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Posted on: 25 Feb 

Why would I lease a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle through the Motability Scheme?

As a specialist vehicle lease scheme, Motability has continually evolved to deliver an exceptional balance between value for money and providing a scheme which has been designed for disabled drivers, passengers and their families. Here is a breakdown of what you can expect to get if you leased your next Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle through the Motability Scheme.

The Car - By joining the scheme you will start by getting a brand new car. This car will have been chosen after consultation with yourself and your local Motability Assessor to ensure that it is the best solution for your needs. 

  • Insurance - Even if you don’t drive the car yourself, Motability provides you with an insurance package that provides similar cover to what you might expect with a fully comprehensive package. You can nominate up to two drivers so that someone can drive on your behalf. 
  • Servicing and maintenance – To ensure that there’ll be no unexpected repair bills on your Motability car, all of your regular servicing and maintenance is included, taken care of through your dealer. 
  • Full breakdown assistance from RAC – Homestart, roadside assistance and recovery is part and parcel of your RAC package. The RAC Motability Assist helpline and roadside are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Staff are specially trained to handle your calls.
  • Annual car tax. When you take delivery of your car and for each subsequent year throughout your lease, Motability will arrange for your car to be taxed each year.
  • Replacement tyres. For no extra cost, at your home or work, Kwik Fit will replace tyres worn or damaged by normal use. 
  • Window and windscreen repair or replacement – Window or windscreen , repair and replacement is included in the lease. 
  • Mileage allowance - You get 60,000 mileage allowance on a three-year lease and 100,000 on a five-year lease.
  • Many adaptations included at no extra cost. - Many of the most popular adaptations are available at no additional cost.
  • Nearly New WAV option - Can be leased for three years with little or no Advance Payment

  • What’s not included?

    Although the list above is quite comprehensive, you are still responsible for paying the following:

  • Fuel and consumables.
  • Optional extras not fitted as standard.
  • Certain adaptations may require additional payment.
  • Insurance claims or fines.