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Motability - Frequently Asked Questions

What is included on the scheme?

There are many benefits to the Motability Scheme in addition to the wide range of new Ford cars available. Most importantly, you’ll enjoy the freedom provided by worry-free motoring with a generous mileage allowance of up to 60,000 miles throughout the duration of the lease. You don’t even need to be able to drive yourself; you can nominate up to two drivers. What’s more, Insurance, servicing, maintenance, road tax and breakdown assistance are all included, and many adaptations are available at little or no extra cost and

What types of vehicle does Motability entitle me to?

If you’re eligible for the government-funded Motability Scheme, you are able to exchange your allowance for any new car, scooter, or powered vehicle, including the new Fords available from Gates Ford dealerships.

Does the Motability Scheme have an age limit?

There is no age limit for the Motability Scheme. Even if you’re over 65 or too young to drive, you can nominate up to two people to drive on your behalf.

What’s the best way to find a vehicle?

Individual requirements vary from person to person, so taking the time to sit down with a Motability expert is invaluable. They’ll be able to detail the adaptations available for each vehicle, helping you make an informed decision.

How much do adaptations cost?

Vehicle adaptations are - for the most part - completely free of charge. However, chat with our Motability specialists for more details.

When will I receive my vehicle?

Depending on the model and any adaptations requested, we will aim to provide you with an accurate date at the time of ordering.

What happens at the end of the lease?

When your agreement comes to its end, you will be presented with three options: return the vehicle and resume receipt of your allowance; continue using the vehicle; obtain a different vehicle via the scheme.