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03-17-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Really nice looking car. Welcome!!

Really nice looking car. Welcome!!
03-16-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,935
Posted By Lanzz

I just stopped by my dealer earlier this week to...

I just stopped by my dealer earlier this week to look in advance of my lease expiration later this year. They appear to be drowning in E Class sedans and even had more coupes and wagons than I...
03-12-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By Lanzz

Happens to me if I put the car in the garage...

Happens to me if I put the car in the garage right after driving in heavy rain - a little extra throttle and a big clunking noise and I am out the door... Probably only occurred 5 or 6 times in...
03-10-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By Lanzz

I see about 20% of cars at my dealer with Driver...

I see about 20% of cars at my dealer with Driver Assistance. Now that it is standalone, I definitely want it on my next one... Warmth and Comfort is rare in the south - but I did see an E450...
03-07-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Lanzz

Wow - 8 days out of service. Lucky that most MB...

Wow - 8 days out of service. Lucky that most MB dealers have nice loaners and a generous loaner policy. Seems like a double whammy with any car like a MB - very very complex machine and pretty...
03-06-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Lanzz

Egon, I have the speaker rattle - my dealer...

Egon, I have the speaker rattle - my dealer apparently assigned their deaf service tech to diagnose it, since he could not hear it.

I do not have other dash noises...
03-01-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By Lanzz

Rusty, I totally agree. Add to the problem -...

Rusty, I totally agree. Add to the problem - the "hook" that is supposed to hold the gas cap when you fuel is useless. So, the cap flops around and hits the paint.

If an $18K Ford Focus can...
02-25-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By Lanzz

Yes, because I wanted ventilated seats - not...

Yes, because I wanted ventilated seats - not because I like them, but because if you don't, you get a blank button on the front door where the ventilated seat button goes. I hate being reminded of...
02-22-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,045
Posted By Lanzz

Really nice choice - congrats on the new car -...

Really nice choice - congrats on the new car - glad it worked out.
02-22-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By Lanzz

Engine heat and seat heat are way faster than...

Engine heat and seat heat are way faster than other cards I have owned.

Even without warmth and comfort package, this is the most comfortable car I've owned in cold weather.
02-18-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By Lanzz

Jiang, do yourself a favor, listen to Rusty above...

Jiang, do yourself a favor, listen to Rusty above - that $2K repair wouldn't pass the lease end inspection at a Yugo dealer. You're signing up to drive a brand new car with a substandard repair and...
02-18-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By Lanzz

I don't know your insurance situation, but you...

I don't know your insurance situation, but you have a brand new Mercedes Benz - don't you want it fixed properly? I think many insurance companies have set surcharge percentages after a first...
02-18-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By Lanzz

I don't see why you'd trust a set of Yelp reviews...

I don't see why you'd trust a set of Yelp reviews for a brand new MB repair. Rusty above has it right - this is an insurance claim for sure, only decision is to find the best place to get it fixed. ...
02-18-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Lanzz

COMAND is definitely a dog in terms of speed -...

COMAND is definitely a dog in terms of speed - actually feels like it is getting slower in my 2017 E300
02-18-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By Lanzz

I was guessing $8 to 10K, but figured I would...

I was guessing $8 to 10K, but figured I would wait to see what you received as an estimate. I am not surprised - door skin, rear quarter, side sill, wheel repair, blend into front fender and back...
02-17-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By Lanzz

So sorry to see that. Hoping the repair is...

So sorry to see that. Hoping the repair is painless and comes out great.
02-11-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By Lanzz

Your current car is going to be a great used car...

Your current car is going to be a great used car for someone - Distronic option is rare on S212 wagons around here - that, plus the color wheel combo and condition of it, should sail off the dealer's...
02-09-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Lanzz

Rotation is not included - so, you are on the...

Rotation is not included - so, you are on the hook for that. I had some uneven tire wear, so I got pounded for a $179 alignment as well when I was there back in December. So - even with the prepaid...
02-08-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By Lanzz

Great looking wagon you have - can't wait to see...

Great looking wagon you have - can't wait to see the new one.
02-07-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,067
Posted By Lanzz

Even in the E class, the 4cyl is not a...

Even in the E class, the 4cyl is not a disappointment. Paired with the 9 speed auto, it is lively and quick around town. Only runs out of steam if you want to accelerate quickly at higher highway...
02-06-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,443
Posted By Lanzz

Would have loved the driver's assistance package,...

Would have loved the driver's assistance package, but in 2017 that required Premium 3, which was more than I wanted to spend. Now that driver's assistance is a standalone option, will get that on my...
02-02-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By Lanzz

My experience to date with MBrace doesn't suggest...

My experience to date with MBrace doesn't suggest that anyone competent would come on the line in the event I had a serious accident - happy that MTrauman has had a different experience (with MBrace,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-30-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By Lanzz

Egon - any chance it is the electronic parking...

Egon - any chance it is the electronic parking brake engaging? I hear it when I open the door after putting the car in park and shutting it off. The end of the noise (which sounds to me like a...
01-30-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Lanzz

While I love my W213 and it is my first Mercedes,...

While I love my W213 and it is my first Mercedes, I do agree that the inside seems smaller than the outside of the car would suggest.

I had looked at a leftover 2016 W212 when I got the 213, and...
01-26-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By Lanzz

It's pretty much a joke. The only reason I keep...

It's pretty much a joke. The only reason I keep it is so that I don't have to look at "SOS Not Ready" in the top right corner of the COMAND screen. If you ever try calling it, you'll feel like you...
01-23-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lanzz

Still couldn't get it to connect - it worked a...

Still couldn't get it to connect - it worked a few months ago, but for whatever reason, not connecting now. I agree, the "connected car" thing has a ways to go before it is credible and reliable.
01-23-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lanzz

Egon, I tried this morning on the way to work. I...

Egon, I tried this morning on the way to work. I could not get TuneIn to connect - strange because it usually works. Will try again this evening on way home from work...
01-21-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lanzz

Egon, I can look tonight after I leave the...

Egon, I can look tonight after I leave the office... stay tuned.
01-16-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,922
Posted By Lanzz

Really great looking car. Congrats - I am...

Really great looking car. Congrats - I am surprised that car sat around as long as it did... Great color and option combination.
01-12-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Lanzz

rbry, I do the same thing. the carpeted mats are...

rbry, I do the same thing. the carpeted mats are in the trunk - I have the same all weather mats. much easier to keep clean, even in relatively sunny NC.

to the OP, once you get things clean, you...
01-08-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By Lanzz

jhp, that would upset me a lot. But, things do...

jhp, that would upset me a lot. But, things do happen, and as long as the dealer stands up and takes care of things, it mitigates the pain a bit. Looks like you have non-metallic black, which...
01-08-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Lanzz

Congrats on the car - you will love it! This...

Congrats on the car - you will love it!

This topic has been discussed on here a few times, I never found a good source of switched power anywhere near the front of the car. The fuse diagram is...
01-05-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,324
Posted By Lanzz

Rod, I aspire to keep mine as nice as yours, but...

Rod, I aspire to keep mine as nice as yours, but I am sadly not even close. It's dirty now inside and out, with an inch of brake dust on the wheels and the gas light is on.
01-04-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,616
Posted By Lanzz

Purple - not too bright. Love it.

Purple - not too bright. Love it.
01-02-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,533
Posted By Lanzz

Excellent outcome - and really excellent lease...

Excellent outcome - and really excellent lease payment you had on the E450. Very glad it worked out for you.
12-30-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Lanzz

I'd keep it a while and see if you come around to...

I'd keep it a while and see if you come around to enjoying it - it is a great car for sure, but nothing like a Golf R. One thought... keep the wagon and add another hot hatch in the future...
12-29-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Lanzz

2012, FWIW, I leave my 2017 E300 parked regularly...

2012, FWIW, I leave my 2017 E300 parked regularly for a week or more at a time while out of town on business. Never seems to be an issue. I understand that the 450 may be materially different than...
12-27-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

That wagon has all the popcorn - seeing those...

That wagon has all the popcorn - seeing those nice Designo seats - great car, JL.
12-15-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By Lanzz

There's a slight difference between how my...

There's a slight difference between how my driver's door and the front passenger door sounds when it closes and the effort it takes. It's never bothered me enough to have it looked at, and my dealer...
12-08-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Lanzz

I like the active feature more than the massage. ...

I like the active feature more than the massage. When you go around curves, the side bolsters move to hold you in place. They move in proportion to your speed and how much you are turning - it is...
11-27-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,812
Posted By Lanzz

Mike, I tried filing a claim in NYC about 15...

Mike, I tried filing a claim in NYC about 15 years ago - at that time, you needed to document that the pothole existed, report it to the city and then hit it and file a claim. (Yes, someone at 311...
11-26-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,760
Posted By Lanzz

If there's any silver lining, it looks like a...

If there's any silver lining, it looks like a clean job that will be relatively easy to fix. But wow, a surgical strike for sure... Surprised they left wheels and tires.
11-25-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,622
Posted By Lanzz

I think sidewall blowout would convince me to...

I think sidewall blowout would convince me to have it flat-bedded into dealer. Sidewall structure is part of what enables a runflat tire to operate with zero pressure. Assuming sidewall is...
11-13-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Lanzz

Jerry - the repair order mentioned toe being out...

Jerry - the repair order mentioned toe being out of spec - not sure if it was in or out, but I definitely feel the uneven tread blocks with my hand. I just wondered how toe even gets out of spec in...
11-13-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Lanzz

Just lovely - really really like the light...

Just lovely - really really like the light colored wood inside.
11-13-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Lanzz

jhp, I wish I thought of that - cost me $39 for...

jhp, I wish I thought of that - cost me $39 for the tire rotation and $179 for the alignment. I wish I'd thought more about it at the time... As much as I love the car, I don't really feel like...
11-12-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Lanzz

Good question - Service A was done at the same...

Good question - Service A was done at the same dealership and it was not raised at that time. So, yes, both front tires exhibited the same wear pattern and it was only raised to me when I went for...
11-11-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Wow - great looking car - love those wheels. in...

Wow - great looking car - love those wheels. in the US, we can get them on a C Class, but not an E Class.
11-10-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Lanzz

Inside front tire wear

Took my 2017 E300 for Service B today. It is two years old and has 10,000 miles on it. The service writer pointed out that the inside of both front tires are starting to wear unevenly - they are...
11-05-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Lanzz

I agree with what others have said - I have a...

I agree with what others have said - I have a year left on the lease of my 2017 E300. It will have about 15,000 miles on it by the time the lease ends next year. It's going to be a great used car...
11-05-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By Lanzz

Great looking car - many happy miles. You could...

Great looking car - many happy miles. You could shave in that paint - looks brand new!
11-05-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By Lanzz

Great looking wagon. Takes me a minute to...

Great looking wagon. Takes me a minute to process the RHD in the pictures. Enjoy it, she's beautiful!
11-02-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By Lanzz

She's a stunner! Congrats.

She's a stunner! Congrats.
10-29-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By Lanzz

Yeah, denjermen, I may try something like that......

Yeah, denjermen, I may try something like that... I only have a year left on my lease, but I do not like not having a dashcam...
10-28-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By Lanzz

Same here, UA. I've been struggling to figure out...

Same here, UA. I've been struggling to figure out a good power source for the dash cam, no luck so far. Every power source I find is constant, not switched, and running wires from the rear fuse box...
10-19-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Lanzz

Sounds like a great car - congrats. Can't wait...

Sounds like a great car - congrats. Can't wait to see pictures.
10-14-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Lanzz

Great looking car - you will love it. You...

Great looking car - you will love it. You definitely need to watch parking stops and driveways - not as little clearance as a Corvette, but not much better.
10-11-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By Lanzz

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09-23-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,279
Posted By Lanzz

XS Max does not lay flat on E300 charging mat,...

XS Max does not lay flat on E300 charging mat, but it does charge without an issue.

Phone is in the slim Otterbox, and the end closest to me sticks up a bit, but it is a workable setup.
08-05-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By Lanzz

I second what Sunrose said. I have had mine for...

I second what Sunrose said. I have had mine for 18 months and I really enjoy it a lot. The quality of the interior, especially the wood and the ambient lighting makes it feel really special. I...
07-20-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By Lanzz

Dudley, it will cancel right at 6 months, not at...

Dudley, it will cancel right at 6 months, not at end of the month in which the subscription ends. If you really enjoy it, give them a call, but don't take their first offer. They've been much more...
07-13-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lanzz

I have the Goodyears on mine - not sure anyone...

I have the Goodyears on mine - not sure anyone stocks them except the dealer...
07-10-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Lanzz

Money, I notice a set of very good looking 19...

Money, I notice a set of very good looking 19 inch wheels on a Luxury model at Hendrick in Charlotte . The window sticker shows an upcharge of about $900 (I think) as a normal factory option for the...
07-09-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Lanzz

Interesting - I am surprised that you are having...

Interesting - I am surprised that you are having such issues with so few miles... I have 8K miles on my 2017 and I don't have anything more than the occasional (very) slow downshift when I slow to...
07-02-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By Lanzz

Vic, any chance you have the instructions on...

Vic, any chance you have the instructions on removing the door panel? I have those little plastic wedges, if I knew where to pry, I could probably do it, but I hate to break anything... Thanks.
07-01-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By Lanzz

Ooops, dented my speaker grill

Does anyone know how easy it is to remove / replace the Burmester speaker grills in the door? I was putting some junk in my backseat and managed to dent the grill. If I could remove it, I could...
06-12-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,197
Posted By Lanzz

I have a 2017 E300 P2 without the panorama roof -...

I have a 2017 E300 P2 without the panorama roof - and I wish I had it. As Nsikan said, I think the pano roof looks great from the outside. My prior car had it, and I really enjoyed the light inside...
06-08-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Lanzz

Thanks, UA, I will do that this weekend.

Thanks, UA, I will do that this weekend.
06-08-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Lanzz

So... update. AC worked fine on way home from...

So... update. AC worked fine on way home from airport last night and works fine today. I am thinking there is still an issue, but if it works for now, I can put off the diagnostic until I have more...
06-06-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Lanzz

AC Gave up already...

Wanted to see if anyone else has experienced AC failure on a W213. I have had mine for about 18 months, and it has about 7,600 miles on it. Over the weekend, the AC stopped being able to keep up...
05-16-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By Lanzz

Mine has warned me several times, but I have...

Mine has warned me several times, but I have reacted before it could brake automatically. Having seen the videos posted online, it would appear that the automatic braking occurs pretty late - well...
04-29-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By Lanzz

ua549, you are totally right - when they come at...

ua549, you are totally right - when they come at me with the half price offer, I will jump on it. They've been playing hardball for longer than usual this time - it used to take one phone call to...
04-29-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By Lanzz

My SiriusXM presets disappeared when my...

My SiriusXM presets disappeared when my subscription ended. I intended to renew, but given the pain of dealing with SiriusXM in general, plus the (admittedly minor) annoyance of having to re-input...
04-18-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,858
Posted By Lanzz

Wow - very nice trade up. I hope the dealer was...

Wow - very nice trade up. I hope the dealer was kind to you on the transaction. Really like the wheels on the S Class.
02-26-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Lanzz

I think P2 is the minimum you want, also, I would...

I think P2 is the minimum you want, also, I would look for a car with leather as opposed to MB Tex. With leather, you get heat and ventilated seats, with MB Text you only get heated seats. I think...
02-13-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By Lanzz

Yes - my dealer says it is "working as designed."...

Yes - my dealer says it is "working as designed." I guess a 1980 Chevy Cavalier might have been designed that way, but I didn't think a 2017 Mercedes Benz would be.
02-12-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By Lanzz

As I understand it - yes. When the climate...

As I understand it - yes. When the climate control is set to auto, the AC compressor runs anytime the outside temperature is above freezing - regardless of what temperature the climate control is...
02-02-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,920
Posted By Lanzz

I have a 2017 E300. Impressions here are spot...

I have a 2017 E300. Impressions here are spot on. It is a comfortable, great looking cruiser that handles well and checks all the boxes. It definitely isn't a rocket - it runs out of steam between...
01-24-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By Lanzz

Mercedes Me is a total POS. I can get Amazon...

Mercedes Me is a total POS. I can get Amazon Alexa to lock, but not unlock or remote start my E300 ((sometimes...))
01-18-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,686
Posted By Lanzz

Egonvdv...

Egonvdv (https://mbworld.org/forums/members/82785-egonvdv.html) , it is right front and left rear - just as you described. It sounds like the speaker grill or some internal part vibrating - happens...
01-17-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 881
Posted By Lanzz

Putting my dislike for cats aside - the...

Putting my dislike for cats aside - the neighbor's pets are damaging your property and it needs to stop. I know you need to live next to them, but it is at least worth a discussion - I would not be...
01-16-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Lanzz

I get the occasional awkward shift, but nothing...

I get the occasional awkward shift, but nothing like what you are describing. Any chance there is a different dealer close by that you could work with?
01-12-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,248
Posted By Lanzz

I'm only using premium in my E300 because I think...

I'm only using premium in my E300 because I think forced induction engines, especially small displacement ones, work very hard all the time. Especially in hot weather, I think premium fuel is...
01-11-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Lanzz

bebrewer, that sounds like a nice car - but I...

bebrewer, that sounds like a nice car - but I would worry about the lack of certification on it. 13K is higher miles than I would expect on a service loaner, so I would also look at a carfax to see...
01-09-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,962
Posted By Lanzz

Hyper, your original dealer did you a favor -...

Hyper, your original dealer did you a favor - something else would have gone wrong in the future that would have driven you crazy anyway. Any dealer with a service dept employee that curbs a wheel on...
01-04-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,686
Posted By Lanzz

I have had fewer issues than I expected. A...

I have had fewer issues than I expected. A persistent creak from the driver's side mirror that only happens when I open and close the door - dealer "could not reproduce." A popping feeling when I...
01-02-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,228
Posted By Lanzz

I almost bought a 2016 E400 - was a heavily...

I almost bought a 2016 E400 - was a heavily optioned special order that someone cancelled. Was truly a fantastic car - if not for the updated interior and the big COMAND screen in the 2017, I would...
12-31-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By Lanzz

Oddly enough, I feel like the BMW is a better...

Oddly enough, I feel like the BMW is a better value, the Benz gets expensive quickly because of the P1/P2/P3 options packaging in the US. But I feel like the interior of the E class is far nicer than...
12-05-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,115
Posted By Lanzz

Front fuse box was not helpful for me - even the...

Front fuse box was not helpful for me - even the "switched" sources remained live when ignition was off if there was an electrical load applied. I also found that the use of the front fuse box...
12-01-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Lanzz

The man to ask on this forum is @konigstiger. ...

The man to ask on this forum is @konigstiger. He's the encyclopedia of all things Benz. Also, there is knowledgeable MB technician from S Florida with an S600 Coupe who posts great technical...
12-01-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Lanzz

Given the complexity of the electrical...

Given the complexity of the electrical architecture of E Class, and any modern luxury auto, I would expect a good amount of diagnosis and trial and error to get that car back to being reliable. ...
11-10-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,799
Posted By Lanzz

That stinks. So sorry to see the damage. ...

That stinks. So sorry to see the damage. Fantastic looking car, by the way. Hope the damage is easily fixed and you can get back to enjoying it.
11-08-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Lanzz

I think the engine sound is one of the few...

I think the engine sound is one of the few disappointments of the new generation E Class. At best, it sounds like a pretty quiet diesel engine, at worst it sounds like a cheap economy car. A direct...
11-02-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By Lanzz

I never found one - every circuit I found in...

I never found one - every circuit I found in front fuse panel was always on. Very interested in this answer as well.
10-27-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Vic, the wagon looks great, even with the...

Vic, the wagon looks great, even with the "training wheels."
10-19-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By Lanzz

Interesting - I was told that in the event that...

Interesting - I was told that in the event that the car was stolen, totaled or traded before the end of the prepaid maintenance term, that the unused balance could be applied to another Mercedes. ...
09-29-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Lanzz

I am with ua549, you don't need a broker to get a...

I am with ua549, you don't need a broker to get a good deal, and it puts an intermediary between you and your dealer, which could be an issue later. I was able to negotiate about 7% off a 2017 in Q4...
09-18-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By Lanzz

I have the 19s on my E300 - they are all season...

I have the 19s on my E300 - they are all season Goodyear run flats. The ride is definitely firm but I do not think they are excessively noisy. Long Islander, I think you'd be wise to go with the...
09-05-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By Lanzz

Power of the E300 is more than enough for me. ...

Power of the E300 is more than enough for me. Around town, the combination of the turbocharger and the 9 speed auto keeps the car feeling lively and at least as powerful as the outgoing E350. On...
09-04-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By Lanzz

Smile Great first road trip - 2017 E300

I've had my 2017 E300 since December, but my work and travel schedule has me driving very little. Only 3,000 miles since I got it.

This weekend, I finally had the opportunity to cruise to...
08-03-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,868
Posted By Lanzz

Love love love my Piedmont Green. Stands out in...

Love love love my Piedmont Green. Stands out in a sea of black, white and silver cars and it is really stunning in direct sunlight.
08-03-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,590
Posted By Lanzz

Congrats, Rubi! You will love your E300. Mine...

Congrats, Rubi! You will love your E300. Mine is my first Mercedes and I enjoy it more every day.
07-19-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Lanzz

Probably better minds than mine on this forum,...

Probably better minds than mine on this forum, but here is my take. The more you can capitalize, the lower your risk in the event of a total loss. So - I put everything but the kitchen sink into...
06-26-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Vic, that wagon gets cooler by the second... Are...

Vic, that wagon gets cooler by the second... Are you going to add a helicopter pad next?
:)
06-25-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Lanzz

I have the black headliner with nut brown / black...

I have the black headliner with nut brown / black interior and the natural grain ash wood trim. Even with standard (non pano) sunroof, it's not too dark. Feels luxurious, but not like sitting in a...
06-23-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,817
Posted By Lanzz

I think the leather is worth it for the feel and...

I think the leather is worth it for the feel and the aroma - to me, the interior looks and feels more luxurious with leather. On the softer headrests, I believe the come with P2 and P3, as they are...
06-16-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Lanzz

I had an issue with my 2017 E300 the day I picked...

I had an issue with my 2017 E300 the day I picked it up new - the dealer brought a loaner to my house, took care of it and the car has literally been perfect since then. As long as the dealer takes...
06-10-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By Lanzz

LOL, Vic, you get all the cool stuff.

LOL, Vic, you get all the cool stuff.
06-10-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,345
Posted By Lanzz

I am with ua549 on this one - Pick a dealer that...

I am with ua549 on this one - Pick a dealer that provides great service and work a deal you can live with. I don't think I got the best deal in the world - but I do love the car and the service has...
05-19-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,388
Posted By Lanzz

Rick, that is great news. Keeping my fingers...

Rick, that is great news. Keeping my fingers crossed that it works out and you get to enjoy your new car - finally.
05-17-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,949
Posted By Lanzz

This looks great - how difficult is a DIY...

This looks great - how difficult is a DIY install? Does it come with any sort of instructions?
05-11-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Looks awesome - aggressive without the "boy...

Looks awesome - aggressive without the "boy racer" look.
05-08-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,388
Posted By Lanzz

Rick, it is baffling to me how this could happen....

Rick, it is baffling to me how this could happen. (Not questioning that it is happening...) If I understand it right, they buy back your old car, and you call that one even. Once they do that,...
04-24-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,330
Posted By Lanzz

Amazing how much documentation there is related...

Amazing how much documentation there is related to the car and how precise the measurements are.
04-23-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,707
Posted By Lanzz

off, that is a great looking car - best of luck...

off, that is a great looking car - best of luck with it. the red piping and stitching inside looks sharp.
04-23-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By Lanzz

What RockSalt said. I thought it was the...

What RockSalt said. I thought it was the silliest feature ever, until I activated it. Now,I love it. It adds a subtle and upscale ambiance to the interior. Almost like the lobby of a nice hotel,...
04-12-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Two great looking cars - love the 20 inch wheels....

Two great looking cars - love the 20 inch wheels. Love the house too.
04-09-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,313
Posted By Lanzz

Kopier - congrats. Great looking car. How is...

Kopier - congrats. Great looking car. How is the ride with the 20's? I am guessing those are not run flats... Congrats again, your dealer must love you after taking delivery of #7 in a row.
04-04-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Lanzz

I like the idea of the Safety and Security...

I like the idea of the Safety and Security package. But, each time I call, I don't get the feeling they'd be much help in an emergency. I am keeping it, but only because it isn't that expensive on...
03-26-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Julian, Mine has been flawless - the one issue I...

Julian, Mine has been flawless - the one issue I had was self-inflicted (I broke a trim piece trying to install my dash cam) and the dealer fixed it for no charge without an appointment. You may...
03-26-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Julian, congrats. Nice looking car. MB...

Julian, congrats. Nice looking car. MB Manhattan is like a palace, must have been a great experience.
03-22-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,151
Posted By Lanzz

vic, car is looking really sweet with those mods....

vic, car is looking really sweet with those mods. I give you props for having the guts to take the front bumper off a car with 5kms on it. :-)
03-15-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,151
Posted By Lanzz

Vic, that is a great looking wagon you have...

Vic, that is a great looking wagon you have there. Can't wait to see pics once you get going with your mods.
03-11-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By Lanzz

Sooooooooooo nice. More pictures, please. ...

Sooooooooooo nice. More pictures, please. Congratulations.
02-28-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,456
Posted By Lanzz

Bobby, I am having a better experience with the...

Bobby, I am having a better experience with the iPod integration. I am able to search by track name, artist, genre and album. For voice searches, I use the suggested prompt that comes up... ...
02-26-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,681
Posted By Lanzz

Wow - you put some miles on your ML. That's...

Wow - you put some miles on your ML. That's going to be a great looking wagon, can't wait to see it when you pick it up.
02-24-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,203
Posted By Lanzz

Yes, Mike - that is why I was trying to work from...

Yes, Mike - that is why I was trying to work from the passenger footwell fuse box. The running of wire from the front to the back of the car would present even more opportunities for me to damage...
02-23-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,203
Posted By Lanzz

Just FYI - I attempted the fuse tap approach for...

Just FYI - I attempted the fuse tap approach for my dash cam, and it had some unpredictable results. I used the passenger footwell fuse box, and tapped two fuses for the switched and non switched...
02-19-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,176
Posted By Lanzz

Wow - you have driven the heck out of that car. ...

Wow - you have driven the heck out of that car. I am about to cross the 1,000 mile mark, and I think your assessment is spot on.
02-19-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Yep, I live in Dilworth - small world. I will...

Yep, I live in Dilworth - small world. I will wave if I see you cruising in your new E. I have never seen that color around here, so it should be easy to spot you. :-)
02-18-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Cardinal, is that picture taken off Independence...

Cardinal, is that picture taken off Independence in Charlotte? Looks familiar. Stunning color, by the way... Ed
02-15-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By Lanzz

I have had my E300 P2 Sport with 19 inch wheels...

I have had my E300 P2 Sport with 19 inch wheels for about three months. I really love it. The engine has a ton of torque around town and it is acceptable on the highway. The interior is...
02-12-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,289
Posted By Lanzz

Congrats - that will be a fantastic looking car. ...

Congrats - that will be a fantastic looking car. The Designo saddle and white is a classic combo.
02-12-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By Lanzz

Mine worked once in three months - never worked...

Mine worked once in three months - never worked again. I gave up on it.
02-10-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,734
Posted By Lanzz

Happened to me once - no sound from anything. ...

Happened to me once - no sound from anything. Came back by itself the next morning before I could do anything about it.
02-10-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Lanzz

Mine works way better than the car I had before...

Mine works way better than the car I had before this. (Chrysler 300..) Only time I have an issue is when phone is in same pocket and phone is in front of key fob. Clothing has no effect in my case.
02-06-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,991
Posted By Lanzz

Thanks - what does the speed limited do? (I get...

Thanks - what does the speed limited do? (I get the concept, trying to understand generally what conditions trigger it...)
02-06-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,991
Posted By Lanzz

Wondering this myself, and i did not find...

Wondering this myself, and i did not find anything in the manual about it... I see it when I pull into a tight space at work - I don't see it any other time.
01-26-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,137
Posted By Lanzz

I think the ambient light above the speedometer...

I think the ambient light above the speedometer is only on cars with the second LCD replacing the standard instrument cluster. Mine has the standard instrument cluster and it does not have the...
01-24-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By Lanzz

I looked at a very sweet leftover 2016 E400 sedan...

I looked at a very sweet leftover 2016 E400 sedan with every option. I think they were at about the 11% off mark - was very compelling but I wanted the updated interior badly enough that I went with...
01-24-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By Lanzz

I agree. I ended up with a Premium 2 because the...

I agree. I ended up with a Premium 2 because the gap between P2 and P3 was huge and included many features that I would never use. I liked the W212 approach better, with Driver Assistance as an...
01-24-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,173
Posted By Lanzz

About 700 miles on mine - 19 inch wheels. I am...

About 700 miles on mine - 19 inch wheels. I am getting tons of brake dust, but no noise at all from brakes. We've had about 3 inches of rain over the weekend, and temps in the teens about three...
01-24-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,045
Posted By Lanzz

Nut brown is a great compromise - the seats are...

Nut brown is a great compromise - the seats are brown - door panels and door pull/armrests are also brown. But carpet, dash, lower door panels and headliner (with Sport) are black, which makes them...
01-20-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,531
Posted By Lanzz

I went through that same cycle of BS for about...

I went through that same cycle of BS for about three weeks before the Mercedes Me app / MBrace all worked and properly reflected my subscription status.

I also got multiple excuses from the call...
01-15-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By Lanzz

How to remove A pillar trim

I am working on installing and hard wiring my dash cam to the front fuse box in the passenger footwell. In order to hide the power wire, it looks like I need to remove the A pillar trim. On my old...
01-13-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

IMO, that brown is the most unique MB color out...

IMO, that brown is the most unique MB color out there right now. I think it is similar to Dakota Brown in the US. The finance manager at the MB dealer I go to has a 2016 E350 in Dakota Brown - so...
01-12-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,584
Posted By Lanzz

I think that is really smart - you get the great...

I think that is really smart - you get the great look of the 19s, without the harshness and noise.
01-12-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,584
Posted By Lanzz

I love the look of the 19 inch wheels and I have...

I love the look of the 19 inch wheels and I have zero regrets, but between the 19 inch wheels and the stiff sidewall of the runflat tires, the ride is pretty stiff over larger bumps.
01-12-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,133
Posted By Lanzz

I am going to try and take on hard wiring mine...

I am going to try and take on hard wiring mine this weekend. Seems like there is a fuse panel in the inside passenger footwell - I might look to use that one for the front cam.
01-11-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,153
Posted By Lanzz

C400, the key is that the residual used to...

C400, the key is that the residual used to calculate the lease may not reflect the actual future value of the car. The E300 has a 3 year residual of 61% - which is very high for most any vehicle...
01-10-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,153
Posted By Lanzz

SirJulian - when I plug those numbers in, I get...

SirJulian - when I plug those numbers in, I get the following: 9% off the sticker would give you a selling price of $54,500. Assuming the .00116 money factor and 61% residual, $1095 acquisition fee...
01-09-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,153
Posted By Lanzz

SirJulian - you would want to know, among other...

SirJulian - you would want to know, among other things: 1) The discount from MSRP, 2) The money factor they are using 2) the residual (which is somewhere in the range of 60ish%) 3) The doc fee and...
01-07-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By Lanzz

Lol - I stuffed my lowly 2017 E Class in my...

Lol - I stuffed my lowly 2017 E Class in my garage for the first time last night. The snow and ice motivated me to clean the junk out of my garage just in time..

...
01-06-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,099
Posted By Lanzz

I don't see many of them around here, but I see...

I don't see many of them around here, but I see tons of C class and every type of MB SUV. I am not sure I mind that - I enjoy the uniqueness of it, for however long that lasts. Also, there are tons...
01-05-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,364
Posted By Lanzz

I can say that I am impressed with the "regular"...

I can say that I am impressed with the "regular" (not Nappa and not Designo) leather in my new E300. The smell and the feel of it are far better than any domestic or Japanese import I have...
01-02-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By Lanzz

Mark, you may want to consider a leftover 2016 if...

Mark, you may want to consider a leftover 2016 if you can find one. My dealer here in Charlotte had a very heavily optioned 2016 E400 and they were looking to make a deal on it. I ended up going...
01-02-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By Lanzz

I have the gas pump shutoff issue - you basically...

I have the gas pump shutoff issue - you basically have to stand there and hold the nozzle to make sure it pumps gas into the tank. Figured it was just the design of the filler neck and not...
01-01-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,941
Posted By Lanzz

I have friends with a brand new 2017 Accord sedan...

I have friends with a brand new 2017 Accord sedan - it is a heck of a car in terms of performance, packaging and overall value for money. I don't see the Accord and E Class as competitors - and I...
12-29-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,781
Posted By Lanzz

Yes - the pad for the wireless charging is inside...

Yes - the pad for the wireless charging is inside the compartment in front of the cup holders - to the left of the USB outlet. There's another thread on this forum about people's experience with it...
12-28-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Manu, that picture of your Piedmont Green E300 is...

Manu, that picture of your Piedmont Green E300 is stunning.
12-27-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,242
Posted By Lanzz

The all weather mats are not much better quality...

The all weather mats are not much better quality - I have those and they seem very thin, almost like heavy vinyl, as opposed to rubber.
12-27-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,450
Posted By Lanzz

I loved the S90 when I sat in it - really loved...

I loved the S90 when I sat in it - really loved it. The interior, although a different style than the Benz, is really clean and contemporary. Two things kept me from moving ahead with it - the...
12-25-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,234
Posted By Lanzz

Like others have said - it is an amazing...

Like others have said - it is an amazing transmission - it fully exploits the low end torque of the (relatively) small turbo 4 and seems to correctly anticipate gears with the best precision I have...
12-21-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,155
Posted By Lanzz

Nice looking ride, and nice looking house behind...

Nice looking ride, and nice looking house behind it. :-)
12-21-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,642
Posted By Lanzz

After some experimentation, it appears that mine...

After some experimentation, it appears that mine won't remote start when in the garage or when parked close to the house. ( I know, it would be dangerous to start it in the garage anyway...) ...
12-18-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 137,488
Posted By Lanzz

Piedmont Green E300 - P2, Sport Package with 19"...

Piedmont Green E300 - P2, Sport Package with 19" wheels, nut brown leather. Will try and get some better pictures...

...
12-16-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,696
Posted By Lanzz

Iphone 6 Plus does not fit into the pad. I use...

Iphone 6 Plus does not fit into the pad. I use it with my Galaxy S7 and it works fairly well - occasionally exhibits the behavior that the OP described, but not on a regular basis.
12-16-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By Lanzz

I haven't gotten that far - cannot link my mbrace...

I haven't gotten that far - cannot link my mbrace account to the app - I keep getting an error.
12-11-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,528
Posted By Lanzz

Ned, I wouldn't say that at all... If I could...

Ned, I wouldn't say that at all... If I could make the money work, or there would be one in my driveway now. :-)
12-11-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,528
Posted By Lanzz

Mine came out about the same - would be a nice...

Mine came out about the same - would be a nice CPO in a few years, I agree. A P3 CPO off lease would be a hell of a car.
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