Be Safe on the Road This Winter
Winter is coming around once again, and it’s time to prepare for the weather changes that winter months can bring. Although we don’t get snow and ice like northeast states like Maine, we still get our fair share of rain and cold weather.
Here at Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento, we believe that being prepared for winter can avoid unexpected breakdowns and keep you safe on the road. For those unexpected mishaps that are out of your control, being properly prepared can make inconveniences sting a little less.
Come with us as we share some of our highly suggested winter car care tips for your Mercedes Benz and find out some helpful items that we recommend keeping in your vehicle this winter.
Items to Keep in Your Vehicle
Here in Sacramento, CA, we don’t deal with extreme weather that involves snow, so we won’t recommend that you switch to snow tires. However, we still get our fair share of rain and low temperatures in the winter and it’s important to be prepared. Here are our top recommendations on what you should keep in your vehicle this winter:
It’s always good to be prepared for the unexpected. In the event that you’re ever left stranded on the side of the road, having an emergency survival kit can make things easier until help arrives.
Power Bank/Jump Starter
We recommend keeping a compact power bank in your vehicle that can jump start your vehicle in case your battery ever fails. Some of these booster boxes are extremely compact and can provide emergency power to charge your phone or jump start your car in emergencies. When not in use, a compact power bank can be stored in a discrete storage compartment.
Having a flashlight handy is not only great for safety reasons, but it can also help you flag down help in situations where visibility is low.
Make Sure Your Car is Maintained This Winter
We hope that you’ve found our winter car care essentials helpful, but now let’s briefly talk about your Mercedes-Benz winter maintenance!
Because winter can be harsh on your vehicle, even if you’re not battling snow, it’s still essential to keep your vehicle prepared for winter weather. Here are our top winter car care maintenance recommendations:
Windshield wipers (and windshield washer fluid) are essential to clearing your windshield of debris.
Healthy tires are essential to safe driving in rain, snow, and ice. Be sure that your tires are healthy and that you have adequate tire pressure in all your tires.
If it’s been more than three years since your last battery replacement, we recommend a battery replacement to ensure that your vehicle always has the power to start this winter.
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