Dick Lovett MINI is proud to work in partnership with Motability, the national UK charity which helps people living with disabilities and war pensioners to exchange part or all of their Government-paid mobility allowance to cover the cost of leasing a new car.
Carers who help a disabled person who receives higher rate mobility allowance but who does not drive or is too young to drive can also join the scheme either as a named driver or as the person’s appointee or nominee.
And what better way to stay mobile than in a stylish, fun and cheap-to-run MINI?
Discovering Your Own MINI
Dick Lovett MINI has some fantastic Motability offers on MINI cars and has specially trained staff on hand at each of their centres in Bristol, Bath, Swindon and Hungerford to help get you up and running.
There’s also designated disabled parking outside each of the centres, lots of models to take for a test drive and the option to adapt vehicles to meet your specific needs.
Which one you choose is very much down to your own individual needs.
Variety And Reliability At Dick Lovett MINI
The MINI Countryman has more of an SUV feel to it than the Clubman and 3 and 5-door Hatches, so the higher ride will make it easier for some to get in and out of the car. There’s also a large boot and lots of legroom, while the back seat slides and reclines for both comfort and additional storage space.
All MINIs come with a range of engines and trim options - those who need extra door space to access a vehicle will favour the 3-door Hatch. The MINI Cooper D 3-door Hatch is available with an advance payment of just £499.
Maybe you prefer an automatic gearbox and a petrol engine? You could be driving away in the MINI Cooper 5-door Hatch Auto for an advance payment of £249.
If you need four full-sized doors, coupled with great fuel economy and fantastic performance then there’s the MINI Clubman. The Clubman also has quirky swing-out cargo doors rather than a conventional boot which could suit those who struggle with a larger boot lid.
Your Motability Scheme
To join the Motability scheme you must be receiving one of the following Government mobility allowances and have 12 months left on your award when you apply:
- Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (HRMC
- Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence
- Payment (ERMC PIP)
- War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
- Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
There are scores of reasons to join the Motability scheme. For starters, you get a new MINI every three years with a 60,000 mileage allowance. You can choose between manual or automatic transmission and service and maintenance, including windscreen and tyre replacements, is included in the lease cost.
Road tax and full RAC breakdown is also included as is insurance for up to two named drivers so a family member, friend or carer can also drive your Dick Lovett MINI.
Call into one of our dedicated Dick Lovett MINI centres and chat to our dedicated MINI Motability team to discover which MINI best suits your needs.
Dick Lovett Bath: 01225 562 734
Dick Lovett Bristol: 0117 321 6752
Dick Lovett Hungerford: 01488 853 625
Dick Lovett Swindon: 01793 398 504