A left profile photo of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB SUV.

Let us show you the value of the 2020 GLB SUV

Is the Mercedes-Benz GLB SUV worth it? 

To call crossover SUVs the dominant vehicle platform found on American roads and highways would be a real understatement. Mercedes-Benz of New London has several of the automaker’s latest entrants to this class in its showroom. A common question we hear around the dealership quite often is, ‘Is the Mercedes-Benz GLB SUV worth it?’ We understand that the GLB SUV might be more expensive than a lot of its competitors, however, a look in its passenger cabin and a short test drive will more than justify the price tag in the eyes of most potential owners. There are a few Mercedes-Benz of New London product experts who thought it would be helpful to take another look at the 2020 GLB SUV. Let’s see what caught their eye.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the dual digital screens that make up the MBUX system available on several Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

Get to know the latest MBUX features before you bring it home

MBUX How-To Videos for New Mercedes-Benz Owners 

The kind of technology available in several 2021 Mercedes-Benz vehicle platforms would seem like the stuff of science-fiction to owners not all that many years ago. Our manufacturing partner’s new infotainment system, Mercedes-Benz User Experience, will continue to set the industry standard – just as previous iterations of the technology has done. In the process of helping Mercedes-Benz of New London customers learn exactly what this feature can do for them, our team of product experts came across some MBUX how-to videos for new Mercedes-Benz owners. The trio of videos our teammates found will help our customers better understand the heads-up display, voice-control capability and other advanced systems. These materials are only meant to be introductory. An MBUX-equipped vehicle is capable of so much that it all couldn’t be explained in just a few videos. If you would like to learn more, make an appointment with a Mercedes-Benz of New London product expert today.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Have you decided to take it easy this year for Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving Dinner Take-Out Restaurants in New London, CT 

We are just about a week away from Thanksgiving 2020. For too many of the wrong reasons, it will be one to remember. The guidance provided by public health officials from the State of Connecticut suggests keeping family gatherings as small as possible – limited to 10 people or fewer. In light of these strong recommendations, several people working in the Mercedes-Benz of New London showroom are thinking about making some other major changes for the holiday. Our small discussion led to a list of Thanksgiving dinner take-out restaurants in New London, CT. If one of these businesses sound like they have the kind of food you’d want to eat on a modified Thanksgiving, give them a call. Let’s take a look at some of your options.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the two 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV models parked side-by-side.

The slim dimensions of the 2021 GLA won’t compromise on convenience

How much cargo/passenger space is in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA? 

Mercedes-Benz was among the first automakers to recognize the appeal that crossover SUVs would have to its customers. Since no two buyers have the same needs, it only makes sense to provide people with a wide range of options to choose from. The first step into the world of the manufacturer’s crossover SUV lineup is the GLA. Now that the new model year has started to pick up speed, a lot of people are calling us to ask, ‘How much cargo/passenger space is in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA?’ Mercedes engineers have completely redesigned the GLA SUV for the 2021 model year and there are few additional things people should know. Our team of Mercedes-Bens of New London product experts picked out the most important questions on which to focus.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Changing seasons requires changing the way we approach driving

Top 3 Hazards of Driving During the Fall

Without question, the fall season in New England is one of the most beautiful things to see in the world. However, for all of the vibrant colors we can see each autumn, there are some dangers and other situations we need to consider. Our team of Mercedes-Benz of New London product experts had a few minutes of downtime and they did some research to identify the top three hazards of driving during the fall. As one of the world’s top automakers, a lot of Mercedes-Benz vehicles are equipped with cutting-edge technology that is designed to make the driving environment a little safer and easy to navigate. However, none of that gear is worth anything if a driver is paying total attention to the road. Let’s take a closer look. Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan.

Get an early look at that interior for the 2021 S-Class Sedan

What does the inside of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class look like? 

There is no world where the Mercedes-Benz doesn’t produce the most desirable lineup of luxury vehicles on the planet, culminating in the S-Class sedan. So, what does the inside of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class look like, you ask? Our manufacturing partner has finally released some new photos of the updated interior of the S-Class and our team of Mercedes-Benz of New London product experts has been very excited to share these photos with potential buyers all day. You will notice that Mercedes-Benz designers didn’t cut any corners in outfitting the flagship sedan. If you would like to learn more about what the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class has to offer, please make an appointment with a dealership representative today.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the 2021 Mercedes-AMG® GT Stealth Edition in photo studio.

You will definitely see the 2021 GT Stealth Edition coming

What is the 2021 Mercedes-AMG® GT Stealth Edition? 

The Mercedes-AMG® partnership has produced some of the most incredible automobiles in the history of the industry. If you haven’t heard of the 2021 Mercedes-AMG® GT Stealth Edition, you will want to learn about it and ask, ‘What is the 2021 Mercedes-AMG® GT Stealth Edition?’ This specially outfitted version of the latest GT model will pick up some additional power that will result in a quicker zero-to-60 mph time. Additionally, the automaker is really leaning into the ‘Stealth’ part of the GT Stealth Edition. The exterior paint scheme, interior appointments and other elements will be exclusive to this special model. According to the information we’ve learned so far, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG® GT Stealth Edition is slated to arrive at dealerships after the start of the 2021 calendar year.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the multiple MBUX screens available in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Help us welcome a new generation of MBUX-equipped vehicles to town

What can I do with the Mercedes MBUX system? 

Mercedes-Benz builds some of the most advanced vehicles on the planet. For the 21st century, the luxury automaker has spent a lot of resources developing the most advanced infotainment system in the entire automotive industry, the Mercedes-Benz User Experience system. If you’re interested in one of the automaker’s vehicles available at the Mercedes-Benz of New London showroom, you might also be wondering, ‘What can I do with the Mercedes MBUX system?’ By no means are you the only one curious about what this suite of technology can do. A few of our product experts did a little homework to make sure they are ready to answer any question. Let’s take a look at a few of the MBUX system’s most interesting features.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Take a look at these new 2021 Mercedes-Benz SUV commercials

New 2021 Mercedes-Benz SUV Commercials 

The class of 2021 Mercedes-Benz SUVs is starting to arrive at the Mercedes-Benz of New London. Naturally, this is always a very exciting time of the year for the dealership’s staff and customers, alike. In order to get people in the right frame of mind to start thinking about what is available now and coming soon, our team found a series of new 2021 Mercedes-Benz SUV commercials. You will be able to take an early look at the messaging surrounding the 2021 versions of the GLS, GLE and GLA SUVs. While each platform offers a different kind of experience, all Mercedes-Benz SUVs are typified by incredible levels of standard performance, cutting edge technology and sharp handling. If you would like to make sure you can own these vehicles as much as possible, make an appointment with a Mercedes-Benz of New London product expert today.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Decisions at the gas pump could affect your vehicle’s performance

What happens if I use the wrong gas in my Mercedes-Benz? 

Among the best advice, the Mercedes-Benz of New London Service Department can give owners is to never delay or skip oil changes when they arrive at that maintenance interval. The next best piece of advice they would like people to take is, make sure the fuel tank of your Mercedes-Benz vehicle is always filled with the right type of fuel. If you’re wondering, ‘What happens if I use the wrong gas in my Mercedes-Benz,’ we reached out to the professionals working at the dealership’s service facility to get a few answers. Many, if not most modern Mercedes-Benz vehicles require the use of high-octane gasoline. Failing to follow that direction will likely have some consequences. Let’s take a look at a few things you should know.  Read the rest of this entry >>