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Useful checklists for choosing a car

There is a lot to think about when you are choosing a new car or Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV). To help you make the right decision, you may find the following checklists useful.

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Planning your dealership visit checklist

Helpful tips to get the most from your visit, including:

Book an appointment with the Motability Specialist to discuss your requirements

Visit several Motability Scheme dealers

If you wish to nominate a driver, they should come with you and test drive the car too

If you use a wheelchair or any other mobility aid, take it with you so you can try the car out for size and accessibility

Make a checklist of any specifics or extras you want in your new car

Download our checklist on planning your dealer visit Will download a resource(PDF 61KB)

Test drive checklist

Useful advice on how to make the most of your test drive, including:

Getting in and out

Opening and closing the door


Options fitted as standard

Boot space

Download our checklist on test drives Will download a resource(PDF 56KB)

Placing an order checklist

Things to consider once you've decided on the car you want, including:

What to bring

Checking your order

What happens next?

Download our checklist on placing an order Will download a resource(PDF 25KB)