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04-24-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By skw

The answer here is no. You insure the vehicle,...

The answer here is no. You insure the vehicle, but it is owned by Mercedes Financial. If the car is totaled, your insurance co will pay the actual cash value of the vehicle at the time (minus any...
04-21-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By skw

Jaguar, Land Rover, and Audi all use aluminum...

Jaguar, Land Rover, and Audi all use aluminum bodies on some of their models.
04-03-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 29,343
Posted By skw

I also forgot to mention that if anyone has...

I also forgot to mention that if anyone has MileagePlus w/ United Airlines, there's another discount there as well. You have to get a control number from United. It is model specific as to the amount...
03-26-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,400
Posted By skw

Sport vs Luxury, it's in their DNA. BMW has...

Sport vs Luxury, it's in their DNA. BMW has drifted away from being as sporty as they used to be, but still doesn't have the ride of a Mercedes. And same the other way around. I love my BMW's so of...
01-31-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,557
Posted By skw

Factory remote start is by the app only. Check...

Factory remote start is by the app only. Check out Mid-City Engineering if you want remote start from the key/fob.
10-22-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By skw

Can't find a good pic right now but the 2019 Ram...

Can't find a good pic right now but the 2019 Ram pickup has a nice and convenient cradle in the lower dash for your phone. It's stands up and is a wireless charger. Surprised it has taken someone...
09-12-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 579,126
Posted By skw

I'm curious as well. Euro or Canadian spec GLE450...

I'm curious as well. Euro or Canadian spec GLE450 may come w/ the sport bumpers and painted flares but US models may have the flat black pieces. Similar to how the GLS450 here has the standard...
08-28-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By skw

First, it's a new car. 2nd, they're rolling...

First, it's a new car. 2nd, they're rolling computers. If any sensor picks up something out of it's programmed range, the light comes on and it throws a code. Once it is back in range, the light goes...
11-18-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By skw

One way to find out is to jot down the last 8 of...

One way to find out is to jot down the last 8 of your vin. Find any W166 GL for sale online w/ the same color and material interior (MB-tex, leather) and jot down the last 8 of that vin. Find an...
10-20-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By skw

No. 1st push of the button will open the shades...

No. 1st push of the button will open the shades instead of tilting the glass open.
10-14-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By skw

This is why dealers love customers that only shop...

This is why dealers love customers that only shop monthly payments. It is in your best interests to understand all the moving parts of a lease. MF is your interest rate, how do you know if it is...
09-16-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,294
Posted By skw

There's sensors on the doors and they adjust how...

There's sensors on the doors and they adjust how the doors open. We test drove one last year and they do work as advertised. Pricing is what kept us from pulling the trigger.
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08-12-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
Posted By skw

Not to side track the thread but let's get the...

Not to side track the thread but let's get the facts straight here! Yes, all new BMW's do come with complimentary scheduled maintenance. It is included at no extra cost regardless if you lease or...
07-01-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By skw

I have had both and prefer the heated wheel....

I have had both and prefer the heated wheel. Especially in the newer design with the softer nappa leather.
05-28-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By skw

[QUOTE=peter2772000;7141123]Aren't you the...

[QUOTE=peter2772000;7141123]Aren't you the optimist LOL.... Luckily this truck is covered 'till October 2018 under an extended warranty, then October 2019 for the powertrain.
What if I just ignore...
05-28-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By skw

H/K is the optional Harmon Karden sound system....

H/K is the optional Harmon Karden sound system. Well worth it. My '12 ML350BTC had it, my '16 GLE350 does not. I want it back, bad.

As for not being able to combine active curve and the trailer...
05-08-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By skw

Today's diesels are a lot different than those...

Today's diesels are a lot different than those prior. Get in, press the brake and the start button, and that's it. The fuel at the gas stations are switched to a "winter blend" for the colder months....
05-01-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By skw

FYI, the "pre-wire" is only for the MB dealer...

FYI, the "pre-wire" is only for the MB dealer installed accessory system. Much better options out there for less $$.
02-24-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,177
Posted By skw

Finally getting back around to posting pics. It...

Finally getting back around to posting pics. It was daylight when I had the GLS450 loaner. The running board lights were an LED strip built into the sill. Looking at the vehicle, you can't tell...
02-21-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By skw

Was hoping to see some responses by now. I love...

Was hoping to see some responses by now. I love BMW's myself but my wife has gotten comfortable in Mercedes, on our 2nd one now. I try to get her to change every time we look for another car but no...
12-05-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By skw

They come on when you turn on the rear defroster...

They come on when you turn on the rear defroster AND, exterior temp is low. Not sure what that temp is, might be on page 110 or 113 of the manual, don't have it in front of me at the moment.
08-10-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,510
Posted By skw

I didn't go w/ the RF unit because I had read...

I didn't go w/ the RF unit because I had read that you have to pair it on another vehicle 1st before using it on our cars, which i don't have access to. I stopped by the dealer yesterday and long...
07-15-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By skw

My bet is on MY2020. I think MB will play it...

My bet is on MY2020. I think MB will play it smart and watch to see how the BMW X7, as well as the Bentley and Maserati suv's do in the marketplace first. Then they will be able to competitively...
06-29-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,769
Posted By skw

That's exactly how it works. You'll notice that...

That's exactly how it works. You'll notice that when a vehicle is offered from the factory a choice of optional 18, 19, and 20" wheels, the tire size also changes. Look at decreasing aspect ratio...
05-18-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,475
Posted By skw

Correct. You can feel with your hand there's some...

Correct. You can feel with your hand there's some space under the bulb that the ballast can slide into. The rest of the wiring and the resistor you can finagle in there also. The cover then goes on...
05-17-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By skw

What is it about the GX that that puts it in your...

What is it about the GX that that puts it in your consideration? The Toyota/Lexus suv's will certainly hold their value and require minimal maintenance. I personally perfer the LX but $$$ (currently...
04-26-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,475
Posted By skw

Just over 2 months so far and all is still good...

Just over 2 months so far and all is still good here.
03-18-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By skw

Nice! Looks darker than 20%. I have 20% on my 2...

Nice! Looks darker than 20%. I have 20% on my 2 front windows. I like the windshield tint, friend of mine has it as well. Magnet for cops though.
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