Automobile Collision Tips

It's extremely upsetting to be involved in a motor vehicle accident. We here at Mercedes-Benz of Tacoma hope that you're alright, and we have some tips that can help you deal with this situation. We understand that you're very stressed, but it's important that you move through this process properly.

  • The first thing you should do is assess the wellbeing of everyone that was involved. If any injuries have occurred, immediately call for medical help.
  • Try to move away from your vehicle and to a safer place nearby. You don't want to be a sitting…
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Infotainment Systems: Why Might You Require Them

Most of society would be lost if it didn’t have the ability to key in to what is going on around the world and in its own personal sphere at most times of the day or night. There is always a fear of missing out as it is called, and it is something that is both very real and very troubling to a lot of people. They do not care at all for missing out. That is why they use an infotainment system.

Infotainment is just a cute combination of the words “entertainment” and “information”. It is nothing more…

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Find Out How Auto Dimming Mirrors Work

Auto-dimming mirrors are innovative accessories that help drivers avoid blind spots after they've been exposed to the harsh glare of bright lights. Also referred to as electrochromic mirrors, these reflective surfaces have a very interesting way of keeping drivers safe. At Mercedes-Benz of Tacoma, we're eager to help motorists learn more about how these outstanding auto accessories work.

The Troxler Effect And How It Impacts Drivers

When you're driving on a dark road at night, having a set of bright headlights shine directly in your mirror can compromise your vision.
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What Floor Mats Should You Select for Your Vehicle?

Floor mats added onto your vehicle provides an extra layer of protection when you trek grass, mud, road salt and snow into your interior. You've made a big investment when you purchased a vehicle. Spending a little more money for floor mats is a great idea. You can choose from all-weather mats or carpet. They both have their pros and cons.

If you're not someone who brings a lot of mud and mess into your vehicle, carpeted floor mats tend to look much nicer. They are a nice addition to a luxury or high-end interior.

 

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Can Summer Heat Shorten A Car Battery's Life?

There's no doubt that winter is tough on batteries. The sound of a struggling motor is a common occurrence when temperatures are cold outside. At the other end of the spectrum, though, hot summer weather can prove just as disastrous for the longevity of batteries. To better understand why, we at Mercedes-Benz of Tacoma offer these insights into how batteries work.

The main reason why summer weather shortens the life of a battery is because hot weather increases the capacity of a battery. While this increase in capacity is good in 

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How to Use Your Roof Rack Safely

Roof racks offer extra storage for the things you need to take on your next adventure. Knowing how to use them safely will keep your luggage, your passengers, and your vehicle in good condition.

A permanent rack usually came attached when you bought the vehicle. With a removable rack, make sure it's properly fitted to avoid damaging the vehicle. Get help with loading the cargo. This will help avoid paint or body damage

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Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe Audio & Entertainment Features

The latest Mercedes-Benz lineup comes with everything you need for a fun, driving experience. With amazing audio and entertainment features, the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 offers the most updated cabin. It includes an 8-inch COMAND display and a central controller. IT also includes a five-year subscription to mbrace, which is Mercedes-Benz’s programmable options. You can customize everything in the latest lineup.

The multimedia package comes standard with the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250. It includes GPS navigation with the latest maps

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Why You Need to Keep Your Car Clean

At Mercedes-Benz of Tacoma, our goal is to help you buy and own a car that you can be proud of. Therefore, we would like to share some tips that can help make cleaning your car as easy as possible. For example, you should keep a spray bottle handy to deal with liquid spills in a timely manner.

The sooner that you deal with the milkshake, soda or coffee that lands on the floor, the less likely it is to create a lingering odor. Furthermore, it is less likely to create conditions favorable to mold growth. Ideally, you'll throw…

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There's Value in a Wheel Alignment

Wheel angles can change even though the car's driver doesn't want them altered. A vehicle has three different wheel angles, and they can suffer from misalignment. Maybe the driver hit a speed bump or pothole and messed up the wheels. Or, perhaps parts wore out leading to the change. Regardless of the reason, things require a fix. You don't want to keep driving a car that doesn't handle straight.

A mechanic uses a specially designed machine to measure car angles. 

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Tips for taking care of your car in the spring

Springtime is here, which means a whole new driving environment for your automobile. Before driving around in Fife and enjoying the weather, there are some spring car care tips that you should pay attention to.

If you haven't given your car a good wash in a while, now is the time. Getting all the winter grime, including corrosive road salt, off of your vehicle will make it look better and avoid potential damage. Spring is a good time to take a close look at your windshield wiper blades and decide whether they need to be changed. Spring also is…

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