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Scooters and powered wheelchairs

The Motability Scheme enables anyone in receipt of a higher rate mobility allowance (such as the Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment or the Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance) to use their mobility allowance to lease a scooter or powered wheelchair.

The Motability Scheme provides flexible and hassle-free access to a brand new, reliable scooter or powered wheelchair of your choice – giving you greater freedom, everyday.

Want to find out more?

If you’d like to know more about leasing a scooter or powered wheelchairs through the Motability Scheme, request a free information pack or find out more below.

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How the Scheme works

You exchange all, or part of your higher rate mobility allowance to lease the scooter or powered wheelchair of your choice. We take care of arranging payment directly from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), as long as you have at least 12 months’ award remaining on your allowance, you can apply.

You choose the product you want and payments are deducted from your mobility allowance every four weeks, as most products cost less than your weekly mobility allowance, you receive the remainder directly from the DWP to spend however you choose.

Simple, all-inclusive leasing

Every lease is all-inclusive, which means all of the essentials listed below are included in the price you pay:

  • A new scooter or powered wheelchair of your choice every three years
  • Help from specialist dealers
  • Breakdown assistance from Motability Assist
  • Replacement batteries and tyres
  • Servicing, maintenance and repairs
  • Insurance equivalent to fully comprehensive cover
  • Weatherproof storage cover for when your product is not being used

Types of products

Find out about the different types of scooters and powered wheelchairs available and which ones would best suit your needs.

Choosing a suitable product

How to join

If you're ready to take the next step and would like to join the 600,000 customers already enjoying the benefits of a worry-free lease package through the Motability Scheme, find out the simple next steps to getting on the road.

Ready to take the next steps?

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Find a dealer near you

We want you to choose the scooter or powered wheelchair that’s right for you. That’s why a specially trained dealer in your area will help you throughout your lease- including choosing, delivery, servicing, maintenance and repairs.

Also, all Motability dealers offer a free assessment and bring products for you to try in the comfort of your own home.

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Place your application

Your dealer will place your application and take care of the ordering and delivery process for you. All that’s left to do is enjoy your product and your fully inclusive lease package.

Don't just take our word for it

Our customers talk about why they joined the Motability Scheme, the support they receive throughout the lease, the difference the Scheme makes to their lives, and much more.

Other options

Scooter or powered wheelchair not right for you? There are a range of mobility options available through the Motability Scheme. These include cars with named drivers, cars with adaptations and Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles.

All our mobility options come with the same worry-free, all-inclusive package.

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