For people living with disabilities or on Armed Forces pensions, the Motability scheme is a great way of getting a new car for manageable monthly costs.
Those on the Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment or Armed Forces Independence Payment get a weekly allowance of £59.75 to use on a car – while those on the War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement get £66.75 each week to drive a vehicle.
Here are our 10 favourite cars that you can get on Motability…
The latest version of the Focus comes with excellent levels of equipment and is really quite practical – all while being easy to afford on Motability. DLA and PIP/AFIP users will need to use their whole allowance, while WPMS customers can pay from £62.73 per week for a Focus model.
Skoda Superb Estate
Available for the full £59.75 per week for DLA and PIP/AFIP customers, the Superb Estate is one of the most practical cars around. Recipients of WPMS can get the wagon from £63.40 per week with no advanced payment either – making it a really good option for those needing lots of lugging room.
MINI 5dr Hatch
On offer for the full weekly allowance on DLA and PIP/AFIP, the Mini 5dr doesn’t need a deposit in base Classic spec, which comes with all the essentials. WPMS customers pay from £61.11 for the more practical version of the Hatch after paying no initial cost either.
All customers eligible for the Motability scheme can get Nissan’s compact crossover from £58.50 per week with no deposit on top of that. Following a much-needed update in 2018, the Juke is now in-line with the rest of the Nissan range and comes with plenty of good equipment.
Offered from £56.20 per week for all Motability recipients, the Renault Captur is the French brand’s smallest SUV offering and at the cheapest point is fitted with the 0.9-lite turbo petrol and the Play trim.
Dacia’s sole SUV is available from just £50 per week for Motability customers, and with it you get one of the easiest to use vehicles on sale. It comes with the bare essentials to limit confusion and is a hardy model that is built to last.
Citroen C4 Cactus
DLA and PIIP/AFIP customers will need to use their full weekly allowance on the C4 Cactus, while WPMS users can pay from £61.11 per week for the funky compact crossover. Using Citroen’s Advanced Comfort technology, the C4 Cactus is one of the most cossetted vehicles currently available.
The popular hatchback is offered from £61.11 for those on the WPMS allowance, while those on DLA and PIP/AFIP will need to use their full weekly payment on each Astra option. With it, customers will get a practical model that is comfortable to drive and comes with plenty of kit.
For Peugeot’s stylish mid-range SUV, DLA and PIP/AFIP customers will need to pay their full allowance plus a £799 advanced payment to get their hands on a 3008 – while those eligible through WPMS can get the model from £66.41.
Volkswagen’s mid-level SUV is both practical and advanced in equal measures – making it a great option in the Motability stakes. Those with eligibility through DLA and PIP/AFIP will need to use their full weekly allowance to drive one, while WPMS users will pay from £66.08 per week for the pleasure.
Offered only as the Hybrid through Motability, the economical IONIQ is offered from £61.11 per week for WPMS users, while DLA and PIP/AFIP customers will need to use their full weekly allowance on the petrol-hybrid model.