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What Causes Batteries to Fail?

Your car's battery always seems to go dead on the coldest day or the year, so it must be frigid temperatures that sound the death knell, right? While it's true that lots of batteries tend to quit in cold weather, extreme temperatures are the real culprit, and that means hot as well as cold.

Lead acid batteries are built to withstand a wide range of temperatures, but the colder temperatures get, the more the battery's cranking power decreases. The reverse happens when temperatures are extremely hot.  

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Reasons to Consider Purchasing a Crossover as Your Next Vehicle

There are many different types of vehicle available today and each one has something unique to offer. You might be trying to figure out what type of vehicle is best for you as your next vehicle, and Mercedes-Benz of New London believes that a crossover could be a great choice for you and your family.

If the look of the vehicle that you drive is important to you, you may find something that you love when you look into the crossovers that are available. There is a fresh kind of style that is part of the many crossovers that have…

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What is an Infotainment System?

Most cars today have advanced in-car entertainment systems. While infotainment systems weren't a thing in the 1990s, the 2000s brought on new computer software for vehicles. Infotainment systems today also have safety features, including voice-activated commands, access to cameras, and safety sensors. These help drivers see their blind spots right from the center console.

In addition, infotainment systems are full of in-car entertainment such as smartphone integration with Apple and Android.  

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Here's What the New Mercedes-Benz C300 Has to Offer

If you've been searching for an incredible vehicle, it's time to start looking at the Mercedes-Benz C300. This model comes with some incredible features you won't want to miss. Not only does it have incredible technology features on the inside, but its exterior is sleek and sophisticated, as well.

You'll love knowing that this model comes with an incredible engine that's both powerful and durable. Travel in style and class with an assortment of steering wheel buttons designed to give you full control every step of the way.  

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Stay Safe in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe is a popular luxury compact SUV that will provide you with all of the features that you need to feel safe on the road. You want every driving experience that you have to be one where you feel confident, and this vehicle helps you feel good about all that is going to take place.

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe is set up with a rear view camera to look out for you as you drive your vehicle in reverse. 

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New Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 SUV: Popular Technology Features

Drive the new Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 SUV and discover why this popular luxury subcompact SUV has motorists so excited to get out on the highway.

The Enhanced Active Park Assist feature in your Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 is designed to help park without your assistance. Ready to park? Activate the feature, it scans the road, locates the spot, then you shift, brake, and accelerate, the vehicle guides itself right into that spot without trouble. 

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The Mercedes-Benz S560 is a Safe Vehicle

The Mercedes-Benz S560 is a large luxury vehicle that has a smooth ride and precision handling. The designers at Mercedes-Benz have always kept the safety of the driver and passengers in mind when they have designed each vehicle. The Mercedes-Benz S560 is no exception.

The S560 is equipped with a rear view camera. This camera allows you to see what is behind you before you start backing down the driveway or out of a parking place. 

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Reading Engine Oil Ratings

Engine oil is an essential layer of protection for engine parts. When operating, the engine's moving parts produce heat from friction and the burning of fuel. The engine oil absorbs heat, and it coats the critical moving parts.

Drivers know that without engine oil or the right engine oil, the heat will damage and ruin the motor. Engine oil must work in warm and cold conditions, and it flows at different rates when in warm versus cold air. The engine oil rating describes the flow in cold and warm temperatures. 

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The Importance of Getting Alignment Maintenance on Your Vehicle

The team at Mercedes-Benz of New London wanted to make certain our customers were aware of the importance of getting the front-end aligned on their vehicles. Here are some details about your front-end that you might want to be aware of.

Most drivers do not pay any attention to the alignment of their vehicle until they feel the wheels pulling them off to the side on the highway. Getting your front-end serviced regularly will help increase the life of the treads on your tires, increase gas mileage, and even provide you better grip on the road surface. 

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What is an Infotainment System?

You can test drive a new car and find one common thread among every one of them. All vehicles in 2018 now come with powerful infotainment systems. These are more advanced systems than in previous models. You can basically control everything from the driver’s seat with just a few voice-enabled commands. This includes talking to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto apps that let you control music, video, phone calling, and security features.

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