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Q: Where are Mercedes-Benz cars made?

A: Mercedes-Benz is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and the majority of their vehicles are manufactured there. However, Mercedes-Benz also has manufacturing facilities all over the world, including facilities in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Q: What's the difference between AMG and a Regular Mercedes?

A: AMG is a trim found on various Mercedes-Benz vehicles. AMG trim Mercedes-Benz vehicles are typically tuned and upgraded to offer more power and more athletic handling and also tend to feature various styling upgrades as well.

Q: What does Mercedes-Benz mean?

A: Mercedes-Benz is named after one of the company's founders - Karl Benz - and Mercedes Jellinek - the daughter of Emil Jellinek, who helped design the first Mercedes car.

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Mercedes-Benz reliability rating (by RepairPal)

3
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RepairPal gave Mercedes-Benz an overall reliability rating of 3 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Average. This rating ranks Mercedes-Benz 29th out of 32 among all car brands. This rating is based on an average across all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Cost RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on all Mercedes-Benz models is $712, compared to an average of $543 across all the models RepairPal considered in its dataset. This includes both scheduled maintenance and unscheduled repairs.
  • Frequency According to RepairPal, Mercedes-Benz owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.8 times per year, compared to an average of 1.2 times across all the models RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Severity RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 13% across all Mercedes-Benz models, compared to an average of 11% for all the models RepairPal considered in its dataset.

**RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2006-2020 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 09/01/2021. Learn more about RepairPal reliability ratings

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