As 2019 quickly approaches, you may be thinking about what goals you want to set for yourself. If you are struggling for some ideas, we have some New Year’s resolutions for your car that you should consider. If you’re ready to take a step in the right direction, contact us at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville in Centerville, OH for a service appointment.
Stay on Track with Maintenance
In your vehicle’s owner’s manual, you should find a recommended service schedule that lists how often you should get certain maintenance tasks done on your car. It usually includes things like oil changes, brake checks, fluid levels, and other important items. If you have yet to do any of these things, make a goal to get caught up this year. Schedule a service appointment with Mercedes-Benz of Centerville and we will get you back on track.
Pay Attention to Your Tires
Those four pieces of rubber are the only things keeping your car in contact with the road. To make sure they stay in good condition, you should inspect them once a month. This should include things like checking the tire pressure, looking for signs of uneven wear and checking the tread depth. You should also make sure your tires get the maintenance they need with routine rotations and balancing.
Clear Up any Warning Lights
If you see the same dashboard warning lights every morning, it is time to get them taken care of before those warnings turn into disasters.
If you’re in the market for Christmas presents for an auto enthusiast, it might seem difficult to find presents that go under the tree. Here are some of the best [manageable] Christmas gifts to buy for the car lover in your family.
A dash cam can be a good safety tool on the road, especially in the case of an accident, but it can also be something fun to look back on later.
Auto Tool Set
Any auto enthusiast would love to have all their tools readily available at their disposal on the go. A toolset that can be folded up and packed in the car is a good convenient choice.
Having a hand-sized vacuum to keep in one’s vehicle prevents the cabin from accumulating dirt and crumbs. Plus, your car lover can just keep it in the car instead of having to get the vacuum out of the house for an occasional cleaning.
What’s the easiest way to keep the interior of a car clean? Have a place to put all your trash. Give your auto enthusiast an official “drive bin” to toss their trash.
If you’re thinking of getting something bigger that doesn’t fit in your house (just the garage), come talk to us at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville in Centerville, OH.
Year after year, loved ones receive the potentially devastating diagnosis of breast cancer. This year, you can do your part in helping us fight breast cancer by attending the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Dayton, OH. The walk will take place on October 20th, so there’s still time to join forces with us to fundraise and fight cancer.
We’ve Raised Over $23,000 So Far
Mercedes-Benz Centerville and our auto group have joined in the fight against breast cancer for the past 8 years. For 2017, our auto group was the #1 team, and we raised $23,000 for the American Cancer Society and $80,000 for The Norma Ross Foundation (which is named after the wife of Bob Ross, the founder of our auto group). We currently hold the #1 spot for 2018 this year as well.
Sloane Stephens, the 25-year-old American tennis phenom, has signed on with Mercedes-Benz to be a Global Brand Ambassador. From her win at the 2017 US Open, which is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, to her second-place finish at the French Open, Stephens has proven herself a composed and stylish force to be reckoned with – much like Mercedes-Benz.
Stephens is an all-court player whose poised, calm, and collected style has catapulted her to the top of the tennis world. Sloane is excited to join forces with Mercedes-Benz, saying, “I am absolutely honored to be a part of the Mercedes-Benz global family. Mercedes-Benz is constantly raising the bar in the automotive industry, which is similar to how I approach tennis. We both want to perform at the highest level and be the best in the world.”
Best Luxury Automobile Manufacturer
Just how Mercedes-Benz is already the best luxury automobile manufacturer in the world, Stephens is on a similar meteoric rise. Ranking third in the world and holding the reputation of being just the fifth unseeded woman to win a Major, she joins other superstar athletes such as Roger Federer and Rickie Fowler as ambassadors to the iconic auto company.
For her partnership, Mercedes-Benz will gift Stephens with a 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 63 S Coupe, which couples a high-performance biturbo engine with the everyday practicality of an SUV. If you want to add one to your personal fleet, contact us at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville, OH for more information.
Businesses looking to cut costs in their day-to-day activities will soon find that Mercedes-Benz has a solution. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter is an all-electric cargo van scheduled to make its official launch in 2019. While it may be an electric vehicle, the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter promises to offer incredible capability.
The Mercedes-Benz eSprinter is available with two battery options: a 41 kWh battery and a 55 kWh battery. The larger of the two batteries features a 93-mile range on a single charge.
The smaller of the two batteries can be charged in six hours. The 55 kWh battery has an eight-hour charge time. A DC fast charger can charge both batteries to 80 percent in as little as 45 minutes, making it ideal for daily business operations.
The Mercedes-Benz eSprinter features a maximum payload rating of 1,984 lbs. when equipped with the larger battery. The smaller battery, which weighs less, offers a maximum payload rating of 2,293 lbs.
Regardless of battery selection, the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter produces 113 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque. The cargo van has a top speed of 50 mph in the city in order to increase the maximum single-charge range. Outside of the city, the cargo van has a maximum speed of 75 mph.
While the 2020 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter isn’t arriving for at least another year, there are plenty of vehicles in stock to fulfill your needs. Feel free to contact us with any questions about our inventory or future cars.
For the past few months, high-end automakers have been announcing new luxury vehicle subscription services that give more customers access to their high-end, head-turning vehicles. Mercedes has just tossed its hat into the ring, announcing that it too will begin offering a subscription service, which includes rental and concierge services. The service will be called Mercedes-Benz Collection, and a pilot program will launch this June in Nashville and Philadelphia.
For a monthly fee, luxury vehicle subscription services give drivers a fun, smart way to experience and enjoy luxury vehicles. Mercedes has not announced any specifics about their service, in terms of price or which exact vehicles will be available. However, they did say that there would be “multiple subscription tiers,” with a “broad array of Mercedes-Benz offerings including SUV, sedan, coupe, cabriolet, roadster, and wagon models.”
You’ll essentially have access to Mercedes-Benz’s most popular and stylish vehicles whenever you’d like: just request a vehicle via an app and a Mercedes staff member will deliver the vehicle to you where and when you choose. The monthly fee will conveniently cover a range of necessary services, including maintenance, insurance, 24/7 roadside assistance, and give you unlimited mileage. With such a service, you won’t have to worry about the bothersome aspects of car ownership; rather, you’ll be fully taken care of and have access to the perfect vehicle whenever you need one.
We have no information yet about when or if this service is coming to Mercedes-Benz of Centerville. If it does, we’ll make sure you’re the first to know.
Routine vehicle maintenance will keep your Mercedes-Benz car or SUV on the road for a long time; neglecting this maintenance, on the other hand, is the fastest route to the junkyard. But why is routine vehicle maintenance so important?
Changing your oil regularly not only keeps your Mercedes driving as efficiently as it was designed to, it also keeps your engine from overheating. Oil provides lubrication for dozens of crucial engine parts and removes dirt and sludge from the engine.
Your front and rear tires do not wear evenly. By rotating them every time you change your oil, you will ensure that, over time, they wear the same.
By servicing your vehicle at a dealership like Mercedes-Benz of Centerville, you can make sure a certified technician is inspecting more than just your oil filter and tires. Our technicians perform all kinds of maintenance and will recommend when you need each type done, so you don’t have to keep track of it on your own. Some of the components our mechanics inspect at each visit include the brakes, the battery, the engine, the transmission, the tire pressure, and the fluid levels. They’ll be able to tell you if it’s time for new tires, new windshield wipers, new spark plugs, or a new air filter.
For a team of technicians ready to keep your car on the road for all the miles ahead, come see us at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville.
For many people, their favorite way to spend some free time is in a coffee shops. Coffee shops are a great place to socialize, drink your favorite beverage, and enjoy some good food. Here are some of the best coffee shops near Centerville, Ohio.
Located at 6177 Far Hills Ave., Boston Stocker delivers specialty brews and is a great choice for when you are looking to try something new. They also offer a delicious selection of baked goods.
Winans Chocolate & Coffee
Coffee and chocolate are a match made in heaven. This exquisite shop was started right here in Ohio and is located at 2806 Miamisburg Centerville Rd. You can take home some handcrafted chocolates and enjoy a piece or two with a hot cup of fresh coffee.
Heather’s Coffee & Café
If you are looking for a cozy spot for breakfast or lunch, be sure to stop by Heather’s. It is located at 505 S. Main St. in Springboro and features delicious food and Seven Hills Coffee.
What is your favorite coffee shop in the area? After you’ve enjoyed a relaxing afternoon, come visit us at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville and take a test drive in any of our excellent Mercedes-Benz models.
Have you ever wanted to cruise behind the wheel of a vehicle belonging to the luxury class, with their upscale interiors, advanced technology, and unparalleled style? Everyone has dreamt of driving a high-end ride and impressing passersby at least once. Mercedes-Benz is a brand well-known for its premium style, but its reasonable price tag make owning a luxury vehicle a more viable option for middle-class buyers.
So what are you waiting for? Affordable luxury cars can be yours when you shop at Mercedes-Benz. You’ll get all the sophisticated design, interior comfort, tech features, and the solid reputation of owning a premium vehicle without the high costs. Come to Mercedes-Benz of Centerville today to see our inventory of Mercedes-Benz vehicles for yourself.
Did you know stuffing lychee fruit with blueberries makes them look like eyeballs? Try putting them in cherry punch. You can also put “fingernails” on baby carrots on the veggie tray, use poison labels on cups and containers, or use a dried, hollowed-out pumpkin as a punch bowl.
The Victorian era has a distinctly eerie feel to it, making it perfect for Halloween. Use cameo frames for creepy pictures, display elegant “spellbooks” prominently, and don’t shy away from Victorian-inspired platters and candle holders.
You can’t go wrong with this tried-and-true classic. Carve several pumpkins with a variety of spooky faces and set them around the house with fake, electric candles for a fun but safe Halloween decoration.
Can you come up with any Halloween party ideas of your own? When it comes to DIY decorations, the sky is the limit. We at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville can’t way to see what our friends and family do this year!