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10-27-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By William Kayen

I have saddle brown and love it. Has a very rich...

I have saddle brown and love it. Has a very rich look. There are better options than AMG line such as adaptive headlights, heads up display, and premium driver assist for safety.
03-24-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By William Kayen

[QUOTE=JFeringa;7412226]I have driven the GLC 43...

[QUOTE=JFeringa;7412226]I have driven the GLC 43 and have only seen a very base model 300 and wondered if the much better seats from the 43 are available in one of the packages for the 300? I am in...
03-18-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 44,983
Posted By William Kayen

PPM

Why not have the dealer throw in the PPM? Thatís what I did and the dealer went for it.
01-04-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,567
Posted By William Kayen

I will give it a try again and see if I can raise...

I will give it a try again and see if I can raise the volume to make it work. Do I raise the car volume or the phone volume to hear the sound?
01-03-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,567
Posted By William Kayen

Using Waze in GLC

I am having a problem using WAZE navigation from my phone in my GLC. When I plug the phone into the USB in the console, WAZE works but the sound is cut out. How can I get the sound on when charging...
12-29-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By William Kayen

You go into settings menu with the home button. ...

You go into settings menu with the home button. Click on heads up display and adjust the height of the display.
12-20-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By William Kayen

Just Right Size.

Traded in a GLK and a GLE for a GLC. I found the GLK too small and the GLE too large. The GLC feels just right. The features are amazing and the ride is so comfortable. Have no complaints after 2...
10-26-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,519
Posted By William Kayen

I would have gotten MB Tex, but only wanted...

I would have gotten MB Tex, but only wanted saddle color interior. It's not available in MB Tex.
10-25-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,519
Posted By William Kayen

Just picked up a new GLC with leather and find...

Just picked up a new GLC with leather and find the seats amazing. I am 6'1" and weigh 150. I bet if you play around with all the settings, you will get a comfortable position. There are enough...
07-05-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By William Kayen

Roadside Assistance

My car was dead yesterday on July 4th. Called roadside assistance who came within 15 minutes and jumped the battery. So impressed with the fast service on a major holiday. It turns out my son left...
01-22-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By William Kayen

Oil change

How much should an oil change cost? I am trading my car in soon and only put 3000 miles on my car in the last year. I don't see the need for a complete service C, thus I thought an oil change would...
12-15-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By William Kayen

I have a GLE 300d and it's amazing. 39 mpg on the...

I have a GLE 300d and it's amazing. 39 mpg on the hwy and the torque feels great. Sorry that they are on hold now in the US thank you VW.
12-15-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,346
Posted By William Kayen

Unhappy I would pass on it if it doesn't have the HK...

I would pass on it if it doesn't have the HK sound system. The standard system is weak.
10-28-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By William Kayen

Low Vision Optometrist. Love my GLE 300d. Great...

Low Vision Optometrist. Love my GLE 300d. Great MPG. 38.5 mpg hwy.
10-03-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 44,983
Posted By William Kayen

Why not work the prepaid maintenance as a deal...

Why not work the prepaid maintenance as a deal breaker when purchasing the car? Dealers are hungry to sell cars and will throw it in if it gets you to buy. It costs the dealer so little to offer...
09-14-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,372
Posted By William Kayen

Beautiful color. Drive safely.

Beautiful color. Drive safely.
08-13-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By William Kayen

I love my GLEd. It is worth the trouble to find...

I love my GLEd. It is worth the trouble to find one. Just clocked 39.7 mpg on my last trip with ac on full blast. You won't be disappointed.
07-09-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,450
Posted By William Kayen

I looked at mbusa site and checked inventory....

I looked at mbusa site and checked inventory. There are many gle300d's available. Did you ask a dealer to check inventory for you?
07-06-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,450
Posted By William Kayen

I love my GLE diesel. We get 38 mpg and love all...

I love my GLE diesel. We get 38 mpg and love all the room in it. If you can find one now with the equipment you want, I suggest you get it. Who knows when the 2017 will be out. If there are...
06-23-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By William Kayen

Do you really need it?

Do you really need it?
05-30-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,450
Posted By William Kayen

The HK sound system is perfect. The wipers have a...

The HK sound system is perfect. The wipers have a few settings. Not sure if they adjust for rain amounts. I have saddle leather and love it. I also have premium and Parking Assist. One other option I...
05-19-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By William Kayen

I have standard 18 inch michelin tires with a...

I have standard 18 inch michelin tires with a donut spare. I think the tires are extended mobility tires which are similar to run flats.
05-19-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By William Kayen

Picked up my GLE 300d in January. What a great...

Picked up my GLE 300d in January. What a great car. 35 mpg in the highway and such luxury comforts. I recommend the hk sound, lighting pkg, parktronic, and heated steering wheel. Love the saddle...
04-22-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,289
Posted By William Kayen

Try a different dealer. Then if not repaired,...

Try a different dealer. Then if not repaired, escalate to corporate. My GLE doesn't make a sound when I brake. I have it 3 months.
04-13-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 30,697
Posted By William Kayen

If you are keeping or leasing a car for three...

If you are keeping or leasing a car for three years, you only need service a and b since the car will be gone after the third year. I try to get it thrown in to make the final deal.
04-11-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,341
Posted By William Kayen

I went with Cardinal red with saddle because both...

I went with Cardinal red with saddle because both colors were new for 2016. I have no regrets. I have always loved saddle and the red looks so sporty. I also constantly get compliments because it...
04-11-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,133
Posted By William Kayen

The ambient lighting was not put into early...

The ambient lighting was not put into early GLE400's due to supply issues. I believe the current build GLE400's have it.

The eco start stop is standard on the GLE300d and GLE400. THE GLE350...
03-21-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,171
Posted By William Kayen

Apple CarPlay

Any updates on retrofitting Apple CarPlay into our cars? I haven't received a response from Mercedes in the last 2 weeks. Apple told me there is a retrofit that involves a chip and some software. ...
03-09-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 38,004
Posted By William Kayen

CarPlay Retrofit

Decided to call Apple to find out more about Apple CarPlay and what's involved to
retrofit it into our cars. All that's involved is putting a chip in the stereo system and updating the software. ...
03-09-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 38,004
Posted By William Kayen

Just got a new response from Mr. Schwartz. He...

Just got a new response from Mr. Schwartz. He said the issue of not having Apple CarPlay is to be handled at the dealership level. If the dealer has no idea about a retrofit or software update,...
03-07-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,574
Posted By William Kayen

The Designo cardinal red paint on my GLE is...

The Designo cardinal red paint on my GLE is beautiful and flawless. The same holds for my polar white GLK. Mercedes has great paint finishes.
03-07-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 38,004
Posted By William Kayen

Disappointing Response from Nick Schwartz about Apple CarPlay

I just got a response back from Nick Schwartz. He told me I should take the issue up with my dealer. I told him I purchased a Mercedes and they should stand behind their cars instead of passing...
03-04-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 38,004
Posted By William Kayen

I just emailed Mr. Schwartz. I hope he has the...

I just emailed Mr. Schwartz. I hope he has the courtesy to respond to all of us and rectify the situation. VW's costing a third of the price have Apple CarPlay included and I see no reason why...
03-02-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,061
Posted By William Kayen

I would look into resale value and see which one...

I would look into resale value and see which one depreciates less. This is a big purchase and it would be nice to have the one that retains the most value.
02-22-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 38,004
Posted By William Kayen

My car was produced on January 7th and it doesn't...

My car was produced on January 7th and it doesn't have carplay. But it does read my messages to me if I use the command controller. So I guess it doesn't matter if I have it or not.
02-18-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By William Kayen

Dot one of the keys with touch up paint to tell...

Dot one of the keys with touch up paint to tell them apart.
02-13-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,994
Posted By William Kayen

I would only order with multimedia. Living in NY...

I would only order with multimedia. Living in NY metro area, it's great having traffic knowledge to avoid it. Plus, the car at resale time is much more desireable and retains higher resale value. ...
02-13-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,993
Posted By William Kayen

The lease price is too high to begin with. My new...

The lease price is too high to begin with. My new GLE 300d listed for $65080 and I paid $59200. I would rework your selling price by a few thousand to get a lower lease payment. My price included all...
02-03-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,718
Posted By William Kayen

How do you think I feel? My car was produced on...

How do you think I feel? My car was produced on January 7th, one day before Apple CarPlay was to be put in the car. The bottom line is I wouldn't use it anyway. I am old school and like getting...
01-28-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,080
Posted By William Kayen

You have to adjust the bass, treble, and balance...

You have to adjust the bass, treble, and balance separately when using Bluetooth and adjust again when using the radio.
01-27-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 71,399
Posted By William Kayen

What about heated steering wheel? It's one of...

What about heated steering wheel? It's one of the best options for cold weather and only costs $250.
01-25-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By William Kayen

Your dealer probably went into an existing dealer...

Your dealer probably went into an existing dealer inventory order and changed all the specs to your preference. This can be done up to three weeks before build. That's what my dealer did for me.
01-24-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,166
Posted By William Kayen

It really works and it's fun to use with guests...

It really works and it's fun to use with guests in the vehicle.
01-24-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,439
Posted By William Kayen

There is currently a $1000 fleet discount on the...

There is currently a $1000 fleet discount on the coupe if it applies to you. Also there is a $500 appreciation coupon if you attend one of the auto shows and sign in at Mercedes.
01-24-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,080
Posted By William Kayen

Harmon Kardan system is fantastic. I highly...

Harmon Kardan system is fantastic. I highly recommend it. The base system is ok for talk radio only.
01-23-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,356
Posted By William Kayen

Also, rear entertainment pre wiring also gives...

Also, rear entertainment pre wiring also gives you power passenger headrest on the GLE 300d and 350. Without the option, the headrest is manual. It is standard on the 400. I guess the wiring from...
01-20-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By William Kayen

All the GLE400's come with the pre wiring and...

All the GLE400's come with the pre wiring and heated/cooled cup holders.
01-20-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By William Kayen

Maybe they are including the current $2000 fleet...

Maybe they are including the current $2000 fleet discount?
01-20-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By William Kayen

Sounds like a good idea. At least your GLE will...

Sounds like a good idea. At least your GLE will have Apple CarPlay. Mine was built on 1/7 and CarPlay was put in on 1/8.
01-19-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,903
Posted By William Kayen

Looks beautiful with the white and black...

Looks beautiful with the white and black contrast. Enjoy it.
01-19-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By William Kayen

Mine was ordered on October 24th and came in...

Mine was ordered on October 24th and came in yesterday. Can't the dealer go into an existing dealer stock order and change to your specs, just like my dealer did? That would speed up things.
01-19-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,023
Posted By William Kayen

Totally agree with you. That money could be used...

Totally agree with you. That money could be used towards another option instead.
01-19-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By William Kayen

New baby has arrived

After a few months, my GLE300d is finally here.323580
01-19-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By William Kayen

New baby has arrived

After a few months my GLE300d has arrived.
01-14-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,718
Posted By William Kayen

I believe cars with the top stitched dashes have...

I believe cars with the top stitched dashes have the binnacles. That includes the interior package or the sport package with the top stitched dash.
01-14-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By William Kayen

Your car sounds great. I too have a 300d on...

Your car sounds great. I too have a 300d on order in Cardinal red with saddle and black interior. Mine was built on 1/7 and missed apple carplay by one day. I have a feeling it's included with the...
01-13-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,023
Posted By William Kayen

They are a personal choice. I don't like them. ...

They are a personal choice. I don't like them. They are dangerous when wet and my pants always rub against them and get dirty.
01-12-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By William Kayen

Thanks. I will definitely order them. Good luck...

Thanks. I will definitely order them. Good luck with your new ride.
01-12-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By William Kayen

They look great. Were they from the dealer and...

They look great. Were they from the dealer and how much did they cost? My GLE will be here in 3 weeks and I like those better than the liners.
01-12-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By William Kayen

Can you post pictures of them? Thanks.

Can you post pictures of them? Thanks.
01-11-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,718
Posted By William Kayen

I was told that new orders can't get lighting...

I was told that new orders can't get lighting package ordered until after February. Something about a parts shortage. There might be a retrofit fir CarPlay. Time will tell.
01-11-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,718
Posted By William Kayen

Apple CarPlay

Just found out my GLE was built on 1/7/2016. Apple CarPlay will be put in all GLE's after 1/8/2016. Missed it by a day but then again I don't use any of those features on my Iphone anyway. At least...
01-09-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 55,773
Posted By William Kayen

Just spoke to dealer. Car was built on 1/7 and...

Just spoke to dealer. Car was built on 1/7 and finished on 1/8. It has the light package. Not sure about Apple CarPlay but the light package is more important to me.
01-09-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 238,575
Posted By William Kayen

The problem with a beige interior is that denim...

The problem with a beige interior is that denim jeans turn the beige a shade of blue. Darker interiors are easier to live with. Your call.
01-09-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 55,773
Posted By William Kayen

Thanks. Hope you are right. I originally ordered...

Thanks. Hope you are right. I originally ordered my GLE in July. On the day I went to pick it up in October, a mechanic drove it into another car and damaged both cars severely. The dealer...
01-09-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 55,773
Posted By William Kayen

My GLE has a build date of 1/11, this Monday. ...

My GLE has a build date of 1/11, this Monday. Does that mean the lighting package will be included, delayed, or built without the lighting package? I won't take the vehicle without the lighting...
01-08-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By William Kayen

Convertible

When is the c class convertible being released and will it be available in 4 matic?
01-07-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 55,773
Posted By William Kayen

There is no debate here. The lighting package is...

There is no debate here. The lighting package is a must. It is much safer having lighting that follows your car's direction. It also gives the car a sportier look.
01-07-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By William Kayen

Totally agree with you. It's hard to use running...

Totally agree with you. It's hard to use running boards and your pants are constantly getting dirty rubbing against them. The bolsters on the sport seats wear out prematurely from the constant...
01-06-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By William Kayen

I think it is code 996.

I think it is code 996.
01-06-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By William Kayen

That is the name of the red color in Europe. I...

That is the name of the red color in Europe. I think it's the same order code so I thought it was the same color with a different name.
01-06-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By William Kayen

Had the same problem with my GLK. It's...

Had the same problem with my GLK. It's definitely sealant and it is easily removed with some car wax or polishing compound.
01-05-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By William Kayen

Colors

Is Hyacinth red the same color as Cardinal red?
01-05-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By William Kayen

Winter incentives

I ordered a GLE 300d that has a build date of January 11th. It should arrive by the end of January. Are there any incentives or rebates available on the diesel model?
01-02-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 71,399
Posted By William Kayen

You can go to autotraders.com to find the GLC you...

You can go to autotraders.com to find the GLC you want within so many miles of your zip code. Don't settle for a car that is missing the features you want. You will regret it. The lighting package...
12-31-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By William Kayen

Why not get the car the way you want? You...

Why not get the car the way you want? You shouldn't settle. A dealer can swap with another dealer to get the exact car with the options you want.
I wouldn't settle on a vehicle without what I want...
12-30-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,578
Posted By William Kayen

Just add all weather mats and carpeted cargo mat...

Just add all weather mats and carpeted cargo mat and you are set. Best of luck with your new ride.
12-27-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By William Kayen

Go to autotrader.com and find the car you are loo...

Go to autotrader.com and find the car you are loo
king for at the price you want to spend.
12-27-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,061
Posted By William Kayen

The hatch closes if you push down on the driver...

The hatch closes if you push down on the driver door switch that opens the hatch.
12-24-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,994
Posted By William Kayen

Also, remember the car has higher resale value...

Also, remember the car has higher resale value with multimedia.
12-24-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,213
Posted By William Kayen

I agree with your wife. The heated steering...

I agree with your wife. The heated steering wheel is a must. Feels so good on your hands on a cold day
12-24-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By William Kayen

I have a GLE 300d loaner and it has an amazing...

I have a GLE 300d loaner and it has an amazing amount of power. It also gets close to 40 mpg on the highway. So impressed with it. My 300d is on order and will be here the end of January.
Happy...
12-23-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,174
Posted By William Kayen

Mercedes also has a carpeted mat with a...

Mercedes also has a carpeted mat with a reversable rubber back.
12-22-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By William Kayen

Seating area is much bigger. Car is 6 inches...

Seating area is much bigger. Car is 6 inches longer. At 6'2" it's nice getting into a roomier vehicle.
12-21-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By William Kayen

The GLC is perfect if you don't need a large...

The GLC is perfect if you don't need a large cargo area. It is smaller
in capacity than the X3 and Q5. We needed a lot of cargo area and went with the GLE 300d. We are so pleased with its...
12-20-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By William Kayen

I originally ordered white, but my family made me...

I originally ordered white, but my family made me change it to red. Our other two cars are white, and they needed a change. My first choice is white always. Enjoy your new MB.
12-19-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By William Kayen

What color did you get and what options do you...

What color did you get and what options do you have?
12-19-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 238,575
Posted By William Kayen

Absolutely beautiful. Best of luck with it.

Absolutely beautiful. Best of luck with it.
12-19-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By William Kayen

Enjoy your new ride. I presently have a GLE 300d...

Enjoy your new ride. I presently have a GLE 300d loaner and love it. It has so much pep and gets 35 mpg on the highway. I am patiently awaiting for my cardinal red GLE 300d to arrive in January....
12-19-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By William Kayen

That is terrible and so stupid of that sales...

That is terrible and so stupid of that sales manager. You are going to tell 10 people who will each tell 10 people. Car sales today are so competitive and dealers can't afford to cause any...
12-15-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 38,004
Posted By William Kayen

I ordered a GLE 300d that was supposed to be...

I ordered a GLE 300d that was supposed to be produced the end of December. It has a delay production date of January 11th so I guess it will have CarPlay. What will that feature do for me?
12-15-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,213
Posted By William Kayen

You could also ask for service A and B to be...

You could also ask for service A and B to be thrown in to make it a sweeter deal.
12-15-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,667
Posted By William Kayen

what is service A and B? sorry for the...

what is service A and B? sorry for the ignorance.[/QUOTE]

Service A is the one year or 12,000 mile service and service B is the two year or 24,000 mile service.
12-15-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 71,399
Posted By William Kayen

What dealer and where please?

What dealer and where please?
12-14-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By William Kayen

But you can't add the mb tex dash without either...

But you can't add the mb tex dash without either the sport or interior package. At least you can't if you try to build it at mbusa.com.
12-14-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,667
Posted By William Kayen

Why don't they swap bumpers with another car? ...

Why don't they swap bumpers with another car? This was their error and they should make it right. You are the consumer and deserve what you ordered. As for the memory seat, it's only available with...
12-14-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,976
Posted By William Kayen

I would settle for $500/month sign and drive with...

I would settle for $500/month sign and drive with tax in the payment. At pick up coming in with just $500 and DMV fees. Not a penny more. Your car build is a lower priced GLC and should be no more...
12-14-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,213
Posted By William Kayen

I would add all weather mats and rear cargo mat. ...

I would add all weather mats and rear cargo mat. Then you have a perfect vehicle.
12-14-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By William Kayen

I don't understand why the MB Tex Dash is listed...

I don't understand why the MB Tex Dash is listed as a separate option because isn't it is included in the price of the interior or sport package?
12-14-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,611
Posted By William Kayen

Look at it this way, you aren't paying extra for...

Look at it this way, you aren't paying extra for the paint since you can't get diamond white. Also you should ask the dealer to make up the difference by throwing in all weather mats and giving you...
12-12-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 238,575
Posted By William Kayen

After reviewing the northeast GLC inventory, it...

After reviewing the northeast GLC inventory, it seems the binnacles are included either with the sport package or the interior package. The binnacles are paired with the MB Tex top stitched dash...
12-05-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,442
Posted By William Kayen

I too won't get a car without all weather mats. ...

I too won't get a car without all weather mats. Especially with our snowy winters, these mats pay for themselves in one season.
12-03-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 238,575
Posted By William Kayen

I think I cracked the mystery. After visiting my...

I think I cracked the mystery. After visiting my dealer's lot this morning, it appears that all GLC's with the top stitched dashes have the binnacles. That is included with the interior package...
12-02-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By William Kayen

Those are all weather liners. Weather tech also...

Those are all weather liners. Weather tech also makes all weather mats and you have to specify which ones you want. The MB brand were recalled 2 years ago and new ones haven't been introduced yet.
12-02-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,181
Posted By William Kayen

Why don't you call the dealer and ask them about...

Why don't you call the dealer and ask them about getting you a car with the intelligent lights? I have it on my GLK and wouldn't be without them. I just ordered a GLE with them.

You will...
11-29-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 238,575
Posted By William Kayen

I ordered a GLE in Cardinal red. I think it looks...

I ordered a GLE in Cardinal red. I think it looks so sporty with the chrome and black trim. It looks great on your car and I hope mine looks just as good.
11-27-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,505
Posted By William Kayen

GLC at dealer

Sat in a new GLC today. Absolutely perfect and not much bigger than a GLK. Has all the luxury and features of a c class with a higher driving position and a nice cargo area. I plan on ordering one...
11-23-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By William Kayen

Find out if Canada has a lemon law and register...

Find out if Canada has a lemon law and register with it.
11-10-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,819
Posted By William Kayen

I have a 300d on order. Test drove one and knew...

I have a 300d on order. Test drove one and knew it was for me. High torque, great pick up and amazing mpg. At any price per gallon, I like to get the best mpg. It's more ecologically correct. Just...
11-07-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,413
Posted By William Kayen

I agree with you. I have a GLE 300d on order in...

I agree with you. I have a GLE 300d on order in Designo Cardinal Red. It is the highlighted color for the GLE Coupe and looks extremely sporty with all the black and chrome trim. I too like Mars...
11-01-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

That is correct. Saw it yesterday and.knew I had...

That is correct. Saw it yesterday and.knew I had to have it.
11-01-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

I changed my color yesterday to Designo Cardinal...

I changed my color yesterday to Designo Cardinal Red. Saw it at the dealer and had to have it. Kept the saddle interior. Will be here in January.
10-29-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

What color are you getting?

What color are you getting?
10-29-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

Yes I ordered it. I ordered with most options...

Yes I ordered it. I ordered with most options including saddle leather, park tronic, trailer hitch, and led headlight package. The HK is amazing and costs us $850.
10-28-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

Not sure what it was but happy it all worked out....

Not sure what it was but happy it all worked out. By the way, where are you located? I am in New York.
10-28-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

I was just happy they could go into an existing...

I was just happy they could go into an existing order and change all options and colors to my specs. That saved at least six weeks of waiting. Build date is December and delivery is in mid January....
10-28-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

Unhappy I realize it's only a car and the dealer did...

I realize it's only a car and the dealer did right by me. And besides I have a new E class loaner. It happened 1 hour before I was supposed to take delivery. The police were there and the 2...
10-28-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

I can't. I went to the dealer to pick the car up...

I can't. I went to the dealer to pick the car up and a mechanic drove my new car into another car causing a lot of damage. They immediately ordered me a new car and gave me a new loaner until my car...
10-28-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By William Kayen

All weather mats

Does anyone know if the all weather mats from an E class will fit into an ML/GLE? The new floor liners for the ML/GLE are not as nice as the E class mats.
10-27-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,097
Posted By William Kayen

Congrats on your new ride. What brand tires do...

Congrats on your new ride. What brand tires do you have? Saw one in Europe last week and it had Hancook brand tires.
10-27-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,802
Posted By William Kayen

Gorgeous interior. Picking up my 300d today with...

Gorgeous interior. Picking up my 300d today with same color combination. Are you happy with interior color?
10-27-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

I am glad you did made the right decision. You...

I am glad you did made the right decision. You might keep the car for 8 years, but you don't know the future. You might decide in 3 years that you want the totally new GLE. The main thing is you...
10-20-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,413
Posted By William Kayen

Is the GLC going to be available in Mars red like...

Is the GLC going to be available in Mars red like the one pictured? I would order one today if it was available.
10-19-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

I mentioned 4-motion because you mentioned it...

I mentioned 4-motion because you mentioned it first. I have a GLE 300d 4-matic on order and will pick it up next week. I would never consider rear wheel drive because I know about depreciation and...
10-16-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

One would probably not notice a difference unless...

One would probably not notice a difference unless if it is raining. 4-motion would instill confidence driving in wet conditions. Why limit your audience at resale time when having 4-motion would...
10-16-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By William Kayen

I would opt for the 4-motion. One has to consider...

I would opt for the 4-motion. One has to consider the cost of ownership which includes the resale value at trade in time. A GLE without 4-motion would be less sellable at resale time and therefore...
10-12-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,731
Posted By William Kayen

Correct tire pressure

My 2014 GLK250 lists 2 different recommended tire pressures. The label in the driver door jam says one thing and the gas filler door lists another pressure. What is the proper recommended tire...
10-10-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,787
Posted By William Kayen

Decided Not To Order One

Went to the dealer this week to order a loaded GLA for my wife. She thought it looked adorable in red. She test drove it and found there were big blind spots in the rear roof corners and felt it...
10-05-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,147
Posted By William Kayen

Ambient Lighting

The 2016 GLA250 offers ambient lighting as a stand alone option with MB Tex interior. What exactly is lit up with this option? Door handles, footwells, and cargo area? Would like to know before I...
09-14-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By William Kayen

Ordered on July 7th and build date is third...

Ordered on July 7th and build date is third decade of September(next week). Should have the car by end of October.
09-14-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,819
Posted By William Kayen

You made the right choice. You can now take your...

You made the right choice. You can now take your time and find a newer CPO GL at a better price than you were offered . Older cars even with low mileage have problems. Enjoy your ML. Polar white...
09-14-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 55,773
Posted By William Kayen

Lighting pkg. is great if you live in a poorly...

Lighting pkg. is great if you live in a poorly lit area. The brights that go on and off automatically are a great safety feature to light up an otherwise dark road. The chrome pkg as well as the...
09-14-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By William Kayen

Go with polar white. Diamond white is harder to...

Go with polar white. Diamond white is harder to repaint and match. Also I prefer to order a car the exact way I want it. My GLE 300d is on order and will be built the third decade of September to...
07-13-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,962
Posted By William Kayen

Prices available

I ordered a GLE300d4 last week and all the prices were available. My dealer went into an inventory order and changed the options and colors to my specs. It will be built the first week of August and...
04-07-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By William Kayen

Hate those Dings.

If possible try to have a dent less repair. That way there is no repainting and it will look brand new. I had it done to my dinged GLK and it looks great.
02-11-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 21,969
Posted By William Kayen

I think this is a way for Mercedes to sell more...

I think this is a way for Mercedes to sell more cars to people that might like some AMG hardware without going through the expense of a true AMG. I see nothing wrong with this. It doesn't cheapen...
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