Mobility rebate programs provide cash reimbursement of up to $2,500 of the cost of approved aftermarket adaptive equipment or conversion when installed on an eligble vehicle.
Many automakers are committed to provide solutions that serve the moblity needs of all customers. In an effort to help make adaptive equipment and vehicle modifications more affordable to customers with disabilities, over 24 US auto brands offer financial assistance through mobility rebate programs.
View our Mobility Rebate Guide to see the full list of mobility rebate programs available and find out if your automaker offers financial assistance for vehicle modifications or mobility equipment. For more information on mobility rebate programs, view our frequently asked questions.
What is a mobility rebate?
A manufacturer mobility rebate for adaptive equipment is a financial incentive provided by a vehicle manufacturer to help offset the cost of installing adaptive equipment in a vehicle to make it more accessible for people with disabilities.
Adaptive equipment includes any modifications or additions to a vehicle that are necessary for a person with a disability to safely and comfortably operate or travel in the vehicle. Examples of adaptive equipment include wheelchair ramps, lifts, hand controls, and specialized seats.
The manufacturer mobility rebate is typically offered as a cash reimbursement to the customer after the purchase of a new vehicle, and it can vary depending on the type and cost of the adaptive equipment being installed. The rebate is intended to make it more affordable for people with disabilities to purchase a vehicle and have it modified to meet their specific needs.
Are used vehicles eligible for mobility rebates?
Most automakers do not offer their mobility rebate for adaptive equipment installed in a used or pre-owned vehicle. However, certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles purchased from Audi, BMW, MINI, and Mercedes-Benz are eligible for their mobility rebate programs.
Are leased vehicles eligible for mobility rebates?
Yes, almost all automakers offer their mobility rebate for adaptive equipment installed in a new leased vehicle. Some manufacturers require advance written lessor approval of adaptive equipment installations.
New vehicles leased from Mazda are not eligible for their mobility rebate.
Are there time limits for applying for a mobility rebate reimbursement?
Yes, there are time limits for applying for a mobility rebate rembursement. The time limit will vary by manufacturer. Most time limits range from 90 days after delivery to 12 months after delivery. View our Mobility Rebate Guide for details on your automaker's time limit policy.
Note: This information is provided by The Creative Mobility Group for assistance and reference purposes only. Consumers should verify information with their automaker.