Ford Lease Return Guide

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Sarchione Ford Lease Return Center

If your Ford lease-end date is approaching, you might be wondering what your options are. Even if you originally leased your Ford vehicle at another dealership, Sarchione Ford wants to remind you that you can return your lease right here in Randolph, OH! There’s no need to waste time and energy driving all the way back to another dealer.

Our team of friendly and knowledgeable Ford experts is standing by to discuss your lease-end options and to make the process both quick and easy. To help you prepare, we’ve created this informative guide that covers all of your lease-end options to help you make an informed decision when the time comes. Armed with the right information, you’ll have no trouble choosing the option that’s right for yo

What are My Ford Lease-End Options?

Option 1 – Purchase Your Leased Ford
It’s certainly easy to understand that you’ve grown attached to your current Ford vehicle. The good news is that within your Lease Agreement is a price at which you can purchase and take ownership of your Ford once your lease has reached its end. In order to fulfill your lease-end requirements, you must:

  • Satisfy any outstanding financial requirements
  • Finish lease-end procedures, such as reviewing and signing the Odometer Statement (as required by federal law)
  • Complete your vehicle purchase transaction

Option 2 – Purchase or Lease a New Ford Vehicle
Eager to get behind the wheel of the latest version of your Ford or are you interested in choosing an entirely different Ford vehicle? One key advantage of leasing is the flexibility you have when your lease reaches its end. Better still, returning Ford lessees are often eligible for significant savings on their next Ford lease. If you’d rather purchase your next Ford, Sarchione Ford is your destination for the latest special offers and incentives to help you maximize your savings.

 

Option 3 – Return Your Leased Ford
Regardless of where your Ford was originally leased, you can return it right here at Sarchione Ford! Rather than wasting time and energy driving long distances back to your originating dealer, we offer the convenience of letting our team handle the lease-end process for you. In order to save time, we suggest that you bring your completed Vehicle Inspection checklist along with the Excess Wear and Use guide. Stop by Sarchione Ford today and let our friendly and knowledgeable Ford team take care of the rest.

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Guide to Returning Your Leased Ford

If your lease-end date is approaching fast, a good first step is to have a complimentary inspection performed on your vehicle. Simply contact Sarchione Ford within approximately 45 days of your lease ending to schedule this inspection. To prepare for this inspection, the table below lists important details regarding potential charges as outlined in the Wear and Use guide. For full details, you can find them in your Lease Agreement.

Damage Normal Wear and Use     Excess Wear and Use
Exterior body panel dings, dents, and scratches Up to 3 per panel with a diameter up to 4 inches 4 or more per panel or any with diameter greater than 4 inches
Glass No glass damage All glass damage is chargeable (even small cracks and chips can compromise safety)
Lenses (headlights, taillights, and markers) Scratches and scuffs Cracked or broken
Wheels Scratches and gouges up to 6 inches Scratches or gouges greater than 6 inches
Tires No sidewall damage/plugs or exposed cords/belts Any sidewall damage/plugs, exposed cords/belts, or tires that are not an appropriate match for the vehicle
Interior burn holes Up to 2 per panel with diameter up to 1/8 inch  3 or more per panel with any diameter greater than 1/8 inch
Interior permanent stains 1 per panel up to ½ inch 2 per panel or any greater than ½ inch
Interior cuts and tears Up to 2 per panel up to ½ inch 3 or more per panel or any greater than ½ inch

Other examples of Excess Wear and Use include:

  • Mechanical or electrical malfunctions
  • Insufficient or poor-quality repairs
  • Broken or missing parts (e.g., keys, head restraints, spare tire, and charge cord on hybrid/electric vehicles)

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