Motability at Smiths Motor Group - Peterborough & Ilkeston The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to use their government-funded mobility allowance to lease a new car. Since the Scheme was set up in 1978, Motability has helped over million people get mobile with a brand new vehicle.

All of our dealerships, representing the Dacia, Hyundai, Nissan, Renault and Vauxhall brands, are Motability approved and are able to supply vehicles through the Motability Scheme.

The Motability Scheme offers the following benefits:

A choice of brand new car every 3 years

Both your Motability specialist and Motability will contact you a few months before your current car is due to be returned and, if you decide to continue with the Scheme, you can choose a car for your next three years (as long as you are still eligible).

Full breakdown assistance from the RAC 

The RAC Motability Assist line and roadside staff are specially trained to handle your calls 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Assistance is provided either at the roadside or at home.


Insurance is included as part of the scheme and offers similar cover to what you would expect under any fully comprehensive insurance policy . You can still choose a Motability car even if you don’t drive - you simply nominate two drivers who can drive on your behalf.

Replacement tyres fitted by Kwik-fit

Kwik Fit will replace tyres worn or damaged by normal use totally free of charge. A mobile service is also available so you can have your tyres replaced at your home or work - again for no extra cost.

Servicing and maintenance 

Regular servicing and maintenance of your car, including an MOT at the end of your agreement, is included and taken care of by us. There are no unexpected repair bills to worry about when you choose a Motability car.

Window and windscreen replacement 

If anything happens to your windows or windscreen, their repair is included as part of your agreement.

Finding the Right Car for You

Our Motability specialists have been trained to offer expert advice to ensure your Motability car is perfectly suited to your needs. To find out more about the cars available from Smiths on the Motability Scheme please use the links below to visit your preferred Motability dealership: