Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

How To Connect Your iPhone to Your Mercedes-Benz?

Thursday, April 21st, 2022
Image showing the steering wheel and dashboard with Apple CarPlay on the infotainment screen inside a 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA

Step by step guide on how to connect your iPhone to your Mercedes-Benz 

The updated MBUX infotainment system on your new Mercedes-Benz is a great way to explore your vehicle’s connected car services. It shows you all your vehicles’ vital information and seamlessly pairs with your compatible Apple iPhone to allow you to use all your favorite iPhone apps using Apple CarPlay®. If you’re wondering how to pair your iPhone and set up Apple CarPlay® on your Mercedes-Benz, watch this video by Mercedes-Benz USA.   


Flat Tire Changing Tips for your Mercedes-Benz

Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
View of a flat tire being changed

How to Change a Flat Tire in my Mercedes-Benz?   

Every driver should know how to change a flat tire in their car. Join us at Star Motor Cars in Houston, TX, to learn how to change a flat tire in your Mercedes-Benz. Continue reading for more information.   


How to Clean the Leather Seats of Your Mercedes-Benz

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022
Wiping the leather seats in a Mercedes-Benz with a cloth

Tips for Cleaning the Mercedes-Benz Leather Seats 

With the improved exterior and interior features of most Mercedes-Benz vehicles, it has become increasingly expensive to maintain them. However, servicing has become easier over the years, and the luxurious leather seats stand the test of time to stay as glamorous as new. Nevertheless, it is important that you pay attention to what you carry inside the car. Also, avoid the use of liquids and other items that could leave stains in the vehicle. However, what matters more is that you know how to clean the seats occasionally to retain the luster if lost. Here are a few tips for cleaning the Mercedes-Benz leather seats so that you can do it yourself. If you want further assistance with cleaning, visit the Star Motor Cars in Houston, TX. 


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…)