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Build-outs and Start-ups

Build-out and Start-up Dates

In this section, you will find updates to the manufacturers' build-out and start-up times.

The tables in this section reflect the latest information about the manufacturers' build-out and start-up dates. Build-out information is subject to frequent changes and Element recommends that you place your orders as early as possible. We will provide updated information as it becomes available.

Sort by make, model and last published date. 

Publish Date Order
Banks Open
Pricing Release
Date
Start of
Production
Orders Due
at Element
Last Day
to Transmit
Lead Time
(order to delivery)
Additional
Notes
2018 Chevrolet City Express Aug 21, 2017 Jun 8, 2017 TBD Oct 3, 2017 Aug 31, 2017 Sep 13, 2017 21-23 weeks
2018 Lincoln Navigator Aug 18, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 Sep 25, 2017 TBD TBD 14-16 weeks
2018 Lincoln MKC Aug 18, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 Aug 28, 2017 TBD TBD 8-10 weeks
2018 Lincoln MKX Aug 18, 2017 Jul 17, 2017 Jul 17, 2017 Sep 18, 2017 TBD TBD 14-16 weeks
2018 Ford F650-F750 Aug 18, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 TBD Oct 2, 2017 TBD TBD 14-16 weeks

VSO special order production starts October 30th.

2018 Ford Transit (full size) Aug 18, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 Aug 31, 2017 TBD TBD 10-12 weeks

VSO (special paint/options) start of production is 9/25/17.

2018 Ford F150 Aug 18, 2017 May 15, 2017 May 15, 2017 Jul 17, 2017 TBD TBD 8-10 weeks

Dearborn Assembly Plant production starts July 17th

KC Assembly Plant production starts Sept 14th

VSO special order production starts Sept 11th.

2018 Ford Explorer Aug 18, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Oct 16, 2017 TBD TBD 12-14 weeks
2018 Ford Edge Aug 18, 2017 Jul 17, 2017 Jul 17, 2017 Sep 27, 2017 TBD TBD 10-12 weeks
2018 Ford Econoline Aug 18, 2017 Jul 17, 2017 Jul 18, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 TBD TBD 12-14 weeks

VSO (special options/paint) start of production is 10/30/17

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