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Pre-Owned Leasing the DriveFree Way: The Best of Both Worlds

March 9th, 2024

Pre-Owned Leasing the DriveFree Way: The Best of Both Worlds

From the dawn of time until 2024, there were basically been two ways to purchase a car.

You could buy or lease new and pay a premium to be the first owner and have a manufacturer’s warranty protecting you.

Or you could buy a used car to save money, but you’d have to pay close attention to the vehicle’s history, condition and remaining warranty.  Less money, but potentially more stress.

Then in 2024 this all changed, because a third way emerged.  Octopus EV launched DriveFree with pro-owned EV leasing - the best of both worlds!

Leasing a pre-owned EV from Octopus EV means you get better value on a car in great condition AND total peace of mind.  Here’s how:

Then in 2024 this all changed, because a third way emerged.  Octopus EV launched DriveFree with pro-owned EV leasing - the best of both worlds!

Only the best pre-owned EVs become DriveFree EVs.

We never procure cars with “branded” or “salvage” titles, “lemons”, vehicles with prior frame or structural damage, or anything else that could lead to a poor or unsafe driving experience.

Why can you trust this?  Because when you return your EV after your DriveFree lease we own the vehicle.  We have a direct incentive to only procure high quality vehicles that will be good for the long haul.

Want to see for yourself? We’ll share your DriveFree EV’s vehicle history report and inspection report with you upon request.

DriveFree automatically extends the manufacturer’s warranty for your entire lease.

DriveFree gives you the same protection as buying or leasing a new car, because DriveFree extends the manufacturer’s warranty for the full life of your lease.

If a repair is needed that would have been originally warranted, Octopus EV will cover it, no matter the vehicle’s age or odometer during your lease, i. There’s no extra cost or deductible for this incredible coverage.

This includes the all-important EV battery.  You don’t need to worry about battery health - if something happens to the battery, that’s on us to replace.

DriveFree means you drive, we ensure your car is running great.

You don’t need to worry about maintenance - we’ll remind you when scheduled service is needed, and all you need to do is schedule a mobile mechanic to come to you when it’s convenient.  We cover the cost.

Mobile mechanic scheduled maintenance visits automatically include an inspection so we’ll make sure everything’s running well, and rotate or replace tires if needed.

Your responsibility is simple - be a good driver, carry insurance and take good care of your DriveFree EV please, with no excess wear and tear.  That’s all!

There’s one more big difference between DriveFree and any other way to get a pre-owned car: there’s a single price for each EV model.

This is because we uphold the same high standards for the condition of every vehicle.  Your odometer might be a little lower or higher than the next DriveFree customer when you get the car, but just like with a rental car, you don’t have to worry about that.  You’ll get the same coverage and great driving experience no matter what.

We think you’re going to be thrilled with your DriveFree EV when it arrives.  But we still understand that a car is a big decision. That’s why we give you 72 hours after your lease begins to change your mind and return your car, no questions asked.

We don’t think you’ll need this, but we offer this because we stand behind our cars 100%.  It’s just one more way we deliver value, convenience and peace of mind.