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The next thing is to visit a dealer
So, now you’re definitely interested in a Motability car, your next move is to visit a dealer. With nearly 5,000 dealerships offering Motability across the UK, there are plenty to choose from. Each has at least one Motability trained specialist who will advise you on which cars might best suit your needs.
The specialists Our friendly Motability specialists are located in around 5,000 car dealerships across the UK. All of our specialists have been through extensive Motability training, including meeting the needs of disabled customers. They are there in your local dealerships to help make choosing and ordering your car as easy as possible.
Some dealers are able to provide a home visit or transport to the showroom if you need it. If you want to test drive an automatic car you will need to arrange this when you call as there are often less of these models available on site. If you are opting for a WAV, you’ll be pleased to know that all of the specialist WAV converters can travel to your home to help make this easier.
The dealers You’ll be pleased to know there are 39 car manufacturers involved with Motability, including all the major manufacturers. If you’d like the very best service from a Motability specialist, choose to visit one of our Premier Partners; these are the dealerships we’ve recognised as being those that offer the highest level of service to Motability customers.
How to find a dealer Finding a convenient and accessible dealer is easy with our ‘Find a Dealer’ tool online. Simply visit www.motability.co.uk and enter
your postcode or nearest town. The results will give you directions and a map to Motability dealers local to you. Alternatively, if you don’t have internet access you can call us on 0800 093 1000 or take a look at the ‘Your local Motability Dealers’ list included in this pack.
Booking an appointment Once you have located a dealer, simply call them and ask to arrange an appointment with their Motability specialist at a time that suits you.
Top tips at the dealership:
Book an appointment with the Motability specialist to discuss your requirements.
Visit several Motability dealers when choosing a car. It will give you a better idea of what type of cars best suit your needs.
Make the most of the dealers’ expertise; don’t be afraid to ask them questions.
Don’t feel pressured to make a decision; the final choice is yours so don’t rush into it.
Take a test drive; drive or ride in every car you are interested in.
Ask about trade-in; you may be able to use the value of your old car against the advance payment of your new one.
If you’re planning to name a driver under the age of 25, ask about young driver restrictions.