There's no better feeling than the thrill of tackling California's highways at the helm of a brand-new Lexus. It's a feeling you know well, since you've been driving one for the past few years. But now the time has come to turn in your leased Lexus, and you may be unsure of what to do next. Your contract is up, but do you really have to turn your car in? Maybe you've grown to love your car and aren't ready to part ways. Or maybe you're nowhere near the end of your lease but you're more than ready to upgrade to a newer Lexus and swap your car for a sophisticated SUV. We realize you might have a lot of questions about your lease-end options, and we want you to know that the we have professionals at
available to assist you.
It doesn't matter whether your lease is nearing its maturity date or you want to get out early, we'll be happy to help you out. Even if you didn't lease your Lexus through us initially, we're still here for you. We realize you probably have a lot of questions, so get started by reading our lease-end FAQ below. We'll be here to answer your more specific questions when you're ready, and discuss specific options with you.
Q: My lease isn’t up yet, but I’m ready for a new Lexus. Can I get out of my lease early?
A: Absolutely! Here at DCH Lexus of Oxnard
, we’ll work with you to evaluate your current lease situation and present you with options. We’ll help you determine when the time is right to upgrade and show you which models may better suit you, including the latest version of the Lexus you’re currently driving.
Q: Where do I start when I am ready to return my leased Lexus?
A: Come to DCH Lexus of Oxnard
for a complimentary lease return pre-inspection appointment. At this time, we’ll assess the wear and tear of your vehicle and determine whether you’re at risk of being charged extra fees. This lease appointment should be schedules 15-60 days prior to your lease-end date, and when you come, you should bring all your keys, spare tires, manuals and anything else included with the vehicle when you initially signed the lease. This complimentary appointment is designed to help you avoid any surprises at turn in, and can help you determine which road you'll take when your lease officially expires.
Q: I went over my mileage or damaged my leased vehicle. What are my options?
A: If you went over your mileage and you want to turn in your vehicle, you will be charged a small fee per mile over your limit. If you trade your vehicle, you won't be charged. During your pre-lease inspection appointment, we'll discuss any excess wear or use issues that may incur a charge at turn-in.
Q: I'm getting close to my lease expiration date. What are my lease-end options?
A: You'll have several choices, and it will be easy to determine which option is best after your pre-return inspection. These options include:
- Upgrade to a New Lexus - If you're happy with your leased Lexus but want the opportunity to explore the latest automotive technology available, this is perfect for you. With this familiar-yet-flexible option, you'll be able to continue taking advantage of the financial benefits of leasing, but from behind the wheel of a newer Lexus.
- Buy Your Leased Lexus Outright - Some of our clients simply aren't ready to give up their leased Lexus, and that's alright with us! You can buy it for the remaining payoff amount and we can help you find the right financing solution to do so. Choose this option, and you'll be the proud owner of your vehicle with no limitations set by a leasing contract.
- Return Your Leased Lexus - If the reason you leased a Lexus in the first place was so that you could simply turn it in and walk away when your lease matures, then this is the right choice for you. Just schedule a turn-in appointment and be sure to settle any remaining financial obligations.