Lease Turn in Inspections ( Lease Return )
Is your lease return date coming up? If your car is leased there will soon come a day where you have to part ways with you vehicle and return it back to the dealership. While you may be excited to get a new car or get rid of your old one, there are some things you should consider a about a month before you return it. Dealerships are known for charging their customers hundreds of dollars when it comes time to turn in their vehicle… why you may ask? Lease turn in inspections. These are scheduled up to 90 days prior to your turn in date and may involve you taking the car to the dealer or making an appointment with an inspector to come to your location. The point of this inspection is to check if your car has any ‘excessive wear’. This may include, dents, scratches, bald tires, or pretty much any damage or wear besides normal use. Some customers even report being charged for bringing their car back dirty, yes the dealer will try to squeeze every last penny out of you during this time. What can you do? In this article I will quickly explain how to avoid paying the ridiculous fees and end your lease hassle free.
The first and most important thing you need to do is check the date of your turn in. This give you an idea of how much time you have to get the vehicle back in shape.
Second schedule an appointment with an Auto Body Repair Shop near you, If you are located in metro Detroit, Matrix Auto Collision offers FREE Lease Return Inspections in less than 10 minutes. At Matrix Auto our estimators are trained in Lease return inspections and know everything the inspector will look for, we will write you up an estimate to fix the most necessary item so that you save money. Typically the shop will calculate the cost to fix miscellaneous dents, scratches and cosmetic damage. These are very easy and quick things to fix and are much more affordable than paying the fees at the dealer.
Third is get it fixed. Bring your car to the shop, if you need a vehicle while you have your car repaired Matrix Auto has various discounts for many rental car companies in the area.
Once the vehicle is done we will give you a complimentary detail on the interior and exterior of your vehicle, that way your car looks clean when you go to turn it in.
Next, schedule an inspection. The dealer may want you to come there, we recommend you have one of their inspectors come out to you, as their are often less picky because they are typically hired as a third party. Everything should check out and you will be on your way to the next vehicle without paying an arm and a leg in fees!
If your car is going back soon reach out!
Matrix Auto Collision on Eight Mile and Wyoming in Detroit Michigan can answer any of you questions!
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