WEAR AND TEAR EXPLAINED

 

Lease vehicles should be returned in good condition, allowing for Normal Wear and Tear (refer to your Lease Agreement). Anything outside of Normal Wear and Tear may result in Excess Wear and Tear charges.

2019 Lincoln Nautilus

Exterior Wear and Tear:

1. Glass
2. Lenses
3. Tires
4. Exterior Body Panel
5. Wheels

2019 Lincoln M K C Interior

Interior Wear and Tear:

1. Interior Burn holes.
2. Interior Permanent Stains
3. Interior Cuts and Tears

EXCESS WEAR AND TEAR


When ready to evaluate your level of Wear and Tear, we have convenient resources to help:

Keep in mind, if you purchased WearCare®, Excess Wear and Tear charges will be waived up to $7,500 in most cases. See your WearCare® Addendum for details and exclusions on coverage.

 

DAMAGE
 
NORMAL WEAR AND TEAR
 
EXCESS WEAR AND TEAR
 
Dents Up to three (3) per panel with a diameter up to 101.6 mm (4”) Four (4) or more per panel or any with a diameter greater than 101.6 mm (4”)
Glass No glass damage All glass damage is chargeable (even small cracks and chips can compromise safety)
Lenses (headlights, taillights and markers) Scratches and scuffs Cracked or broken
Wheels Scratches and gouges up to 
152.4 mm (6”)
Scratches or gouges greater than 
152.4 mm (6”)
Tires
  • Tread depth of 3.2 mm (1/8”) or greater in all grooves

  • Replacement tires, including winter tires, left on the original rim

  • No sidewall damage/plugs or exposed cords/belts
  • Tread depth less than 3.2 mm (1/8”) in all grooves

  • Replacement tires, including winter tires, not left on the original rim

  • Any sidewall damage/plugs, exposed cords, belts or tires that are not an appropriate match for the vehicle
Interior burn holes Up to two (2) per panel with a diameter up to 3.2 mm (1/8”) Three (3) or more per panel or any with a diameter greater than 3.2 mm (1/8”)
Interior permanent stains One (1) per panel up to 
12.7 mm (1/2”)
Two (2) or more per panel or any greater than 12.7 mm (1/2”)
Interior cuts and tears
Up to two (2) per panel up to 
12.7 mm (1/2”)
Three (3) or more per panel or any greater than 12.7 mm (1/2”)
DISCLAIMER


Information provided in this section is for example purposes only. Lincoln Automotive Financial Services recommends that you visit your local Lincoln dealership or contact the Customer Service Centre for details.
 

You'll also find details about Excess Wear and Tear in your Red Carpet Lease Agreement, including:

  • Broken or missing parts
  • Repairs
  • Mechanical or electrical malfunctions
  • Tires

Some damage considered as Excess Wear and Tear may be covered by your insurance. Be sure to allow sufficient time for your claims to be processed/repairs completed before returning the vehicle.

You may be charged for unaddressed Excess Wear and Tear when the vehicle is returned.

 

EXCESS KILOMETRAGE



If the kilometrage on your lease vehicle exceeds that allowed under your lease agreement, you will be responsible for the overage. Please refer to your agreement for kilometres allowed and excess kilometrage charges.

And as always, you are welcome to consult your Lincoln Dealer with any questions.