What are ways to get your car ready for lease inspection?

I have to turn my car back in at the end of a lease. What should I do to get the car ready for the lease inspection?

Answer
“One of the smartest things you can do is follow the pre-inspection checklist that most dealers give their customers.
This will outline the specifics of the inspection, and usually will tell you what you need to do regarding the condition of the:
  • Tires
  • Interior
  • Windows
  • Exterior
  • Mechanics
In addition, you should also check your mileage and avoid increasing it if possible, collect the keys, put together all manuals, and undo any modifications.
And if you’re returning the lease and not getting a new car, don’t forget to either cancel your insurance or switch to minimum state liability coverage for a short time while you’re finding a new ride.
If you want help shopping for a new insurance policy to ensure you’re getting the best rate, try using the Jerry app. Jerry compares rates from the top providers and delivers the best deals to your phone in minutes. And the best part–Jerry does this for free.”
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Answered on Sep 01, 2021
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