As a proud supporter of the Motability Scheme - a national charity dedicated to helping disabled people become more mobile - Think Ford is committed to providing a range of affordably priced vehicles. We believe that every customer should have their unique motoring needs catered for. The Motability Scheme entitles you to a brand-new Ford once every three years in exchange for your government-funded mobility allowance. On the scheme, you can benefit from comprehensive car insurance, full accident and breakdown cover, replacement tyres and windscreens and much more. With optional adaptations and extras available, you can make your Ford as individual as your requirements. Find out more information at your local Think Ford dealerships in Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey.
At ThinkFord, we are thrilled to offer a wide range of Ford vehicles on the Motability Scheme. Providing a variety of models gives you more choice, allowing us to meet your individual motoring needs. So, if you're looking for a practical executive car or a spacious SUV, you can find the perfect car to suit you.
ThinkFord are delighted to offer the following Ford cars on the Motability Scheme:
For more information on affordability, download the Ford Motability Price List.
Designed to help millions of people stay on the road, the Motability Scheme has been giving people the mobility they need to keep their freedom since 1978. It enables you to exchange your monthly benefits for a three-year lease on a brand-new car.
The scheme is very simple, all you have to do is choose the brand-new Ford you would like from our range of models. You can find a vehicle that works for you at an affordable price. Visit your nearest ThinkFord dealership to test drive the car of your choice, and if you're happy with it, we'll complete your order for you.
We want to make sure that you find the car that is right for you. Our expert staff are on hand to help guide you through the whole process.
You can utilise any of the follwoing government funded mobility allowances towards a brand-new Ford:
However, the scheme is not exclusive to the driver - someone can claim on behalf of the claimant. If the claimant is under the age of 16, their parent, guardian or carer can claim on their behalf. For more information on eligibility, please visit the Motability Scheme website.
On the Motability Scheme, you can access hundreds of adaptations ranging from basic driving controls to person hoists for wheelchair users. We believe your motoring experience should be as stress-free as possible and adapting your vehicle can do just that. Whether you need help to drive, get in or out of the car, or stow your wheelchair, there is an adaptation to suit your personal needs.
Getting the adaptations made to your vehicle is easier and more cost-effective if you get it sorted at the same time you order your car. So, you can enjoy your Ford as soon as it is delivered, with your adaptations already fitted. Some adaptations even come at no extra cost, saving you money.
No matter what your needs are, our team of Motability specialists can help you establish what you find difficult with your current vehicle and which adaptations may help you. Sometimes solving your mobility issues can be as simple as choosing the right model, like a car with an automatic transmission for example. Whatever your needs, our friendly staff can help find a vehicle that is perfect for your individual needs.
Designed to make motoring easier, all of the adaptations available on the Motability Scheme will help make your driving experience more comfortable so you can enjoy driving again. However, it is important to bear in mind that not all adaptations are suitable for every type of vehicle due to the compatibility of the car or the adaptation. We recommend that you consider what adaptation you are likely to need before you choose your Ford.
Here are a few of the adaptations that are available for you to consider:
Adaptations to consider
|Limited mobility or control in your legs||Mechanical hand controls, electronic accelerators, steering aids and pedal guards|
|Limited mobility in your right hand||Mechanical hand controls or left foot accelerators|
|Limited strength in you upper body||Steering aids, remote control devices, easy release handbrakes and electronic accelerators|
|Wheelchair or scooter is too heavy to lift or stow||Car boot or rooftop hoists|
|Difficulty transferring from wheelchair to the car||Swivel seats, person hoists or tip-up plates|
Ford Motability includes the following as part of the scheme:
Want to know more, ask our team of Motability specialists.
Learn more about Motability adaptations, designed to help make driving or travelling easier or more comfortable.
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Getting a car through the Motability Scheme is very simple. Those that are eligible are offered the opporunity to exchange your Mobility allowance for a brand new vehicle every 3 years along with many other benefits. Our team of specially trained staff are here to guide you through the whole process, beginning to end, helping you find the car that's right for you.
You are entitled to a brand new vehicle every 3 years. In addition, you'll also benefit from comprehensive insurance, RAC breakdown cover, replacement tyres, replacement windows and windscreens, servicing & maintenance and a 60,000 mile allowance.
If you receive PIP or any of the other eligible allowances, you can put it towards a car on the Motability Scheme. To be eligible to join the scheme, you or the person you care for must receive one of the following Motability allowances and have at least 12 months award length remaining.
• Higher Rate Motability Component Of Disability Living Allowance HMRC - As of April 2018, this allowance is £59.75 per week
• Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (EMRC PIP) - As of April 2018, this allowance is £59.75 per week
• War Pensioners Mobility Supplement (WPMS) - As of April 2018, this allowance is £66.75 per week
• Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP) - As of April 2018, this allowance is £59.75 per week
Hundreds of adaptations are available on the Motability Scheme, ranging from simple driving controls to person hoists that lift wheelchair users into a standard car. Designed to make your motoring experience as enjoyable and stress-free as possible, the adaptations available can help you drive, get in or out of the car, or stow your wheelchair or scooter.
Not every car is suitable for adaptations, so before making a final decision on which car to have, we recommend discussing whether you would require any adaptations with our Motability specialists. If you require any adaptations, they will be able to advise you on the suitability of each vehicle and help find the car that meets your individual requirements.