Motability is a charity that since 1977 has helped over 4 million people to get mobile by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a car.
If you receive the Higher Rate Component of the Disability Living Allowance, the Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP), the War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMS) or the Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP) you may be eligible to join the Motability Scheme.
Benefits of joining the Motability Scheme
Service and Maintenance
All of your regular servicing and maintenance is included and carried out by your local dealer, so no unexpected repair bills
Full Breakdown assistance from the RAC
The RAC Motability Assist helpline and roadside staff are specially trained to handle your calls and are available 365 days of the year.
Annual Car Tax
When you take delivery of your car, it will be already taxed for the first year. If you live in Great Britain or Northern Ireland, Motability will arrange for your vehicle to be taxed for the duration of your lease.
Replacement tyres and window/windscreen
For no extra cost, tyres that are worn or damaged by normal use will be replace by Kwik Fit, repair and replacement window/windscreens are also included in the lease.
60,000 mileage allowance
With the lease of your vehicle you will get an allowance of 60,000 miles over the three years, however when the vehicle is handed back and the total mileage is higher, then there is a charge of 5 pence per mile.
Many adaptations at no extra cost
Most of the popular ones are available at no extra cost, some of the bespoke adaptations may need additional payment
A wide range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV)
A WAV enables you to travel whilst seated in your wheelchair, as either a passenger or driver. There are over 500 WAVs available on the Motability Scheme. WAV’s come with a 100,000 mileage allowance on a five-year lease and are bespoke for every individual