Smart Driving Tips for Better Fuel Economy

While getting to your destination fast might be a top priority, learning to slow down is a great way to save money. Not only will you get better gas mileage, but you'll also limit wear and tear on your vehicle. At Mercedes-Benz of Arlington, we want to share a few smart driving tips for limiting fuel use and saving at the pump.

Slow Down

Whether you do a lot of freeway driving or spend most of your time in stop-and-go traffic, driving your vehicle at moderate speeds is the most economical way to use your gas. Slower speeds will…

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Keep Your Auto in Optimum Condition With Engine Cooling and Radiator Service

Engine cooling and radiator service easily ranks among the most essential and beneficial forms of auto maintenance that Arlington locals can invest in. After all, your vehicle's engine cooling system is placed under extraordinary demand every time you drive. Unless the radiator and all supporting components are properly maintained, issues with corrosion and accelerated wear are bound to develop. At Mercedes-Benz of Arlington, we want to share several ways in which our engine cooling and radiator service can keep your auto in top condition.

Prevent Rust Deposits and Extend the

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The Mercedes-Benz E 450 Wagon Brings Sports Performance

The Mercedes-Benz E 450 is an advanced and popular sport wagon. It provides drivers with the space and comfort of a station wagon while also providing the many features that define the Mercedes-Benz brand. Included in this list of features are high-performance engines as well as advanced safety features.

The Mercedes-Benz E 450 wagon provides drivers with a biturbo V6 engine. Even though this motor is only 3.6L in capacity, it's twin-turbo technology allows it to produce up to 362hp. This level of power is more than enough to move individuals, cargo, and even light towing jobs.

 

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Superb Safety Options in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe has plenty of bragging rights in sleek styling and sporty performance. This imported crossover SUV comes with more than 20 active safety technologies at Mercedes-Benz of Arlington. A standard all-wheel drive with the 4MATIC platform keeps the wheels and tires balanced on slippery highways or poorly paved trails nationwide.

Part of the next-generation DISTRONIC platform, the Active Distance Assist prevents this Mercedes-Benz crossover SUV from crashing into another vehicle that's ahead. If traffic in front of you suddenly 

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Cars Have Disc Brakes And Some Have Drum Brakes On The Rear

Disc Brakes

Disc brakes are the most modern style of braking when it comes to the wheel, and its hydraulic braking system is relatively simple.

The typical modern-day vehicle has four sets of disc brakes--one for each wheel that provides excellent stopping potential when properly maintained. 

One factor that determines the power of disc brakes is how many brake pistons each brake caliper has. 

Although most vehicles just have one brake piston for each wheel, other high-performance vehicles have multiple pistons on each caliper to provide a superior stopping experience.

 

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Check On Tire Treads and PSI

Taking good care of your car's tires remains a vital duty for drivers interested in vehicle performance and safety. Improper tire pressure or worn treads undermine careful driving and may even contribute to accidents. Routine inspections help drivers potentially prevent avoidable mishaps.

Tire pressure refers to the appropriate PSI a tire must hold. A tire checking tool reveals current PSI levels, and those levels drop over time. Pressure drops rapidly when there's a leak, too. Adding air becomes vital when the pressure is too low. So is releasing air upon discovering over inflation.

 

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Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe Audio & Entertainment Features

Are you ready for a totally customized driving experience? That's exactly what Mercedes-Benz wants to help you create in the latest CLA 250. With Bluetooth audio streaming, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and HD radio, you get incredible sound and entertainment options. The high-fidelity sound in the CLA 250 makes everything sound clear with rich bass tones and surround sound. You can also upgrade to premium surround sound with a Harman Kardon or Burmester system.

With the COMAND navigation system and MBUX infotainment, you can instantly connect to all of your favorite music 

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The Many Capabilities of Android Auto

Android Auto is a new technology that has become widely popular in vehicles over the recent years. Developed by Google, Android Auto offers a seamless transition between a driver's smartphone device and the infotainment system of their vehicle. The Android Auto platform is accessed through an app that drivers install on their Android devices. There are many different things that Android Auto is capable of, each of which serves to create a safer and better experience for drivers and passengers.

Communicating Effortlessly

Android Auto...

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Learn More About These Common Gaskets on Your Car

Gaskets are one of the most common car parts, but some drivers may not give them much thought. Here at Mercedes-Benz of Arlington we think it is important for all car owners to understand the function of automotive gaskets.

A gasket is a piece of metal or rubber that is placed between moving and stationary parts on a car in order to create a tight seal. The seal created by a gasket helps to prevent the loss of lubricants or other fluids. Gaskets are not a part that you can see when you lift the hood. This means that wear…

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Flat Tire Replacement Made Simple

Unfortunately, a flat time becomes an issue for nearly anyone who has ever driven a vehicle.

Here, we'll show you how to quickly get your flat tire replaced and your vehicle back on the road.

First, make sure you're in a safe location. Then turn on your emergency flashers.

Stabilize your car so that it won't roll during replacement. After this is done:

  • Find your spare
  • Locate required tools such as a lug wrench and a jack
  • Remove wheel cover or hubcap
  • Carefully loosen (but don't yet remove) lug nuts
  • Position the jack under the vehicle…
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