Category Archives: Technology

2021 S-Class Cabriolet with top down

How to use the Mercedes-Benz SmartKey?

Mercedes-Benz SmartKey and its features

The Mercedes-Benz SmartKey makes your life a lot easier when you are out partying with your friends, or you are on a vacation with your family. There is so much you can control from just a key that every Mercedes-Benz car owner will vouch for it. It is nothing like the keys that you get with other cars that offer the option of locking and unlocking the car. The Mercedes-Benz SmartKey is many steps ahead in the game!

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The New Sprinter Displaying the 10.25-inch Touchscreen Multimedia

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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Naturally aspirated engine

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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Close-up on the machinery of a car engine

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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2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan zooming on a road

What driver assistance and safety features will come on the different trims of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Driver Assistance Feature Trim Highlights

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has long held the throne as the most advanced vehicle in its segment, and the venerable machine is about to reaffirm that dominance. The 2022 incarnation has been announced, and highlights include its new progressive interior, sporty exterior design, electrified engine, and innovative features throughout.

Here in the Gilbert region, drivers care about luxury, but they also care about safety. To serve the people, we at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert decided to help shed some light on the driver assistance and safety highlights that drivers can look forward to on the three trims of the upcoming 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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Woman puts finger on Mercedes van with text that reads, Mercedes PRO connect and Mercedes me connect

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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2020 MB A-Class exterior profile

What plug-in hybrid models does Mercedes-Benz make?

2021 Mercedes-Benz Plug-In Hybrid Lineup

Using a hybrid vehicle is a great way to get better fuel efficiency while cruising the streets here in Gilbert. It’s not immediately obvious, however, which luxurious hybrid vehicles exist in the lineup of our favorite manufacturer. Customers often ask us here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert: which models does Mercedes-Benz offer in a plug-in hybrid configuration?

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2021 S-Class cockpit showcase

What is the Mercedes COMAND® System?

Mercedes-Benz COMAND® System: What It Is & What It Does

Here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert in Gilbert, AZ, many new and certified pre-owned Mercedes-Benz models come with something called the Mercedes-Benz COMAND® System. What kind of feature is it? What does it control? What does it consist of? Let’s take a look.

Keep reading to see what the Mercedes-Benz COMAND® System is, what it can do, and how it’s evolved.

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Side view of the Mercedes-Benz EQS

What are the most exciting elements of the Mercedes-Benz EQS?

All You Need to Know About the All-New Mercedes-Benz EQS

Here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert, our team has been nearly overcome with excitement regarding the upcoming all-new Mercedes-Benz EQS, a sleek top-tier luxury sedan from our favorite automaker that’s just recently been revealed in detail.

There’s a lot to cover about the Mercedes-Benz EQS, but it helps to start with an overview of the most important elements. That’s why we’ve included the video below for your viewing pleasure. Learn about the Mercedes-Benz EQS model’s beautiful interior, efficient electric drive system, and plethora of cutting-edge technology throughout. Enjoy!

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A robot inside a car's brain wonders about autonomous driving levels

What do the different autonomous driving levels mean?

Though more attention has recently been focused on electric vehicles as the cutting-edge technology in the automotive sphere, autonomous driving capabilities have been continuously progressing in their own right. While initial claims that self-driving cars would be available for public use by 2020 did not come to fruition, there have still been some pretty sweet advances in driver-assists and other autonomous driving technology, much of which is available on top-tier new vehicles such as those provided by Mercedes-Benz.

Customers doing research on autonomous driving technology sometimes come across different “level” designations for vehicles’ ability to drive themselves. As a result, a question we at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert sometimes receive is: what do the different self-driving car levels refer to?

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