Your worry-free lease package
You need to receive a qualifying mobility allowance to be eligible to lease an electric car through the Motability Scheme. We’ll give you a way to charge your car.
Replacement locks if keys are stolen
Excess payment before repairs begin
Using the car for business purposes
Regular servicing and maintenance is included as part of your worry-free package for your electric car. Any routine repairs are included in your agreement.
If you have adaptations fitted in your car, your installer will let you know if these need regular maintenance. If they do, we’ll cover this too.
The latest car means the latest tech. Remember, you'll get more than a brand-new car and our worry-free package. You'll get to enjoy all the latest features and tech too.
MOT tests check your car is safe to drive and meets environmental standards. It’s due every three years. If you have a three-year lease, your dealer will let you know when to arrange it. The cost of the MOT test is included in your lease.
Source: Ipsos interviewed 600 Motability Scheme customers by telephone between 29 September 2023 and 20 October 2023.
Breakdown cover for your electric car is included in your lease. If your car breaks down while you are out and about, or you have an accident, you can be confident that the RAC Motability Assist helpline and recovery staff are trained to handle your calls. They’re available all day, every day, all year round on 0800 73 111 73.
Or you can download the myRAC app(opens in a new window). It's the easiest way to report your breakdown. Even if you’re not sure where you are, report it using the app and the RAC will know exactly where to find you. It has other helpful features too, like a route planner, vehicle maintenance reminders, news and advice.
Out of charge? Some RAC vans are fitted with an EV Boost, which can give you a 30-mile boost to get you home or to the nearest chargepoint.
Unless you decide to pay your vehicle tax yourself or you live on the Isle of Man, we’ll arrange it for you. You will not need to do anything.
When you get your new vehicle, it’ll already be taxed for the first year, then we’ll renew it for you each year of your lease.
We’ll tax your vehicle for your first year, but you’ll need to renew it each year after that.
Some people find it’s best to keep their disability exemption on a private vehicle and pay for their Scheme vehicle tax themselves. Let your dealer know when you apply or contact us if you decide during your lease.
If you drive an electric car and choose to pay your own road tax, you’ll need to start paying tax for this vehicle from 2025. If you use your disability exemption on your Scheme electric vehicle, we’ll arrange this for you, as normal. You will not need do or pay anything.