The Motability Scheme represents one of the UK government’s most important initiatives for supporting those with a disability in maintaining their freedom. At Hadwins Volkswagen, we’re proud to be a part of the scheme and be able to help motorists from around the Lake District area with finding a vehicle that can be adapted to their needs for a great low price. Plus, we can help with simplifying the eligibility criteria and making an application.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible to join the Motability Scheme, you need to receive one of the following mobility allowances and you must have at least 12 months’ award length remaining.

  • Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (HRMC DLA)
  • Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (ERMC PIP)
  • War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)

For more information, visit the Motability website.

Get £750 when you take delivery of your Motability car

The Motability Scheme is giving back to their valued customers, and when you receive your car, you get a free, one-off £750 New Vehicle Payment!

You can use this £750 however you wish - spend it on fuel for your car, put it towards your energy bills or save it - the choice is yours!

Motability introduced the New Vehicle Payment back in February 2022 at £250. But now it’s been raised to £750. If you received £250 back in 2022, you will be receiving an extra £500 this year to make up the difference.

Am I eligible for Motability’s New Vehicle Payment?

To be eligible for the Motability New Vehicle Payment, you must either be new to the scheme, and taking delivery of your first-ever Motability car.


When you take out a new lease or extend your existing one, you will receive an additional payment, bringing the total received up to £750.  So for example, had you previously received £250, you would receive an additional £500.

How do I get the Motability New Vehicle Payment?

The brilliant thing about the New Vehicle payment is that you don’t have to do anything! There are two ways to receive it:

Via cheque. This can take a number of weeks to arrive.

Via bank transfer. If your bank details are in your Motability account you will receive payment within a few days of receiving your car.


Join over 600,000 customers across the UK with Motability.

Volkswagen Motability Scheme

Our Motability experts are on-hand at our Lindale dealerships to help you determine your eligibility as well as discuss any of the vehicle adaptations that may be available for your chosen vehicle. What’s more, they will help you find the perfect vehicle for your needs and ensure that the entire application process is handled from beginning to end.

Included in the Motability package:

  • A new Volkswagen every 3 years
  • All servicing included
  • Accident and breakdown cover included
  • Insurance and Road License
  • Two named driver

Get in touch with the Motability experts at Hadwins Volkswagen today to find out more.

Motability FAQ

If you have a particular question about the scheme or our services, you can contact us online. Below are some of the most common questions around the Motability scheme.

Q. Am I eligible for the Motability Scheme?​

A.To be eligible to join the Motability Scheme, you need to receive a mobility allowances and you must have at least 12 months’ award length remaining. When you sign for the scheme, your Motability allowance is deducted and paid to Motability Operations Ltd directly by the DWP (Department of Work and Pensions). As partners to the Motability Scheme, Chorley Group will arrange, advise and assist in finding your new leasing agreement with Motability.

Q. Can I apply for Motability on behalf of someone else?

A.Yes, the Motability Allowance holder does not need to be the driver of the vehicle. Children or non-drivers are also entitled to the scheme, up to two named drivers are included as part of your lease; these can be yourself, friends, family or carers. You can also add a third driver for an additional cost.

Q.How many named drivers can I nominate?

A.Named drivers are people you choose to drive your Motability Scheme vehicle. Up to three named drivers are included as part of your lease; these can be yourself, friends, family or carers. Two named drivers can be nominated when you place your application, and a third driver can be added during your lease.

Q.What is included in the Motability Scheme?

A.Our standard lease lasts three years, or five years if you are leasing a WAV. We take care of all the below running costs, so all you need to do is add fuel and go:

  • Insurance (for up to three named drivers for cars and WAVs)
  • Servicing, maintenance and repairs due to general wear
  • Breakdown cover
  • Tyre repair and replacement
  • Windscreen repairs​

Q. Can I adapt a vehicle to stow a wheelchair?

A.Yes, there are a number of adaptions and modification available that can be fitted to your new car, typically falling into three categories: to help you drive, to help you stow your wheelchair or scooter and to help you get in and out of your car. Many of these modification are free of charge and can be organised with us as the same time as ordering you're new car. Motability adaptions are designed to overcome the handicap many Motability users face and make their driving or travelling experience easier and more comfortable.

Q.Are your showrooms accessible for wheelchair users?

A.All our dealerships are built to be Motability friendly, with designated accessible parking spaces, wheelchair friendly showrooms, restrooms and on site staff to assist at all times.

Q. How can we help you find your Motability car?

A. Our fully trained specialists can confirm your eligibility for the Motability Scheme when you visit. You can also check your eligibility for the scheme here. Our staff will support you choosing the right car to suit your lifestyle requirements. They will also arrange a suitable collection time and ensure you are comfortable with every feature before you leave the showroom. During your lease the service department will book and arrange routine services, any repairs you may need and your MOT. This is all included as part of your Motability Scheme lease package.

Contact the Hadwins Motability team today and find your new driving experience.

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