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04-11-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 935
Posted By Dema

Spotted W213 in Alto tonigt

I am just wondering an owner of it is in this forum? A car looks much better in person, although DL LED looks like similar to Cadillac.
It seems luxury edition, it has a classic front grill....
04-03-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 72,945
Posted By Dema

I just realized that Tesla have serious money...

I just realized that Tesla have serious money problem and very low sales numbers. It is the reason why they started the thread trying to pull some S class owners. It is a ridiculous marketing...
04-02-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,998
Posted By Dema

I wish be on market now. This discount brings...

I wish be on market now. This discount brings E400 in a price range of E350. Considering that E400 better equipped with leather, it is awesome deal. Why I never was lucky and always bought Mercedes...
04-01-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 31,737
Posted By Dema

I agree, than MB is going to BMW way to make all...

I agree, than MB is going to BMW way to make all cars look identically, It a little bit complicate to find a car of parking lot of a big mall. but still no one has doubt you drive MB
04-01-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 166,230
Posted By Dema

I use a simple rule, monthly payment should not...

I use a simple rule, monthly payment should not exceed 1% of MSRP with zero down. If MSRP of C450 is $68k then it is certainly a good deal.
03-26-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 166,230
Posted By Dema

For those who can consider E class. Current...

For those who can consider E class. Current discount for E400 is over 25%.
03-26-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,998
Posted By Dema

Dealers in my area offer 25% discount for E400. I...

Dealers in my area offer 25% discount for E400. I think a similar can be taken for E350 as well. You can wait until actually MY 2017 will arrive to get even better discount. Honestly I do not believe...
03-26-2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,757
Posted By Dema

I wish to live next to you

I wish to live next to you
03-21-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,757
Posted By Dema

I am really sorry to hear about your loss. indeed...

I am really sorry to hear about your loss. indeed it affects trust between you and the dealer. I think you will stop services your car at them.

I always remove all valuables from car at any...
03-17-2016, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By Dema

it is much better than BMW has. The former won't...

it is much better than BMW has. The former won't allow you even to set a gear. I like everything MB against BMW.
02-28-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,738
Posted By Dema

It is expectable, and I think it was made for...

It is expectable, and I think it was made for purpose. Indeed I really liked previous generation of C class (based again on a loaner experience), and I even thought to save some $$$ and take C...
02-25-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,001,806
Posted By Dema

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1548x609/80-20160224_101735_c8a70ae2f4e302de2f47a93e62a25d2cd7a4b4d5.jpg


Very rare and beautiful color of W212

It is absolutely gorgeous...
02-25-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,525
Posted By Dema

I hate BMW center console shifter. Each time I...

I hate BMW center console shifter. Each time I switch wipers on instead of putting it in a park. I do not understand why car makers do such controls design preventing drivers easily switch for one...
02-22-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,525
Posted By Dema

I have the idea from time when first smart phone...

I have the idea from time when first smart phone appeared. But anyway I was joking, I couldn't invest to implement it that time.
02-21-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,525
Posted By Dema

It looks like Volvo stole my idea of using smart...

It looks like Volvo stole my idea of using smart phone as FOB.
http://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/connectedcar/volvo-to-offer-smartphone-app-keys-by-2017/ar-BBpIbmO
02-16-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,237
Posted By Dema

What does it control? A front passenger seat in...

What does it control? A front passenger seat in my car has a button on back allowing a rear passenger move it to front. I can understand it. However if a driver will start doing same from his seat,...
01-31-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,525
Posted By Dema

Fingerprint like an option? Especially when Chine...

Fingerprint like an option? Especially when Chine has fingerprints of every American
01-31-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 31,737
Posted By Dema

Stop buying MB. I see strong completion now from...

Stop buying MB. I see strong completion now from Cadillac, CT6 loos beautiful, although looks like CTS. But still there are options of Lincoln.
01-30-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,358
Posted By Dema

Salaries are a way higher in Europe than US.

Salaries are a way higher in Europe than US.
01-30-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By Dema

Buy her Tiffany ring tomorrow. And promise a car...

Buy her Tiffany ring tomorrow. And promise a car in 3 months. I did it for my wife too. She was expecting W213 as a gift, but unfortunately it will be available in March only.
E class is a women...
01-27-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 19,294
Posted By Dema

I assume it will be a good successor of 212. I...

I assume it will be a good successor of 212. I can admit that 2014 face lift had amazing reliability. It was first Mercedes I had absolutely zero problem with everything. Lexus is much less reliable...
01-27-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By Dema

I think some people consider a car as an element...

I think some people consider a car as an element of some computer game, when they drive the car having some outside view of it. I rarely can see my car outside in motion, only when a technician...
01-27-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,325
Posted By Dema

I believe that most terrible hacking is going...

I believe that most terrible hacking is going from some ex employees who want to revenge some unfair actions to them. I doubt that some random hacker can do something. Any attempts to break the...
01-22-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,525
Posted By Dema

You are near to be right. You can't even call for...

You are near to be right. You can't even call for a road side assistance. More likely you will die without food and water, very dangerous.
01-22-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,325
Posted By Dema

How safe is Tesla's software update? Can it be...

How safe is Tesla's software update? Can it be hacked and someone can just upload malicious update bringing you in damage?

Can Tesla also apply 100% brake force? I heard that MB can apply just...
01-20-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,083
Posted By Dema

E isn't that kind of car for performance. I think...

E isn't that kind of car for performance. I think if you look for aggressiveness, you should look for another make, or at least for another body style.
01-20-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,525
Posted By Dema

I do not understand why do we need FOB at all....

I do not understand why do we need FOB at all. 99% carry phones, and 85% of the phones as NFC capable. FOB is something obsolete. Train your phone for 10 seconds to get all FOB functionality and more...
01-15-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 31,737
Posted By Dema

If car makers did parts interchangeable across...

If car makers did parts interchangeable across all models line, then it was quite possible.
01-13-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,345
Posted By Dema

MB certainly should avoid the situation. Too many...

MB certainly should avoid the situation. Too many people want to cut S class line.
01-12-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 31,737
Posted By Dema

- Volvo, although car looks nice, I doubt...

- Volvo, although car looks nice, I doubt Mercedes buyers will seriously consider it. Volvo isn't a good for lease due low residual value. Long time reliability is also unknown.
- G90, major mistake...
01-11-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 72,945
Posted By Dema

The thread is really odd. I would expect it in...

The thread is really odd. I would expect it in some Camry forum, since Tesla is more matching to it. Generally I got impression that it is some sales pitch trying to push S class owners to waste...
01-11-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,631
Posted By Dema

Stay away of distronic. It kills all...

Stay away of distronic. It kills all aggressiveness and makes you 70 years old grandpa.
01-10-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,325
Posted By Dema

I wish dealers read the forum sometimes. I...

I wish dealers read the forum sometimes. I couldn't spot any new E class in entire US for last 3 months having distronic plus. The option is completely ignored. Dealers prefer to order cars with pano...
01-10-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,966
Posted By Dema

Accordingly some unofficial source, a digital...

Accordingly some unofficial source, a digital cluster is an expensive option. So I agree most people won't like it and won't willing to pay for it. MB are smart to make it an optional and expensive....
01-09-2016, 02:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,862
Posted By Dema

I join the majority, S class on no class. .

I join the majority, S class on no class. .
01-09-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,015
Posted By Dema

Certainly it is ok to drive having it off,...

Certainly it is ok to drive having it off, otherwise you simply wouldn't have the possibility. A friend of mine drives BMW and he has it off for same reason, it prevents car to take off under heavy...
01-09-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 31,737
Posted By Dema

Dows anyone has a detailed pic where is 12...

Dows anyone has a detailed pic where is 12 buttons phone dialer now? It is what I liked most in my W212
01-06-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 31,737
Posted By Dema

http://www.automnews.com/?p=332627

http://www.automnews.com/?p=332627
01-05-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 31,737
Posted By Dema

They have a poll for selecting best interior...

They have a poll for selecting best interior between E, S90 and XF. For some reason majority people choose Volvo's interior. It is definitely nice, however I still prefer E class over. However...
01-05-2016, 02:26 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 31,737
Posted By Dema

Exterior is actually good. It is much better than...

Exterior is actually good. It is much better than the current model has. I do not like only small tail lamps, but I guess it is current styling direction of all Benzes.
01-05-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,435
Posted By Dema

I do not know was it new or just programming but...

I do not know was it new or just programming but I had 2010 model and then 2014, and I can tell that 2014 was much more responsive. There was some line merging going up hills, I had to wait upcoming...
12-29-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,297
Posted By Dema

I think it is a major problem of most people hard...

I think it is a major problem of most people hard to decide him/herself. It is why people visit the forum to get opinion of other people. Certain things like durability of leather or vinyl is hard to...
12-29-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,469
Posted By Dema

I just acquired Equus and can say that Hyundai...

I just acquired Equus and can say that Hyundai dealers do not know how to sale this caliber of cars. They have still $20k car sale approach. It is annoying and lowers overall experience of obtaining...
12-29-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,297
Posted By Dema

If you plan to obtain a brand new MB, why do not...

If you plan to obtain a brand new MB, why do not order it with leather? The option isn't very expensive. If you want to save money, then yes, you have to deal with cheap vinyl cover.
12-26-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,469
Posted By Dema

I always have intention to get my next car...

I always have intention to get my next car different than MB or BMW, and then after some mistakes return to MB and BMW again and again. I stopped wasting time visiting Audi, Cadillac, Lexus, and...
12-26-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,297
Posted By Dema

Do search in my a year old post covering at least...

Do search in my a year old post covering at least 17 clear advantages of E class against 5 series. My list is based on ownership two cars 2014 E350 and 2014 535i. I am confident that E class is much...
12-26-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,672
Posted By Dema

Unfortunately I lease cars. Whatever I ordered...

Unfortunately I lease cars. Whatever I ordered and installed I have to revert back at return time. Certainly I feel jealous to all guys who can afford buying a car and then install a lot of different...
12-21-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

An ordering a car also ties you to a particular...

An ordering a car also ties you to a particular dealership, it reduces your flexibility in a negotiation of a final price.
12-20-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,425
Posted By Dema

I heard it uses NFC now therefore you do not need...

I heard it uses NFC now therefore you do not need to carry any FOB, just one phone for all your cars.
12-20-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

People are lazy. I ordered what I want when got ...

People are lazy. I ordered what I want when got my 535i, but I was expecting I won't get problem just get what I want from a lot for E. I was very wrong and now ordering is too late. Perhaps it is...
12-20-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By Dema

Strange, ECO isn't really annoying for me....

Strange, ECO isn't really annoying for me. However I have to agree with rest of complains. My major problem I want a new car, but MB for some reason ships only poorly configured Es, I can't get...
12-20-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,672
Posted By Dema

If you work for a big company you can get MB...

If you work for a big company you can get MB fleet discount making $61K monthly cost for you $365. $0 down. I guess if you can't get the fleet discount, then still your deal should be good. I am on a...
12-20-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

I have distrinic plus, and although it keeps a...

I have distrinic plus, and although it keeps a distance well, steering isn't really good. It works only on low speeds, and car doesn't moving straight. although still keeps the line. Reading...
12-12-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By Dema

My wife drives BMW and Mercedes. I can admit she...

My wife drives BMW and Mercedes. I can admit she drives much faster and more aggressive than me.
12-12-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,278
Posted By Dema

Get me a name of the dealer and I will buy the...

Get me a name of the dealer and I will buy the car tomorrow
12-12-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

Nice kindergarten joke. regarding all these...

Nice kindergarten joke.

regarding all these features, I can't locate any car in US have at least distronic plus. I doubt that when new E class will arrive in US dealership, any of a car will have...
12-08-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,435
Posted By Dema

I do not like the changes either. However...

I do not like the changes either. However interior changes look good. So far I see my car more inside than outside, especially front of it. Therefore the ugly look doesn't bother me much.
10-03-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 37,800
Posted By Dema

2012 mostly because 2010 was first year of...

2012 mostly because 2010 was first year of production and MB could make some major improvements and stabilize the model shape. Slight reason of taking 550 is better MPG, although at current falling...
09-30-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By Dema

Funny thing is that Hyundai's dealer was really...

Funny thing is that Hyundai's dealer was really impressed seeing my E and asked my opinion about a ride quality comparing to Genesis. I can admit that regardless how many good option and horse power...
09-30-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By Dema

996 is a parking assistance package with surround...

996 is a parking assistance package with surround view. I have the package in my current E, although I didn't use assistance yet, mostly surround view.
997 is distronic. It was easier for pre...
09-29-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By Dema

Why is it so hrad to find a desire car in a dealer's lot

I was about to pull a trigger for a new 2016 E350. However after careful reviewing dealer's lot I couldn't find any car with a reasonable options set. The dealer had over 20 cars in lot.
1. No one...
09-29-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,432
Posted By Dema

I think the problem leads to a performance of a...

I think the problem leads to a performance of a phone. Currently many cheap 64bits phones are available. Google Nexus is about to get a new generation, so perhaps less expensive option is to upgrade...
09-27-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,296
Posted By Dema

I agree, be careful, I have ended such drag...

I agree, be careful, I have ended such drag racing at 140mph on street with speed limit 25mph. Now, do not do it especially having much better motor than my competitor. V8 or V12 will make you no...
09-26-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,097
Posted By Dema

My battery was replaced for free. When I couldn't...

My battery was replaced for free. When I couldn't start car and called road side assistance, the technician immediately started replacing the battery, he even didn't check anything, he already knew...
09-22-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,097
Posted By Dema

This is not truly MB problem. I had E430...

This is not truly MB problem. I had E430 purchased in 2002 and for 10 years I didn't have any single battery problem. I even didn't know where a battery is in the car. MB do not produce battery, it...
07-29-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 34,359
Posted By Dema

I noticed that too. I see plenty of E63, but...

I noticed that too. I see plenty of E63, but E550. I guess it is issued by low demand, my dealer told me they sell only one E550 in six months. I assume guys who are mad about performance take E63....
07-29-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,265
Posted By Dema

How many miles does your car have? My dealer told...

How many miles does your car have? My dealer told like alignment is covered by warranty within 12K miles.
07-29-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,079
Posted By Dema

Any trick how to make TV work in motion? Or you...

Any trick how to make TV work in motion? Or you use just a separate TV, like iPhone or something?
07-09-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,626
Posted By Dema

Why do you need it remotely? Very narrow space...

Why do you need it remotely? Very narrow space and you can't open a door and get out of a car? Valet parking guys will love it.
07-02-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,882
Posted By Dema

My lease ends before March. Perhaps I will go for...

My lease ends before March. Perhaps I will go for other car for couple years and then will get back 213
07-02-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Dema

I was attending 7 series preview event. Not much...

I was attending 7 series preview event. Not much exterior change, but there were some interesting interior updates, for example touch screen. Hopefully 213 will have it too
05-10-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,300
Posted By Dema

Cutting cost?

Cutting cost?
05-10-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,694
Posted By Dema

Keep in mind that dealers get most profit not...

Keep in mind that dealers get most profit not from selling cars.
05-03-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 29,434
Posted By Dema

if you do not have keyless go feature, then you...

if you do not have keyless go feature, then you may never replace batteries. If battery goes completely down (Usually 5-6years), you will still able to start car, you lose only ability locking doors...
04-25-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Dema

Where did you get $12k off? Walnut Creek?

Where did you get $12k off? Walnut Creek?
04-08-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By Dema

Thanks all, so I won't worry

Thanks all, so I won't worry
04-07-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By Dema

Rubber seal recall

I just got a letter about the recall. As I understood it makes sense if you open your hood (bonnet) regularly, otherwise there is no risk. Since I do not open the hood ever, I consider I can live...
02-16-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,277
Posted By Dema

I never wash my car. A dealer does it as a part...

I never wash my car. A dealer does it as a part of maintenance.
02-15-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,130
Posted By Dema

Lease C for couple years, new E will be available...

Lease C for couple years, new E will be available at the end, so you will jump to it without regret
02-04-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,019
Posted By Dema

I have never used mobile phone navigation so I...

I have never used mobile phone navigation so I can't comment. I am under impression that small screen and requirement to have internet connection make it useless. MB navigation system is really good,...
02-04-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,019
Posted By Dema

Exactly, I would like to turn it off but lazy to...

Exactly, I would like to turn it off but lazy to look in manual
02-01-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,508
Posted By Dema

You will see much more improvements over BMW...

You will see much more improvements over BMW soon. For example activation of cruise control is very easy and intuitive. Regarding small screen, it is actually much sharper than BMW has, so finally...
01-24-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,694
Posted By Dema

No it was Genesis for sure. I was really curious...

No it was Genesis for sure. I was really curious sitting in Equus, but they didn't have any. I won't claim that Genesis bigger, it was just impression when I checked back seats. I agree that Asian...
01-23-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By Dema

Could you provide any pictures of how artwork...

Could you provide any pictures of how artwork works? I have same problem with my Android phone, album, title, artist, and track position but artwork
01-23-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,694
Posted By Dema

When my E class was in shop and I was waiting, I...

When my E class was in shop and I was waiting, I stepped in Hyundai dealership and checked Genesis 5.0. Oh man, this car has everything that E class owner can imagine and lot extra and just for 53...
01-18-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,019
Posted By Dema

Why don't you use BT? It does synchronization of...

Why don't you use BT? It does synchronization of contacts perfectly. You can also sync contacts using vCards.
01-17-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,694
Posted By Dema

Pick S. I also drive E after owning LS and I...

Pick S. I also drive E after owning LS and I missed many features as you already mentioned soft door closing, spacious interior, top quality leather. I liked in LS that if I set heating seats it...
01-17-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,793
Posted By Dema

Good you do not live in California, 25% more...

Good you do not live in California, 25% more expensive in average
01-09-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 29,434
Posted By Dema

I noticed I get shorter battery life when buttons...

I noticed I get shorter battery life when buttons get accidently pressed by other keys in pocket. I several time noticed my trunk is open.
If you just commute and not so far then battery life is...
12-24-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,826
Posted By Dema

You can consider leasing MB after you get rid of...

You can consider leasing MB after you get rid of this one. I did a similar mistake buying E430 long time ago. After 10 years the car looked much better than same age Toyota, however repair became...
12-24-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,861
Posted By Dema

Few more observations: E350 has Ambient...

Few more observations:
E350 has Ambient lighting and LED reading lamps

535i retains power even after opening doors, so if you fill up car, you can continue using BT or listen to music.
535i...
12-22-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,861
Posted By Dema

E350 vs 535i

I believe many of us have the dilemma, considering that the cars are very similar and coming from reputable German car makes. So I would like to share my very subjective but hopefully not very biased...
12-14-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,898
Posted By Dema

Lengthy BT connection is actually phone problem...

Lengthy BT connection is actually phone problem in my experience. I have several Android phones, and some take longer to be recognized and connected. It is for 2010 model where I enabled BT streaming...
12-14-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,365
Posted By Dema

I realized that Switzerland is a bad example, and...

I realized that Switzerland is a bad example, and they are also not big in population, just 9 millions.
12-13-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,365
Posted By Dema

Yes, perhaps my impression was really subjective....

Yes, perhaps my impression was really subjective. I didn't get Europe in consideration. But even if people in Europe prefer wagons. still population of Europe smaller that American continent. Also...
12-13-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,365
Posted By Dema

MB drastically improved reliability recent years....

MB drastically improved reliability recent years. I can say my W212 of 2010 looked less reliable and actually it was than current 2014 model. But since you want wagon, you can be at higher risk just...
12-13-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 27,944
Posted By Dema

Damn, my next car due in next December, so it...

Damn, my next car due in next December, so it seems no luck with the model. Hopefully I will take Genesis then
11-15-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,790
Posted By Dema

Some secrets of ECO revealed

It was huge thread that ECO never gets green. I got one observation, if you drive more aggressively you have more chance to get it green. If you drive all time using distronic, it keeps your RPM...
11-06-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,654
Posted By Dema

Why do not sales number based on DMV new VIN...

Why do not sales number based on DMV new VIN registrations? It would be real numbers, considering that very low percent drives cars without registration.
10-15-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,952
Posted By Dema

It is surprise for me to be a part of minority....

It is surprise for me to be a part of minority. My tastes are usually very common and I generally like MB style over other car makers including BMW, Jaguar, Audi. I do not count makes which are not...
10-15-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,654
Posted By Dema

Move to California and you never will be treated...

Move to California and you never will be treated based on what you wear. There are many very rich kids working for Google or Yahoo but dressed like living under the bridge. I would say you get...
10-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,654
Posted By Dema

I can't agree more. People buy Camry because...

I can't agree more. People buy Camry because can't afford Lexus, we can see tons of example when people sacrifice own desires because price. I believe that in future when money become obsolete,...
10-13-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,654
Posted By Dema

BMW look really overpriced. I just got off BMW...

BMW look really overpriced. I just got off BMW dealer after test driving 535i. Car is great but equally equipped E class cost $7k less. Salesman agreed with me if you look for a value, BMW is...
10-13-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,952
Posted By Dema

Exactly my point, sport looks very ugly. I wish I...

Exactly my point, sport looks very ugly. I wish I had luxury to order the car than by off a lot. However wheels look is better for sport. Regarding ride quality and handling, I can't conclude since...
10-13-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By Dema

Indeed surprising that it is so destructing in my...

Indeed surprising that it is so destructing in my Lexus and it can't take any numbers, so making me mad and I was about to crash my car several times. Certainly Toyota paid that guys to do not look...
10-09-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,432
Posted By Dema

I have same problem, owned MB only and each time...

I have same problem, owned MB only and each time when I tried to shop for Audi I ended getting a new Benz. I have to admit Audi is inferior to Benz or BMW. Sorry if offended any Audi fans.
10-09-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By Dema

I agree very pimpish

I agree very pimpish
10-03-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,521
Posted By Dema

A beautiful car. If you can afford E63, why do...

A beautiful car. If you can afford E63, why do you worry about $10 tickets even not going in your driving record? It is same as get parking ticket.
10-03-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,177
Posted By Dema

Is E63 still offered? I guess E550 didn't get...

Is E63 still offered? I guess E550 didn't get good sales, no one dealer had it for test drive in my area. So I guess MB did right decision to leave E63 for real performance lovers. 550i should be...
10-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,810
Posted By Dema

Lease it

Lease it
10-01-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 1,001,806
Posted By Dema

It looks like I need to wash my car...

It looks like I need to wash my car...
09-30-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Dema

Bluetooth streaming in limp mode

I observed interesting Bluetooth streaming behavior today. Just after one song finished playing , a next song didn't start and it displayed as streaming is paused. I used COMMAND knob to press play...
09-30-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,546
Posted By Dema

One odd behavior I found that it can't change to...

One odd behavior I found that it can't change to green if a car is stalled. You need slightly move a car, and it will go to green. Perhaps a designer had awareness that if engine suddenly stops when...
09-26-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,971
Posted By Dema

My battery died in a month or two when I started...

My battery died in a month or two when I started observing a similar problem, although my case can be irrelevant.
09-26-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,732
Posted By Dema

Not sure you can get artwork in command screen...

Not sure you can get artwork in command screen yet. In case of iPhone I would recommend direct plug for the following reasons:
1. BT limits quality to 16KHz and also less samples depth
2. MB uses...
09-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,546
Posted By Dema

I think ECO in Mercedes designed well, it works...

I think ECO in Mercedes designed well, it works only when it can save something, not blindly like in other makes. I know it can bring anger in you, but believe me it is simple more sophisticated....
09-24-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,092
Posted By Dema

I will PM you. More likely it will be Walnut...

I will PM you. More likely it will be Walnut creek dealership and after Thanksgiving. Last year they gave around $12K-$15K off MSRP. I will shop there too, so feel free to join me.
09-24-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,092
Posted By Dema

I am on same boat, however I can stay with E...

I am on same boat, however I can stay with E because equally equipped C will cost noticeably more. It isn't MSRP, it is just because E get deep discount close to 20%, when C can be discounted 6%...
09-24-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,053
Posted By Dema

I prefer some mechanical knob to lock/unlock. If...

I prefer some mechanical knob to lock/unlock. If you ever washed your car and kept a key in your pocket, car starts randomly locking unlocking, so you need either put keys away and put inside the...
09-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 166,230
Posted By Dema

I plan to visit a dealer in next two weeks and...

I plan to visit a dealer in next two weeks and get a quote, so I will update you guys. More likely we should wait until BF for a good discount.
09-22-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,016
Views: 869,122
Posted By Dema

It is my dealer too, I am going in couple week...

It is my dealer too, I am going in couple week there to test drive and buy. Did your get the car off lot, or ordered it? Is it fully loaded?
09-22-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 166,230
Posted By Dema

I assume it is harder to get similar discount for...

I assume it is harder to get similar discount for C400 due less supply
09-13-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 166,230
Posted By Dema

Just curious if you included all options? I think...

Just curious if you included all options? I think I got similar price but I didn't add headup display.
09-13-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 25,835
Posted By Dema

Does it disengage if you pull resume of cruise...

Does it disengage if you pull resume of cruise control?
09-08-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Dema

My apologies to look like a troll. I am coming...

My apologies to look like a troll. I am coming from E class forum where people more cooperative and understanding. Since I am looking for a car from a lot to save some money I do not have luxury to...
09-07-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 123,573
Posted By Dema

I can observe two sources providing better...

I can observe two sources providing better quality then CD
1. Vinyl rips, although the do not provide really high dynamic range, they are still better than MP3 in frequency coverage, read more here...
09-07-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Dema

I assume purpose of the forum get real people...

I assume purpose of the forum get real people impression about different features of new car. I can go to MBUSA.com and read that new C class has feature X. So what? Is it really useful? Any problems...
09-07-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 123,573
Posted By Dema

I switched recently to SACD and I can admit they...

I switched recently to SACD and I can admit they provide excellent quality. However listening them over BT degrades quality, so I am curious if I can somehow directly to plug to DAC of the car sound...
09-07-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Dema

I changed 4 E class cars for last 10 years and...

I changed 4 E class cars for last 10 years and could get leather seats only once. It is real. So my understanding that getting leather seats for C is hardly possible. Please correct me if I am wrong...
09-06-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 123,573
Posted By Dema

I am just curious what is your source of music if...

I am just curious what is your source of music if you are so concerned about sound reproduction quality. So far as I know satellite radio is considered as top quality source now, but it sound simply...
09-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Dema

Any new owners of C400 please share your impressions

I have due for new car in December, so I am just looking around to find something really appealing, and cool and loaded with features and still performing well. I d not want too big, but small...
09-06-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,642
Posted By Dema

Android L promises tighter integration with a...

Android L promises tighter integration with a car, so you will get all brace features directly from your phone and delivered to your HU under your steering wheels and iDrive knob. Enjoy.
09-05-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 35,540
Posted By Dema

Are you working for banking companies? I think...

Are you working for banking companies? I think you should have a loan department making decision of car loan approval so no reason to extend its functionality to the forum. Every person if free to...
09-04-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 25,835
Posted By Dema

if I hold door lock key on my FOB, then sunroof...

if I hold door lock key on my FOB, then sunroof and all windows will get closed. I have keyless go though.
08-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Dema

Check washing fluid

Actually I never seen such message in cluster before so really surprised. I usually lease cars for 3 years and never deal with washing fluids. So hopefully there is no leakage in the system. Can...
08-14-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Dema

Connect only yours and setup wife's one call...

Connect only yours and setup wife's one call forwarding to yours. It should solve the problem.

If you sync both phones address book, then you should get a merged one in the car, so it is easy as...
08-14-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Dema

Connect only yours and setup wife's one call...

Connect only yours and setup wife's one call forwarding to yours. It should solve the problem.

If you sync both phones address book, then you should get a merged one in the car, so it is easy as...
08-12-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,071
Posted By Dema

My coworker has E65, just curious how fast it is?...

My coworker has E65, just curious how fast it is? I guess 11.2s for 1/4 with 112mph
08-01-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 33,272
Posted By Dema

Why can't I open Lexus trunk just kicking rear...

Why can't I open Lexus trunk just kicking rear bumper? MB did so huge leap with latest S, so any comparison doesn't make sense.
07-28-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,847
Posted By Dema

I have same problem with Motorola phone. It won't...

I have same problem with Motorola phone. It won't charge when fully drained. Cig adapter works just fine. So you guess that phone should say somehow it needs more charge is totally wrong, because my...
06-26-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 55,913
Posted By Dema

Certainly it looks like you are very new to E...

Certainly it looks like you are very new to E class, they do not have xenon anymore:)
06-23-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By Dema

I am sure you will enjoy Maserati not less, so...

I am sure you will enjoy Maserati not less, so do not feel bad leaving MB.
06-21-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 42,276
Posted By Dema

Try Lexus LS460, so you will figure out that MB...

Try Lexus LS460, so you will figure out that MB has a perfect camera. And do not tell me for Audi, they quoted me $1000 for same car which MB quoted me $500. For twice less I can live with not so...
06-13-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,788
Posted By Dema

I can't be certain, but I had roadside assistance...

I can't be certain, but I had roadside assistance for swapping my dead battery, and I believe the technician didn't use any special equipment to program something. But I can be wrong. Entire...
06-13-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,496
Posted By Dema

It seems common for BMW. I did it too, although...

It seems common for BMW. I did it too, although it is covered by their warranty. I just was lazy to go to a dealer and then wait for couple hours for so simple operation.
06-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,496
Posted By Dema

When you compare reliability you should compare...

When you compare reliability you should compare similar sales volume models. For example E63 is unique and sales numbers are very limited. Certainly TL has higher sales volume and for the reason the...
06-09-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,496
Posted By Dema

Thanks, I will follow your advise and see. I am...

Thanks, I will follow your advise and see. I am really sick of having Benz after Benz, so jumping in new league is very desirable and hopefully affordable.
06-09-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dema

Song info in dash is a job of your music player,...

Song info in dash is a job of your music player, nothing to do with your phone brand. Every phone has certain niche of users. For example I like to listen to SACD using my Android phone. You can't do...
06-07-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,496
Posted By Dema

Wow, MB is doing really bad. I expect posts like...

Wow, MB is doing really bad. I expect posts like E350 vs Civic soon. I have never seen such questions for 550i.

And it is very good point MB will be cheaper than Acura, I was also hoping to save...
06-07-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,702
Posted By Dema

Not mine, I need to push them by hand. Odd.

Not mine, I need to push them by hand. Odd.
06-07-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,432
Posted By Dema

Did you get a good deal for Galaxy? I am thinking...

Did you get a good deal for Galaxy? I am thinking to switch too. Most SACD iso files size is over 4Gb so isn't supported by Android 2.3. It is the reason to switch to Galaxy and get benefits of 128Gb...
06-07-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dema

How people can compare jail with freedom? Galaxy...

How people can compare jail with freedom? Galaxy is all way. Can you even listen to SACD on iPhone? No way.
06-07-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 36,795
Posted By Dema

Depends on also music source. I listen to mostly...

Depends on also music source. I listen to mostly SACD, when most people are satisfied with MP3 which is obviously inferior.
06-07-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,597
Posted By Dema

Nice discussion, so more likely E63 is capable to...

Nice discussion, so more likely E63 is capable to pass 200mph bar
05-31-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,597
Posted By Dema

Drop me a note when reach 200mph

Drop me a note when reach 200mph
05-31-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,810
Posted By Dema

w212 will be much cheaper for lease and close to...

w212 will be much cheaper for lease and close to purchase. I do not believe you can get $12K off MSRP for M37.
I tried to buy it 5 times and all times stuck with E class, damn.
05-17-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

Most people do not really care how car is...

Most people do not really care how car is handling, accelerated and all this stuff can be understandable just 1% of entire car owners population. Believe me, my 65 years old Chinese lady drives E550,...
05-15-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

Dollar talks. No one other maker gives so high...

Dollar talks. No one other maker gives so high discount as MB. So if you could correlate the chart to another as discount amount then MB could be a leader as well.
05-02-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,250
Posted By Dema

Search the forum for a solution. It was some...

Search the forum for a solution. It was some thread something E class hack where was blue tooth streaming enabling procedure described well. Indeed it works flawlessly for Android phones, but...
04-25-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 55,913
Posted By Dema

Dealers may not have same $4K incentives for...

Dealers may not have same $4K incentives for coups. So you should start to look in current incentives to understand how much a dealer can be flexible.
03-22-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By Dema

Thanks for raising concern, I was thinking to buy...

Thanks for raising concern, I was thinking to buy 5S but not anymore
03-22-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By Dema

Congrats. You can be my coworker though who got...

Congrats. You can be my coworker though who got beautiful E63 last week
03-22-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 55,913
Posted By Dema

Great, so my next car will be MB too, it looks...

Great, so my next car will be MB too, it looks like at least $10k off discount valid for all year
02-18-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

I had a chance to drive today i3, it is an...

I had a chance to drive today i3, it is an electric 3 series replacement. I can't say the car is designed in BMW traditions. I would name it awful. However I was pleasant with driving experience...
02-11-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

MB and BMW are very equal cars. MB will give you...

MB and BMW are very equal cars. MB will give you a little more luxury feel especially if you move to S. BMW will give you a little bit more sporty feel especially if you move to 3 series. MB styling...
02-10-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

It looks like BMW pushing extra earned money in...

It looks like BMW pushing extra earned money in advertisement, watching Sochi Olympics and endless BWM advertisement.

And you can't fall asleep without car notices that, at least it happened to me...
02-09-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

Great observations, I completely agree that BMW...

Great observations, I completely agree that BMW are more driver's cars, when Mercedes are sill in search. So not surprise that MB cars are about 10% cheaper equal equipped BMW.
02-02-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,683
Posted By Dema

Tried different color combinations but stuck with...

Tried different color combinations but stuck with beige on black
http://jaddressbook.knitknot.info/addressbook/cars/e350-1.PNG
12-31-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 55,913
Posted By Dema

So you got scared? I knew you are not a man. Go...

So you got scared? I knew you are not a man. Go to your mother small boy.
12-31-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,387
Posted By Dema

I had such problem with 2010 car only, and it...

I had such problem with 2010 car only, and it wasn't completely dead, it could illuminate dashboard, play music, it couldn't start engine though. The car has drain battery protection for example if I...
12-31-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,859
Posted By Dema

Maybe it works better in German?

Maybe it works better in German?
12-31-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 55,913
Posted By Dema

Thank you for naming me a cheap guy. It is so...

Thank you for naming me a cheap guy. It is so easy to offend people over Internet no reason to be scared . So I can name you a cheap guy too, unless you willing to travel to some place and have a...
12-29-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 55,913
Posted By Dema

I just curious how are you going to deal with 27...

I just curious how are you going to deal with 27 months lease in term you pay registration for entire year but drive 3 months only? I assume it is simple dealer catch to get you off lease earlier and...
12-29-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,332
Posted By Dema

I think at the car price iPhone 5 should be...

I think at the car price iPhone 5 should be included. When I bought BMW it was coming with included iPod. Why Mercedes can't afford so simple thing?

Do you have USB lightning adapter cable? Then...
12-28-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 55,913
Posted By Dema

It is certainly rip off considering vcii's deal....

It is certainly rip off considering vcii's deal. Just take his contract and your dealer will make match with slightly better price.
12-28-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,833
Posted By Dema

It seems rip off, do not pay over $400 with $1k...

It seems rip off, do not pay over $400 with $1k drive off for $62K car. 27 months lease.
12-28-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,809
Posted By Dema

People seem extremely lazy just to push a button....

People seem extremely lazy just to push a button. In this case I should complain why cruise control doesn't remember last speed settings?
12-28-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 55,913
Posted By Dema

Seeing how low people pay I can think to take a...

Seeing how low people pay I can think to take a second car. Paying something extra $350 a month without any down is really nice. Maybe somehow can share insurance asking just $200 for a year.
12-26-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,753
Posted By Dema

Facelift was tremendously improved. I was driving...

Facelift was tremendously improved. I was driving E 2010 and generally got bored of the car and didn't want another E. However after driving it even not liking exterior I concluded that car is really...
12-24-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,030
Posted By Dema

Did you submit your results in Guinness World...

Did you submit your results in Guinness World Records (http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/) yet? Hurry up, other people can show better results.
12-24-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 55,913
Posted By Dema

I can still see much more pre-facelift cars. But...

I can still see much more pre-facelift cars. But indeed sales numbers are amazing, MB sell 20% than nearest competitor BMW, so it is exact equal to discount. So any car maker can increase sales by...
12-23-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,642
Posted By Dema

We are same couple, wife has Motorola Razr 3,...

We are same couple, wife has Motorola Razr 3, just a regular phone. I have a smart phone but use it as iPod, for music only and do not have data plan.
I know Ford supported beaming address just...
12-22-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By Dema

E can be sluggish until you train your...

E can be sluggish until you train your transmission to your style. I had difficulties even to park my car in a garage after delivery, because after harsh test drives it was jumping at every slight...
12-22-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By Dema

Oh my what a beauty you got?

Oh my what a beauty you got?
12-22-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,058
Posted By Dema

I like new S payment. I was reading S forum but...

I like new S payment. I was reading S forum but it looks like S guys are insane going to pay over 15 hundred a month. I am pretty sure here is a room to negotiate S pay close to high 800s. I am glad...
12-22-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,090
Posted By Dema

Actually for interior ergonomics Volvo will be my...

Actually for interior ergonomics Volvo will be my favorite.
12-22-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,460
Posted By Dema

I was waiting a little more than an hour. But if...

I was waiting a little more than an hour. But if you know traffic condition in SFBA and I called at rush time, he simply couldn't arrive faster unless they switch to helicopters or something like...
12-21-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By Dema

Shifter position? I do not think it was changed,...

Shifter position? I do not think it was changed, but turn signal lever got up to give more access to cruise control knob. It is kind of inconvenient at first but then you realize that they wanted to...
12-21-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By Dema

Mine looks like 20 gallons ...

Mine looks like 20 gallons
https://www.google.com/search?q=20+gallons&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
=75l
12-21-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,681
Posted By Dema

Question is why some systems work without...

Question is why some systems work without software update and for some with update? An obvious conclusion is that software update is just more tolerant to certain hardware errors, so it means you...
12-20-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,681
Posted By Dema

MB is certainly very generous to allow dealers to...

MB is certainly very generous to allow dealers to do so stupid decision. I wish I had all wire diagrams as Greg has to point on right faulty module. But why we do dealer's job? MB should start paying...
12-20-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,168
Posted By Dema

It was certainly sarcasm because the poster is...

It was certainly sarcasm because the poster is pretty sure that BMW creates much more problems than MB. Perhaps it is true, and it is why MB dealers do not spend big money to pay highly skilled...
12-20-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,642
Posted By Dema

I declined it at purchase, absolutely same...

I declined it at purchase, absolutely same useless as Google cloud. But companies want easy money, so we can't refuse them in that.
12-20-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,168
Posted By Dema

Finding a good doctor, mechanic, engineer, any...

Finding a good doctor, mechanic, engineer, any good professional is always challenge. So help yourself is very actual nowadays.
For example my daughter had allergy and it was obvious even for me...
12-19-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 29,464
Posted By Dema

Agree

Agree
12-19-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,239
Posted By Dema

I just found that position 1 looks a little...

I just found that position 1 looks a little unsafe for my taste. Position 2 is alright for most cases. However I switch to position 3 when is rainy, considering that stopping distance is increasing.
12-18-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Dema

Out of curiosity, why do you need that? I thought...

Out of curiosity, why do you need that? I thought it was anti theft feature for older cars.
12-18-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,239
Posted By Dema

Lexus has a really beautiful speedometer and easy...

Lexus has a really beautiful speedometer and easy to read at any light conditions. For example MB speedometer becomes blind if you go under some short bridges.
Perhaps MB will migrate S class...
12-18-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,239
Posted By Dema

Traffic is less congested in TX at my...

Traffic is less congested in TX at my observation, so it can be a reason you didn't observe the behavior. It looks like the system doesn't judge speed of objects and makes a decision on distance only.
12-18-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,239
Posted By Dema

I guess car magazine should hire you to provide...

I guess car magazine should hire you to provide really helpful reviews of cars instead of less informative coverage covering mostly performance and handling.

I can add only that driving...
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