Mercedes-Benz Service A and Mercedes-Benz Service B are the names for the most common services that Alhambra-area Mercedes-Benz owners need to complete. You may have recently received a notification via your driver information center that you’re due for one of these services—but what exactly is the difference between Mercedes-Benz Service A and Mercedes-Benz Service B?
Let’s get the basics out of the way: Mercedes-Benz Service B costs more than Mercedes-Benz Service A in most cases^, but Service B also includes additional checks and services that A Service does not cover. Explore the comprehensive Mercedes-Benz Service A and Service B checklists laid out below, and just let us know if you have any questions—or visit our service center right here in Arcadia!
Mercedes-Benz Service A* is performed after one year or 10,000 miles, whichever comes first. Although the services performed can vary depending on the model year, your Mercedes-Benz Service A checklist should almost always include:
Mercedes-Benz Service A costs^ can vary depending on several factors, including the kind of model you drive and the results of your vehicle’s automatic diagnostic tests. If you’d like more specific information for your model and model year, feel free to give us a call at .
Mercedes-Benz Service B* is performed at 20,000 miles or 2 years, whichever comes first. As you’ll see below, the Mercedes-Benz Service B checklist is longer than that associated with Service A:
One of the main differences between Mercedes-Benz Service A and Mercedes-Benz Service B has to do with the intervals at which these services occur:
Beyond the differences that have to do with timing, there are important differences between the services that are actually performed at each interval:
Although most of your visits to our service center will be for Service A or Service B, your vehicle may also indicate that you require Mercedes-Benz Service C, D, E, and so on. There’s nothing to be concerned about—your Mercedes-Benz ASSYST Plus service tracker determines when other fluids or components need to be replaced. The other letters that may appear simply tell our service experts that your vehicle needs a little extra attention!
Is your new or CPO Mercedes-Benz due for its Service A or Service B interval? If so, schedule a service appointment at Mercedes-Benz of Arcadia! We’re a trusted source for authorized service in the Los Angeles and Pasadena areas.