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Replace Windshield Wiper Blades Regularly for Added Safety

It is easy for responsible motorists to take their windshield wiper blades for granted. Drivers only need their wipers when it’s raining or to occasionally clean their windshield, and when not being used, windshield wiper blades are forgettable. It’s essential to maintain your windshield wipers and have the blades regularly replaced because getting caught driving in a downpour with worn out windshield wipers is inconvenient and can be dangerous.

Having your windshield wiper blades replaced is both quick and inexpensive. 

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City Driving May Hinder Ability to Determine Wheel Alignment Status

Perhaps you’re more of an inner-city driver than a highway driver in McKinney, TX. If you are, then you might not notice that your vehicle is out of alignment- until it’s too late!

The most obvious sign of needing a wheel alignment is when a vehicle pulls to the right, or left, as you’re driving. However, if you’re driving more within the city limits and not on the highway that often, then it’s harder to determine if you need a wheel alignment. 

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Why do Move Over Laws Exist?

All over America, motorists are expected to observe a set of laws put into place. Each state may include a slight variance but all equal the same end result. These laws are called the 'Slow Down & Move Over' laws and they have been put into place to offer safety for workers on the side of the road.

 

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Learn More About Horsepower

Horsepower was created for horses to pull large sums of weight, which is now what we use to calculate how much a car can carry. James Watt invented the term horsepower in the years that he was alive between 1736 and 1819. This has now been the focus of what type of system to use when measuring the overall energy work of the car.

A vehicle can be measured in this way because it is the equivalent of what horsepower used to be when we talk about how much work something can do per minute. 

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Tips for Driving With Favorite Holiday Foods

The Mercedes-Benz of McKinney team wishes you all a safe and happy holiday season! We would also like to share some tips on driving with food for the holidays, since food is so integral to our many celebrations. The holidays are a great time to share dishes with friends and family, however without proper precautions, doing so can be messy. These tips should make it easier.

  • Use pans and bowls with lids. Secure lids using a rubber band or two to hold the lid in place. This gives you a little extra security during the trip.
  • Put trays of food…
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Only Use Washer Fluid in Your Car’s Reservoir

People are always looking for ways to save money on just about everything. On some things, it’s okay to cut corners and save a little money, but when it comes to your car, cutting back can lead to more spending in the long run. It may seem that something as minor as windshield wiper fluid could be omitted, watered down, or completely replaced with water without any consequences. However, replacing your wiper fluid with water, dish detergent, or other chemicals can damage your windshield washer system.

Washer fluid does more than just clean your windshield of dirt, grime, and…

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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Earns Acclaim from AutoGuide.com

Are you in the market for a midsize luxury sedan? Well, if so, we here at Mercedes-Benz of McKinney think it's high time you met ours, the 2017 E-Class.

Could it be love at first drive for you two?

Make that determination by watching the clip below; here with his take on the E-Class is AutoGuide.com Senior Associate Video Editor Zach Vlasuk:

Teeming with outstanding technology, the base E 300 model is bound to make a significant push for your business.

Such amenities include a 12.3-inch display screen, the COMAND® infotainment interface (complemented by a touchpad controller…

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Mercedes-Benz Makes its Mark with Spectacular 2017 S-Class

If you happen to be hunting for a full-size luxury sedan, we here at Mercedes-Benz of McKinney believe you'll find a great deal to appreciate about ours, the 2017 S-Class.

"Such as what?" you wonder.

carwow reviewer Mat Watson is here with an explanation; join him right here:

The top-of-the-line S 600 trim is quite simply beyond compare.

Standard features on this model include a thrill-inducing 523-horsepower turbo-V12 engine, MAGIC BODY CONTROL® adaptive and anticipatory suspension, blind-spot monitoring and intervention, a night-vision camera display, an automatic parking ...

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