-door vehicle, the popular Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 is a versatile luxury car that integrates plenty of safety features into its design.

Eight air bags in the CLA 250 Coupe will deploy to cushion both driver and passengers in the event of a collision. An Emergency Call system allows the driver to summon help with a touch of a button or with automated ease after an accident has occurred. 

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Educating Yourself About Motor Oil Can Help Your Car Run Better

As a car owner, dealerships want you to be educated about many of the parts and functions of your car. This helps you and them keep it running for as long as possible in the best condition possible. Understanding the motor oil that your vehicle uses helps in this regards.

The motor oil of your vehicle is one of its most vital parts. It helps to lubricate vital parts and keeps them in good working order. The viscosity of oil measures its resistance to flow. Low viscosity oil flows faster while high viscosity oil flows slower. Low viscosity oil is…

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The Importance of Checking Your Alignment

There's a lot to keep track of in terms of vehicle maintenance, and checking your alignment is one of those things that you should do regularly.

Having one or more of your wheels misaligned means that your car may pull to one side, it may be more difficult to navigate turns, and your tires could be wearing down unevenly. A technician can inspect your vehicle and make necessary adjustments to make sure everything is in place. 

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Why Buy A Crossover?

When it comes time to part ways with your current vehicle and shop for something new, you might want to take some time to shop the large selection of crossovers that we currently have on our lot here at Mercedes-Benz of Walnut Creek. This type of vehicle is something we often recommend to many of our clients. It works well as a commuter car thanks to its fuel efficiency ratings. 

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Infotainment Entertains and Informs Simultaneously

Infotainment is a term that encompasses anything electronic that presents both information and entertainment, usually together or at least from the same source of display. A vehicle infotainment system will normally consist of navigation, radio and in-car data that is relayed to the driver and passengers.

Today's vehicles offer their own proprietary systems, and other automotive companies are currently designing their own systems as well. 

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Choosing Between Rear-Wheel and Front-Wheel Drive Vehicles

At Mercedes-Benz of Walnut Creek, we understand that there are many performance differences between rear wheel drive (RWD) and front wheel drive (FWD) cars. We can help you choose the right type of vehicle for your driving needs by answering any of your questions and sharing our knowledge with you.

RWD cars tend to be more durable in rough driving conditions. Most high performance cars are also RWD since the steering and traction are taken care of by different sets of wheels. 

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What is a Powertrain Warranty vs. a Bumper-to-bumper Warranty?

Informed car buyers often get the greatest value out of their cars. Often, warranties are a great way for the driver to get parts that are rated for a certain time frame replaced if they fail before expected. That is why we here at Mercedes-Benz of Walnut Creek want to be sure that you're an informed about the difference between powertrain warranties and bumper to bumper warranties.

First, a powertrain warranty is a warranty, usually for a specific amount of time or number of miles driven, that protects against the failure of just the powertrain of a vehicle. 

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Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe Important Safety Features

Why is the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC coupe considered to be a popular luxury compact? Let's take a close look at some of the safety features in the car to get a better understanding of why.

The all-new GLC 300 is equipped with the Collision Prevention Assist Plus system. This unique safety feature uses a radar to scan the road and detect if slower moving vehicles or stationary objects are on the road ahead. If so, you'll first get an alert, and then the system will assist with braking so you don't have to work the brakes…

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The Mercedes-Benz S560: A Leader in Luxury Sedans

If you're in the luxury sedan market, you're trying to find something that can perform well while looking great. The S560 is a vehicle that has premium components under the hood as well as high-end touches throughout the cabin, making it a popular choice.

On the outside of the Mercedes Benz, you'll find LED lights instead of traditional bulbs. Up front, there are triple-band daytime running lights, and in the back, there are three-segment vertical taillamps. The wheels of the S560 complement the overall appearance. They're 19 inches across and have a multispoke style. 

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