Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Places to Explore within 2 Hours of Houston

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Girl in car with hat out window

5 Daytrip Destinations near Harris County, Texas

Are you itching to get out of the Harris County area and explore some other parts of Texas? We have compiled a list of 5 places within two hours of Houston for you to explore! Check them out below!


Which 2021 Mercedes-Benz vehicles are best for a camping adventure?

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Three Mercedes-Benz GLE models near foggy lake

2021 Mercedes-Benz SUVs: Which is best for camping?

Are you trying to determine which Mercedes-Benz SUV is best for a camping adventure? If so, you are probably on the hunt for a vehicle that provides the performance capabilities necessary to do some light off-road driving and camper towing, enough cargo volume for all your gear and plenty of seating for the whole crew. Continue reading below to view a comparison of 2021 Mercedes-Benz SUVs to determine which is best for your camping adventures on our Star Motor Cars Mercedes-Benz blog.


Finance a Mercedes-Benz in Houston, TX

Saturday, March 13th, 2021
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA parked on brick street

Owning a luxury vehicle comes with numerous perks, but Mercedes-Benz models stand out from the crowd because of the German engineering, premium design and futuristic interior in each model. Not only can you enjoy intuitive technology, high end features and premier design in a Mercedes-Benz, but owners can enjoy the high resale value when they decide to sell down the road.


Reasons to Stay Up to Date on Automotive Service

Monday, February 1st, 2021
Mechanic with thumbs up next to tire

When you own a vehicle, it is very important to stay up to date on its recommended maintenance interval schedule. There are numerous benefits that come with this, but in today’s blog we are going to cover five of them. Continue reading below to learn benefits of servicing your vehicle routinely.


Learn How to Tell When Your Brakes Need Service

Friday, January 15th, 2021
Car brakes and disc up close

Schedule Mercedes-Benz Brake Service in Houston, TX

Brakes are one of the most important components of any Mercedes-Benz. They are essential for each drive and perform the vital role of stopping the vehicle, which is essential when turning, following the flow of traffic and being a defensive driver. Because they perform such an important duty, brakes are designed to show obvious symptoms when they need to be serviced or replaced. Let’s dive into how drivers can tell when brakes need service and how to schedule an appointment with the experienced technicians at Star Motors Cars Mercedes-Benz in Houston, TX.


2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class How-To Guides

Friday, November 15th, 2019
2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan side profile

Our number one tip for enjoying your Mercedes-Benz model is taking the time to understand how it works so you can get the most out of every single feature. Two of our favorite resources for learning more about your 2019 C-Class are the owner’s manual and Mercedes-Benz Youtube how-to videos. We have linked some of our favorites 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…)

Taking Care of the Seating in Your Mercedes-Benz

Monday, March 12th, 2018
front leather seats of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

When it comes to Mercedes-Benz vehicles, drivers can expect the very best. Most of our new Mercedes-Benz models come with either elite leather upholstery or MB-Tex leatherette. While you can always bring your vehicle to a dealership like Star Motor Cars for detailing and care, there are some things you can do to take care of the seating in your Mercedes-Benz. In this blog, we are going to look at what is the best way to clean MB-Tex upholstery and a few tips for leather upholstery care. (more…)

Find a new Mercedes-Benz owner or service manual online

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Where can I get a manual for my Mercedes-Benz vehicle?

While every vehicle should come with a manual when it drives off the lot, that doesn’t mean that it will be easy to find a few years or months later. Whether you put it in a safe place (that you can’t remember anymore), or just can’t find the thing, it’s good to know where you can find a new Mercedes-Benz owner or service manual if you are looking for one. Keep reading for the answer to “Where can I get a manual for my Mercedes-Benz vehicle?” (more…)

Where Can I Find a Christmas Tree Around Houston?

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Best Christmas Tree Farms Around Houston TX

Christmas is quickly approaching, which means many different things. It means it’s time to start untangling all of your Christmas lights (so you can put them up before having to take them back down and get them all tangled up again for next year). It means it’s time to head to the store for all of your Christmas cookie ingredients. And it means it’s time to go pick out your family Christmas tree. We don’t know about you, but there’s nothing we enjoy more than packing the family up and heading out to a nice tree farm to pick out our Christmas tree together. Here are a few of our favorite Christmas tree farms around Houston, TX. (more…)