Anyone who has had to change a flat tire on the side of the road knows the pain that is the factory jack. The fender-mount design that many Mercedes-Benz vehicles use is innovative and compact, but it doesn't exactly give us much confidence. No manufacturer offers what we'd call a good jack with their cars, and some vehicles don't offer one at all. So if you're going to be lifting your Mercedes-Benz in more than just an emergency, you're going to want something more stable and secure.

If you're going to be putting any part of yourself under your Benz, then you absolutely need something better than the factory part. And jack stands. We've listened to your recommendations and consulted with our team of automotive experts to find the best jacks for your Mercedes-Benz.

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Powerbuilt Bottle Jack All in One

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Dragging around a floor jack and jack stands is a bit of a pain. It's also not easy to find a spot where you can jack up your Benz and still have somewhere to place your stand. This all-in-one solution from Powerbuilt combines a powerful hydraulic bottle jack with a built-in locking stand for convenience and safety. While it won't fit under your E-Class, the Unijack will fit under SUVs and crossovers like your GLC or GLS. This jack can lift up to 4,000 lbs and has a maximum lift height of just over 18 inches. The stable base and dual safety locks make it a great choice for working on your vehicle.



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If you're willing to spend a bit more money, it's hard to beat the Quickjack system. More like a small lift than a floor jack, it uses an electric motor and hydraulics to lift your vehicle off the ground with the push of a button. Line up the lift points with the lift points under your car and you're ready to go. At just three inches thick, the Quickjack is easy to drive over and it will take your vehicle to 21 inches in the air. It also has a locking mechanism to ensure your safety while you work on your ride. There are models to support from 3,500 to 7,000 lbs, so you can lift even your G-Class.


Torin Big Red T820014S

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Torin is a big name in floor jacks, and this is one of the company's more basic offerings. But for basic at-home work, that might be all you need. A minimum height of 5 3/8 inches and a maximum height of 13 inches is enough to get a tire off the ground for brake and suspension work or a seasonal tire change. Plus this jack is small and light making it easier to store and to move it around in your garage. A safety bypass system makes sure you can't overload the jack, a handy feature on a lower-capacity unit like this one.


Vevor Electric Floor Jack

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Sometimes all you need is a slight upgrade over the factory jack. One that will make your emergency tire changes just a little safer and easier. We understand that not everyone has the ability (or desire) to spend five minutes cranking on the stock jack at the side of the road. Vevor makes a scissor jack that raises using electric power. Position the jack under your car, plug the motor into your 12V outlet, and press a button. In moments, your car's wheel is off the ground and ready to be changed. The jack is more stable than the factory jack thanks to a wide base and can lift up to 6,600 lbs. It also doesn't take much trunk space, thanks to the scissor mechanism.


OTC Tool Low Profile Jack

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OTC Tool is best known for inventing a universal gear puller, but it makes a full line of tools and has been in business since the 1930s. Its 2-ton low-profile jack can fit under a vehicle that's just three inches off the ground, making it perfect for your lowered car. But it can lift that vehicle to 21 inches high, so it's not a low-lift jack that is just enough to make room for your bigger jack. The long nose lets you slide it well under even lowered vehicles. It also offers a double-pump mechanism to help get your car in the air more quickly.


Bonus: Jack Pad

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If your Merc is more than a few years old, there's a good chance the factory jack pads have disappeared. You can protect the floor of your Mercedes-Benz with a rubber jack pad adaptor. They slot into the factory opening in your vehicle's floor and help make sure you can lift your Benz in a more stable and more secure fashion.


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