Returning a Leased Car at Lexus of Tampa Bay

2022 Lexus ES


Is your lease almost over and you are looking at returning a leased car early, the process is actually simple and straightforward, and can be done in a matter of minutes. Let’s learn more about returning a leased car with the Lexus of Tampa Bay finance center so you know exactly what processes need to be followed. For more information, feel free to contact us anytime!

Where Do You Need To Return a Leased Car?

Maybe you didn’t have a good experience with leasing your car at a different dealership near the Town 'N' Country area, can you return it elsewhere? In many cases, you can return your leased vehicle at almost any dealership. If you’ve leased your vehicle elsewhere, we’re more than happy to help you return your leased car at our dealership and make your lease turn-in process simple and straightforward.

Returning a Leased Car Early

So, can you return a leased car early? In most cases, you certainly can, however, it’s important to check your lease agreement to make sure there are no penalties. Keep in mind that if you return your lease early, you’ll be responsible for the remainder of the balance on your lease and any fees incurred. When you return your lease, you are no longer responsible for the monthly payments, and you can pick out a new vehicle to buy or lease.

Items to Bring When Returning a Leased Car

Can you return a leased car early? Yes! Let’s check out a few important things to bring along with you to make the process as smooth as possible. Here is what you need to bring to your local Brandon dealership:

  • Vehicle inspection report
  • Repair receipts
  • Keys/spare keys
  • Owner’s manual
  • Maintenance records

If you are unable to locate any of these items, we could always look them up in our system. Be sure to reach out to us if you’re unsure about anything throughout the process.

Returning a Leased Car Step by Step

Returning a leased vehicle is extremely easy, as all you have to do is drop it off at the dealership. Remember, even if you leased your vehicle from another Tampa dealership, you can still return it to Lexus of Tampa Bay, just be sure that your lease contract allows it. The return process goes as follows:

  1. You’ll drop off your vehicle at our dealership. 
  2. One of our specialists will inspect the vehicle for damage, overall quality, and other important factors. 
  3. Any extra miles on the odometer that exceed the restrictions or any wear and tear are subject to penalty fees. 
  4. Once the inspection process of your vehicle is complete, you can upgrade to a newer model for a new lease, buy out your current leased vehicle, or walk away and go for any of our new or used vehicles. 

Find Your Next Vehicle at Lexus of Tampa Bay!

Now that you know more about returning a leased car, come stop by Lexus of Tampa Bay and meet with our finance center to finalize your return. While you’re here, be sure to check out our new vehicle inventory for your next Tampa ride. Also, take advantage of our lease and finance specials to save big on your next lease near Riverview!

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