Barretts MINI are the proud providers of motability vehicles in Kent. Our showrooms have wheelchair access and extra quiet spaces inside.

Exchange your higher rate mobility allowance for a MINI and enjoy 3 years stress-free motoring.

With a selection of vehicles available with no advanced payment, a MINI is the perfect choice with Motability at Barretts. There's never been a better time to drive a MINI.

Talk to one of our Motability specialists today or visit us at Barretts MINI Ashford and Canterbury. Your road to worry-free motoring starts here.

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The Motability Scheme is a UK-registered charity which provides motorists with a disability access to brand-new vehicles in order to stay mobile. Barretts MINI in Ashford and Canterbury are proud to be associated with Motability, helping disabled people and war pensioners obtain a new car through the Motability Car Scheme.

There are so many people who are not aware that they qualify for the Motability Scheme. It's not just people with physical disabilities who are entitled to the benefits that come with the scheme but mental health conditions are also taken into account for eligibility.

Not only that, if you do not drive but are eligible for the scheme, you can nominate up to three drivers on your behalf. Whether it's friends, family or careers, the Motability Scheme is here to keep you mobile.


There is a huge range of benefits offered with the Motability scheme. This route to worry-free motoring offers the following benefits:

  • Insurance included
  • All servicing, maintenance, windscreen and tyre replacement costs built in
  • Accident and breakdown cover
  • Many adaptations at no extra cost
  • Ability to nominate up to two drivers
  • A new MINI every three years which includes a 60,000 mileage allowance

We have a great team of MINI Motability Specialists who are trained to guide you through the whole process and are on hand to answer any questions you have.

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It may be shocking to know just how many people can qualify for the Motability Scheme. The Scheme takes in to account a wide ranges of disorders and conditions when assessing its customers. So whether you are struggling with your mental health or have a physical disability, we may be able to help you.

To join the Scheme, you will need to receive one of four mobility allowances and have a minimum of 12 months' award length remaining.

Check if you are eligible by clicking the button below.


Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (HRMC DLA). As of April 2019, this allowance is £61.20 per week.

Find out more about Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (ERMC PIP). As of April 2019, this allowance is £61.20 per week.

Find out more about Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement (WPMS). As of April 2019, this allowance is £68.35 per week.

Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP). As of April 2019, the mobility element of the allowance is £61.20 per week.

If you require any adaptations to your vehicle to make it safer, more accessible or for that added bit of comfort, we are happy to help you with this request. Just Speak to a member of the Barretts MINI Motability team for more information.​​