Top Tips for Leasing your First Car

By Lauren Bagnall
Top Tips for Leasing your First Car

Making the decision to lease a brand-new car rather than buying outright can save you from carving a huge hole in your finances, and can present you with a shiny new model of your favourite brand to show off to your friends and neighbours. If you’re looking towards a lease contract for the very first time, you’re bound to have questions and possibly some reservations, but have no fear. We’ve compiled a list of top tips to consider when opting for a business or personal lease deal for the very first time, and what the best cars to lease are for you!

Here at MW vehicle contracts (MWVC), we provide affordable pick-up, van and car leasing in Leicester and across mainland UK, with vehicles perfect for individuals and businesses alike. Following your initial rental, your monthly rentals will never change, allowing you to manage your finances and keep on top of things. If you’re considering your very first car lease deal, read our top tips below.

Browse Before you Commit

You may already have a make and model in mind, but it is always recommended that you have a look around to find a car that suits your budget and preferences perfectly. If you have a history with one particular make, you might want to consider their latest model if you’re more familiar with the brand, but don’t be afraid to look around. You may find that a car you never even considered falls perfectly within your budget, and possess all the qualities that you need your new car to have. From popular hatchbacks to sporty coupes, we’ve got the perfect deal for you.

If you prefer automatic to manual, we have a wide range of automatic car leasing deals, with contracts that can vary based upon your budget and predicted mileage. The all-new Ford Puma hybrid is currently just £202.99* per month inc. VAT, making it the optimal choice if you’re looking to help out the planet and lower your carbon emissions. To view our full collection of electric car leasing deals, please visit us here.

Consider a Maintenance Package

When you start driving, it’s pretty much guaranteed that you’ll need to get them fixed and serviced every now and again. No matter how big or small the issue is (the latter of which is usually the case!), maintenance packages can keep your car in top condition, giving you peace of mind. There are plenty of money-saving benefits when it comes to vehicle leasing. Cars on contracts that last three years or less don’t need to have an MOT. However, if your contract is longer than this, your MOT could be covered in your maintenance package.

Here at MWVC, we strive to give our customers the best possible service. Tailored to your contract length and mileage, our maintenance packages will cover servicing, tyre replacement and other consumable parts, which can be incorporated into your agreement. You can give us a call on 0116 259 9548 to discuss your options further.

Discuss Your Contract in Full

Although your sales representative will try to be as clear as possible, some bits of information may slip through your memory, especially if it is your first time leasing a vehicle. When you are given your contract, try to make sure that you understand it in full, including your set monthly rentals, your contract length and other important aspects. Our sales executives here at MWVC will stay in contact with you throughout your contract, ensuring customer satisfaction throughout.

We have plenty of special offers for you to take advantage of on our website, with affordable monthly rentals that are hard to beat. This Citroen C4 Hatchback is just £218.74* per month inc. VAT, perfect for families and those who travel. If you’re wondering about the best cars to lease, you’ll find them all here.

Are You Leasing for a Business?

More businesses than ever before are choosing to lease their fleet of vans rather than buy outright, not just because it saves them money in the short term, but there are plenty of tax and VAT benefits to enjoy if you are a VAT registered business. You can claim back up to 100% of the VAT of the rental payment on any commercial vehicle (van or pickup). If you have a maintenance agreement, you can claim back up to 100% of the VAT on that too.

Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), we are a vehicle leasing company you can trust. Our van leasing deals can be found here, but why not try the all-new Vauxhall Combo Cargo out for size? It’s currently just £199.99* per month ex. VAT, helping you manage your finances and boost your business’s reputation.

*All pricing correct at time of publishing

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