• Car Leasing Glasgow

    FVL has been leasing cars to Glasgow since 1998. Offering every make and model of car, van or pick-up truck available, you know that you will be able to secure the vehicle you want to lease. We compare prices across our hand-picked panel of nine lenders to guarantee you the best value car leasing package.

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Driving tips for Glasgow

If you're reading this, you're probably from Glasgow or heading there in the car sometime soon. In this case, you might already know that the city centre is a little unusual in its road makeup. It's laid out in a grid system,much like many newer cities stateside.

And although the hills can make it hard work on foot, especially around the Blysthewood area, it becomes a 'doddle' when in the car, and you have the hang of the one-way streets.

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Car leasing deals in Glasgow

For many people in Glasgow, leasing a car is a more attractive option than buying one outright. Are you looking to find your next lease car and live in Glasgow?


  • Car leasing lets you choose from the whole market, and offers you fixed monthly rentals making it ideal for budgeting.
  • Our unique special offers give you cheaper car lease deals to choose from, helping you save money each month.
  • You don’t have to worry about the car losing value over time. Simply lease your car and hand it back at the end of the term.
  • Our lease cars are brand new, so you will receive the full warranty, road tax for the term and breakdown recovery.
  • Delivery is included to anywhere in the UK mainland.
  • We shop the market place so don’t have to. Using our panel of the ten of the best leasing companies.


  • Being a lease, you won’t own the car; once the lease term is up, you’ll have to return the car.
  • It pays to be accurate with your mileage allowance. There are mileage charges should you go over your contracted miles.
  • Because our car lease special offers are constantly changing, you may miss out on the best offer for you if you wait too long.
  • There can be a termination fee should you want to exit your contract early.
  • If the price of road tax increases, you will have to pay the difference.
  • If you return the vehicle damaged, you will have to pay for the repairs.

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Glasgow's Clean Air Driving Zones

From the 1st of June 2023, Glasgow will launch its first Low Emission Zone. At a minimum, this will require petrol cars to meet the Euro 4 standard and Diesel cars to meet the Euro 6 standard to enter. You cannot pay to enter the zone if your vehicle doesn't meet the criteria, meaning that you will be fined £60 as a minimum. For more information on Glasgow's LEZ tap this link.

EV Chargers in Glasgow

Through the Scottish Government scheme, Chargeplace Scotland, Glasgow has many charge points in and around the city centre. You can see these here. Most are 7kWh chargers, so if you need something more substantial, like a DC rapid charger, you might want to head out of town (just a little) - check out ZAPMAP to get you topped up in no time.

Transport links in Glasgow

The city centre of Glasgow is relatively compact and easy to navigate around the city. The transport options are plentiful, and it's the only Scottish City to have an underground. At peak times, trains run every four minutes. Check out the handy links below to help you on your way with your chosen transport.

Parking around glasgow

The one thing about a city with lots of one-way streets is that it can handle cars. And as a result, plenty of parking is available. From the sizeable multi-storey car parks, like the St Enoch Centre, Buchanan Galleries and the SEC, to the ample on-street parking, you won't be stuck for a space. And if you're in a pinch, the meters can be used with cash, using the RingGo app.

Helpful Car Leasing Insights

Below you can find answers to our most commonly asked questions about car leasing in Glasgow. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Get in touch.

  • First Vehicle Leasing has leased vehicles to Glasgow for twenty-five years. Being wholly owned by the Ogilvie Group brings FVL the buying power to secure the best deals from your favourite car manufacturers. We shop the market for the best possible leasing package from our panel of nine hand-picked leasing companies to bring you the best deal. Our leasing consultants are on hand to take you through the process from start to finish and will happily answer any questions.

  • Established in 1998, we’re industry experts with a wealth of experience. As an FVL customer, you benefit from the strength of our partnerships with leading finance companies to bring you low prices and flexible leasing options. This means we can tailor deals to suit your needs. Our deals start from under £200, so you’ll find a vehicle for even the tightest budget.

  • At First Vehicle Leasing, our aim is to provide the best car leasing solutions and unbeatable service for our customers across the UK. To bring you the best deals we use a rating system. Our proprietary ranking system has been developed over 25 years and takes into account features of each model compared to its rivals. The primary categories used are length of lease, mileage limits along with a car's performance, practicality and tech features. We go direct to negotiate highly competitive deals on all our vehicles, so we can offer the very best deals.

  • Car leasing is simply a longer hire of a new car using a credit contract for a set period, usually between 2 and 4 years. They offer low fixed monthly rental payments until the end of the contract, and then you hand the car back.

  • With a standard car lease deal you will find included:

    • Full vehicle manufacturers warranty.
    • Road Tax for the length of the lease.
    • Free UK mainland delivery, right to your door.

    With a standard lease, you are responsible for insurance, charging and (or) fuel costs, damage, servicing, and maintenance.  
    If you wish to include servicing, premium branded tyre replacements, and maintenance, you can opt-in for what is called a Lender Maintained Lease. 

    Your lender-maintained contract hire includes all of the above with a few extra additions.

    Those include: 

    • Servicing  
    • Maintenance  (even things like wipers, bulbs, brakes, exhaust)
    • MOT for leases over three years
    • Breakdown recovery
    • Premium branded tyre replacements (and often puncture repairs too)
  • When you lease a car with FVL, you benefit from a range of special deals and offers. You'll also get one-to-one expert advice on which car to choose, how the process works, and how to get the most out of your vehicle. We have access to every new make and model of car available in the UK, including the latest electric cars.