MORE than 300 cars of are now available on the Motability scheme – with no up front payment.
Highlights of the new Motability price list include the top selling Ford Focus 1.6TD Zetec with parking sensors, the stylish MINI One 1.4, and the popular seven-seater Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 Exclusiv.
Also available are the Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Exclusiv, the Volkswagen New Polo 1.6TDI SE, the Smart fortwo 0.8CDi Passion Coupe and the newly launched Citroen New C3 1.4 HDi VTR+, each with CO2 emissions lower than 115 g/km.
Motability’s worry-free motoring package means customers exchange their higher rate mobility allowance for a brand new car every three years including insurance, servicing and maintenance and full RAC breakdown assistance.
There’s also a motoring allowance of 60,000 miles over three years as well as tyre and windscreen replacement.
Mike Betts, chief executive, Motability Operations explains:
“Keeping a keen eye on prices, especially during harder economic times, is a key aim of Motability. The good news for 2010 is that not only are we able to offer low prices, this fantastic value applies to some of the most popular car models on the market.
“In fact, there are cars of every shape and style at some of the best value prices ever seen.”
Nigel Sharp, Ford managing director, said:
“Anyone who recognises good value will seize on the Ford cars available through Motability in 2010.
“Disabled motorists and their families will enjoy one of the largest selections of cars, including the highly popular diesel Ford Focus, at no additional cost as well as the entire Ford range available with reverse parking sensors. Getting on the road has never been such great value.”
Duncan Aldred, managing director, Vauxhall, said:
“The choice available to Motability customers looking at a new Vauxhall car is excellent. Models such as the New Astra, the seven-seat Zafira, and others, are available from no additional cost to the monthly payment.
“The wide range and great value means there is a Vauxhall car available through Motability to suit everyone regardless of their family, budget or mobility needs.”
Look out, too, for great value Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) such as the Partner Tepee 1.6 Urban from Allied Mobility and the Berlingo Multispace 1.6 from GM Coachworks – both from £495 advance payment.
Anyone who receives the Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance, or the War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement – currently around £50 per week – can transfer the allowance as a monthly payment to Motability in exchange for a new car.
Full details of all car prices are available on the online Searchable Price Guide at www.motability.co.uk