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Blind-Spot Monitoring Could Prevent Some Collisions

Lane-drifting can be extremely dangerous. If your car doesn't stay in its lane, it can crash into another vehicle or even a pedestrian. A blind-spot monitor could reduce such instances, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

The IIHS performed a study that concluded blind-spot monitoring could have prevented 85,000 crashes. Unfortunately, not every car comes with blind-spot monitoring. Worse, many drivers shut off the system because they find it annoying. These systems provide indicators to help drivers avoid mishaps, so they shouldn't be so easily dismissed.  

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Get Better Performance and Wear on Your Winter and Summer Tires

Some people think that switching between winter and summer tires is a hassle, and so you might wonder if it's actually worth it to put the winter ones on in the late fall. At Kempthorn Mercedes-Benz in Canton, OH, we want you to get the longest wear and best performance out of your tires, so we want to tell you more about the differences between the two types.

Winter tires are more flexible to grip the road more easily in cold and wet conditions.  

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Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC SUV: Luxury Redefined

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC SUV meets some of the highest standards in luxury and performance. Designed and manufactured in Germany, this elegant family car is packed with exclusive amenities at Kempthorn Mercedes-Benz.

A tri-zone climate control system is paired with three-level heating and cooling systems for the front seats. The driver and adjacent companion will love the feel of the genuine Nappa leather, which has a smooth texture with minor perforations. The GLC 300 4MATIC SUV also offers reliable connections to digital services via the Mercedes Me platform.  

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Choosing and Installing the Right Child Safety Seat

Child safety seats are required for any young child riding in a motorized vehicle. As inconvenient as they seem at times, parents know they’re a necessity to prevent auto accidents and fatalities. What parents don’t always know is what type of child safety seat is required for their child. Stop at Kempthorn Mercedes-Benz and learn the laws regarding child safety seats.

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Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC SUV: Elegant and Sport Styling

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC SUV offers incredible value in luxurious amenities and dynamic performance. We at Kempthorn Mercedes-Benz offer this German-made car for sale to families in Canton, OH. Under the hood, drivers will praise the turbocharged engine block with the ECO Stop-Start function.

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Higher Refinement For Synthetic Oil

When you go to Kempthorn Mercedes-Benz to have your oil changed, you might be asked if you want synthetic oil put in your car. This is a type of oil that can sometimes extend the life of your motor and allows for not changing the oil in your car as often.

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Different Types of Spare Tires

When you are on the road, it is very likely that you are going to have a flat tire. This means that you are going to need a spare tire to change into in the case of a flat tire. There is actually more than one type of spare tires.

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The Basics of Brake Pads

If you've ever heard a screeching sound when you applied your brakes, you probably know that the sound is an indicator that your car is overdue for a new set of brake pads. At Kempthorn Mercedes-Benz, we want you to know more about your vehicle, so here are a few things you might not know about brake pads and what you should be looking for when replacing them.

When you apply the brakes, pressure is exerted on the discs that spin with the wheels. This pressure creates friction that causes the car to slow. Brake pads cut down on…

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Automotive Knowledge: Your Vehicle's Suspension System Explained

Here at Kempthorn Mercedes-Benz, our team of automotive experts are always standing by to provide you with service and useful information about how you can keep your vehicle in optimal shape. Your vehicle's suspension system is comprised of numerous components, such as the chassis, shock absorbers, and struts, which work together to help enhance stability and control.

To keep your suspension system is good condition, it is necessary to replace worn or damaged shocks and struts. 

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Refinancing vs. Trading in Your Car

The age-old question for the automobile industry is whether to trade in or refinance your car. That is why our team of automotive experts here at Kempthorn Mercedes-Benz want to make sure you know what scenarios are best for refinancing and which are best for trading in.

First, refinancing a car makes the most sense when you are planning to drive the car for many more years. Typically, only cars with very low mileage a refinanced. Refinancing may actually save you a lot of money if your credit rating has drastically improved since the time the car was first financed…

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