Subaru Lease Return Checklist

Easy Return of Your Subaru LeaseThe following checklist will help make the lease return process as smooth as possible...

1. Pay Off Extra Costs on the Car

This includes:

  • Excess wear
  • Mileage overage
  • Other fees

2. Have an Inspection Performed

You'll want to make sure the vehicle is in the same condition as when you first got it.

  • Get major damages repaired.
  • Have tires replaced, if they're extremely worn. And they'll need to match and be of the same quality as the original set.
  • Wash the exterior and clean the interior thoroughly.

3. Cancel Any Automatic Payments

Inspecting Your Lease Before Returning It

This includes anything like:

  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Updates on navigation systems
  • OnStar®
  • Vehicle apps on your phone
  • Monthly car payments

4. Remove Personal Items

  • Phone/device chargers
  • Jewelry
  • Money
  • Important documents
  • Clothes
  • Mail
  • Anything else that didn't come with the vehicle

5. Gather Vehicle Items

  • Bring All Items From Your Lease Back to the DealershipAny set of keys that you have
  • Owner's manuals
  • Any original equipment (like the radio, headrests, third-row seat, etc.)
  • Navigation media, like a memory card
  • DVD headphones and remote, if applicable
  • Floor mats
  • Tool kit and spare tire, if applicable
  • Any items unique to a hybrid/electric car, like a charge cord
  • Any other items that came with the car

6. Bring the Car to the Dealership

This should occur on or before the lease-end date. And be sure to bring the following with you:

  • All keys and key fobs
  • Vehicle inspection report
  • Receipts of any repairs that were completed

By following this checklist, returning a leased Subaru will be easy. Then, you can take advantage of our Vehicle Exchange Program.

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Paul Miller Subaru

3469 Route 46
Directions Parsippany, NJ 07054

  • Sales: 855-591-9229
  • Service Center: (888)377-9765
  • Parts Center: 855-607-2335


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