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Learn more about the range of adaptations available, and how to get them.
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What are Motability Scheme Vehicle Adaptations?

What are Motability Scheme Vehicle Adaptations?

  • Driving with adaptations increases your mobility freedom and independence
  • There are different types, including pedal modifications, steering aids, and more
  • Load your wheelchair easier with the help of electric hoists
  • You can now store your equipment easily, allowing you to travel easier


Are you familiar with the adaptations you can get with your Motability vehicle? We have created a guide on the types of adaptations available and how to get the ones you need.

Whether you require alterations to help you to drive or to get in and out of your vehicle, there’s something for everyone.


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What type of adaptations are there?

Assistance with driving

If you require help with driving, you can get adaptations to suit your individual needs. These include:

  • Hand controls, for braking and acceleration
  • Electronic acceleration
  • Left foot acceleration
  • Pedal modifications, such as bringing pedals closer
  • Steering wheel aids
  • Control panel with remote controls


Motability Adaptations


Access your vehicle easier

If you struggle to get in and out of your vehicle, adaptations help you to increase your independence. These adaptations include:

  • Transfer plates
  • Electric hoists to lift you in or out of the vehicle
  • Swivel seats
  • Side steps, especially with larger vehicles


Store equipment

Storing your accessibility equipment such as a wheelchair can be a struggle. With adaptations, you can now take your required equipment with you wherever you go. The adaptations include:

  • Car boot hoists
  • Rooftop stowage, for keeping your boot clear


How to get adaptations?

  1. Check if you are eligible for adaptations. Use this tool to find out if you can join the Scheme.
  2. Get in touch with an adaptations installer. Not all vehicles are suitable for all adaptations. The experts can help you decide which vehicle is best suited for your needs.
  3. Order the vehicle suitable for you. Visit our Motability Scheme range to find your perfect match.
  4. Collect your new vehicle with all adaptations fitted.
  5. Enjoy the journey.


Do you have any questions about Motability? Our highly trained, experienced team members are on hand to answer any queries and help you get started.

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