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Already Dreaming of the Beach? Camping? Mercedes is Gearing Up

Our recent surge of great weather might just have you dreaming of summer. The sun is shining, shorts and a short-sleeved shirt is the daily attire and you can comfortably spend your day in the outdoors. What’s not to love? Though its only February, Mercedes-Benz is gearing up to make your summer adventures more convenient ...

I Bought a New Mercedes, Now What?

New vehicles are shiny, smell nice and most importantly, will last you a long time, right? Your vehicle’s reliability is dependent on a few factors like your driving habits or how well it is taken care of. Respecting and being diligent with your new Mercedes-Benz’s service intervals will only increase the likelihood of a long ...

Your Santa Rosa Mercedes Benz Resource

Once again, Sonoma County remained strong and pulled through another fire. The Kincade fire began in northeast Geyserville and burned through 77,758 acres that was active for 13 days. Confirmed damages and losses included 60 structures damaged, 374 structures destroyed, and 4 injuries. In the moment of a natural disaster, it is imperative that you ...

What’s New in the World of Mercedes Benz?

The rate of Mercedes-Benz innovation always seems to impress. Whether you are a proud owner of a Mercedes-Benz, or aspiring to purchase one, their competition doesn’t compare to Mercedes’ history, technology and engineering. In 1886, Karl Benz created what is considered the first practical automobile. Since that day, Mercedes continues to innovate and create a ...

Diagnose My Mercedes Benz

A Mercedes Benz represents style, luxury, and like all vehicles, freedom. Your freedom however is cut short when your Mercedes has issues. All automobiles experience problems like the check engine light illuminating, a dead battery refusing to start your vehicle, engine sputtering, or maybe your brakes are starting to go. This disrupts your weekend plans, ...

All About Tires – What Do You Have on Your Mercedes Benz?

The tires on your car help you accelerate, grip the road as you make a turn and stop your vehicle. The type of tires your Mercedes Benz needs is dependent on the environment you drive in and type of vehicle. Do you frequently drive through ice/snow? There are various terrains that require different types of ...

Mercedes Manual Transmissions – Do They Still Exist?

Learning to drive a manual transmission was a necessity in our parent’s generation, but today, we can get along fine without having to learn. However, it is a skill that most car enthusiasts would agree bring an excitement to your driving experience and a certain level of control. Manual transmissions seem to be on a ...

Mercedes-Benz – Continual Innovation

The first Mercedes-Benz was created by Karl Benz in 1886. It was a three-wheeled, rear-mounted single cylinder engine “Motorwagen.” Since then, Mercedes have made numerous advancements in engineering and technology and remain an elite automaker. Just as Mercedes-Benz continues to innovate, your local Mercedes-Benz maintenance and repair shop: CK Auto Exclusive, continues to be a ...

Luxury and Style Meets Utility – Towing with a Mercedes Benz

A Mercedes meets many needs such as luxury and style, but often what can be overlooked is towing capability. After all, the Mercedes’ GLS class and Sprinter Van contain powerful best-in-class engines and are built for carrying large loads and towing when needed. With all that capability and capacity, most Mercedes-Benz owners that use their ...

Summer-Proofing Your Mercedes-Benz

Summer driving is a national past-time in the United States. For many American’s, Summer wouldn’t be the same without a road-trip. Usually this means traveling with luggage and extra weight that can be tough on a vehicle when driven for long distances. Ensuring your vehicle is in tip-top shape for your Summer driving and road-trips ...