Leasing a car

What are my rights?

When the lease ends, do I have the right to buy the car I've been leasing?
  • Yes
  • No

Leasing a vehicle can be an attractive alternative to buying one. It can offer the chance to drive a higher-priced, better-equipped car. But before signing the lease, be aware of some considerations that may be hidden in the fine print.

What you should know 

How to prevent problems

Common questions

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in October 2022
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Mario Garcia, CarbonCure Technologies

Mario Garcia

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