Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

How Safe is the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
Two 2021 C-Class models parked outside the glass building

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Safety Features

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has it all: an athletically elegant body, technological advances, a cinematic touchscreen, and an acclaimed cabin. Driving a well-built new Mercedez-Benz C-Class is a spectacular experience all its own. The price of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts from $41,600 MSRP for the C 300 sedan and ranges up to $43,600 for the C300 4MATIC sedan. Both the variants are powered by a 2.0-liter Inline-4 turbocharged engine that produces 255 hp of power and 273 lb-ft of torque. Wondering how safe is the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class? Keep reading to find out the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class safety features and ratings.


Looking for a Laugh? Check out Mercedes-Benz Crash Tales!

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
Mercedes-Benz crash test dummies

Mercedes-Benz Crash Tales Videos

The Mercedes-Benz YouTube channel is loaded with useful, informational videos that fill viewers in on the unique offerings of the brand. Lately, the brand has taken a fun and light-hearted approach to raising awareness about the advanced safety of its vehicles with the release of “Crash Tales: A Mercedes-Benz Original Series,” which takes a look at Tommy and Fred, two crash test dummies with a lot of passion for their job and automotive safety. Check out a few episodes of Crash Tales below!


What New Technology Will the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Offer?

Monday, August 5th, 2019
Green European 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS driving on dirt

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Interior Technology and Safety Features

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS not only delivers a drive that is more luxurious and refined than any other, but the comfort and technology it offers puts this SUV even further above the rest. Equipped with new technology and safety features, the 2020 GLS SUV is more than worth the wait. Continue reading to learn about what interior technology and safety features Mercedes-Benz is bringing to the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS. (more…)

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC Garners Top Safety Honors

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
2018 MB GLC profile shot

If there’s one thing that just about everyone looks for in a car it’s safety. It doesn’t matter what a car can do if it isn’t going to keep you and your family safe.


Driver Assistance Excels in the new 2019 A-Class

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
side view of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

We’ve already written about many of the attractive new features of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan that will be arriving at U.S. dealerships later this year (like the all-new Mercedes-Benz User Experience infotainment system with touchscreen and voice controls), but there is a lot more to look forward to with the new A-Class. This new compact sedan will also offer advanced driver assistance features, including semi-autonomous driving in certain conditions. Learn more about 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class safety features below. (more…)

Standard PRESAFE® Helps to Minimize Injuries from a Car Accident

Monday, November 12th, 2018
What is PRESAFE on a Mercedes-Benz vehicle?

We’ve written before about some of the elite driver assistance features available on new Mercede-Benz vehicles. However, in that blog we focused on some of the models that flirt with the line between normal warning systems and autonomous driving. In this blog, we wanted to look at a much more common, and just as valuable feature: PRESAFE®. But what is Mercedes-Benz PRESAFE®? (more…)

Advanced Safety Features on Mercedes-Benz Vehicles

Friday, June 29th, 2018
Active Lane Keeping Assist on the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class driver instrumentation

There are a plethora of safety features available on  new Mercedes-Benz vehicles that can help drivers stay safe on the road. We have talked about a few of them when we looked at some of the driver assistance advantages that the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class brings to the road. However, we think that reading a little blurb about these features isn’t the same as watching a video about them. Below we have Mercedes-Benz driver assistance videos to help you learn more about these great features that are standard on so many new models. (more…)

New C-Class Features Announced for 2019 Model!

Friday, February 16th, 2018
front and side view of a 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class on a black background

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Infotainment and Safety Features

While no new Mercedes-Benz vehicles made their debut at the Chicago Auto Show (though you could find the 2019 G-Class there!), it will be a different story at the Geneva International Auto Show starting on March 8. That show will also herald the first appearance of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. This attractive compact sedan will receive several new technology and performance enhancements. Keep reading to learn more about new 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class infotainment and safety changes. (more…)

What Safety Features Does the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Have?

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Safety Features

For years, drivers have turned to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class for top-of-the-line performance capabilities and innovative features. Safety is one of the most important parts of our vehicles, and the 2018 S-Class proves that it’s ready for anything coming its way with 360-degree capabilities to spot hazards and keep drivers out of harm’s way. Our team here at Star Motor Cars is going to explore in detail the safety features offered in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class. (more…)

How to Know When to Replace Your Brakes

Monday, March 20th, 2017
How to Know When to Replace Your Brakes_b

When Do I Need to Replace My Brakes?

What’s the most important part on your vehicle? That’s a debate that could go on for ages as you go around and around in circles trying to decide whether the engine is more important than the steering wheel or whether the gas pedal is more important than the gas tank. But no matter what, we can all agree there are a few parts that stand above the rest. And one of those is your brakes. Without them … well … we don’t need to tell you what could happen. That means you need to stay on top of their maintenance. But since not everyone likes to spend time under their car, it can be hard to know how to do that. To help you out, we came up with a guide to help you know when to replace your brakes. (more…)