Motability have updated their new car Advanced Payment price guide for January, February and March 2021. We take a look at some of the highlights and the key changes in the new quarter and pick out some of the best Motability deals out there.
New Motability Cars Added During Quarter 1 2021
January - Models added to the Motability Scheme during January 2021 include the electric SEAT Mii, the SEAT Leon hatch and estate PHEV plug-in hybrid.
The new SEAT Mii electric on the Motability Scheme
Small in size and a stylish design. The Mii is now 100% electric. The new SEAT Mii electric is the first fully electric vehicle (EV) in SEATs range. This EV can reach 0-31mph in 3.9 seconds and has a range of up to 160 miles^ with combined city and motorway driving and up to 223 miles^ with 100% city driving*
Audi Q1 Motability Offers
In the first quarter of 2021 there's 4 Audi models to choose from on the Scheme. The Audi A1 is available from £150 Advance Payment (this is up from £0 last quarter), with the more rugged A1 Citycarver version now £549 (up from £399). The Black Edition trims have also been added for the first time.
Prices for the recently updated Audi Q2 look very similar to last quarter. As do the prices for the recently added new Audi A3 Sportback and Saloon, which starts at £699 (for the lowest trim which is Technik). Another model added in quarter 4 2020, the Audi Q3, is still available to order, priced from £1299.
Honda Q1 Motability Offers
Great news if you were looking for an electric model, the electric Honda Epricing has come down. It's now £999 for the standard model whereas it was originally £1849. The new Honda Jazz SE automatic is now £0 Advance Payment. The better SR version is £399, down from £499. The Jazz Crosstar is £1199. And the Honda HR-V is no longer available on the Motability Scheme.
Peugeot Q1 Motability Offers
The e-208 range now starts from £999, while the e-2008 range begins at £1899. Prices look very similar to last quarter for the petrol and diesel powered Peugeot 208 hatchback and 2008 SUV.
The recently refreshed Peugeot 3008 SUV starts from £999, while the 7 seat 5008 range begins at £1699. The Peugeot Traveller has now been re-introduced and pricing starts from £3799 Advance Payment for the 8 seater Active version. The Peugeot Rifter starts at £699 Advance Payment, but it's a minimum of £2499 is you want a 7 seat version.
SEAT Q1 Motability Offers
If you are a fan of the Leon, you are in luck as more models have been added to the scheme. Pricing for the new SEAT Leon hatchback starts from £0 Advance Payment and the newly-added FR Sport eTSi automatic starts at £399.
There’s also more Leon estate models to choose from, with prices starting from £49. If you are looking for a SEAT Tarraco, there are a few more models to choose from, but overall prices have increased.
The recently refreshed SEAT Ateca SUV range starts with the SE Technology at £249 and more trims have been added such as XPERIENCE and XPERIENCE LUX. If you are looking for a crossover that's a bit smaller, the SEAT Arona XCELLENCE LUX 110 DSG automatic is a great option and available with £399 Advance Payment.
Volkswagen Q1 Motability Offers
The Volkswagen Golf now starts from £0 Advance Payment for the impressive 1.5 TSi R Line, but at £400 the Golf eTSi 150 R Line automatic is probably the one to go for (down from £999 last quarter).
The Volkswagen T-Roc range looks very similar to last quarter, with the T-Roc 1.5 TSi EVO SEL automatic at £499 and the T-Roc R Line at £999 great value for money. The seven seat Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace was finally added on 13 January, priced from £1799 (remember that there's an updated version coming out soon), while the recently updated Tiguan SUV range still starts at £849 this month. Prices for the 7 seat Touran MPV are up, with the SEL trim now £1049 (up from £899).