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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Crash Tests: U.S. Agencies Weigh In
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Crash Tests: U.S. Agencies Weigh In

The federal government has released crash-test results and ratings for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. And while the results are good, the C-Class misses the top five-star overall rating. In frontal impact the C-Class earns four stars out of five—due to a four-star performance for...Read More»

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e Plug-In Hybrid, 2015 New York Auto Show
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Video Preview

The Mercedes M-Class was the German automaker’s first American-made vehicle, and over three generations, it’s been a rousing sales success. This year, the M-Class is no more. But there’s a good reason: it’s being renamed and updated while it adds a sleeker new version. This...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
2012-2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Recalled For Faulty Tail Lights

Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling more than 30,000 late-model vehicles from its CLS line. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could increase their chances of being involved in a collision. ALSO SEE: 2015...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (European version)
Mercedes-Benz Recalls 2013-2015 E-Class, CLS-Class Models For Fire Risk

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for nearly 150,000 vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a number of vehicles from the luxury automaker's E-Class and CLS-Class lines suffer from a design flaw that could...Read More»

Scene from Mercedes’ ad for Super Bowl XLIX
Super Bowl XLIX Ad Lineup: Every Video We Can Get Our Hands On (And Then Some)

Everyone knows that the Super Bowl isn't just about football. The Super Bowl is an event -- a huge event -- and events are marketing opportunities. On this very special day, we're encouraged to consume, consume, consume: to drink more beer, to eat more pizza, or, if football isn't our thing, to...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec
Mercedes-Benz Recalls 2014-2015 BlueTec Diesel Vehicles To Fix Oil Leak

Mercedes-Benz is recalling four high-tech diesel models from the company's 2014 and 2015 lineups. The recall is meant to repair a potential oil leak that could start a fire in the vehicles' engine compartment and make roads hazardous for other drivers. ALSO SEE: 2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By...Read More»

Teaser for new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class
Mercedes-Benz Overhauls Nomenclature, Brings Back Maybach

Mercedes-Benz is in the midst of a dramatic expansion—in both sales, and in the breadth of its model line. That introduces some badging challenges; and so to clarify, Mercedes is overhauling its nomenclature, beginning next year. For those still a bit confused about the changes over at...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class lands in one of the areas of ‘rapid expansion’ for the vehicle market. It's a relatively small yet luxurious crossover wagon that doesn’t profess to any level of rock crawling but offers at least a little bit more utility and versatility—and...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The Mercedes-Benz C-Classuntil recently had to serve several roles—as the entry point for the brand’s U.S. lineup, and as its smallest model here, a compact luxury sedan. Consider how it was positioned as a sport sedan sometimes and a conservative luxury model otherwise, and it was...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Recalled For Potential Steering Problem

Daimler is recalling more than 10,500 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedans from the 2015 model year. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from a flaw that makes them more difficult to steer, increasing the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE: Tesla & Elon Musk Finally Unveil 'The D'...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class  -  First U.S. Drive,  August 2014
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: First Drive

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class isn't just departure from what the C-Class has been. It feels like a clear break with the past; and that's a very good thing. Too often, automakers are so locked into the mindset of designing a new car to replace a current one in their lineup that they lose sight of...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2008 - 2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Recalled For Taillight Flaw & Fire Hazard

In December, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was ramping up its investigation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The agency had received some 114 complaints from C-Class owners about taillight failures. In several instances, owners found burn marks in the vehicles'...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show preview
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class First Look Video: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is closer than ever to being a mini-E or mini-S-Class, and it's not just because of its latest growth spurt. The latest C has its most evocative styling ever, and an interior that's nothing short of beautiful. The 2015 C-Class also is more powerful, lighter than...Read More»

The Maybach 57 S Edition 125!. Image: Daimler AG
Maybach Is Back -- Not As A Brand, But As High-End Mercedes-Benz

Maybach was shuttered in 2011, after parent company Daimler AG decided that its decade-long relaunch of the century-old luxury brand wasn't worth the trouble. But don't count the old gal out just yet: according to AutoNews, Daimler plans to raise the dead and revive Maybach -- not as an independent...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
NHTSA Ramps Up Investigation Of Mercedes C-Class Taillight Failures & Fires

Back in July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began a preliminary investigation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. At the time, the agency had received 21 consumer complaints about taillight failures in those vehicles from the 2008 and 2009 model-years. According to Detroit News, the...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class
Want To Get Your Hands On A 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA? You'd Better Act Fast

To many critics and auto reviewers, the brand-new 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA is a game-changer: a great-looking ride with a sub-$30,000 pricetag that could turn the heads of many entry-level luxury buyers. If you're one of those shoppers, though, you'd better be quick on the draw. According to Detroit...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
Mercedes-Benz Zips Ahead Of BMW In U.S. Luxury Race

Until 2010 or so, Lexus had a firm grip on the U.S. luxury auto market. Then came massive, headline-grabbing recalls from its parent company, Toyota, and Lexus' reputation became tarnished. Though the Toyota brand ultimately bounced back, Lexus' largely ho-hum product line has delayed the upscale...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
30 Days of the Mercedes CLA: It's A Wrap

It's the end of an era--well, not so much as the end of our 30 Days with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250. We're calling it a wrap today, after spending October with the first front-drive Mercedes-Benz sold in America. Over the past month, we've driven the CLA thousands of miles to find out if the...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
30 Days of the Mercedes CLA: Gas Mileage

We're at the end of our 30 days of seat time with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, and before we wrap things up tomorrow, it's time to report on the gas mileage we accrued over the past few weeks. We measured the CLA's fuel economy over a total of 1,774 miles, topping it off and checking tire...Read More»

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