WAV stands for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle. This means you can travel in the vehicle while seat in your wheelchair
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Our adaptations

Adaptations make our vehicles easier to use. It’s best to get advice about the many different types from an adaptations installer.

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Our help starts here

New to adaptations or not confident you have the right ones? Use our tool to see which adaptations could suit you. Just answer a few questions and pick some, then we’ll tell you more about them.

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Adaptations can help with most needs

Adaptations make our vehicles easier to use

Watch our video to learn more about which types of adaptations might help you.

How to get the adaptations you need


Check if you’re eligible

Use our tool to see if you or someone you know is eligible to join the Scheme. It only takes a minute.

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Speak to an adaptations installer

Not all adaptations fit every vehicle. Talk to an installer before you look for a vehicle. They can recommend vehicles that are right for the adaptations you need.

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Find a vehicle for your adaptations

Tell your adaptations installer about your lifestyle, needs and who travels with you. They can then help you narrow down your vehicle choices. It’s important to find a vehicle that’s compatible with the adaptations you need, as not every adaptation is compatible with every car. 

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Order your new vehicle

Visit a dealer to look at vehicles. Talk to them about the adaptations recommended by the adaptations installer. The dealer can help you choose the right vehicle. If you’re ordering an electric car, we’ll help you consider your charging options first.

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Pick up your new vehicle 

The adaptations installer will arrange for your adaptations to be fitted with the dealer. The dealer will contact you to arrange a date for you to pick up your vehicle.

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Ready to get started?

An adaptations installer will ask you questions to help find the right vehicle for you. 

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What you’ll get in our worry‑free package


Advice from an adaptations installer

Installers have the knowledge and skills to recommend the right adaptations for your needs.

Insurance cover

Insurance cover

We’ll arrange this for you. You can add up to three named drivers and can change these at any time.


Servicing and MOT

We’ll cover your regular services and routine repairs, to keep your vehicle running perfectly.

Breakdown cover

Breakdown cover

We’ll give you RAC cover, so you can travel with peace of mind.

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Support with your electric car

We’ll arrange and cover the standard cost of a home chargepoint and its installation, or give you access to the bp pulse network of over 9,000 public chargepoints. This depends on a few things

Having a hoist has given me my independence back. It just gives me freedom to go where I want to go.

Tracey, adapted car customer

Related FAQs

Which adaptations can I get and how do I get them?

We'll arrange a Driving Mobility test to help you decide which adaptations you need.

Many adaptations on the Motability Scheme are now available at no additional cost, as long as they’re fitted at the start of your lease. If you’re not able to afford essential adaptations, the Motability Foundation might be able to help.

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Can I add adaptations during my lease?

It's best to chat with an adaptations installer about any adaptations you want to add.

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Can I transfer an adaptation from my old vehicle? 

Many adaptations can be transferred at no extra cost.

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Can I modify my vehicle or add extras? 

You can add factory-fitted optional extras or accessories to your vehicle when you order it. You’ll need to pay any extra costs.

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Can I have a tow bar fitted?

Yes, but need to pay for it. Your dealer can give you advice and recommend a fitter.

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Can I add a personalised number plate to my car?

You can add personalised number plates to your car or Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle).

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