Contract Hire (24-36 months)

Athol Garage provide Contract Hire facilities as an easy cost effective way to fund private or business motor vehicles. Rather than purchasing outright you can rent it long term which makes it easier to budget and can often save you money.

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For a fixed monthly payment you can lease brand new Nissan Cars and vans without having to find the initial capital to purchase them. At the end of the contact you simply hand the vehicle back so that you never have the hassle of selling it or the risk of it’s eventual residual/disposal value.

Typically, contact hire is for a fixed term between three and four years with an option to include routine annual Service Maintenance

Our Sale Team will listen to and discuss your vehicle type & mileage requirements with you to determine the best Nissan vehicle & contract term on offer within your budget.

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How does it work?

Athol supply New Nissan Vehicles from almost the whole range of Cars & Vans.

Once you have picked a vehicle (or vehicles) we will give you a quote. There are no hidden extras, so providing you return the vehicle within the terms of your contract,you will know exactly how much the vehicle will cost you. If you need it straight away, we may be able to assist with a loan or substitute vehicle for a short time until you new vehicle arrives.

Payment is made monthly in advance for which you will receive a monthly invoice


Business benefits

  • Cost control a competitive, fixed monthly amount to pay which makes budgeting easier
  • Free up capital – you get to drive new vehicles without the up-front costs, freeing up money for you to invest elsewhere in your business
  • Competitive costs – As a Nissan Franchise Dealer, you benefit from our purchasing power direct from the Manufacturer,
  • No risk – you can eliminate the risks on vehicle depreciation and maintenance. At the end of the contract, simply hand back the car without worrying about how much it might be worth
  • Any Nissan vehicle – a wide choice of Nissan cars and light commercial vehicles available to meet your business needs
  • Less administration – Athol deal with all the buying, maintenance and selling issues saving you time and money; allowing you to focus on your core business
  • Tax benefits – Reclaim 100% of the VAT on all maintenance charges & the lease rental for commercial vehicles. Plus 50% of the VAT on the fees and finance element of the rental on cars made available for private use
  • Hassle free – you have the option to add servicing and maintenance, removing all the hassle of running a vehicle, leaving you to just drive. Plus we offer other useful services including fuel, accident management and short term vehicle rental
  • Expert advice – we can advise you on the most suitable vehicles, type of funding, length of contract, anticipated mileage, tax position and how long you should keep each vehicle
  • 24/7 support – by choosing Athol, you have the reassurance of 24/7 support 365 days a year by phone, internet and email
  • A dedicated team – as a local Self-Drive Car Hire Operator we have dedicated experienced team of people to support you every day

Benefits of Contract Hire?

  • It works for business – the most popular company vehicle funding method in the UK.
  • Cost control – a fixed monthly cost makes budgeting easier plus tax benefits
  • Free up capital – new vehicles without the up-front costs, freeing up money for you to invest
  • Competitive costs – you will benefit from our buying power
  • No risk – you can eliminate the risks on vehicle depreciation and maintenance (where guaranteed maintenance is taken).
  • Any Nissan vehicle – choose from the full range of cars and light commercial vehicles
  • Less administration – allowing you to focus on your core business

What’s covered within maintenance?

We include:

  • Servicing
  • Maintenance
  • Tyres (any worn tyres through fair wear & tear will be replaced within the maintenance budget, however, damaged, neglected or vandalised tyres will be recharged)
  • Batteries
  • Exhaust
  • Mechanical breakdown cover
  • Any worn items

We don’t include:

  • Glass / windscreens
  • Accident damage
  • Driver abuse items
  • Replacement items through damage and neglect

What other products and services do you provide?

  • Accident Management
  • Short term vehicle rental
  • Give us a call to find out more

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What if I have other questions?

Nothing is too much trouble, we’re only a phone call away. Contact the Contract Hire Team on 01624 820082 or request a call back and we’ll get back in touch.

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