What is maintenance?
A Maintenance Package usually covers the vehicles annual service and replacement of parts affected by general wear and tear. The dealer will discuss the cover they offer with you fully at the point of purchase.
Is maintenance beneficial to me?
If you are considering a Maintenance Package you will need to take into account your annual mileage and the vehicles service requirements. The cost of the package is then spread out over the full term of the contract. The dealer will be able to advise you further.
Who would benefit from a Maintenance Contract?
It would be advantageous to include a Maintenance Package if your annual mileage exceeds 20,000 miles. Also if you have a Business Lease on a fleet of vehicles all maintenance and repairs would be covered so you would not have unexpected bills to pay.
What options do I have with Maintenance?
There are many different options to choose from such as tyre only cover, service maintenance and repair cover, breakdown cover and future Road Tax cover. Again your dealer will advise you on all the available options.
I have taken out a Maintenance Contract, how do I book an appointment?
You will receive a contract number via the finance company, you can then book the vehicle into any approved garage.
Who carries out the Servicing and Maintenance?
The maintenance and servicing should be completed by a Franchised Dealer as required in the terms of the contract.
Does Maintenance include Windscreen Repair?
Unfortunately windscreen repair is not covered. Your insurance company will be able to help you with this issue.
Will Maintenance cover MOT costs?
The majority of lease contracts are for 2 or 3 years if this is the case your vehicle will not require an MOT. If you have a longer term contract and the vehicle needs an MOT you will be given a contact number as part of the maintenance package.