The history of Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz AG is one of the world’s most prolific manufacturers of luxury passenger vehicles. They have a wide range of choices to choose from, each of them fulfilling a specific reference. At Mercedes, there is something for everyone.

The Mercedes-Benz Model Lineup

Mercedes offers more than 20 models of vehicles of different types, from sedans to SUVs. A new Mercedes base model sedan will cost you around £30,000 in retail price. For an 4×4, you should expect to cough up at least £36,000. You can even spend up to £100, 000 on the luxurious Mercedes of your dreams. Checkout the C63, my personal favourite!  

Some of the Mercedes options include

SUVs: GLA, GLB, GLC, G Class, GLS

Sedans: Mercedes Maybach, A-Class, C Class, E Class, S Class

Convertibles and Roadsters: E Class, C Class, SLC, SL Roadster, S Class Cabriolet

Coupes: CLA, E Class, AMG GT

Mercedes-Benz cars are known to be beautiful, unique, timeless, tasteful, and appealing to the eye. They are also reliable, with a reliability rating of 3 out of 5.

The average annual cost of repair for a Mercedes-Benz ranges between £800 and £900. Mercedes will have you visit a dealership for an unscheduled appointment approximately 0.7 times every year. Mercedes are known as a high end manufacturer and as such they will charge a premium for every repair.

MPG and CO2

At the moment, the smallest diesel engine available, the 114bhp 1.5 litres A 180 d, is the most preferred. The economy here ranges around 58 mpg for Mercedes vehicles with 16-inch wheels. It is recommended that car owners stick to the 16-inch alloys.

Digital Features

Mercedes has been in the frontline trying to develop advanced technologies that continue raising the bar for other luxurious options. The technology has been improving rapidly over the recent years, including touchscreens, smartphone technology, and other assistance programmes that smoothen the driving experience.

Some of the most common and mind-blowing technological features in the Mercedes include:

Active stop-and-go assist. This technology trait helps the vehicle maintain the set distance from another car on the front.

Exit warning function. Whenever a Mercedes is parked on the roadside, and another vehicle is approaching on the same side, the driver will be notified not to open the door.

Cross-traffic junction. The car will apply brakes to itself upon sensing a collision with an approaching vehicle or when the vehicle is at its blind spot.

Summary

Mercedes-Benz is synonymous with class, that is no question. It is an excellent vehicle with great off and on-road performances. You can always find a vehicle option to suit your needs from their numerous collections.

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