Monthly Archives: January 2018

What is a Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz?

What is a Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz?

A Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes Benz has to meet quite a few standards before it can be coined as ‘certified, pre-owned.' To qualify for this, a Mercedes-Benz vehicle must meet the same criteria as a new vehicle, a road test, undercarriage inspection, and more. Mercedes-Benz engines will have all oil and fluid inspections to ensure proper performance, as well as engine, transmission, rear-axle oil, brake, clutch, and level-control fluid. To begin the inspection, a mileage/history verification is performed and owner's manuals and spare keys are assembled. The 12-point inspection is below: Identifiable Structural Damage Mileage and History verification Vehicle Maintenance Schedule Verification Verify all recall and campaigns have been performed Current Maintenance and Warranty Booklet Current Owners manual All spare keys including wheel locks if installed OEM Factory Window v ... read more

Let's Talk About the Mercedes-Benz CLS

You guessed it, they came out with a new and improved version and we're pretty hyped about it. The Mercedes-Benz CLS is a mid-size 4-door sedan (fastback), which was originally launched in 2005 and based on the W211 E-Class and was internally designated as the W219. The second generation CLS-Class was introduced in September 2010 and production started in the beginning of 2011. The CLS slots above the E-Class and below the S-Class. The new CLS from Mercedes Benz aims to pioneer a new design articulation. Sharp lines and striking bodywork with a grille contour that widens towards the base and a forward-slanting front section, the new CLS is nothing like its older counterparts. wide, low-set headlight two-section taillamps new inline six-cylinder engine 48-volt tech ISG the new four-door now seats 5 people, for the first time in CLS history On sale Fall in the U.S., 2018 SO WHAT IS THE CLS? In 2003, t ... read more


Mercedes CLS

Celebrating 10 Years of Smart

2018 marks 10 years of smart sales in the United States (2008-present), and to recognize this milestone, a 10th Anniversary Edition 2018 smart fortwo electric drive coupe will be available for a limited time during the model year 2018. If you live in the Santa Rosa area, a smart car is just an awesome way to go. Tolls are a thing of the past. The smart 10th Anniversary Edition will make its U.S. premiere at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. smart is the first automobile brand in the U.S. to convert to an all-electric strategy for 2018. The smart fortwo electric drive continues to make opting for electric appealing, combining easy and emission-free driving. The smart fortwo electric drive cabrio also continue to be the only electric convertibles on the market, on top of being the world's most efficient. The new smart generation – the fortwo with two seats and two doors and the forfour with four seats and ... read more



SDS Star Diagnostic System for Mercedes-Benz

CK Auto Exclusive specializes in service and repair of newer model Mercedes-Benz cars and trucks, but you knew that. Do you find yourself asking how we provide excellent service and hospitality, all while smoothing over your Mercedes-Benz problems quickly and efficiently, though? Well, it's because we keep up with the latest Mercedes-Benz technology available on the market today. Owned and operated by master technician Paul Duckworth, CK Auto Exclusive truly is your dealership alternative. When other Mercedes mechanics have an issue that they can't resolve, Paul is the one they call. CK Auto Exclusive is your Mercedes Benz Expert, and our Mercedes diagnostic tools make us a step ahead of the competition, and the dealership. At CK Auto Exclusive, we are passionate about Mercedes-Benz vehicles and helping our customers with their repairs, maintenance, and service. CK Auto's Mercedes-Benz computer is called the XENTRY Diagnosis System &ndas ... read more