Vehicle Return Checklist

Use this checklist to keep track of your lease-end tasks before returning your vehicle to the dealership.

Get a quote

  • From Ally Auto Online Services, select Request a Quote to estimate any remaining balance
  • This estimate won't include excess wear or mileage charges, and it may not include other charges, such as daily extension fees, early termination fees, unpaid summonses and taxes

Excess mileage

  • Refer to your lease agreement for the mileage you agreed to when you signed your contract, including any additional miles you purchased
  • Compare your current mileage to what's allowed on your lease agreement
  • If your odometer reading is higher, we may charge you for the excess

Excess wear

Use the Wear Square to get an idea of any excess wear charges you may need to pay after you return your vehicle.

Before visiting the dealership

Contact your local GM, Chrysler Group LLC or the original dealer to arrange to turn in your vehicle. Remember to bring all original equipment, including:

  • Keys, including extra sets
  • Keyless entry remotes
  • Navigation system DVDs
  • DVD player
  • DVD remote
  • Headphones
  • Cargo covers
  • Third-row seats
  • Original documents, including owner's manual
  • Contact your DMV to determine if your state requires you to return your license plate at lease end

At the dealership

  • Sign an odometer statement to document current mileage as required by federal law
  • Pick out your next ride and ask your dealer if you qualify for Ally financing

After turn-in

  • Tell us when you returned your vehicle by sending us a secure message from Ally Auto Online Services or calling us at 1-888-925-2559
  • Review the letter we send detailing any remaining amounts you owe
  • If your license plate is registered in Massachusetts, Connecticut, or Rhode Island, we’ll send you correspondence about the status of the license plate
  • Enjoy your next roadtrip