Motability At M53 Ford

Motability Scheme

As an established Ford dealer in Cheshire, we at M53 Ford are proud to be a part of the Motability Scheme, offering drivers and their families with limited mobility a chance to get the very best motoring experience.

The scheme itself is straightforward – if you receive mobility allowance that’s eligible, you can exchange part or all of it for a brand new Ford car. Our Motability specialists will be on hand to provide advice and guidance, assist with the application process, and request any adaptations you may need.

Who is eligible for the scheme?

Customers who receive any of the following mobility allowances can exchange it for a vehicle, providing they have at least 12 months’ award length remaining.

  • Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (HRMC DLA)
  • Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (ERMC PIP)
  • War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)


Parents can apply on behalf of a child, and Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles are available as part of the scheme.

What are the benefits of the scheme?

The Motability Scheme offers a range of benefits for customers, all of which are included in the monthly payments. In addition to a brand new Ford Motability car and an a mileage allowance of 60,000 miles over three years, you’ll enjoy:

  • Insurance cover
  • Servicing and maintenance
  • Full breakdown assistance
  • Up to two named drivers if the applicant doesn’t drive
  • Full support from our Motability specialists

Our M53 Ford Specialists

At M53 Ford, our team of Motability specialists is here to ensure your experience is simple and stress-free. Not only will we provide impartial advice to help you pick the perfect vehicle to meet your requirements, we can also advise on the various adaptations that can be made, including driving and steering control changes, ramps and wheelchair hoists.

If you’re new to Motability we’ll take time to explain the scheme and help with the application process, answering any questions you may have. Our personal, friendly service includes:

  • Fully accredited Motability specialists who deliver industry-leading customer satisfaction
  • Over 30 years’ combined experience of the scheme
  • Full guidance for the application, selection and customisation of your new vehicle
  • Regular maintenance and upkeep of your vehicle
  • Home demonstrations where necessary
  • Peace of mind that all your needs will be carefully considered

Contact us

The Ford range has models to suit varying needs, from compact cars that make getting around town and parking easy, to larger options that provide space for the family and can be adapted to accommodate wheelchairs. To find out more about the Motability Scheme or to view and test drive the Ford Motability vehicles we have available, contact M53 Ford in Ellesmere Port and Birkenhead today.