Mercedes-Benz Rising Star Program

Own a Mercedes-Benz With Zero Credit History

At Mercedes-Benz of Stockton we believe that no driver should be denied their driving dreams due to minimal or zero credit. Through the Rising Star Program, we'll provide eligible candidates with opportunities like no down payments, no security deposits, and low finance rates with variable term lengths. So while you work toward your professional goals, let us help you achieve your driving dreams. To be eligible, you must be one of the following:

  • College graduate without a car who is progressing in their career
  • Current local or international college student
  • First-time Mercedes-Benz buyer

To learn more about the Rising Star Program and to see if you qualify, stop by our Stockton dealership today, give us a call at (877) 428-0295, or simply fill out the form below and we'll contact you soon as possible. You've worked hard to get where you are. Don't let minimal credit deter you from sitting behind the wheel of luxury.

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Program Eligibility Details

 Rising Star Programs
ElementsFirst Time BuyerStudentCollege Graduate
VehiclesMB / smartMB / smartMB / smart
ProductLease / RetailLease / RetailLease / Retail
Term LimitNoYes*No
Amount Financed Limit / Max Cap$20K$50K$50K
Down Payment RequiredNo20%No
Security DepositNo10%**No;
Proof of IncomeYesYesYes
Student / Graduate StatusNoYesYes
References RequiredYesYesYes
Proof of ResidencyYesYesNo
24 Months of Credit History RequiredYesNoYes
 In cases of applicants with non-US status, a copy of the SSN may be required.

*Term cannot exceed Student Visa (if applicable), or appropriate F1 Visa and I-20 documentation. **Security Deposit not applicable in NY. Down payment requirement in NY 25%.