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How Much Does Interest Rate Affect Total Vehicle Cost?

How Does the Interest Rate Determine the Overall Vehicle Cost?

Getting your hands on your favorite car has become nothing less than a cakewalk these days. Banks and financial institutions are ever ready to loan their customers the required amount. However, the interest rate on car loans and the total cost of the vehicle are parameters that are intricately related to each other. Therefore, while applying for a car loan, it is important that you understand how the interest rate that you sign up for shall play out in determining the total cost of the vehicle. Understanding how the interest rate on your car loans affects the total cost of the vehicle shall help you make informed decisions about purchasing a brand-new car or a pre-owned luxury vehicle.

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Does Credit Score Exist Outside of America?

Does your credit score follow you outside America?

A credit score, in its simplest terms, is a numerical figure that determines a consumer’s creditworthiness in the financial market. Consumers with a high credit score are more likely to be eligible for loans, whereas those with a low score might find it difficult to find potential lenders. However, not everyone living outside America might be familiar with the concept of a credit score. Different countries have different yardsticks to measure the creditworthiness of the consumers. Therefore, while you might not have every country using the credit score to determine the eligibility of their consumers for different financial transactions, they shall have similar yardsticks to assess an individual’s financial health.

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Mercedes-Benz Vehicles that Come with Pro Connect

Which Mercedes-Benz Vehicles are Available with Pro Connect?

The Mercedes Pro Connect has been causing a lot of buzz in the automotive industry with its innovative features of allowing remote access to information of sorts about your van. With the Pro Connect at your disposal, you get to know the exact location of your van and check if your vehicle is locked. The Mercedes Pro Connect, thus, offers excellent fleet management and ensures that you are at the top of your game each day. Mercedes-Benz comes in as a welcome relief with the Pro Connect that can be factory-fitted on the latest Vito and Sprinter models. You can retrofit the same on a few older models of Mercedes-Benz vans as well. Therefore, if you are looking for information on the Mercedes-Benz vehicles that come with Pro Connect, you have likely come to the right place!

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How Does a Naturally Aspirated Engine Work?

What Does Naturally Aspirated Mean?

A naturally aspirated engine is an internal combustion (IC) engine where the intake of air depends on the atmospheric pressure. It does not include forced induction through a turbocharger or a supercharger. This type of engine is used in sports cars to avoid turbo lag. To help you understand better, we at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert in Gilbert, AZ, have prepared this guide on naturally aspirated engines. Keep reading to learn how a naturally aspirated engine works!

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Is a motor the same as an engine?

Motors and engines, engines and motors. For many individuals, these words are interchangeable, both calling to mind a vague image of a mechanized device with moving pistons and/or turning gears, exhaling steam and producing power through its efforts to accomplish some task. 

However, for many inhabitants of the Gilbert region, the image that arises is subtly different depending on which word is used. As such, our team here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert occasionally fields the question: is there a difference between an engine and a motor?

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What are the pros and cons of financing a used car?

Positives and Negatives of Financing Vs. Buying a Pre-Owned Vehicle

If you’re making a substantial purchase any time soon, you’re probably leaning towards financing it. For big buys such as houses and cars, financing has emerged as the way that people make it doable.

Still, there are downsides to financing, and sometimes paying for something in full right off the bat is a wiser option when possible. Since they’re cheaper, used cars are easier to pay for in full than a new car, but most customers still opt to finance them. Customers paying us a visit here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert sometimes ask for our input: is financing a pre-owned vehicle a good idea? What are the pros and cons?

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What is Mercedes-Benz PRO connect?

Mercedes-Benz PRO connect Features and Capabilities

If you’re looking at getting one or more excellent new vehicles for your business’s fleet, you’ve likely come across offerings from Mercedes-Benz such as the Sprinter and the Metris. These models are excellent options for businesses in Gilbert and beyond, due to both their excellent capabilities and their cutting-edge features.

One of the latter elements is a gizmo that comes on many new Mercedes-Benz vans called Mercedes-Benz PRO connect. Customers looking for a great fleet vehicle here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert often ask our team: what exactly is Mercedes-Benz PRO connect, and what can it do?

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How much does a 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class cost in Arizona?

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Model Prices in Gilbert, AZ

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC is a heck of a machine. It’s the luxurious SUV/coupe of choice for many Gilbert-area drivers and beyond. Individuals from the far reaches of the Apache State often make long pilgrimages to our dealership to find out: how much does 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class cost?

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Where can I lease a new Mercedes-Benz GLC in the Phoenix area?

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC lease deals in Gilbert, AZ

Leasing is a good way to enjoy the benefits of a fresh luxury vehicle without having to commit to a full purchase. The prospect of leasing gets even more tempting when one slaps special offers onto it.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC is an impressively refined luxury crossover. It’s one of the swankier options in the class and is available in SUV and sloped-back coupe styling.

Here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert, we tend to combine the two elements above, resulting in exciting lease offers on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC! Our offers are continually rotating and changing. Check out what’s currently in our selection via the link below!

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