How Does Pre-Ordering a Car Work?

2022 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Driving on City Street


While you can browse our new inventory at Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City, some Leawood drivers prefer to take matters into their own hands. Can a dealership order a car for you? The answer is yes, and getting a custom-order Mercedes-Benz is the perfect way to get all the features you want without compromises. Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City is here to answer your questions, including “How does pre-ordering a car work?” and “How long does it take to order a car?”

What are the Benefits of Pre-Ordering a Car?

All Mercedes-Benz models are impeccably crafted with jaw-dropping luxuries and brilliant design, but customizing your vehicle is a truly unique experience. This allows you to get the precise Mercedes-Benz driving experience that you want. Music fans can add a premium stereo system to a brand new E-Class Sedan, while thrillseekers can add a performance package to a factory-fresh GLE SUV. The sky’s the limit for your new vehicle.

Can a Dealership Order a Car for You?

Yes, Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City can order a car for you built exactly how you want it. And learning how to pre-order a new car is simple.

  • Stop by our dealership in Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City. We’ll pair you with a sales specialist who can walk you through the process, ensuring you get the Mercedes-Benz of your dreams.
  • Talk with your specialist about all of your wants and needs for your new car. From model to trim to color to packages, you’ll be able to select every detail of your new luxury car.
  • Place your deposit. This will secure your purchase and start the order, and your deposit may even be refundable in many cases.
  • Sit back and wait while Mercedes-Benz gets to work. Your car will be built according to your design, and then it will be shipped to our dealership when it’s ready to go.
  • We’ll give you a call the second the vehicle arrives in Kansas City, so you can finalize the paperwork and get the keys in your hand!

How Long Does it Take to Order a Car?

How long does it take to order a car to Overland Park, KS or Stilwell, KS? Your sales specialist will go through the specifics, but in general, this depends on your chosen model. North American-made models will take around one to three months, while European models will take more like three to six months.

Start Your Order at Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City

Do you have any additional questions on how to pre-order a new car? Feel free to get in touch with us online or in person at our Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City showroom. Our team would be happy to help you find all the information you need, and if you’re ready to start the pre-order process, contact us to start your build today.

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