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

Electric cars are the future and can be exciting. We’ll help you discover whether they’re right for you and support you every step of the way. As the automotive industry switches to electric, now is a great time to think about getting one.

Why choose an electric car on the Motability Scheme?

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Support with charging

We can support you with home or public charging. We’ll arrange and cover the cost of a home chargepoint and a standard installation, or offer you a subscription to a network of public chargepoints.

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Lots of long-range vehicles

We have lots of long-range electric cars to choose from. Many of these have a battery range of over 250 miles. This would get you from Edinburgh to Manchester on a single charge.

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Our worry-free package

We’ll give you a Motability Go Charge card, to help you charge on the go. And we’ll arrange your insurance, servicing and MOT, and breakdown cover.

Learn more about electric cars

Explore our electric car content. We’ll help you learn more and understand whether an electric car could be right for your needs.

See what it costs

Learn more about upfront payments and running costs. We have a wide range of electric cars and we’re working to make them more affordable for you.

Charging at home

The most convenient and cost-effective way of charging your electric car if you have off-street parking, like a driveway or garage at home.

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Ready to check if an electric car suits you?

Take five minutes to answer some questions and we’ll tell you whether we think an electric car could suit you. Or browse our electric cars.

Hear from our customers

Using my home chargepoint is much easier. I think it’s cheaper and I can switch it on when I wish to."

Kevin, electric car customer

Hear what our customers say about their electric cars: watch our videos to get an idea of what life with one could look like for you.

How to get an electric car


Check you’re eligible for Motability Scheme

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

Check now

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Understand how you pay

Choose one of our three price options, then we’ll receive your payments straight from your allowance provider, to make paying simple.

See how to pay

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Book a test drive

Visit a dealer and they’ll check the car is right for you, show you how it works and let you test drive it. The dealer will show you how to charge and connect a car to a chargepoint.

Learn about test drives

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Order an electric car

Once you’ve had some test drives and you’ve decided which car is right for you, your dealer will order it for you and help with any paperwork.

See more about ordering

Charging an electric car at home

Get chargepoint installed at home, if you're eligible

Before you get your electric car, your installer will confirm if you can have a home chargepoint installed at your home.

See charging options

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Collect your electric car

Your dealer will arrange for you to collect your car. Once you’re happy with it, enter your PIN and start enjoying your electric car.

How pickup works

Make the most of your electric car

Here are some important things to think about when you're choosing an electric car.

Learn more

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Sign up to our electric car series

It's our exciting email series for anyone looking to learn more about electric cars. We’ll explain how they work and show you what life with one could look like. You’ll get one email each week, for eight weeks.

Sign up now

Related FAQs

Can I get a home chargepoint on the Motability Scheme?

You’ll get a home chargepoint if you’re leasing your first fully electric car on the Scheme, you have off-street parking, and the permission to install one. If any extra work is needed, this is a non-standard installation and you’ll need to pay for these extra costs.

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Do I need to give my home chargepoint back at the end of my lease?

No – you can keep the home chargepoint after your lease finishes.

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I have a problem with my home chargepoint. What do I do?

Please contact whoever installed your home chargepoint.

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What's the difference between a tethered and untethered chargepoint?

A tethered chargepoint means the charging cable is permanently attached to the chargepoint. An untethered chargepoint means the cable can be removed.

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Can I have a home chargepoint fitted and get access to the bp pulse network?

No – you can only get a home chargepoint installed or have access to the bp pulse network, but not both.

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Can I get a solar-compatible home chargepoint?

Yes, but you’ll need to pay for the extra cost of a solar-compatible chargepoint.

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What is a non-standard installation?

It’s a home chargepoint installation where more work is needed and you have to pay extra.

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