Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe Audio & Entertainment Features

Mercedes-Benz has created the perfect high-tech cabin for the CLA 250. With the latest audio and entertainment features, drivers find the most comfortable and intuitive tools to make their drives effortless. In the base edition, the CLA 250 comes with a comprehensive multimedia package including an 8-inch touch screen, steering-wheel touch controls, Bluetooth audio streaming, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. You can connect to any app on your phone with a voice command or Bluetooth.

Optional upgrades include a 10.25-inch touch screen

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Keep your headlights looking good with these tips

When it comes to keeping up on your maintenance our team here at Napleton's Autowerks, Inc. (Loves Park) understands the importance of making your vehicle is in top form. Over time, your headlights can get worn out, and these tips can help get them looking clean again.

If your headlights are just slightly foggy, one household item you can try is toothpaste. Make sure to clean off the surface of the headlights with either window cleaner or soap and water first. Then you can use a small amount of toothpaste and a clean cloth to scrub the headlights. 

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Methods for Charging a Car Battery

Your automobile has two main methods for charging its battery. When it's running, your alternator will recharge your battery to full capacity. This is assuming that your battery is working properly. As long as you aren't placing too much draw on your alternator, it should be able to keep up with everything. The higher that your RPMs go, the faster you'll be able to charge your battery.

If your battery has died completely, your alternator will not usually be able to charge it back up all the way in its current state. 

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What's The Difference Between Oversteer And Understeer?

Every vehicle drives differently. Even the same model with two different trim levels can feel very different when you get behind the wheel to go for a drive. Two terms that apply to the sensitivity of your vehicle to steering are understeer and oversteer.

Oversteer is something you'll experience when your automobile turns far more than is commanded by you as the driver. Some people don't mind this effect, while other people try to stay away from a vehicle that has oversteering

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What to do if you're in an accident

At Napleton's Autowerks, Inc. (Loves Park), we want to make sure that you're as safe as you can be while driving on the road. If you've been involved in an accident, here are some helpful tips to consider.

  • The most important thing to consider is whether or not someone is injured post-accident. If medical attention is needed, call for an ambulance right away.
  • A police officer will need to draft up a report of the accident. They may also need to redirect traffic if vehicles need to be towed. Call them right away.
  • Exchange information with the…
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Glare Can Be Damaging When Driving: Here Is How To Handle It

You don’t have to just accept that glare is going to be a part of the driving experience that you can’t do anything about. That is both not true and not acceptable. You can and should look for ways to combat the notion that you are a sitting duck when glare creeps in.

AAA has recommended that all drivers look at using their sun visors when glare becomes a problem. They should also look to polarized sunglasses as an answer to their problem with being able to see as well in the midst of the sunlight. On top…

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Find Out How Android Auto Enhances Driving Experiences

Android Auto exists to make driving experiences safer, more seamless, and more enjoyable overall. This innovative and increasingly popular in-vehicle technology connects users to all of their favorite and most frequently used mobile apps. It makes accessing information and entertainment a breeze. At Napleton's Autowerks, Inc. (Loves Park), we're eager to help locals find out just how amazing this feature is.

Take Google Assistant With You

If you're used to relying on Google Assistant throughout the day...
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Electrochromic Gel And The Science Behind Auto Dimming Mirrors

Many Loves Park drivers are already using auto-dimming mirrors to avoid unnecessary blind spots when driving at night. These accessories are capable of instantly dimming their reflections so that motorists aren't traveling with compromised vision. At Napleton's Autowerks, Inc. (Loves Park), we want to help locals understand how this impressive, in-car technology can keep them safe.

Why Auto Dimming Mirrors Are Important

When someone with bright headlights travels behind you, the glaring reflection in 

 

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Safety Tips for How to Use a Roof Rack

At Napleton's Autowerks, Inc. (Loves Park), we are looking forward to the summer road trip season just as much as our customers. Before you venture out for an amazing road trip, use these tips to make sure that your roof rack is ready to go.

Resist the urge to hoist a full bag on top of your roof rack. Try strapping down the empty container before packing it full. The luggage should include enough weight that you do not have to worry about anything flying away. Secure the bags using the cam-buckle straps after looping the straps around the…

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Getting Your Car Engine Clean

Cleaning your car engine can keep it running smoothly longer. Check out some of these ideas for how to do it right.

Pick A Warm Day And Let It Cool

Select a warm day to work on it, and allow the engine to cool down before you ever do anything to it.

Degrease And Scrub

Use special degreaser and scrub that in firmly over the engine. You want to remove any grease that you can before you get into a deep cleaning with it.

 

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