OVL Lease Blog

Results of our Survey - what fuel type will your next car be?

Results of our Survey - what fuel type will your next car be? Earlier this year, we ran a poll on LinkedIn asking our followers what fuel type people were considering for their next car.  ... Read More

Read a first time all-electric driver's story and find out how range anxiety turned into a pleasant surprise.

Read a first time all-electric driver Martin has leased cars from OVL for a number of years and decided that when his lease was coming to an end in 2022 he would take the 'leap'... Read More

Small cars IN STOCK to lease - quick delivery times

Small cars IN STOCK to lease - quick delivery times Small cars are having something of a resurgence - did you know that more people choose a small hatchback that any other car in the UK?  ... Read More

In stock cars to lease

In stock cars to lease We know it's hard right now to get your hands on a lease car - the average lead time is 9 months...HOWEVER the good news is that we do have a r... Read More

Petrol vs electric – cost comparison

Petrol vs electric – cost comparison With the price of fuel big news right now and prices rising higher by the week, we thought it would be interesting to look at how much it costs to ... Read More

Celebrating British Made Classics

Celebrating British Made Classics To celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022, OVL Group has lined up three special offers all made in Great Britain. A brand favour... Read More

All about electric cars

All about electric cars This blog shares some key facts about electric cars - we've got some fantastic offers on leasing electric cars right now, including Tesla, Pole... Read More

Don't panic - we can supply VWs and other electric/hybrid vehicles

Don You may have seen some headlines over the past few days that indicate a dire situation in the supply of new, electric vehicles but our message to y... Read More

The benefits of leasing a car through your business

The benefits of leasing a car through your business In our latest article we’ve outlined some of the benefits of business car leasing, whether you're a sole trader or the owner of a Limited... Read More

OVL Group Fundraiser for Ukraine

OVL Group Fundraiser for Ukraine I am sure you have, like me, watched the unfolding crisis in Ukraine with a mix of anger, sadness and horror. It is reported that over 2.5 million ... Read More

OVL Group Values


OVL Group Values


We consistently adhere to strong, moral ethical principles using values without compromise. We are proud members of the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).


We always assure our customers of complete transparency and honesty at all times.


We keep our customers fully informed at every

step of the way - from the first enquiry throughout the entire life of the vehicle.


Established in 1989 OVL Group Ltd possesses

vast knowledge in the vehicle leasing sector

How to choose the right lease car for my needs


How to choose the right lease car for my needs

Choosing the right lease car involves considering several factors to match your needs and preferences. Our experienced team are on hand to guide you through - just email sales@ovl.co.uk, call us on 01491 615500 or head to www.ovl.co.uk where you can have a real time live chat - but in the meantime here's a step-by-step guide to help you make an informed decision:

Assess Your Needs: Start by evaluating your driving habits, lifestyle, and budget. Consider factors like the number of passengers, cargo space requirements, typical driving distance, and terrain you'll be driving on.

Budget: Determine your budget for the lease, including the monthly payment, down payment, and any additional costs such as insurance, maintenance, and fuel. Ensure that the total cost fits comfortably within your budget. We always advise our customers on the ‘whole life cost’ of their vehicle - as there’s much more to think about than just the monthly rental.

Fuel Type: Are you considering moving to a hybrid or electric car? Or do you prefer petrol or diesel? Part of your decision process should include investigating which fuel type suits your needs, both in terms of distance travelled and costs.

Features and Options: Make a list of must-have features and options that you want in your lease car. These could include safety features, technology (such as infotainment systems or smartphone integration), comfort features (like heated seats or a sunroof), and fuel efficiency / range.

Timing: If you need a car ASAP you will need to look at what vehicles are available for fast delivery - on our website these are flagged as “in stock” vehicles. If you want a specific make and model be organised and look to organise your lease well in advance in case there are waiting times. Availability has improved as we have gone through this year but some models are still not available immediately.

Lease Terms: Understand the lease terms, including the lease duration, mileage limits, and any penalties for exceeding the mileage limit or terminating the lease early. Choose terms that align with your driving habits and future plans. Our team are on hand to discuss all of this with our clients - there are no hidden ’nasties’. 

Insurance Costs: Investigate insurance costs for the vehicles you're considering. Insurance premiums can vary based on the car's make, model, safety features, and your driving history and it is your responsibility to insure your new vehicle once it is delivered. 

Consider Your Future Plans: Think about how your needs may change over the lease term. Choose a car that will accommodate any anticipated lifestyle changes or future plans.

Consider a fully maintained lease: A maintenance package means you pay an extra amount per month to cover the costs of servicing your car or van over the contract period. Replacing tyres when they are needed is included, usually even for punctures! It's a good idea if you want peace of mind and need to know what your car costs are going to be going forward. So it's good idea for managing your budget.         

Work with us! Our experienced team can work with you every step of the way and will ensure you lease the perfect van for your needs.

By considering these factors and conducting thorough research, you can select the right lease car that suits your needs, preferences, and budget. Contact us today for your FREE consultation.