About the Motability Scheme

Find out more about the Motability Scheme and explore our latest offers

What is the Motability Scheme?

The Motability Scheme is run by a charity and is an affordable way for people on the scheme to get mobile worry-free. The scheme enables people with disabilities to exchange part or all of their mobility allowance to lease a vehicle of your choice. 

At Swansway Group we have a great range of makes and models available on the Motability Scheme, so you can find exactly what you're looking for. Once you've chosen the vehicle you want you can choose which adaptations you need to help you drive, access or store mobility aids in your car. 

You can also name up to two drivers for your vehicle, so if your carer, a family member or a friend could drive your Motability car. Plus you get a brand new car every three years, so if your circumstances change or even if you just fancy something different, it's really easy.

How does the Motability Scheme Work?​

Finding a vehicle on the Motability Scheme couldn't be easier.

All you need to do is:

  1. Find the right vehicle for you from the latest Motability offers, it's also worth taking a look at the adaptations available that can help with accessibility.
  2. Make an appointment with your nearest dealership, all Swansway Group dealerships are Motability accredited and have trained Motability specialists ready to assist you.
  3. Place your order, our Motability Specialists will help you find the right car and fill out the paperwork, then we'll send an application to Motability. As soon as it's approved we'll order your new car and be in touch to arrange a handover date.

Your Motability lease will last for 3 years, so at the end of the lease simply drop the car back off at the dealership you picked it up from and arrange for a new one to be ordered.

Am I eligible for the Motability Scheme?

Checking your eligibility for a Motability vehicle couldn't be easier. As long as you receive one of the following mobility allowances, and have at least 12 months remaining, you can join the scheme:​

  • Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (HRMC DLA) - As of 14th April 2021, this allowance is £62.55 per week.
  • Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (ERMC PIP) - As of 12th April 2021, this allowance is £62.55 per week..
  • War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement (WPMS) - As of 14th April 2021, this allowance is £69.85 per week.
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP) - As of 14th April 2021, the mobility element of the allowance is £62.55 per week.​​

What's included on the Motability Scheme?

The scheme provides the vehicle and the support you need so you can simply enjoy worry-free mobility.

The all-inclusive package from Motability includes the following benefits:

  • A new car every three years
  • Insurance
  • Breakdown cover
  • Servicing, maintenance and repairs
  • Adaptations, many at no extra cost
  • Road tax
  • Window & Windscreen repair / replacement
  • Up to 60,000 mileage allowance over 3 years
  • BP Chargemaster Wallbox (With full electric vehicles)

Let Swansway help you find your next Motability car today

Simply fill in the form below and a Motability specialist from your selected site will be in touch.

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Next Steps

Choosing your vehicle

When choosing a new motability vehicle, there is a lot to consider, including cost, suitability and fuel consumption. To make it easier to find a vehicle that best meets your needs, we’ve outlined a few key areas that may help you decide:

Financial help for car customers

If you need a specific car or adaptations to help you get mobile and you are unable to afford the Advance Payment required, or if you need essential adaptations or a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV), which can sometimes cost more, Motability may be able to provide financial help.


Financial help
is only awarded towards the least expensive solution that meets your mobility needs and you should also expect to contribute as much as you can afford.

Find your nearest dealer

Once you’ve worked out what’s important to you in a vehicle, the next step is to visit one of our dealers. 

You can discuss your preferred options with a fully trained Motability specialist and arrange a test drive.

Find your nearest Motability Centre

Order your vehicle

Once you have ordered the right vehicle for you, your Motability specialist will complete your order with you using our simple online system. Motability will then send you an acceptance letter containing your Personal Identification Number (keep this safe as you need it to collect your vehicle).




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Have you created your Motability Online Account?

In April 2021, Motability introduced their user friendly Motability Scheme Online Account. The online account makes it even easier to manage your Motability lease and give you more control in keeping your details up to date. You can even start your next application from the comfort of your own home and check its progress after submission.

What are the benefits of a Motability Online Account?

  • Start your next application from the comfort of your own home
  • Check on the progress and view details of a new scheme application placed recently
  • Save your bank details to receive any future payments or refunds
  • View your PIN which is required for the collection of your new vehicle
  • View and edit personal details
  • View key lease dates and important scheme documents
  • Find contact details for your managing dealership

Create your Motability Online Account