Trade Keys for a New Subaru in Santa Monica, CA


There are many reasons you love driving your Subaru. For one, its standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive makes it simple to conquer every road, no matter the terrain or weather conditions. Every new vehicle in the Subaru lineup is equipped with a number of safety and tech features that give you peace of mind on all your journeys, plus the cabins are designed to be comfortable for miles on end. So what do you do when the lease on your Subaru is up? Do you have to turn in your much-loved Subaru and walk away? Not when you come to our Subaru dealership in Santa Monica, CA. Here we allow you to trade keys, which makes it simple to drive home in an all-new leased Subaru. They say all good things must come to an end, but that's just not true when you choose to lease a Subaru at Subaru Santa Monica. We make it easy for you to upgrade to a new Subaru you love when your lease is up.

Can I Turn In My Leased Subaru Early?

  • If you're currently leasing a Subaru and you've been eyeing the latest Subaru lineup, there's no need to wait for your scheduled maturity date to trade keys with us.
  • At Subaru Santa Monica, we make it easy for you to terminate your lease early. If you're not in default, you'll just have to pay any early termination liability fees, which are outlined in your original lease agreement. Once you do, you're free to lease the new Subaru of your choice.

What Do I Do When My Lease Is Up?

  • When the lease on your Subaru ends, you'll have a big decision to make. You'll have the opportunity to decide what to drive next!
  • If you love your Subaru and you're not ready to give it up, you can decide to buy it. In order to purchase your leased Subaru, you'll need to find out the purchase price and pay any unpaid amounts, applicable sales tax and a Purchase Option Fee.
  • If you'd rather return your leased Subaru, you'll have yet another choice to make. You can either bring your leased Subaru back to our dealership, pay any outstanding fees and walk away, or you can trade keys with us and lease a new one.
  • If you've fallen in love with your Subaru and simply want to get the latest model with the most modern tech, this is the best option to go with.

What Do I Do When I Turn In a Leased Subaru?

  • If you decide to turn in your leased Subaru rather than buying it, you'll need to take care of a few last-minute details. As outlined in your original lease agreement, you'll have to pay any end-of-lease charges. You'll also need to remove any personal items from the vehicle and place the owner's manual in the glove compartment. Don't forget to bring us any maintenance records, too!
  • After you turn in your Subaru, you'll receive a lease-end bill from us. This is where we'll outline any excess wear and use charges, excess mileage charges and additional fees.

Can I Lease a New Subaru?

  • Of course! Some drivers grow attached to their vehicles during their lease period, and aren't ready to give them up yet. If your lease is up and you want to keep driving a Subaru, just come into our Santa Monica showroom and pick out a new one.
  • You can get the latest iteration of the model you were driving, with the added bonus of the most modern technology advancements. Or, you can opt for an entirely new model. Choose from the latest and greatest new Subaru vehicles and drive home happy!


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