We've already talked here about the importance of washing your car regularly. But how often do you wash your car's undercarriage when you give your car a good scrubbing? Never, right? Well that's probably not the best answer if you're at all concerned about the life of your car.
Mercedes-Benz knows the importance of an undercarriage bath. The luxury carmaker even included a new Carwash function on its 2020 GLS-Class SUV. When drivers select the Carwash mode, the SUV automatically raises its adjustable suspension system to its highest setting so water and soap can access the underbody and wheel wells. The Carwash mode also closes the windows and sunroof, tucks in the side mirrors, turns off the rain-sensing windshield wipers, and aims the camera system so the driver can more easily guide the vehicle onto the tracks of an automated wash bay. Upon exiting the carwash, the Mercedes automatically turns off Carwash mode. It's pretty brilliant.