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Our pre-qualification is a quick and easy way to see where you stand before you step foot in our showroom. Take a few minutes and complete our secure online application from the comfort of your own home today.


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Auto Financing Has Never Been Easier

When you choose Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota for your auto financing needs, you can expect:

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Easy Credit

Regardless of your credit situation, chances are we can find a lender and a program to fit your budget.

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Worry-Free Financing

We offer a wide range of finance and lease programs with a menu that makes financing with us clear and simple.

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Straightforward Pricing

You'll receive a great price on new and pre-owned vehicles. So you'll save time and get a great value.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is it better to lease or buy a car?

It depends. Leases and loans are simply two different methods of automotive financing. One finances the use of a vehicle; the other finances the total cost of a vehicle. Each has its own benefits and drawbacks. It's not possible to simply say that one is always better than the other because it depends on your own particular situation and preferences. You must not only look at the financial comparisons but also at your own personal priorities and what's important to you.

Do you like driving a new car every two or three years, prefer lower monthly payments, or drive under 10,000 miles per year? Leasing might be the best option.

Do you like to keep your car for longer than three years, drive more than 10,000 miles per year, or enjoy modifying or customizing your car? You should probably consider purchasing your next vehicle.


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Can I trade in my car that's not paid off?

In a word: yes. Trading in a financed vehicle is very common. There are a few things to still be aware of though.

If you are underwater with your current loan (you owe more than your car is worth), the negative equity will be added to the new loan.

If you are not underwater, the remaining loan balance will simply be deducted from the value of your trade-in.

In both cases, we will take care of paying off the lien holder and getting the title for your vehicle. This is one less thing you have to worry about when you trade in your car with us, versus selling it privately. In fact, we will even buy your car from you regardless if you buy a vehicle from us!


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How much should a car down payment be?

It is recommended to put at least 10% down on the purchase of a new or pre-owned vehicle, but as little as $500 can be sufficient in many cases. There is no harm in putting down as much as possible though, and we would suggest aiming for putting down around 20% to help lower your monthly payments.

You don't necessarily need to have this cash on hand though. If you are trading in a vehicle, the value of your trade-in will help cover most of, if not all, of your down payment.

If you are interested in having the lowest possible down payment, taking advantage of our low or no money down lease specials may be your best option. Check out our current lease offers today or contact us for more information.


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Can I finance a used car?

Absolutely! We offer financing on all of our vehicles, both new and pre-owned. In fact, banks typically see lending through a dealership like us as less risky compared to lending to a private party. So when you finance a pre-owned vehicle through us, not only are you are more likely to get approved, you will probably get better loan terms too.

Get pre-approved for pre-owned vehicle financing today with our online finance application, then be sure to check out our complete selection of pre-owned cars, trucks, and SUVs for sale near you!

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Can I get a car loan with bad credit?

Yes! Thanks to our worry-free financing, we are able to offer new and pre-owned vehicle financing to almost everyone, regardless of your current credit situation! Chances are we can find a lender and a financing plan that works for you.

In fact, you can even apply for a car loan from the comfort of your own home today with our fast and secure online finance application. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call to speak with one of our knowledgeable finance team members. We are dedicated to getting you behind the wheel of a new or pre-owned vehicle regardless of your credit score.


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Mercedes-Benz Protection Plans

Your vehicle is a big investment, so it's important to keep it protected. Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota offers an array of protection plans to help you with mechanical breakdowns, routine maintenance, and unexpected emergencies such as vehicle theft, flat tires, road hazards, spills, and dents. Drive with the peace of mind knowing that your car is protected.

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Use our calculator tool to estimate your monthly payment amount if you know the price of the vehicle you're looking to finance or how much you want to spend in total.


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Mercedes-Benz Special Offers

Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota offers a variety of lease specials and financing offers on popular Mercedes-Benz models. Getting behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz has never been easier.


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We'll Buy Your Car

Get a free certified offer and turn your car, truck, or SUV into cash today. Your offer is guaranteed for 7 days or 500 miles at any AutoNation location across the country.*


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Shop by Monthly Payment

Have a monthly payment amount in mind? Our affordability calculator allows you to shop for new and pre-owned vehicles within your monthly budget.**



Your Trusted Mercedes-Benz Finance Center in Sarasota

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Finance a Mercedes-Benz in Sarasota, FL

You can finance or lease a new, Certified Pre-Owned, or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz when you visit Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota. Our dealership offers Mercedes-Benz financing that includes a worry-free range of financial services, easy credit via a lender that has a program regardless of your credit situation, and straightforward pricing on all Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

The friendly and professional team in our finance center is here to answer all of your questions, arrange monthly payments that will work with your budget, and ultimately put you behind the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz vehicle of your dreams. Check out our monthly payment calculator to see what your payments might look like.

Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota is located at 4754 Clark Rd., Sarasota, FL, 34233.

Mercedes-Benz Specials and Lease Deals Near Me

You might wonder whether it's better to buy a new vehicle or lease a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle. The answer depends upon your personal needs and preferences.

Do you like to drive a new car every two to three years, enjoy making low monthly payments, and drive less than 10,000 miles a year? Leasing is probably your best option.

Do you like to drive your car for longer than three years, enjoy modifying your vehicle, and drive more than 10,000 miles a year? Your best bet is to buy your Mercedes-Benz.

You can get a first-class lease on a Certified Pre-Owned or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz from Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota, including on a:

  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class
  • ...to name just a few Mercedes-Benz models

Visit our website regularly to find monthly Mercedes-Benz finance offers and current lease specials to save money.

How to Finance a Mercedes-Benz Vehicle

We can help you arrange a car loan and interest rate that suits your budget, regardless of your current credit situation. Many of our vehicles do not require a down payment. We aim to make every step of the auto loan process stress-free, with our no-hassle financing pledge.

To start the Mercedes-Benz financing process, complete our secure online application from the comfort of your own home.

We'll Buy Your Car!

Don't be afraid to talk to us about making a trade-in, regardless of the brand of car you own. We'll give you a free certified offer on your car, truck, or SUV today. While Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota is a local business, the offer is good for seven days or 500 miles at any AutoNation dealership across the United States.

Visit Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota

Our dealership showroom is open today and every day, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Our phone number is (941) 275-1293. Call to arrange a test drive or to make an appointment with one of our finance team members to discuss your options when our dealership opens.



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*Subject to in-store verification, vehicle condition and mileage. Appraisal valid for 7 days or 500 miles, whichever comes first. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.

** These calculations are for reference purposes only. All figures are estimates only and are not guaranteed as accurate. Always consult a professional financial advisor.