Archive for the ‘Safety and Technology’ Category

How is active safety different than passive safety? 

Friday, July 19th, 2019
Passenger side exterior view of a black 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan

There are many things to love about Mercedes-Benz vehicles. No matter what model you prefer, you know that you are getting a luxurious, high-quality, high-performing ride. Mercedes-Benz truly is second to none. With all of that said, we still want you to remember that above all else, safety is the most important part of your vehicle. You can have all the glitz and glamour in the world, but if your car isn’t safe to drive, you have no business getting behind the wheel. There are active safety features and passive safety features. Both serve similar purposes, but what’s the difference?  (more…)

Check Out the Technology Features of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Friday, March 29th, 2019
Front passenger side exterior view of a gray 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan

What are the Standard & Available Technology Features for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan?

The sophisticated styling of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan starts with a simple front fascia that features wideset headlights and a horizontally-lined grille with a big and bold Mercedes-Benz badge displayed proudly in the center.  Sculpted body lines stretch the length of the profile of the 2019 E-Class Sedan and give it a long, lean, and athletic road presence.  Even with all of the exterior appeal of the 2019 Mercedes E-Class its most attractive features are its advanced technology features found within the cabin.  Keep reading to learn all about the standard and available technology and safety systems of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan. (more…)

How Do I Connect to the Infotainment System in the 2019 C-Class?

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
Passenger side exterior view of a black 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan

Does the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class get Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™?

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is offered as a sedan, coupe, or a cabriolet body style and all three body styles get loaded with the latest and greatest technology features and safety systems.  Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ are two of the most sought-after new technology features found in late-model vehicles because they connect your smartphone to the infotainment system of the vehicle.  Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ come as standard equipment for all body styles and trim levels of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class so you can easily stay connected wherever you go.  Learn more about the standard and available technology features of the 2019 C-Class right here below. (more…)

Standard & Available Equipment for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV?

Monday, January 7th, 2019
Front passenger side exterior view of a blue 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 SUV on the left "vs" rear driver side exterior view of a blue 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 550 SUV on the right

What’s the Difference Between the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV 450 & GLS 550?

The sophisticated styling of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS starts with a simple front fascia that features the iconic Mercedes-Benz badge nestled in the grille.  Strong body lines form over the front fenders and flow into the profile accent lines below the door handles and above the lower rocker panels for a long, lean, and athletic exterior allure.  The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV is offered in a 450 4MATIC trim along with a 550 4MATIC trim and you can check out the similarities and differences between them right here below and the 2019 GLS SUV is waiting for you at Mercedes-Benz of Salem in Salem, OR right now. (more…)

What are the Signs that My Car’s Tires are Unsafe?

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Are my tires safe for winter driving in Salem, OR?, text on an image of the front passenger side tire of a black car driving through a couple inches of snow

How Do I Know if My Tires are Safe for Winter Driving in Salem, OR?

We don’t often get excessive snowfall here in Salem, OR but it still does snow here and when it does it causes hazards and havoc on the roadways.  Knowing if the tires on your car are ready to drive through the wintery mess is important to you and your family’s safety.  It is easy to see if your tires are ready for winter driving with three easy steps and they are to check tire tread depth, measure tire PSI and keep your tires at the recommended pressure, and to inspect your tires for cracks, chips, or bulges  If you notice any of these issues with your Mercedes-Benz vehicle or Sprinter Van we can get it running right again at Mercedes-Benz of Salem. (more…)

Show Me the Specs and Features of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Driver side exterior view of a gray 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV Specs & Features

A big Mercedes-Benz badge dominates the front grille and fascia while sporty body lines stretch along the profile and give the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV a sleek and sporty exterior appeal.  A long and wide wheelbase provides nimble maneuverability as well as additional interior space for passengers to enjoy.  Interior passengers will also appreciate the advanced technology features that keep everyone entertained along the trip as well as the sophisticated safety equipment that keeps everyone safe and sound.  You can learn more about the engine specs and interior features of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV below and you can find the 2018 GLC SUV in the flesh at Mercedes-Benz of Salem. (more…)

How Do I Use Apple CarPlay™ in My Mercedes-Benz Vehicle?

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Apple CarPlay instructions, text on image of the touchscreen display in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV

Technology makes all of our lives easier and more enjoyable unless you don’t know how to use it properly.  Almost all late-model Mercedes-Benz vehicles come equipped with Apple CarPlay™ which allows owners to sync their smartphone to the touchscreen display of their Mercedes-Benz.  Using Apple CarPlay™ keeps messaging and even your favorite playlist right at your fingertips.  Find out how to pair your iPhone to the touchscreen in your Mercedes-Benz vehicle with the short step-by-step tutorial video below. (more…)

What is Mercedes-Benz MAGIC BODY CONTROL®?

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
4 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class exterior front fascias parked in row with middle to angled together

Trade in those broomsticks and pointy hats, the Mercedes-Benz MAGIC BODY CONTROL® offers something even better. We thought we would take a look at just what this system actually is. So without further ado, here is the Mercedes-Benz MAGIC BODY CONTROL®. (more…)

What is the Mercedes-Benz MercedesMe App?

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

As the digital age is well underway, people are glued to their smartphones more than ever before. You access your smartphone for weather updates, restaurant reservations, watching your favorite shows, and so much more, so why not use your smartphone to control certain aspects of your vehicle? Well, now you can thanks to the MercedesMe app. Learn more about it below!

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What is the Mercedes-Benz F 015 “Luxury in Motion” Research Vehicle?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
What is the Mercedes-Benz F 015 "Luxury in Motion" Research Vehicle?

Mercedes-Benz is perhaps one of the most future-forward vehicle manufacturers of our time, continuously creating new and exciting innovations that make our everyday driving easier and safer. With fully autonomous driving right around the corner, vehicles makers are setting plans in motion to create the best possible concept vehicles to show the public they mean business when it comes to providing drivers with only the best in future mobility. Never to be outdone, Mercedes-Benz has created the Mercedes-Benz F 015 “Luxury in Motion” concept vehicle, a research car that is immersive and innovative in a way we never thought possible. Take a look at the pictures below!

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