• 0208 894 0070
  • 0208 894 2747
  • 0208 894 0070
  • 0208 894 2747

Meet your Motability Specialists

Motability team

Here at Parkside we have Motability specialists who will help you to understand all the benefits and guide you through the application process should you decide to apply.

The Motability Team at Parkside currently consist of Pauline and Kim and either of us can be contacted by telephone 020 8894 0070 or email us, pauline@fiatparkside.com or kim@fiatparkside.com. We have new members of staff who will also shortly be trained within the Motability scheme and this means that all our customers will have staff members who can and are specialised within the scheme and can talk with complete knowledge and ensure that the right choices are made.

The Motability scheme does not just offer a car, it is so much more than this. It offers peace of mind when there is so much stress or difficulty going on around us this scheme makes things easy. The benefits within the scheme consist of: -

  • A new car of your choice every three years
  • Insurance
  • Servicing and maintenance
  • Full breakdown assistance from RAC
  • Annual car tax
  • Replacement tyres fitted by Kwik Fit
  • Window and windscreen repair
  • Many adaptations at no extra cost

All the above come within the scheme at no extra charge to the Motability customer. So many people are unaware of the benefits and we at Parkside with our range of cars and Specialised staff are here to help people make the right choices for them.

Frequently Asked Questions

-Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
-Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
-War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
-Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP).

You will need to have at least 12 months remaining on your allowance when you apply.

WHAT IS PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT (PIP)?

 Personal Independence Payment (PIP) helps with some of the extra costs caused by long-term ill-health or a disability if you’re aged 16 to 64. The rate depends on how your condition affects you, not the condition itself

DO I OWN THE CAR AT THE END OF THE LEASE?

No, due to being on the leasing scheme, Motability Operations have ownership of the vehicle. However, you have three options at the end of your agreement:  

You can choose to lease another car through Motability 
There is a chance you could extend your lease and keep the car longer 
Or you can return your car and have your allowance reinstated

WHAT IS AN ADVANCE PAYMENT? 

This is an amount payable upfront to your Motability dealer in addition to your weekly mobility allowance. Your mobility allowance may not cover the cost for some larger or more expensive cars. These cars are allocated with an Advance Payment which represents the difference between the amount your allowance covers over the three-year agreement period and the overall cost of the car you choose. 

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