How to Return a Leased Car

2022 Lexus ES


When it’s time to take home a new Lexus vehicle, you’ll often have the ability to opt for leasing or financing. Financing is a popular choice for many Cerritos shoppers, but leasing is also a smart option. If you opt for a lease, you’ll have to return your vehicle at the end of the leasing contract.

If it’s been some time since you’ve leased your vehicle, you may have forgotten what the lease return process is like. Fortunately, the experts from Lexus of Cerritos are here to help. Learn how to return a leased car with us today! We’re going to go over the following so that you can further understand the lease return process:

  • Can you return a leased car anywhere?
  • Can you return a leased car early?
  • What do I need for a lease return?
  • How do I return my leased car?

Can You Return a Leased Car Anywhere?

Depending on your leasing contract, it’s likely you can return your lease at almost any certified dealership. If you’ve leased your Lexus vehicle from a different dealership near the Long Beach area, we can likely help you return it at our dealership. Best of all, lease returns with us are simple and straightforward, making our team a great choice for an easy lease return.

Can You Return a Leased Car Early?

We mentioned returning your leased vehicle at the end of your leasing contract, but can you return a leased car early? Oftentimes, returning a leased car early is possible. However, there may be additional fees and penalties that apply when you’re returning a leased car early. It’s important to understand your leasing contract, and don’t hesitate to speak to our team if you’re interested in returning your leased car early.

Returning a Leased Car – Don’t Forget These Items

Before making the trip from Torrance to our dealership, make sure that you have all the items that came with your vehicle when you bought it. In addition, there are many other items you can bring with you that’ll ensure a smooth lease return experience. Don’t forget to bring these items with you at your lease return appointment:

  • All your keys
  • Owner’s manual
  • Vehicle accessories
  • Maintenance/repair records

What Returning a Leased Car Is Like at Lexus of Cerritos

The lease return process may seem stressful, especially at other dealerships, but our goal is to ensure that your lease turn-in is as straightforward as possible. Here’s what returning a leased car is like at our dealership:

  1. Schedule a lease return appointment.
  2. Bring your vehicle into our dealership during your scheduled time.
  3. We’ll access any overall issues and determine if there’s an overage on miles.
  4. Finally, we’ll go over your lease return options.

Returning a Leased Car Is Easy With Our Team!

We make it easy for you to return your leased vehicle. Whether you’re looking to upgrade to a new vehicle for your Cerritos commute, or you’re ready to just return your leased vehicle and move on, we’ve got you covered at Lexus of Cerritos. Reach out to us today for more information on lease returns!

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