Motability at Border Motor Group

  • What is the Motability Scheme?


    Happiness is more than just a smile. It’s about enjoying freedom in a car that takes care of your needs. That’s why our Motability cars offer comfort, accessibility, fuel efficiency and spacious interiors as standard.

    It doesn’t get much more exciting than choosing a new car and we’re here to help every step of the way. Specially trained experts are on hand at our dealerships in Carlisle, Dumfries & St Boswells, to help you choose the make and model that is right for your mobility requirements. Plus, each of our showrooms has wheelchair access and disabled parking bays.

    Visit our teams at Border Motor Group in Carlisle, Dumfries and St Boswells and one of our fully trained Motability specialists will guide you through the scheme, including details of the entire range of Toyota, Hyundai and SKODA models offered. If you’re not sure if you qualify for the Motability scheme, a face-to-face discussion with one of our specialists is often the best way to get things clear.

    For more guidance on eligibility and further details of how the scheme works, or if you’re curious about financial arrangements, please get in touch with our teams at Border Motor Group Carlisle, Dumfries and St Boswells.

  • How does the Motability Scheme work?

    If you qualify for one of the below mobility allowances, you can exchange all or part of your allowance for a new car.

    You don’t need to worry about managing the finances – payments are made directly from the Department of Work and Pensions to Motability.

    Am I eligible for the Motability Scheme?

    No need to worry! – you don’t have to undergo any medical assessments to join the Motability Scheme! If you receive one of the following mobility allowances, and have at least 12 months’ award length remaining, you could be eligible!

    • Enhanced Rate of the Motability Component of Personal Independence Payment
    • Higher Rate Motability Component of the Disability Living Allowance
    • War Pensioners’ Motability Supplement
    • Armed Forces Independence Payment

    You can also apply on behalf of a child aged three or older, as long as they are entitled to the Higher Mobility component of DLA. If you’re not sure whether you’re eligible to join the Motability Scheme, Border Motor Groups  friendly team of Motability specialists are on hand to answer any of your questions.

  • Why join the Motability Scheme?

    The Motability Scheme can help to open the door to helping you to run a full life by helping you with your independence  and freedom.

    Our Motability specialists are here to help you every step of the way – from confirming eligibility and choosing the perfect vehicle to meet your needs, to organising the tax, insurance, roadside assistance, servicing and maintenance. All you have to do is choose your car!

    As part of the Motability scheme you will recieve:

    • 60,000 mile allowance over the three years
    • Tyre & Windscreen replacement cover
    • A brand-new car every three years
    • Servicing, repairs, tax and insurance for up to 2 named drivers
    • Full RAC Priority One breakdown cover
    • The opportunity to choose a higher specification or larger car with the option of paying a one-off Advance Payment to upgrade


  • Facts about the Motability Scheme

    • Parents or carers can also apply on behalf of a child aged 3 or above
    • Exchange all, or part of your mobility allowance to lease a brand new car from a huge choice of latest makes & models
    • One off Advance Payment options available for higher spec models
    • Just pay for your fuel – all other running costs are included
    • You get a brand new car every three years
    • Less than 10% of vehicles on the Scheme are adapted
  • To place an application you will need

    • Driving license / licenses
    • Award notice / letter of entitlement
    • Proof of address
    • Grant letter (if applicable)

    * Customer must have 12 months allowance remaining