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What to do when your lease comes to an end

When it comes to handing back your lease vehicle there are a few steps you will need to carry out ahead of the collection date.

Check the condition

Assess your vehicle for any damage that may be considered outside of 'Fair Wear and Tear'. Your vehicle will be assessed against the BVRLA Industry Fair Wear and Tear Standards. Please view the guide below for more information on what is considered to be fair, wear and tear.

Inspection day

Watch our video guide to understand what happens on inspection day, so you can prepare your vehicle ahead of your appointment.

IMPORTANT: A charge will apply if the inspection is cancelled after 12pm the business day before the scheduled appointment OR the vehicle is in a non-roadworthy condition (please refer to the return guide for more information)

Car: £160 + VAT
LCV: £175 + VAT


End of Contract Video Guide

Watch our video guide and get a better understanding on what to expect on your inspection day and what you can do to prepare.

Please note, the examples in this video are not exhaustive and drivers should always refer to the BVRLA Fair, Wear and Tear guidelines below for all damage explanations and full descriptions. 

You can also download the Manheim Vehicle Return Guide here.


BVRLA Fair wear and tear guidelines

The guide below will provide information what is considered to be fair wear and tear on cars and Light Commercial Vehicles. Please review the section relevant to your vehicle.