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Safety Features of the Mercedes-Benz S560

One of the most popular luxury sedans in the world, the Mercedes-Benz S560 balances sleek design, luxurious comfort and superior handling with some of the finest safety features available in automobiles today.

Thoughtful enhancements take the safety features of the S560 to the next level. When the car senses an impact is inevitable, it emits a special auditory tone throughout the cabin to help mitigate the sound of the collision on the occupants of the cabin and protect their hearing. 

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Understanding the Motor Oil Viscosity Rating

Motor oil plays a vital role in auto engine performance. It protects the parts against failure from excessive heat and friction. The ratings describe the thickness or flow at warm or cool temperature. The first number is the cool air flow rating, followed by the letter W, and then the warm air rating. For example, 10 W 30 is a popular type of oil for hot and cold weather.

Drivers understand the need to get the right oil and in the right time frame. Oil can break down if not changed soon enough and cause engine damage. 

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The Importance of Alignments

Regular maintenance for your vehicle includes making sure your wheels are aligned. This helps assure a smooth ride and responsive handling while you're on the road.

Your alignment can get altered through regular driving habits. You could potentially hit a pothole, go over a bump in the road the wrong way, or touch a curb while parking. Any of these situations could knock a wheel off its line. When this happens, you might notice that you constantly have to adjust your steering wheel to straighten things up, or you might notice a vibration in the steering wheel as you…

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What Do Different Vehicle Safety Ratings Mean?

While you probably never want to be in an accident, it does help when your vehicle has a higher number of safety assist features and prevention systems so that you can sense when you are about to collide with another vehicle. The new safety ratings test for collisions, airbags, family safety, pedestrian safety, and driver assist features.

When a car passes a 5-star crash rating, it means that the vehicle was able to keep everyone safe during all types of collisions that may happen on the road. 

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Infotainment Tools Keep Drivers Focused on the Road

An infotainment system allows a driver to stay connected wherever he or she goes. It can also be used to help a driver see what is going on behind the vehicle at all times. When used properly, an infotainment system can keep drivers focused on the road and not on their phones or changing the radio station.

These systems can be activated by touching a screen, a button on the steering wheel or by voice. 

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Understanding the Difference Between Auto Warranties

There are two main kinds of warranties for vehicles. One of these is the powertrain warranty. This is the most common warranty, and it usually comes with certified pre-owned cars.

The powertrain warranty covers only a limited amount of parts. Typically this warranty covers things such as the transmission, engine, and differential. These are parts that are critical to getting the vehicle up and moving. Such a warranty can also cover the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. 

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Replacing a Flat Tire During an Emergency

While most people would rather have a professional replace a flat tire, that's not always possible. It's important to know what to do in the case of emergency so that you can stay safe and get back on the road.

The first thing you'll need to do is pull over to find a suitable parking space. You should then turn off the engine and initiate the parking brake. Then locate the spare tire, jack, and any tools that you'll need. Before you lift the car up, loosen each lug nut by one turn. This will make…

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Safety Features of the New Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe

The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC coupe has been a popular luxury compact vehicle for a while because of the countless features. Today we discuss a few safety features you'll certainly appreciate.

Take the new Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 out on the highway and you'll see how it can make driving safer. The Collision Prevention Assist Plus feature is a radar that sends a signal out ahead of the vehicle looking for stationary or slower moving vehicles and gives you an alert. Once you hit the brakes, the system assists with slowing down the vehicle to avoid a collision…

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Mercedes-Benz S560 Boasts Loads of Luxurious Exterior Features

The Mercedes-Benz S560 features a number of exterior designs that prove just how classy and powerful the vehicle really is. The exterior design takes portion into account, making the entire car extremely visually pleasing.

The LED lights are energy efficient and can last for a long time. The car is also the first to have lighting that uses no light bulbs, since the first forms of electric lighting were placed in vehicles. The 19-inch wheels are a good size but are lightweight, allowing the car to maneuver around sharp turns with grace and speed if necessary. 

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Avoiding a Tire Blowout Requires More Eyes on the Tires

Paying more attention to the health of your car tires can help to lessen the chances of a tire blowout on the roads. Be sure you find at least five minutes to carefully inspect the treads of each tire. Looking for cracks in the tread or bulges in the walls can reduce potential tire failures. Be sure to get the vehicle to the service center nearest you if you see the tread is separating from the car tire.

Tire pressure being too low in a tire could increase the chances of a tire blowout. If your vehicle does not have…

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