Mercedes-Benz Frequently Asked Questions

Mercedes-Benz FAQ

What is the Mercedes-Benz Logo?

The Mercedes-Benz logo is a three-pointed star in a circle. The points represent luxury, quality, and performance.

What is the Mercedes-Benz slogan?

"The best or nothing" isn't just the Mercedes-Benz slogan, it's how they design and build their legendary vehicles and provide the best service possible.

What is the fastest Mercedes-Benz model in production?

The Mercedes-Benz AMG has been the strength of the Mercedes-Benz racing program, so it should come as no surprise that the fastest Mercedes-Benz is the Mercedes-AMG GT R Coupe.

Which Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the most expensive?

The Mercedes-Benz Maybach leads the pack in price at $202,550 MSRP.

Where is the Mercedes-Benz headquarters?

The Mercedes-Benz U.S. headquarters is in Sandy Springs, Georgia, in metro Atlanta. The global headquarters is in Stuttgart, Germany.

Mercedes-Benz of South Bay Service

How do I make an appointment for service?

You can schedule your next service center appointment online.

How does Mercedes-Benz South Bay service compare to services provided by my local auto shop?

The Mercedes-Benz South Bay Service Department is staffed with only factory-trained TechXperts who ensure your car always gets the best service.

My tire pressure warning illuminates occasionally. What does this mean?

This could happen as a result of a tire slowly losing pressure, changes in altitude, or temperature changes. To be safe, check your tire pressure monthly with a high-quality gauge.

How often should I take my Mercedes-Benz for regular maintenance?

Our routine maintenance schedules are all available online by year and model or in your Mercedes-Benz owner's manual.

What kind of fuel should I utilize in my Mercedes-Benz?

Premium gasoline is always recommended to keep your Mercedes-Benz running smoothly for the long-term.

Buying A Mercedes-Benz

Where should I shop for a Mercedes-Benz in Torrance, CA?

Come to Mercedes-Benz South Bay, near Zamperini Field, to find your next vehicle or get service for your current Mercedes-Benz.

We have new, used, and Certified Pre-Owned models. Test drive the E-Class, GLC, GLA, GLE, C-Class, Sprinter, S-Class, G-Class, or any other Mercedes-Benz car, SUV, or van. We'll be happy to help you find the Mercedes-Benz you've been hoping for.

What makes Mercedes-Benz South Bay better than other dealerships in town?

We stand out among other dealerships with our extensive selection of new, used, and Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles, exceptionally trained service technicians, and a relaxed environment that lets you choose your new Mercedes-Benz at your own pace.

How much inventory do you have at your Mercedes-Benz dealership?

Our inventory is always changing but usually includes around 500 vehicles. Search the current inventory online to see which of your favorites are in stock. We can always custom order a vehicle too.

Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz
What tips can you share for selecting a Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz?

A lot goes into buying a vehicle, whether new or pre-owned. It's worthwhile to do your due diligence before you buy. Here are our top five tips to help you make the best decision.
  • Think about how you'll use the vehicle and what features you'll need
  • Know how much you can afford
  • Search online inventory
  • Test drive a few vehicles before choosing one
  • Remember to factor in additional costs like taxes and registration
  • Look at the vehicle history report

Why buy from a Mercedes-Benz dealership instead of a pre-owned car dealer?

A Mercedes-Benz dealership has trained professionals who know your vehicle. This translates into a more informed buying process and better service after you drive off the lot.

Do pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles go through tests?

All of our pre-owned vehicles go through inspections to ensure you're getting a reliable vehicle that you'll enjoy driving. Certified Pre-Owned vehicles are usually newer and go through an additional certification process.

Will a pre-owned Mercedes-Benz come with a warranty?

It may, but this will depend on the model year. We also offer five options for vehicle protection plans.

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