Tag: Mercedes-Benz

19 Posts

Does a Mercedes engine need urea
Mar 20, 2012

Mercedes Care: Just add . . . Urea?

Dear Car Talk

Dan's dealer says he'll need to add urea to his new Mercedes's engine. Is this necessary or is Dan getting suckered?

additives emissions Mercedes-Benz

Oct 29, 2010

Fast Times in New Jersey: Driving Mercedes' Hydrogen F-Cell

Jim Motavalli

The F-Cell is the end result of $2 billion and 15 years of hydrogen research from Mercedes-Benz. The car I piloted around woodsy New Jersey (yes, it's green!) is nearing production.

alternative energy Mercedes-Benz

how can I get the dealer to fix a faulty airbag
Jul 01, 2010

Eileen gets a nasty air bag surprise.

Dear Car Talk

I hope you can help me. My rear passenger side air bag deployed, along with the passenger side mid bag and the window shield. There was no impact. I was moving at 35-40 mph on a smooth road with no...

airbags recalls Mercedes-Benz

May 01, 2002

I you could have one of these new cars -- a Mercedes E320 or a Jaguar XJ8 -- which would you choose?

Dear Car Talk

If you had a choice between a new Mercedes E or a new Jaguar XJ and you planned to keep the car for at least years which would you guys choose and why Money is burning a hole in my...

buying luxury vehicles Jaguar XJ8 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Sep 01, 2000

Is the Mercedes of my dreams actually worth $41k from a safety and comfort standpoint?

Dear Car Talk

On my th birthday my husband and our -year-old son took me blindfolded to a car dealership and surprised me with a Mercedes Benz E with a giant red ribbon I had mentioned that I'd always wanted a Mercedes since...

buying Mercedes-Benz

Mar 01, 2000

Neither snow tires nor chains will make your Mercedes a snow-worthy vehicle.

Dear Car Talk

My wife and I live in Colorado and our grandchildren are to the east west and south of us There are mountain passes snow between us and them At present we have a Jeep Grand Wagoneer great in snow and...

rear-wheel drive winter snow tires Mercedes-Benz

Jul 01, 1998

Cars that are expensive to buy are expensive to maintain.

Dear Car Talk

Today has been the best of days and today has been the worst of days I got a call from my husband that announced we were new owners of a Mercedes d I was elated because I've always wanted a...

buying used cars Mercedes-Benz

Nov 01, 1996

When will Mercedes change the headlight design on the S-class to match that of the E-class?

Dear Car Talk

Mercedes Benz has changed its E series body style and added those nice round bug-eye headlights I would like to know when Mercedes will change the S series body style The local dealer says he has no information at this...

headlights Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Sep 01, 1989

Can you explain the Mercedes Benz model designation?

Dear Car Talk

I'm having trouble understanding Mercedes Benz model designation Would you please explain it to me so I can tell what a E is Rob TOM It's actually very simple Rob The first number refers to the engine displacement So a...

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