SEAT is committed to helping members of the disabled community get back on the road. As proud supporters of the Motability Scheme - a national charity dedicated to getting disabled people more mobile - we offer a range of affordable cars that are sure to meet your motoring needs. The scheme entitles you to lease a brand-new SEAT car once every three years in exchange for your government-funded mobility allowance, but that’s not all. You will also benefit from comprehensive car insurance, full accident and breakdown cover, replacement tyres and windscreens and much more. A range of adaptations and optional extras are also available, so you can own a SEAT that is unique to your needs. Learn more information at your local SEAT dealership in Hertfordshire.
At Hatfield SEAT, we are delighted to offer a range of SEAT cars on the Motability Scheme, giving you more choice when it comes to meeting your unique requirements. No matter what you are looking for, whether it is a spacious SUV or a compact city car, SEAT Motability caters for everyone.
The following SEAT cars are available on the Motability Scheme:
Since 1978, the Motability Scheme has helped millions of disabled people stay on the road and keep their independence. The scheme enables you to exchange your government-funded mobility benefits for a three-year lease on a brand-new vehicle - it’s that simple. It’s a great way to give you the ability to stay mobile.
Getting a brand-new SEAT on the Motability Scheme is easy. Simply choose which SEAT you would like from a range of affordably priced models. Once you have an idea of the model that would best suit you, visit the SEAT Hatfield dealership for a test drive. We’ll even complete the order for you!
Our team of specially trained Motability specialists are on hand to guide you through the whole process, from beginning to end. We will make sure that you find the right car for your individual requirements.
You can use any of the following government funded mobility allowances towards a brand-new SEAT on the Motability Scheme:
The Motability Scheme is not exclusive to the driver. A parent, guardian or carer can qualify on behalf of the claimant if they are under the age of 16. For more information on eligibility, please visit the Motability Scheme website.
With hundreds of adaptations available on the Motability Scheme, you can get the most out of your brand-new SEAT. From simple driving controls to person hoists for lifting wheelchair users into a standard car, all adaptations are designed to help you drive, get in or out of the car, or stow your wheelchair or scooter. It enables you to get back on the road and enjoy your motoring experience.
The most simple and cost-effective way of arranging for your adaptations to be made is to take care of it at the same time as ordering your vehicle. Then your SEAT will be delivered to you with the adaptations already fitted. Some adaptations even come at no extra cost.
Our Motability specialists can help establish what it is that you find difficult with your current vehicle, so that you can get back to making the most of your time on the road. There are some issues that may be solved as easily as choosing the right model, like a SEAT with automatic transmission or a flat-entry boot. We will work with you to find the perfect vehicle for your motoring needs.
All adaptations are designed with your needs in mind, so you can benefit from a comfortable and more pleasant experience. However, it is important to bear in mind what adaptations you need before you choose which SEAT you would like. Not all adaptations are suitable for every type of vehicle because of the compatibility of the car and the adaptation.
Below are some of the adaptations available that you could 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 your 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|
Under the scheme, SEAT Motability includes:
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Getting a car through the Motability Scheme is very simple. Those that are eligible are offered the opportunity 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.