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Richard Hardie are proud partners of the Motability Scheme, a government-funded scheme dedicated to providing quality cars to enable disabled people to become more mobile.

You’re offered with a range of benefits when choosing your Motability car from Richard Hardie, including an excellent range of manufacturers and models to choose from. Drive away in a new Fiat, MG or Abarth with any necessary adaptions all for an excellent price! With many of our Motability offers starting from Nil Advance Payments, you’ll be sure to find the perfect Motability car that suits your needs and requirements.

All of our Centres located across the North East ensure that choosing your new Motability car is a seamless and simple process. Starting with the ease of access into each of our Centres offering disabled parking, wheelchair access, automatic doors into the showrooms and disabled toilets, as well as a range of drink facilities. At Richard Hardie we have a strong team of Motability Specialists, with at least one Specialist based at each of our Centres (please see below for full details of our Motability Specialists along with their contact details).

Do You Qualify For Motability?

You are eligible for Motability discounts if you are a recipient of the:

  • Higher Rate Motability Component of the Disability Living Allowance (HMRC DLA)
  • War Pensioners Motability Supplement (WMPS)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
  • Enhanced Rate Motability Component of Personal Independence Payment (ERMC PIP)

For further information or to arrange an appointment at our Centres based in AshingtonSilverlink and Sunderland, contact our Centres today.

Contact Us

Want to know more about motability fill out the form below and a member of the motability team will be in contact.

Please select all the methods by which you are happy to be contacted by Richard Hardie in future:

Meet Our Motability Specialists


Lindsay Armstrong

Fiat & MG Motability Specialist

Richard Hardie Ashington

T: 01670 853 000

During lockdown please email:



Hannah Davies /Joe Mack 

Fiat, Abarth & MG Motability Specialist

Richard Hardie Silverlink

T: 0191 262 3300

During lockdown please email -




Ashton Lally

Fiat, MG & Abarth Specialist

Richard Hardie Sunderland

T: 0191 548 8811

During lockdown please email: