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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs)

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) are vehicles that have been specially converted to enable a wheelchair user to travel comfortably either as a passenger or a driver without needing to transfer out of their wheelchair. Size, shape and design of WAVs will vary depending on the original vehicle that is used for the conversion and the company that converts it.

What’s the difference between a new and nearly new WAV?

The difference


Nearly New WAV

Lease length

5 years

3 years

Mileage allowance



Vehicle age

Brand new

Less than three years old

Delivery times

On average 12-16 weeks

A few weeks or less

Advance payment

WAV dependant

Less than the equivalent new WAV

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