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MINI LEASE RETURN CENTER

Are you currently leasing a MINI? Whether you leased your current MINI from Bill Jacobs or another MINI dealership, we are here to help you understand your lease-end options. Bill Jacobs MINI is one of the largest volume MINI dealerships in Chicagoland.

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Leasing can be one of the most financially advantageous ways of driving a MINI. Did you know that more than half of MINI drivers lease a MINI? Bill Jacobs MINI is here to help you throughout your entire lease journey. We will check in with you and send reminders. When you are six months out from your MINI lease expiring, our Portfolio Manager will reach out to discuss your lease-end options. These options include:

If you are currently leasing your MINI, one of your options will be to return your MINI and get into a new one. Whether you are shopping for a MINI Clubman, Countryman, 4 Door, 2 Door, or MINI Electric, Bill Jacobs MINI is your choice for the best experience. At Bill Jacobs MINI, the cars bring you in and the experience brings you back.

STEP 1 – CONTACT BILL JACOBS MINI

You can shop our extensive MINI inventory online and select the model of your choice. Whichever MINI model you choose, MINI Financial Services can provide financing options to ease the transition. Occasionally, there may be special incentives available to existing lease customers to waive remaining lease payments. Ask our MINI Portfolio Manager for any special incentives you may be eligible for upon your lease contract expiring.

STEP 2 – INSPECT YOUR CURRENT MINI

We recommend you visit Bill Jacobs MINI in Naperville six months before the end of your lease. We will review the condition of your MINI and provide an estimate of any charges. Contact us to schedule a lease-end inspection.

STEP 3 – IF NECESSARY, REPAIR YOUR CURRENT MINI

If there is any excess wear and use present, you will receive an estimated cost for repairs needed shortly after your vehicle inspection. We recommend having the repairs completed at Bill Jacobs MINI. Our team of factory-trained technicians is here to ensure the repairs are completed correctly, using genuine MINI parts.

If you are currently leasing your MINI, one of your options will be keep your current MINI. At Bill Jacobs MINI, the cars bring you in and the experience brings you back.

As your MINI lease comes to an end, you may decide to keep it. You have come to love and trust your MINI, so you decide to keep your MINI after your lease is over. You may purchase your MINI outright for the purchase price or finance the amount remaining. Both options absolve you of any and all excess wear and mileage charges, allowing you the freedom to customize your vehicle precisely to your liking. Our MINI Portfolio Manager will be in touch with you to discuss your options. If you decide to keep your MINI, Bill Jacobs MINI will work with you to arrange financing of your remaining balance.

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STEP 1 – EVALUATE YOUR CURRENT MINI

If you plan on returning your vehicle, visit Bill Jacobs MINI in Naperville for a pre-inspection six months before the end of your lease. Bill Jacobs MINI will review your vehicle’s condition and provide an estimate of any charges. Please contact Bill Jacobs MINI and our MINI Portfolio Manager will go over the next steps and get an inspection scheduled for you.

STEP 2 – IF NECESSARY, REPAIR YOUR CURRENT MINI

If there is any excess wear and use present, you will receive an estimated cost for repair shortly after your vehicle inspection. To ensure that the repairs are acceptable, we recommend having them completed at Bill Jacobs MINI. You will be required to forward your repair receipts to MINI Cars of North America to ensure that your maturity billing is updated accordingly. Or, if more convenient, you can choose to return your vehicle as is and pay any outstanding charges at that time.

STEP 3 – RETURNING YOUR MINI

Our MINI Portfolio Manager will reach out to schedule an appointment to return your MINI on or before your lease maturity date. Bill Jacobs MINI will review the condition of your vehicle and confirm that the necessary repairs have been made. You and Bill Jacobs MINI will sign a Vehicle Return Confirmation form to validate that the return process is complete.

The end of one great journey is the beginning of another. As your lease comes to an end, our MINI Portfolio Manager and the team at Bill Jacobs MINI is here to guide you on the best lease-end options for you.

MINI PORTFOLIO MANAGER

  • Kelly  Neitzer

    Kelly Neitzer

    Portfolio Manager

    (630) 718-2854
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    Kelly  Neitzer

    Kelly Neitzer

    Portfolio Manager

    I have been with Bill Jacobs BMW/MINI for 10 years. I feel very fortunate to work for such a great organization. Best part about my job is the relationships I have made with customers.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR LEASING A MINI

The closure of a lease term requires you to have your MINI inspected and returned to any MINI dealership. Our MINI Portfolio Manager will walk you through the options for ending your lease. You can buy out your lease, you can return your lease, or you can return your lease and buy another vehicle.

  • DO I NEED TO RETURN MY LEASED MINI TO BILL JACOBS MINI?

    • No matter where you leased your MINI from, you can return your MINI to any MINI dealership. We recommend turning in your lease at Bill Jacobs MINI as we are experts in the MINI lease program and our team is trained specifically to provide you guidance on the best options to fit your preferences.
  • CAN I END MY MINI LEASE EARLY?

    • If you wish to terminate your lease early, you will be able to buy out your lease at any time. If you wish to trade in your MINI, you will be accountable for the remaining payments on your lease.
  • SHOULD I BUY OUT MY LEASE?

    • Typically, the lease-end buyout price will be any residual value within your lease contract. We recommend you discuss payment options with our MINI Portfolio Manager to determine if you would pay that price for a different vehicle of precisely the same mileage and equipment. Feel free to give Kelly Donku, MINI Portfolio Manager, a call at 630-718-2854 to discuss your options for buying out your MINI lease.
  • WHEN DO I NEED TO HAVE MY MINI INSPECTED?

    • Bill Jacobs MINI in Naperville recommends that you have your MINI inspected six months from when your lease contract is up. This will ensure you will have plenty of time to schedule repairs on the vehicle if there are any required repairs or maintenance. Our service department and factory-trained technicians can best service the repairs and maintenance needed on your MINI.

 

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