As proud supporters of the Motability Scheme, smart is committed to helping disabled people get on the road again. The Motability Scheme is a national charity that is dedicated to helping disabled people get more mobile and enjoy their freedom. An affordable way of getting back on the road, the scheme allows those with disabilities to lease a brand-new smart car once every three years in exchange for their government-funded mobility allowance. But that’s not all you can expect to benefit from. On the scheme, you are also entitled to comprehensive car insurance, full accident and breakdown cover, replacement tyres and windscreens and more. There are also a range of adaptations and optional extras available to make your smart car unique to you. Discover more information at your local smart dealership in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.
We are delighted to offer a number of smart cars on the Motability Scheme. Offering a range of vehicles lets us take care of your individual motoring needs. Here at the Barons Group, whatever it is you’re after, we’ve got it covered.
We offer the following smart cars on the Motability Scheme:
To learn more about affordability, download our smart Motability Price List.
Helping millions of people stay on the road for over 40 years, the scheme lets you exchange your mobility benefits for a three-year lease on a brand-new car. The scheme is simple, and it gives you the ability to keep your freedom and stay mobile on the road.
Simply choose the brand-new smart car you would like from a range of models, all at affordable prices. Our specially trained staff will help you throughout the whole process, making sure that you find the car that best suits you. Visit your local smart dealership for a test drive, and once you’re happy with the vehicle you’ve chosen, we’ll complete the order for you. It's easy!
You can utilise any of the following government funded mobility allowances towards a brand-new smart car:
The scheme is not exclusive to the driver if the claimant is under 16-years-of-age. Instead, their parent, guardian or carer can qualify on their behalf. For more details on eligibility and how the scheme works, please visit the Motability Scheme website.
With hundreds of adaptations available on the Motability Scheme, from simple driving controls to person hoists for lifting wheelchair users, you can get back enjoying your freedom on the road. Designed to help your drive, get in or out of the car, or stow your wheelchair or scooter, adaptations can make a whole world of difference.
The simplest and most cost-effective way to arrange for your adaptations to be made is to take care of it at the same time as ordering your vehicle. This way, when your smart car is delivered it will have the adaptations already fitted, so you can get back on the road in no time at all. Some adaptations even come at no extra cost.
Our team of Motability specialists can help you establish what you find difficult with your current vehicle. Some issues can easily be solved by choosing the right model, such as an automatic gearbox for example. Our friendly team can work with you to find a vehicle that meets your individual motoring needs.
Adaptations are designed to make motoring easier and more comfortable. However, not all adaptations are suitable for every type of vehicle due to the compatibility of the car and the adaptation. It is important to bear in mind what adaptations you need before you choose your smart car.
Here are some adaptations that you could consider, which may suit your needs:
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|
By choosing smart Motability, you can benefit from the following:
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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.
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.
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.