At Faulkner Alfa Romeo Willow Grove, our finance team aims to make the lease-end process easy and straightforward for Willow Grove, Horsham, and Abington, PA, drivers. We also want to make sure you’re familiar with our lease return procedure.
Below, we’ve answered some of the most pressing questions regarding lease returns and the lease-end period.
For any clarification about any of our lease return FAQs, or to ask any additional questions, contact us today!
When your lease comes to an end, all you’re responsible for is dropping your leased vehicle off.
You’ll drop your vehicle off at the original Alfa Romeo dealership where you signed your lease.
If you no longer live near that dealership, contact us to figure out your other options. You may be able to return your lease at your new nearest Alfa Romeo dealer.
When you sign your lease, you and a member of our finance team will agree upon an established end date. You’ll be responsible for returning your leased car to your Alfa Romeo dealership by this date.
You should keep this date in mind when you originally sign your lease. If you need a reminder on your lease-end date, contact your Alfa Romeo dealer today!
There are several ways you can get ready for your lease return. To start, you’ll want to check your car’s odometer. When you signed your lease, you should have agreed with our team on a mileage limit for the duration of the lease term.
Next, you’ll want to look around your vehicle to assess any possible wear or damage. Things to look out for include:
By simply checking your vehicle for excess wear, you may be able to avoid any additional charges when you return your vehicle.
You should plan to return your lease on the agreed-upon date. While you’re technically able to return your leased vehicle early, you may face an additional fee for doing so.
If you need to return your car early due to any conflict, contact us ahead of time.
Much like returning your lease early, returning your lease late can result in some additional charges.
Avoid late fees by turning your leased car in on time, or you can get in touch with us to see about re-scheduling options.
While we’ve touched on some of the additional charges you might see at the end of your lease, it can’t hurt to recap.
You may see extra charges or fees for any of the following reasons:
These additional payments are fairly easy to avoid as long as you properly monitor and maintain your vehicle over the course of your lease.When you return your leased vehicle, you should also confirm that all recurring or electronic payments have been cancelled.
Yes, there are several other courses of action you can take when your lease term reaches its end.
First, you may be able to renew the lease if you’d like to stay behind the wheel of your current model. Additionally, you can purchase your current vehicle if you’re ready to make the full commitment.
If you’d rather try out a new Alfa Romeo model, you can always exchange your leased car for a new one. Once your current lease is over, you can sign a new lease for a model with all the latest upgrades.
Sticking with a simple lease return is your best option if you’re not ready to make the decision regarding your next vehicle just yet. No matter your decision at the end of your lease, our team can help you every step of the way.
Whether you plan on returning, exchanging, or purchasing your leased vehicle near Willow Grove, Horsham, or Abington, Pennsylvania, our team at Faulkner Alfa Romeo Willow Grove is ready to help.
Contact or visit us today with any additional questions or to learn more about our leasing process!