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11-17-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By rbrylaw

LOL!

LOL!
11-15-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By West_Coaster

Oh, btw, nice tires OP.

Oh, btw, nice tires OP.
11-14-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By rbrylaw

While many parts of the US are bracing for the...

While many parts of the US are bracing for the first major snow of the season, we're bracing for temperatures on Friday in the mid-60s. For High Temps. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. I may have to wear a long...
11-14-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By rbrylaw

Very nice looking winter shoes. The black will...

Very nice looking winter shoes. The black will never show all the crud that accumulates on the roads in the winter. I so don't miss winter!!!

Summer shoes in Florida:...
11-03-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By rbrylaw

When you took delivery of your car, your dealer...

When you took delivery of your car, your dealer should have set your car to change time automatically. There's no reason you need to change the time manually as your car is perfectly capable of...
10-27-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,092
Posted By suby01

Ceramic coating is way more than just a shine. It...

Ceramic coating is way more than just a shine. It is paint protection for 12+ months. Yes it will shine, and yes it outshine any wax out there. I just got my Designo Cardinal Red ceramic coated just...
09-20-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By DannyMBinNJ

Car Delivery

Hey...when I got my 2011 c300, my keys came in a nice leather storage box...when I got my 2019 e450 sedan...they handed me my car keys in a cheap plastic bags. Did anyone else's key come in cheap...
08-26-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,956
Posted By NFAREVIEW

We make that trip often and I couldn't agree...

We make that trip often and I couldn't agree more! And with drive pilot activated on I-4, any traffic slow downs are no longer a burden. We just sit back, turn on the massage, some chill music, and...
08-25-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,485
Posted By rbrylaw

If your car has a ceramic coating, bugs, etc....

If your car has a ceramic coating, bugs, etc. should wipe off easily. If your dealer applied the coating, take the car to them and have them take care of it. Something doesn't sound right...
08-21-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 57
Sticky Bulletins 213
Views: 30,426
Posted By konigstiger

Assume your questioning service campaign have...

Assume your questioning service campaign have dealer check VMI to see if your VIN is affected.
07-31-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By rbrylaw

I think I'd be driving over to my MB dealer and...

I think I'd be driving over to my MB dealer and have them take a look before I'd ask a bunch of users on a forum. But maybe that's just me.
07-29-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By konigstiger

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/611x578/capture_1cd2ce0af8085afa86d7874ad0204d269771700e.jpg
Left side panel.
07-14-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By wagonsrock

Great post. I have an E400S wagon picked up in...

Great post. I have an E400S wagon picked up in May in Sindelfingen, with many of the same features as your sedan. I'm also new to MB, coming from a BMW and prior to that Audi (all wagons). I agree...
07-14-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By 78degrees

HOLD works in all modes and has done this at...

HOLD works in all modes and has done this at least since the W211 came in 2003.
06-09-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,485
Posted By NFAREVIEW

Very cool. Where at? Make sure to post some...

Very cool. Where at? Make sure to post some pictures in this thread when you're done!
05-16-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By superangrypenguin

Let me put this to all of you in something you...

Let me put this to all of you in something you can understand :D

If a hot blond chick offers you no string attached bareback sex, will you do her? If not, walk away from this.
05-15-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By knoppe01

Ditto (in the US)

Ditto (in the US)
05-15-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Egonvdv

my app says nothing about any warrenty - only...

my app says nothing about any warrenty - only when to do service
05-07-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By sam9187

+1 Dealerships are horrible at car washes. I...

+1
Dealerships are horrible at car washes. I learned that the hard way.
05-07-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By visualguy

I wouldn't let them do it even if it was...

I wouldn't let them do it even if it was "brushless". You don't want to let the dealership wash your car unless you don't really care about the condition of the paint on your car, or you absolutely...
05-04-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By BeachBunny

All of the MB, Infiniti, and Lexus dealerships in...

All of the MB, Infiniti, and Lexus dealerships in this area give away free washes to anyone who has purchased a car there (MB or otherwise) OR if you're driving the brand they service. It's cheap...
05-04-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By thefisch

Before a second MB dealer opened up in my area,...

Before a second MB dealer opened up in my area, the original sole MB dealer for 20+ miles only offered free car washes (between services) to customers who purchased from them (getting service wasn't...
05-04-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By jester1

Mine is with service. My last car was a...

Mine is with service.

My last car was a Lincoln.

They USED to automatically wash your car with service.Then it went to only if requested & someone was available.

They Used to have...
05-04-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By LAC300

I believe all offer free washes in connection...

I believe all offer free washes in connection with service (would be unreasonable to give a customer a dirty car). There are a couple dealerships in my area (Southern California) that offer free car...
05-02-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By grossmsj

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1136x802/merc1_663b9d82219e20da025e43ae8d182970ae158d46.jpg
...
05-02-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By grossmsj

That's better. Although for my dog, I could...

That's better. Although for my dog, I could probably manage 24 days.
This guy isn't getting staked to a tree, but he does like the idea of being with a bag of food....
04-16-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By grossmsj

Mine was offloaded from Asian King to Baltimore...

Mine was offloaded from Asian King to Baltimore VPC this weekend. This boat went to Dundalk to offload Bimmers first. Another car carrier was offloading MBs at BAL. Then they switched wharfs and...
04-04-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By grossmsj

Great! Won't be long now.

Great! Won't be long now.
03-25-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By ua549

ETA Baltimore @ 11am

ETA Baltimore @ 11am
03-22-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By grossmsj

My E400W4 was scheduled for 2018/03-3D and is now...

My E400W4 was scheduled for 2018/03-3D and is now built, waiting for shipment. MB seems to be hitting their marks.
Bon voyage!
03-19-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By LAC300

Just picked this up from dealer inventory over...

Just picked this up from dealer inventory over the weekend. 2018 E4004W, Luxury Line, P1, natural grain brown ash, black on black. If I had ordered this I would have gone with burl walnut but...
03-07-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By rwr670

Was the discount from msrp from your dealer...

Was the discount from msrp from your dealer comparable to typical discounts from purchases of cars on the lot?
03-07-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By grossmsj

Awesome! My E400 targeted build is 3D-March. So I...

Awesome! My E400 targeted build is 3D-March. So I understand the excitement and I'm particularly interested to see how MB hits their target dates.
Since your delivery port is LA and mine is...
03-02-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Proeliator2001

Same wheels as you, I hit a pothole at around...

Same wheels as you, I hit a pothole at around 50mph with only the left wheel and the bang I heard/felt was so violent I pulled over to check the tyre handyh burst. Luckily mine were fine and no...
02-19-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By HBerman

Cargo tray with 3d Burmester Sound

Just purchased a E300 with the 3d Burmester sound option. The dealer can't seem to locate a cargo tray liner that will fit in the area. The standard cargo liner from MB is 4 inches too wide on the...
02-15-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By fvc

If piano black is what you like best, then I...

If piano black is what you like best, then I think you should get it. But it's shiny black plastic. Even the best plastics scratch pretty easily. Not to mention showing every fingerprint and speck...
02-04-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By wassup61

Could be worse... my GLC63 -> ordered...

Could be worse... my GLC63 -> ordered 06/17/17->First Production Date 2D 09/17->Second Production Date 1D 11/17->Third Production Date 2D 02/2018->MBUSA involved, awaiting customer retention...
02-03-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By NFAREVIEW

All I have to say is I know EXACTLY what you're...

All I have to say is I know EXACTLY what you're going through. I feel for you. One look at my signature and you'll see how long it took for our car to arrive. We almost went to a XC90...twice...we...
01-03-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By petee1997

Yes, they are called gloves.

Yes, they are called gloves.
12-27-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,684
Posted By estark

My car arrived at the port on Saturday, dealer...

My car arrived at the port on Saturday, dealer told me it has now cleared customs and is in the hands of the VPC. The dealer says they have been promised that sold cars will be delivered this week....
12-22-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,684
Posted By Latinnftl

Mine arrived yeseterday at the dealership and I...

Mine arrived yeseterday at the dealership and I go there this afternoon to pick her up.
12-21-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,451
Posted By NFAREVIEW

Well my ships last transponder location was...

Well my ships last transponder location was received 4 days ago lol so either the signal sucks and is only readable close to shore or my car is at the bottom of the Atlantic LOL.
12-14-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,308
Posted By fogozito

i got like 25% discount on my E400

i got like 25% discount on my E400
12-14-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By fogozito

Proud E400 owner

is just awesomehttps://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124-1/20171213_184030_e779629fe67bd85c6688aea82233f239e863567e.jpg...
12-08-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,308
Posted By Rone803

I'm shooting for 7-9 and I also have a $2000...

I'm shooting for 7-9 and I also have a $2000 incentive from USAA. I'm also doing a build for the first time. Do you negotiate the final price before or after arrival? Thanks.
12-07-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,308
Posted By ua549

You should expect a 6% to 7% discount for any...

You should expect a 6% to 7% discount for any 2018 E Class sedan whether ordered from the factory or on the dealer's lot. Anything less and you should sharpen your negotiating skills. After...
12-06-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,308
Posted By nashvilletn

i work in sales at a MB store, and were offering...

i work in sales at a MB store, and were offering 6% off all MY18 e classes, non AMG.
12-06-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,755
Posted By The_Judge

Get one if these tiny USB flash drives, stick it...

Get one if these tiny USB flash drives, stick it in one of the two USB outlets in the arm rest, and you'll literally be able to have a thousand hours of music at your beck and call without...
12-06-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,684
Posted By Latinnftl

Easier to reply to everyone in one message. ...

Easier to reply to everyone in one message. Firstly, thanks to everyone who responded!! The dealer gave me a window, but not surprisingly, that window has continued to shift. I ordered in Sept and...
12-04-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By jsmithlock

That's good news on the test drive, and thanks...

That's good news on the test drive, and thanks for posting. I too ordered without driving the E400, figuring it would be an improvement over the E300. My build started on Nov 28, so I'm hoping to...
12-02-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By estark

I ordered mine in July, dealer tells me...

I ordered mine in July, dealer tells me production will be completed Dec 6, expects it to reach Baltimore around the 20th and I might actually have it before Xmas or right after. Iím hopeful. ...
11-30-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By robert c

That is a good question as mine has the same...

That is a good question as mine has the same roof. Never thought about that!
11-28-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By Long Islander

I see that the E400 sedan is now shown on the...

I see that the E400 sedan is now shown on the configurator. I ordered my wife's E400 wagon on Oct. 10 and was given a build date of November 30. When your car will be built depends on how many...
11-25-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By ua549

Production is planned for the third decade...

Production is planned for the third decade (21-28) of February 2018 with actual production completed the second decade of March 2018. Shipping to the LA and prep time at the VPC takes delivery to the...
11-25-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Rubi1999

Thumbs up Exclusive package review

Hello folks,

My car has the exclusive package which includes the leather upholstery and the uptimized front heated seats with heated center console and doors.

Yesterday was -5C in Quebec and it...
11-22-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,750
Posted By 3dken

I also did contact Cassandra also,, Sent her...

I also did contact Cassandra also,,
Sent her email and replied promptly..
She said she will get back to me on friday,,

Thanks all for sharing info

*Update1 : Got in touch with Cassandra over...
11-03-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,770
Posted By c4004matic

Consumer Reports just published a very...

Consumer Reports just published a very interesting investigation into panoramic roofs and their propensity, though rare, to shatter catastrophically. Apparently the most prone brand was Hyundai/KIA....
10-06-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,770
Posted By petee1997

I have had four cars with pano roof. I love them....

I have had four cars with pano roof. I love them. Lots of light and better overall appearance of the exterior of the car. I found most creaking was in the Winter when very cold. I mean Canada very...
10-06-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,770
Posted By teksurv

After about a year, the sounds start. It is...

After about a year, the sounds start. It is covered under warranty. Even the S Class cannot escape this, but it can be addressed, especially with some LockTite.
10-06-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,770
Posted By teksurv

It creaks, it pops, it just makes various sounds...

It creaks, it pops, it just makes various sounds on uneven pavement. The dealership can tighten the bolts when needed. The extra light is awesome.
10-06-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,770
Posted By Forty9

Extra light in the car is most welcome. Various...

Extra light in the car is most welcome. Various choices about opening and closing it mean one must read the manual to understand its features. Apparently it doesn't mesh well with cargo boxes on the...
10-05-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,065
Posted By estark

Itís great that they released the price. How long...

Itís great that they released the price. How long will it take Mercedes to now add it to the website so we can actually configure one.
09-29-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By 4MaticCoupe

E63S commercial

Anybody see the E63S commercial the other night? Interesting way to market a sedan ...
09-18-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,065
Posted By estark

E400 Sedan

As of about 1 week ago my dealer didn't have pricing.
09-17-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,065
Posted By estark

E400 Sedan

I placed my order in July, with P3, was told October production date. Then was told ordered was changed by factory removing P3. Ordered changed back to include P3 and now they are saying first week...
09-16-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,065
Posted By SirJulian

I also heard October from my dealer.

I also heard October from my dealer.
09-16-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,065
Posted By silberrosa

Ive heard late October or early November for...

Ive heard late October or early November for E400W4 in USA. Good Luck!
08-10-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 171,011
Posted By Silent Drone

Update: I negotiated my dealer down to $3,250...

Update: I negotiated my dealer down to $3,250 for the 3 yr/100k on the 2017 GLS 550, and pulled the trigger. Happy driving everyone!
08-05-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By MbusaE500

2018 e400 sedan

When is the 2018 e400 v6 sedan available in USA?
08-02-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,249
Posted By Rubi1999

Smile A Dream come true : E300 2018

Hi guys,

I'm pretty excited tonight. After 10 years of hard work, I finally ordered my first E class :). It's a dream come true, as the E class has been a mythical car for me since I'm 7 years...
07-30-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,968
Posted By Streamliner

Gee, OK, I'll run out and buy myself a laptop,...

Gee, OK, I'll run out and buy myself a laptop, just so I can use the Mickey Mouse MBUSA Configurator. Yeah, how stupid of me to simply ask that the idiots make their web site work properly, so I can...
06-27-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,061
Posted By Streamliner

The MBUSA website, especially the "Build" feature...

The MBUSA website, especially the "Build" feature is always behind the times and is absolute CRAP compared to other MB sites around the world. They need to fire their website people and get a new...
06-05-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By Mercedesfinance

Took a picture of my E today.... 356238

Took a picture of my E today....
356238
06-01-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,748
Posted By vic viper

Halfway to a Kia already :D

Halfway to a Kia already :D
05-31-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 792
Posted By BlackjackM

2018 Final Pricing

WHEN??


Is it always this late?
05-24-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By akfdqwer

Here's mine ...

Here's mine


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05-21-2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By mdot949

E43 AMG Laguna Canyon Run Video

The weather was very nice in Orange County today so I decided to shoot a quick video driving down Laguna Canyon HWY towards Laguna Beach https://mbworld.org/forums/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif
...
05-20-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By hak1308

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x619/80-e3001024_1a8a7a2034a7c3446f739e84d87c7f609a301fcf.jpg

2017 E300 in Cavansite Blue and Nut Brown Interior
05-09-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,458
Posted By c4004matic

FINNALLY! Picked up a flawless selenite magno,...

FINNALLY!
Picked up a flawless selenite magno, brown interior and brown wood, with every option except, the optional 3d radio. After the drive home its been driven 100 miles so still well within...
05-08-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,283
Posted By RickInHouston

It seems to be a buy-back with the understanding...

It seems to be a buy-back with the understanding I HAVE TO purchase another car. It came out of his mouth in such a way that it was, we purchase back your car and you must take our offer. Very...
05-07-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By Evo617

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-20170507_133752_87c46b13c13dab286a465c126e2ed98b10a0d6f7.jpg1st post. Just took this photo today...
05-06-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By mdot949

Just picked up my 2017 Black E43 last week and...

Just picked up my 2017 Black E43 last week and Its been an excellent ride so far! Has just the right amount of power for when I want to open it up and can also be very quiet and smooth for my 1.5...
05-06-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,004
Posted By arnsbrae

Talking *Cough* Now I've learned a bit more about...

*Cough*

Now I've learned a bit more about this car, I'm about to order one despite my stinging remarks above.
I must have posted round about the time my 2017 E Class sedan was being towed away to...
04-19-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,979
Posted By mjsbenz

IMHO, I would not use my auto insurance. With...

IMHO, I would not use my auto insurance. With auto insurance, it goes against collision (vs comprehensive) and the deductible and recording of a claim can bite you when renewing or shopping for new...
04-19-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,979
Posted By mjsbenz

Wheel and Tire insurance can be purchased from...

Wheel and Tire insurance can be purchased from any MB dealership but needs to be done on or around the same day you take delivery of your car.

I purchased the Mercedes Benz branded First Class...
04-18-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,651
Posted By JcarPhoto

beautiful car. Here is a link you can share...

beautiful car.

Here is a link you can share with everyone for your album:
https://mbworld.org/g/album/7277954
04-18-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,651
Posted By off

There you go... and very nice E43 ...

There you go... and very nice E43

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x2000/80-dsc_0021_00de4adce63bbafbc1f1d1c584685d66a9f936ce.jpg
...
04-18-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,651
Posted By Sunrose305

I agree the car brakes later than I would, most...

I agree the car brakes later than I would, most notably when the car in front has stopped or slowed way down (i.e. a substantial difference between my speed and theirs). This can be mitigated some...
04-17-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,651
Posted By Tiburonsteve

Driving pilot

Thanks! As an aside, I couldn't figure out why the cruise control stalk is designed so it can't be seen behind the steering wheel. The salesman told me it was to avoid any distractions from looking...
04-17-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By ua549

Why wait! Find a new dealer and place your MY18...

Why wait! Find a new dealer and place your MY18 E300 order. The only differences are how some features are packaged along with a couple of new features. Those can be configured with your new...
04-17-2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,283
Posted By vic viper

Remote Parking Pilot

Is this feature not available in the US?
Just added a three year subscription for the feature in Mercedes Me and I just love it.
Never thought that it would be useful, but now that I have it I have...
04-16-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By Sunrose305

Delivered yesterday! ...

Delivered yesterday!


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-cp3_3584_c01fd2a42af9060fcee8dc8a483c3282fb02b9be.jpg
...
04-14-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,959
Posted By JcarPhoto

the 2018 E300 in the US gets the offer of a Night...

the 2018 E300 in the US gets the offer of a Night Package, which gives you blacked out trim elements (side mirrors, etc) and 18" wheels with black accents.
04-14-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,959
Posted By ua549

The option packages are changed slightly. For...

The option packages are changed slightly. For example LCD instrument cluster (464) is part of Premium 2. Multicontour Seats (432) have a massage feature. Soft close doors (883) are available. Link...
04-12-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By Tiburonsteve

One piece of advice. The car is so complex and...

One piece of advice. The car is so complex and there's so much to learn that trying to do it all on deliver day--and at the same time go down the check list and do all the paperwork--is almost...
04-12-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By Sunrose305

Fantastic checkist. Thank you for sharing it! I...

Fantastic checkist. Thank you for sharing it! I will ask to see the completed doc.
04-12-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,651
Posted By thefisch

pics or it didn't happen!

pics or it didn't happen!
04-06-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By petee1997

[QUOTE=dukester34;7107856]I fired my dealer. piss...

[QUOTE=dukester34;7107856]I fired my dealer. piss me off. when do the 18's become available for build on the web site[/QUOTE

I don't know when it will show up on the website but you can order an...
04-02-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By davekarn

Just took delivery in Sindelfingen on Friday!

Just took delivery in Sindelfingen on Friday!
03-31-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By Streamliner

Between 1993 and 2012, I had eight new LS sedans....

Between 1993 and 2012, I had eight new LS sedans. Whenever there was a problem--which was very seldom, the response was something like: "We are so very sorry there is a problem with our car. We...
03-24-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By arnsbrae

This could end up as an internet meme -...

This could end up as an internet meme - "Ridiculously photogenic car!"
03-24-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By salemraucher

VIN assigned

That's a bummer dukester. Seems like your dealer doesn't provide decent customer service.
I have ordered my S213 November 29, and as of yesterday 3/23, the status finally showed as "two days to...
03-09-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By roger_nl

This is me Selenite Magno Grey Designo E400 w213,...

This is me Selenite Magno Grey Designo E400 w213, with white designo leather interior.
It has almost all of the available options, including tv reception, airbalance, assistance systems and so on. ...
03-07-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By Sunrose305

But surely if the dealer accepts your order and...

But surely if the dealer accepts your order and takes your deposit they can actually order you a car. Certainly no one told me "We will place your order as soon as we get an allocation, which might...
02-22-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By ua549

There are many ship tracking services available...

There are many ship tracking services available on the web. All one needs is identifying information that can be obtained from Mercedes or your SA.

Some shipping lines have a tool whereby one...
02-21-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By Drano64

Late Dec. Dealer replaced one of their orders...

Late Dec. Dealer replaced one of their orders and made it mine.

The boat is in the Atlantic arriving Brunswick, GA on the 1st. Not sure if it will be trucked from there or trained or continue...
02-21-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By ua549

You can track the ship here...

You can track the ship here (https://www.fleetmon.com/vessels/emerald-ace_9539236_3363268/?language=en).
02-19-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,150
Posted By mitul316

6 months and 20,000 miles later....

And I still love this car.

Bought it on July 25, 2016 and have driven the heck out of it. Took it to both coasts as I prefer to drive and its been fantastic.

Since I have driven the car so...
02-18-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By Sunrose305

I hear you Dukester. However I have no car yet...

I hear you Dukester. However I have no car yet nor even a VIN number. So it well may be that you are simply getting a more accurate answer than I am. Time will tell.
02-17-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By CAL - E

I never got a satisfactory answer as to what in...

I never got a satisfactory answer as to what in the P3 was the issue. My impression was that MB corporate wasn't forthcoming with the dealership...just as they weren't with the Connect issue. I...
02-14-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By Tom T

Here is one more Piedmont Green just to keep the...

Here is one more Piedmont Green just to keep the thread alive. Sorry for not editing the pictures better, just taken from a good o camera phone and upload....
02-06-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By davekarn

Just got word I should be taking delivery the...

Just got word I should be taking delivery the third week of March so you can expect some pics from me around then!
02-06-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By makris0000

They're buffering :naughty:

They're buffering :naughty:
02-03-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By johnmc1

6 Mos Delivery

That's was my initial reaction, However, 6 mos (UGH!) seems to be par for the course in many cases. Mine was mfg in Germany, not Mars (LoL), took 2 wks on the water and then about 5 days from...
01-22-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By Sunrose305

What Did the Dealer Try to Sell You on Delivery?

I am interested in what options your MB dealer presented when you came in to pick up an ordered car. What did you buy or pass on and why? Extended warranty? Service package? Underbody treatment? ...
01-18-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By johnmc1

Am experiencing extended delay, not because of...

Am experiencing extended delay, not because of roof, but other items (luxury model w/ P3, 12.3 instrument cluster, etc). Order submission delayed 2 mos. After submission, further delays being...
01-18-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By papester

New Order / Some questions

So I'm trying to order a new 2017 E300 with the P03 options, additional 12' screen, air ride and panorama top. I am being told by my dealer that Mercedes has a shortage on the roof and they are...
01-16-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By makris0000

Yes the dealership did the tint for me and they...

Yes the dealership did the tint for me and they threw it in which was a nice bonus :D
01-16-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By Sunrose305

Correct it is an $850 option and can only be...

Correct it is an $850 option and can only be ordered if you have P3 in the config.
01-16-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By makris0000

Just picked up my E300 2 days ago. Here are some...

Just picked up my E300 2 days ago. Here are some pics and this is the build:

Polar White/Nut Brown MB-Tex/Black Ash wood
P1
Pano roof
Rear deck lid spoiler
19' AMG wheels
Window Tint

I...
01-16-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By joshg1001

So first you need to know that you can choose...

So first you need to know that you can choose from thee designs: classic (as shown above), sport (which is like classic but with yellow coloring accents), and progressive, which has a digital speedo...
01-16-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By Sunrose305

I opted for the second 12.3" display because one...

I opted for the second 12.3" display because one of the main reasons I am buying this car is its host of technology advancements. So I figured if I am going to "take the plunge" I might as well go...
01-15-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By HBerman

One of the display choices on the digital display...

One of the display choices on the digital display is analog configuration.
01-12-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,394
Posted By Sunrose305

18" vs 19" Wheels

I like the look of the 19" wheels but I am buying an E300 for its superior ride and quiet interior. To that end I optioned mine with Air Body Control and the Acoustic Comfort Package. My question...
01-10-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,325
Posted By konigstiger

Improved Air Body Control simply replaces...

Improved Air Body Control simply replaces previous Airmatic (still code 489), see attachment.
01-07-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,104
Posted By johnmc1

Dealer emailed me and indicated I should have...

Dealer emailed me and indicated I should have update on status in week or two....sounds like an empty comment to me....don't know why he wouldnt have a status up date in real time. Will post update...
01-06-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By sc01

I live in Asia and has been trying to order w213...

I live in Asia and has been trying to order w213 with drive pilot.
The dealer had been refusing to accept w213 orders with drive pilot, saying it's not available due to limited manufacturing...
01-06-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By Beam

Cool Well, I tried to order E300 with P03 and 2nd...

Well, I tried to order E300 with P03 and 2nd screen for instrument cluster beginning of August.
Initially, I was told the car will be delayed due to shortage of P03 and in particular the HUD...
01-02-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,460
Posted By mjsbenz

Ordered my E300 on October 10th. Was not...

Ordered my E300 on October 10th. Was not built until December 9th because of pano roof and 19 wheels backlog. Loaded on the vessel December 21st. ETA to port in Baltimore on January 8th (3...
12-31-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,193
Posted By Mike__S

The acoustic comfort package has a laminated...

The acoustic comfort package has a laminated glass with a UV and Infrared fitler film in between. The extra thickness of the glass provides extra sound insulation, while the film membrane helps keep...
12-31-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,193
Posted By HBerman

All of the side windows are laminated glass at...

All of the side windows are laminated glass at 30% tint. All of the glass has an infra-red barrier to reduce heat buildup. There is additional sound insulation in the floor and trunk area. What is...
12-29-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By konigstiger

In theory all vehicles delivered after bulletin,...

In theory all vehicles delivered after bulletin, recall, and/or service campaign release date should be fine. But as we all found over the years with MB this is not always the case. If you have a...
12-27-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,104
Posted By ngerstman

Lose the p3 for p2 and the sound system and buy...

Lose the p3 for p2 and the sound system and buy an e43. Regards. Ned.
12-27-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,104
Posted By Sunrose305

I was also all but guaranteed a six-week delivery...

I was also all but guaranteed a six-week delivery time if I ordered this week, including PO3.
12-23-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 130,202
Posted By c4004matic

I'm having waiting conuptions and mine and my...

I'm having waiting conuptions and mine and my build date is 1st week of march so I probably will not get mine till april!!!! :mercy:
01-12-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Sticky Welcome!
Views: 5,198
Posted By speedlimit

Welcome!

Weclome!
02-12-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,481
Posted By fabbrisd1

Since 1st week January Vance - for the 1st time...

Since 1st week January Vance - for the 1st time since introduction - Vance has been "backed up" a bit on production.

There was a serious delay in January starting end-1st-decade January -...
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