Returning a Leased Car at Serra Traverse City

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If you’ve weighed your options and decided that a lease is your best bet, you can look forward to years of incredible driving experiences on the Lake City streets. However, if you’re coming up to the end of your lease term, you might be curious about returning a leased car. Whether you’re interested in returning a leased car early or you want to buy after your lease period expires, Serra Traverse City is your source for reliable automotive information! Read on with our financers to learn more about the lease return process. 

Items to Bring When Returning a Leased Car

When you visit one of our locations to return your lease, you want to be certain you come prepared with the right materials. This will make sure the process is smooth and efficient. You’ll need to bring the following items to our leasing office when you’re ready to return your ride:

  • Vehicle inspection report
  • Repair receipts
  • Keys/spare keys
  • Owner’s manual
  • Maintenance records

If you can’t lay your hands on these items, don’t fret. Our team can work with you to look up the information you need. 

Returning a Leased Car Step by Step

Once you get to the dealership to return your lease, the process is painless. The following steps will guide you through returning a leased car:

  1. Return to our dealership with your leased vehicle.
  2. One of our associates will inspect the quality of your vehicle. 
  3. If the inspection reveals you’ve excess wear and tear or that you’ve gone over the mileage limit or, you may incur penalty fees. 
  4. Once the inspection is complete, you can upgrade to a new lease, buy your current vehicle outright, or simply walk away! If you’re eager to make the switch, our selection of new and used vehicles is certain to offer a match for your wishlist. 

Can You Return a Leased Car Early?

So, can you return a leased car early? You’ll need to check the specifics of your agreement, but generally returning a leased car early is an option. If you do return your lease early, you’ll still need to make pay off the owed amount and any other fees. Moving forward, you won’t need to make your monthly payments, and you can upgrade with a new Kalkaska commuter. 

Set Up Your Lease Return at Serra Traverse City

Now that you can answer the question, “Can you return a leased car early?” you can properly consider if returning a leased car early or on your scheduled date is right for you. If you have any questions about the process, contact us today. Our variety of locations near Bellaire ensures that reliable automotive solutions are available at a moment’s notice.

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