Volvo Lease Return Guide at Motorcars Volvo

Once your lease is approaching its end, there are several options to consider to prepare for what's next. Motorcars Volvo is standing by to make the process as simple and straightforward as possible. As your lease end date gets closer, we'll reach out to you in order to help you choose the best option for your situation.

Volvo Lease Vehicle Return Timeline

90 Days

90 Days - Research Your Three Lease-End Options

1. Lease/Purchase a new Volvo

Ready to experience the latest in technology, safety, and performance features of the current Volvo lineup? Our impressive Volvo lease or purchase options here at Motorcars Volvo make it simple to get behind the wheel of a new Volvo. You'll continue to enjoy the same levels of luxury and refinement you've come to expect from your Volvo. Take some time to browse our extensive inventory of new Volvo models and schedule a test drive today!

2. Purchase your current Volvo

We understand that you've grown attached to your Volvo. If you're not ready to part ways quite yet, you will have the option to purchase your vehicle. Motorcars Volvo can help you obtain your payoff quote and discuss financing options to maximize your savings.

3. Extend your Volvo lease

Whether you have a new Volvo on order or you want to drive your current Volvo for a few more months, you may be able to extend your lease. See Motorcars Volvo for further details.

60 Days

60 Days - Vehicle Inspection

In order to determine any excess wear, a complimentary vehicle inspection will be performed on your Volvo.


A representative will contact you to schedule a complimentary vehicle inspection.


To make the inspection as convenient as possible, you have the option to have your vehicle inspected at your home, office, or any other location.


In the event that your inspection report indicates that repairs are necessary, you can schedule repairs with Motorcars Volvo. It's important to keep all receipts in order to confirm that the repairs were completed.

30 Days

30 Days - Turn-In Appointment


Contact Motorcars Volvo to schedule your lease turn-in appointment.

Turn-In Appointment

It's important to remember to return all keys, key fobs, your owner's manual, and the spare tire or tire sealant kit to your Volvo retailer when returning your vehicle.




After your inspection, if you have made any repairs to your Volvo make sure to notify Motorcars Volvo when returning your vehicle. We ask that you please provide copies of the repair receipts, including your vehicle's VIN and account number on each copy.


Confirm your final mileage with Volvo Car Financial Services by calling 1-866-499-6793.

End-of-Term Payments

Within one to two weeks after you turn-in your Volvo, you may receive an invoice for any excess wear and use charges. Below, you will find more information about what's considered excess wear and use.

Excess Wear and Use

2019 Volvo S60

From shopping carts to baseball games, wear and tear can come from anywhere. Not to worry, normal wear and use is expected on every leased vehicle. Use the chart below to compare normal vs. excessive wear and use.


Normal Wear & Use

  • Smaller than or equal to 1.5-inches in diameter
  • Three or fewer dents per panel

Excess Wear & Use

  • Larger than 1.5-inches in diameter
  • Four or more dings and dents per panel
  • Dents that have been previously repainted


Normal Wear & Use

  • Minimal stains that can easily be removed

Excess Wear & Use

  • Tears, burns or singes in cloth or leather
  • Heavy stains that cannot be removed

Paint and Body Damage

Normal Wear & Use

  • Surface scratches that will polish out
  • Minor bumper scratches that do not break the paint
  • Three or fewer dings per panel, 1-inch in diameter or less

Excess Wear & Use

  • Scratches that exceed 3.5-inches in length
  • Excessive number of paint chips
  • Gouges, cracks or tears on bumper covers or body cladding
  • Four or more dings per panel

Glass and Headlights/Taillights

Normal Wear & Use

  • Minor glass chips
  • Scratches on the windshield that are outside the wiper field

Excess Wear & Use

  • Chips, stars or scratches on the windshield within the wiper field
  • Any crack in the windshield, lens or lens cover


Normal Wear & Use

  • Cosmetic scrapes that do not affect the performance of the wheel

Excess Wear & Use

  • Previously repaired wheel gouges or deep scrapes
  • Any damage that affects the wheel performance


Normal Wear & Use

  • Tread depth of 4/32 of an inch or greater at the minimum point of thickness

Excess Wear & Use

  • Tread depth less than 4/32 of an inch
  • Tires that are the wrong size or speed rating
  • Cut, torn or plugged sidewall

Other examples of excess wear and use include, but are not limited to missing, inoperable or cracked headlights, tail lights, turn signals, rearview or outside mirrors, or missing or inoperable seat belts or air bag, engine damage or inoperable vehicle, or missing audio equipment. If you have any questions, please call Volvo Cars toll-free at 1-866-499-6793.