1 to 5 years is quite a long time. It might not feel it, but it’s a lot of driving and it’s a lot of time in your lease car. It’s also a long time to try and not damage your lease car. But sometimes, the damage is inevitable. Be it a scratch, a dent or something internal such as having to replace air filters or spark plugs. If you don’t get these things fixed by the time your lease contract is up, then you could incur charges. But there are ways to avoid this. In this article, we’ll be looking at how to pre-emptively avoid damage charges, how to avoid them before inspection and what happens if you do get charged. When your lease contract comes to an end, your car will undergo an inspection. This will happen either a week before or on the day of collection. When it happens is down to the finance house, so it’s best to check with them.
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