What is Motability?

The Motability Scheme is an initiative that enables eligible recipients of government mobility supplements to exchange their allowance for the lease on a brand new car. In order to qualify, you should have at least 12 months’ award remaining on your allowance, which you can then use to secure a new vehicle from the likes of Abarth, Fiat, Jeep and Volvo. The scheme also features a number of additional benefits including full road tax, insurance, breakdown cover, servicing and maintenance, and more.

Am I eligible?

Find out more about the benefits of driving electric In order to qualify for the Motability Scheme, you should be in receipt of one of the following benefits with a minimum of 12 months’ award remaining:
● Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (HRMC DLA)
● Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (ERMC PIP)
● War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
● Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
In addition, if you are the parent or guardian of a child aged three or over and whom is in receipt of the allowance, you will be able to lease a vehicle on their behalf.

More About Motability

Find out more about the Motability Scheme at Lipscomb

Here at Lipscomb in Kent, we aim to provide automotive solutions to suit every need, which means our Motability experts are located on-site to provide all the support and advice you require. They’ll help you identify the ideal vehicle and ensure that any necessary adaptations will be made to your car prior to delivery.

Adaptions All Motability Scheme vehicles can be supplied with a range of selected adaptations at an additional cost, including accessibility, storage, and driveability solutions. find out more
Meet the Team Our experts have many years’ experience in helping eligible motorists find the Motability Scheme car that best suits their needs and will help process your application. Find Out More

Our Motability Brands

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FAQs.

Our frequently asked questions provide added details about the Motability Scheme and Lipscomb. If your query still goes unresolved, however, you can get in touch with a member of the team today to discuss.


What is Motability?

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The Motability Scheme is a government-backed initiative that entitles those with a disability to exchange their eligible mobility benefit for the lease on a brand new vehicle.

What is the Motability allowance for over 65?

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There is no upper age limit for the Motability Scheme so, assuming you’re in receipt of one of the eligible allowances and have at least 12 months’ award remaining, you will be able to take advantage of the scheme.

What cars are available on Motability?

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We at Lipscomb in Kent will be able to provide you with a number of brand new cars from Abarth, Fiat, Jeep and Volvo. Contact us today for details.

How does Motability work?

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The scheme works by exchanging your weekly allowance for the lease on a brand new vehicle. Your allowance will be paid directly to the dealership meaning you have no added responsibilities to fulfil.

What car can I get on PIP?

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Personal Independence Payment and Motability work the same as the Disability Living Allowance. Speak to a member of the Lipscomb team today for more details.

What disability cars can you get?

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We at Lipscomb will be able to provide vehicles from the likes of Abarth, Fiat, Jeep and Volvo, so get in touch to learn more about suitable options today.

How do I apply for a Motability car?

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You should liaise with a member of the Lipscomb Motability team today to discuss applying for a vehicle. We’ll work with you to check your eligibility and advise you on all you need to know.

Am I entitled to a Motability car?

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Assuming you are in receipt of one of the eligible allowances and have at least 12 months’ award remaining, there’s no reason you cannot exchange your allowance for a lease on a new car.

How do you apply for Mobility allowance?

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You should contact Lipscomb today to discuss applying for the Motability Scheme. We’ll be able to provide all the details you need and help manage the application from beginning to end.

What cars can you get on DLA?

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With Lipscomb in Kent, you will be able to choose from a number of popular marques - Abarth, Fiat, Jeep and Volvo. Speak to us today to learn more about the specific models that are available.

Do I own the car at the end of the lease?

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No. After the lease comes to an end, you will have the option to lease a different model, keep the vehicle for longer, or return the vehicle and have your mobility allowance reinstated.

How does Motability insurance work?

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Motability insurance is provided by RSA Motability (RSAM) and entitles you to benefit from full cover for up to three named drivers.