Lease Return Expert

When the time comes to return your leased car, you may wonder just how much work it will need to avoid dealer penalties. The average Leasee charge-back is $1500 for minor cosmetic damage. Don’t fear. Here at Pristine, we know how dealers evaluate lease returns and can save you money.

Dealers mainly charge penalties for returns which have extensive damage, not for normal wear and tear. Charges are based on full replacement cost while Mobile repairs are highly acceptable. There’s no need to return an immaculately detailed car. Decent and presentable will do. Before your Leased vehicle Return Inspection, call Pristine Cosmetic Repair to discuss our Auto Reconditioning Services and how we are able to save you a considerable amount of time and money on the best recon repair services available.

Below are some kinds of damage that incur dealer penalties.

Tires, Wheels, and Wheel Covers
  • Tires with exposed cords or sidewall damage
  • Tires or wheels that do not match or meet manufacturer guidelines for safe operation
  • Missing or damaged wheel covers
  • Wheel gouges greater than 1”
Glass and Lights
  • Windshield cracks, stars, or bullseyes
  • Damaged, broken, or non-factory tinted glass
  • Bent, broken, or missing lights, turn signals, mirrors, or lamps
Paint and Body
  • One scratch, or an accumulation of scratches, greater than 6” per panel, penetrating the paint
  • 10 or more chips per panel
  • Scratches that cannot be buffed out during normal reconditioning
  • Five or more dings per panel or dents greater than 3.5”
  • Poorly performed body work or unrepaired collision damage
  • Burn holes
  • Cuts, tears, and singed areas
  • Any stains that cannot be removed
  • Damage to frame structure great enough to affect the integrity of the vehicle
  • Damage from floods, water, hail, or sand
  • Damage resulting from improper care
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