Wear and Use Guidelines
Normal wear and tear to a vehicle is to be expected. We can all relate to the occasional scratch and scuff. However, mileage in excess of that specified on your lease agreement and damages exceeding normal wear and use may be chargeable to you upon the end of your lease.1 To help avoid any surprises and charges, review our general Wear and Use Guidelines below for examples of what is considered excessive2:
Seat and Trim
Equipment, Parts and Accessories
- Cuts, tears or an accumulation of burns or stains larger than the size of a credit card
- Missing keys/remotes
- Missing parts or accessories (shifter knob, headrests, tonneau/cargo cover, etc.)
- Inoperative, malfunctioning or broken parts or equipment
- Any modifications not on the vehicle at lease inception
Tires, Wheels and Wheel Covers
Glass and Lights
- Tires with exposed cords
- Tires or wheels that do not match or meet manufacturer's guidelines for safe operation
- Missing or damaged wheel covers
- Wheel gouges greater than 1"
Paint and Body
- Windshield cracks, stars or bullseyes
- Windshield scratches greater than the size of a credit card
- Damaged or broken glass
- Bent, broken or missing lights, turn signals, mirrors or lamps
- Scratches greater than the size of a credit card that penetrate the paint
- Dents greater than the size of a credit card
- Accumulation of damage covering a majority of a panel requiring repair or replacement of entire panel
- Previous repairs performed poorly or unrepaired collision damage
- Damage to frame structure that affects the integrity of the vehicle
- Damage from flood, water, hail or sand
- Damage resulting from improper vehicle maintenance
1 All charges may be subject to sales tax.
2 This is intended as general guidance only. State law and the terms of your lease may vary your rights and obligations regarding excess wear and use and mileage. Please refer to your lease agreement for a description of your rights and obligations upon termination of your lease. Toyota Financial Services may change its wear and use standards consistent with the terms of your lease agreement.
You can terminate your lease at anytime. However, early termination can result in a substantial cost.