Why Buy a Crossover?

With so many different vehicle types on the market today, drivers often have a hard time deciding what will work best for their needs and the needs of their families. One vehicle type that continues to be popular is the crossover. Just what is the crossover and why are they so popular?

A crossover is a vehicle that has the unibody frame like a car while offering the cargo, versatility and performance of an SUV. Crossovers are popular for many reasons.

  • They offer two rows of seating but with more interior space than a car.
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How Backup Cameras Operate

When you drive your car, it's important to understand how it operates to ensure you can stay safe and get more use out of the vehicle. Backup cameras are one of the newer features that come standard on most models and work well for reducing the risk of accidents. Backup cameras feature a small camera on the rear of your vehicle, particularly on the liftgate or trunk. They give you a better view when you back out of a parking spot to avoid hitting people or cars that are within a few feet of the vehicle.

 

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Important Tire Care Tips

If you need peace of mind when driving, you should regularly check everything to ensure they are working fine and in top condition. The safety of your car starts with you. Regular maintenance and troubleshooting exercise will help ensure your vehicle is in perfect condition.

Taking good care of your tires will help the vehicle perform at its optimal. Here are some tire care tips that you should put in mind:

• Most service stations and garages have tire pressure gauges. Ensure you check your tire pressure regularly. Ensure the pressure is as recommended on the owner’s manual
 

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Things to Know About Radiator Service and Engine Cooling

At i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. we want to remind drivers in Milford how important it is to have regular radiator service on your vehicle. The engine's cooling system is one of the most important working parts of your vehicle. Service will help to make sure it functions properly.

A flush-and-fill is one common type of radiator service. The radiator is drained and cleaned before new coolant is added back to the reservoir. Over time a radiator can build up debris and dirt which can compromise its efficiency. Service will also remove any rust that tries to accumulate in…

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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

Brake pedals are a key component of any vehicle. If you notice that your brake pedal is starting to feel spongy, it may be time for a repair. Signs of brake issues include:

  • A soft or spongy feeling when braking
  • Pulling to one side when braking
  • Excessive noise from the brakes
  • ?Lack of response from the brakes

If you feel any of these symptoms, it is best to bring your car or truck in for a professional inspection. Brake system repairs can be costly if not caught early on.

The best way to avoid costly repairs is to have your…

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How do extreme temperatures affect car batteries?

Losing power on your car can be an extremely frustrating experience. One of the most common causes for a battery to lose its charge is due to extreme temperatures. When a car is exposed to any extreme temperature, the battery begins to discharge itself in order for itself and many other components of the car, such as the air conditioner, radio, lights etc.

In cold weather driving conditions, this can cause an immediate issue if it happens too fast. If you are outside of your car with the seat belt off and the battery suddenly loses power, you can be…

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Detailing Tips from i.g. Burton & Co. Inc.

Thinking about detailing your car this weekend? i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. has some tips that can help you do a job that’s just as good as the pros. We want to make sure your vehicle looks its best, so let us help you.

Manage trash throughout the week as you drive by keeping a bag of garbage in place. You simply have to throw the bag out to keep things clean.

A vacuum cleaner with a whole host of attachments will allow you to clean in those hard to reach areas like in between the seats, underneath the…

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Multimedia Features on the Mercedes-Benz E 300

The Mercedes-Benz E series is a luxury Sedan you'll find at i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. when you browse our showroom in Milford. As you would expect, this Sedan comes with several multimedia features to keep your crew entertained on the road.

The ability to use Smartphones on the road is an important feature for many drivers. The Mercedes Benz E 300 has Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, WIFI, and a hands-free Bluetooth interface. It has a generous 12-inch touch screen that you can control using voice commands or the center console touchpad. If you want additional features, upgrade 

 

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Shop for Your Next Vehicle Through the Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned Program

If you’re interested in driving your own luxurious Mercedes-Benz without having to cover the initial costs of buying new, the Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned program will definitely appeal to you. i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. is your local source for quality Mercedes-Benz products, and we maintain a wide selection of both new and pre-owned vehicles at our showroom in Milford.

Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned vehicles must meet rigorous standards to be included in the program. They must be less than six years old, and they must pass a thorough inspection that examines more 

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Why Tire Pressure Matters

Airing up your tire when the indicator light comes on in your vehicle may seem like a tedious concept, but it makes a big difference in your vehicle's overall performance and safety. Tires with low pressure can affect everything from the performance of your vehicle to its fuel efficiency to its safety. In fact, low tire pressure, itself can be the cause of unintended vehicle collisions. Manufacturers create standards for the PSI required in the tires of every vehicle, and when this is not adhered to the outcomes can be discouraging.

Vehicles with the proper amount of air in…

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