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The Mercedes G63 is one of those vehicles that gets attention wherever it goes. Not only does this SUV have a stunning design, but it also packs a lot of power. Thanks to its 5.5L AMG biturbo V-8 with 536 horsepower, the G63 can go from zero to sixty in just 5.3 seconds. So while the G63 is a vehicle with extremely thoughtful design, just as much thought went into its performance.

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Key Features of the G63

This SUV’s impressive engine is complemented by an AMG sport exhaust system. It also has a 7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT transmission. Additional features worth mentioning include the ECO Start/Stop system, AMG E-SELECT gearshift, three lockable differentials, 4-wheel electronic traction system and AMG high-performance brake system. Thanks to the combination of those features and a very capable suspension, the G63 keeps drivers feeling confident at all times. That confidence will remain present even if the G63 is taken for an off-road drive.

The G63’s Design

The look of the G63 is best summarized as “timelessly modern.” With a body style that visibly emphasizes the muscle of this Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the G63 looks amazing at any time of the day. Exterior details include 20-inch AMG twin 5-spoke wheels and LED daytime running lamps. The same commitment to excellent design is evident inside the G63. Because the interior was crafted by hand, driving this awesome vehicle will make you feel like you’re piloting a yacht or airplane.

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How the G63 Keeps Drivers Safe and Comfortable

The G63’s list of features doesn’t stop at performance and design. This vehicle also takes safety just as seriously. DISTRONIC PLUS and PARKTRONIC allow drivers to know exactly what’s going on with the vehicle, while blind spot assist provides backup in any driving situation. The G63 also has a rearview camera, Electronic Stability Program, Bi-Xenon headlamps and adaptive braking technology.

In terms of comfort, this Mercedes-Benz SUV does not disappoint. Drivers and passengers will sit in luxury thanks to Nappa leather upholstery. The front seats feature 10-way power with memory. The front seats are also heated and ventilated. There’s split-folding rear seats in the back, as well as dual-zone climate control for the whole vehicle. A heated steering wheel keeps the driver comfortable even in the coldest months, while privacy glass creates the perfect atmosphere for enjoying a ride without any intrusions.

If you’re ready to get behind the wheel of a new Mercedes SUV or car, be sure to stop by Mercedes-Benz of Tucson before the end of 2014 to check out our great deals.

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If you’re looking for a sleek and elegant vehicle, a 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class may be perfect as your next car. While both the C300 & C400 provide more size and space than ever, they’re also lighter and more nimble. When you see either model, you’ll immediately notice that details like the sculpture of the tail lamps set a new benchmark for what to expect from a luxury sports sedan.

Interior Design Technology

The exterior of these vehicles isn’t the only place where amazing design is incredibly evident. Inside the C300 and C400 is a wide console with a cascading shape. The shape of this element is the perfect representation of how it’s responsible for providing a flow of entertainment and information. In addition to providing more interior space than ever, the 2015 models are rich with many modern finishes.

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Mercedes-Benz put a lot of thought and time into ensuring that every control is optimally placed for the driver’s comfort. You can easily see the crisp displays and gauges while sitting behind the 3-spoke steering wheel. What’s really impressive is you can do everything from change gears to switch what you’re listening to without ever taking your hands off the wheel. Given that the wheel is wrapped with Nappa leather, your hands will appreciate being able to remain on it.

Your ears will also love what the 2015 C-Class delivers. Thanks to the combination of FrontBass technology and Burmester surround sound, any track you play will sound its absolute best. The new C-Class also uses technology to keep you safe. Features of its Intelligent Drive system include alerting you, assisting in braking, and even responding autonomously. And even when you’re not in your vehicle, you can stay connected to it through your phone thanks to the Mercedes-Benz mbrace app.

Comparing the C300 and C400

While both models have a lot of great features to offer, there are a few differences worth covering. The first is horsepower. The C300 has 241, while the C400 boasts 329 horsepower. The C400 also packs more torque, with it possessing 354 lb-ft and the C300 coming in at 273 lb-ft. Those differences primarily stem from the fact that there’s a different engine in each vehicle. The C300 features a 2.0L turbo inline-4, while the C400 has a 3.0L biturbo V-6 under the hood. In terms of city/highway mpg, the C300 provides 24/31, while the C400 clocks in at 21/29.

If you want to see what it’s like to drive the C300 or the C400, the best place to get a feel for either vehicle is at Mercedes-Benz of Tucson.

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Buying and owning a Mercedes-Benz vehicle feels great. Being behind the wheel of a vehicle with such a rich history is a great way to celebrate how far you’ve come in life. Since being the owner of this type of vehicle is so rewarding, you obviously want to take the best care of it possible. Not only will properly taking care of your Mercedes-Benz ensure that you are always able to get the most out of it, but taking service seriously also means that you will maximize its future resale value.

To help you better understand how to take care of your vehicle, here’s a look at the service tasks you need to know about for a Mercedes-Benz C-Class:

The 10,000 Mile Mark

When you hit the first 10,000 mile mark and then eventually progress to 20k, 30k and so on, there are a handful of tasks that need to be completed in a timely manner. The first is having a synthetic motor oil change and filter replacement. You’ll also want to have a fluid levels check and correction, tire inflation checks and correction, front & rear brake pad inspection, and reset maintenance counter.

For subsequent 10,000 mile marks, tasks like cabin dust/combination filter replacement, air filter replacement, and brake fluid change may also need to be done. Although this may sound like a lot to remember and handle, getting your Mercedes-Benz C-Class serviced doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. By bringing your car to our Mercedes-Benz Service Center, you can count on all necessary tasks being completed. Not only can you depend on our skilled technicians to do all of these service tasks, but you can be confident that the work will be done correctly.

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Additional Service Tips for Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vehicles

While bringing your vehicle in every 10,000 miles is one of the best things you can do to protect its value, there are several other steps you can take to fully protect the condition of your Mercedes-Benz C-Class. One of those service tasks is to rotate your tires every 5,000 miles. Another is to check all the major components for leakage once the vehicle hits 20,000 miles. And at the 30,000 mile mark, it’s recommend to check both the electrical system and chassis. As you may have guessed based on what we discussed in the previous section, bringing your car to Mercedes-Benz of Tuscon is the best way to ensure that all of these tasks get done correctly.

If you have any additional questions about servicing your Mercedes-Benz C-Class or are ready to have a specific task done, schedule service online, or call our Service Center professionals at (520) 886-1311.

There are plenty of valid reasons for purchasing a used vehicle. While there’s nothing wrong with deciding that a used vehicle is the right choice at this point in your life, the most important thing to understand is that not all used vehicles are equal. If you look through a site that aggregates lots of listings from both individuals and dealerships, you will see a lot of different used vehicles. And because there’s such a wide selection, the prices of some of the listings may immediately catch your eye. However, as the old saying goes, if you see a price on a used vehicle that looks too good to be true, it’s almost guaranteed that it is too good to be true.

The problem with these types of used cars is simply looking at them isn’t enough to tell you the history of a vehicle. Although a specific car, SUV or truck may look fine now, there’s a fairly good possibility that it was involved in a serious accident at some point. There’s also plenty of issues that may be present. And since there’s no way to know the current financial situation of someone selling a used vehicle, the unfortunate reality is they may be trying to take advantage of you.

Because there are a lot of potential red flags associated with standard used vehicles, it’s normal to be hesitant about that type of idea. If you want to get a used vehicle at an appealing price but don’t want to run the risk of ending up with a dud, the good news is there’s a way to get the best of both worlds.

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Certified Used Mercedes Vehicles Provide Value and Peace of Mind

What sets Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles apart from any other used automobile is the fact that they have to go through a rigorous screening process in order to receive this qualification. An 11-point general inspection, 13-point engine comportment and pre-road test check, and a 16-point engine component inspection are just a few of the long list of inspections that must be passed in order to be certified as a pre-owned Mercedes.

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Not only does sticking to a certified vehicle provide peace of mind about the current quality of the car or SUV, but thanks to the fact that the vehicle has passed such a stringent inspection, Mercedes-Benz of Tucson¬†is able to offer a great warranty program. Purchasing this type of vehicle means you will get an unlimited-mileage warranty for one year that can be extended for up to two additional years. And as if that wasn’t enough peace of mind, you’ll also have access to 24-hour Roadside Assistance.

If you want peace of mind, a quality vehicle, and the backing of industry-leading warranties, choose a Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz from Mercedes-Benz of Tucson.