Mercedes-Benz Graduate Rising Star Program


The Mercedes-Benz Rising Star program was designed to offer recent college graduates the Mercedes-Benz experience as they start off in their professional careers. With minimal requirements, these select group of customers can enjoy their early success and start the journey as Mercedes-Benz customers for life.

Vehicle Eligibility:

New or Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles only.

Amount Financed or Capitalized Cost not to exceed $45,000 within applicable standard advanced guidelines.

Program Eligibility:

A graduate of an accredited college with a 4-year undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or registered nursing degree earned within the previous 24 months.

A copy of the graduate’s diploma or official transcripts.

Proof of graduate status or letter from Registrar’s Office stating intent to graduate within the next 6 months.

Proof of income required – Last 3 months of bank statements or most recent pay stub.

Customer must have a minimum of 24 months of credit on file.

Gross debt to income ratio not to exceed 50%.

Gross payment to income amount not to exceed 20%.

Must score Tier 2 or better.


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The performance of Mercedes-Benz engines is felt immediately upon the first tap of the accelerator pedal regardless of whether the vehicle includes AMG® performance upgrades.  

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Finally, regardless of which model you’ve selected, the luxury of Mercedes-Benz is apparent in all of our vehicles with the design, technology, and performance.  

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