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Leased car hail damage
I lease a 2018 Crosstrek Limited. Lease is up in 10 months. There are 12,000 miles on the car. Lease is 3 year/36,000 so there is very low mileage on the car. We recently got significant hail damage to the car. Not very visible but everywhere. Cost to repair will be $7700, all covered by insurance except the $500 deductible. I know if I turn the car in at the end of the lease I need to fix the damage. Should I instead buy the car at the end of the lease. Car is in perfect shape except for the hail damage. Can I take the $$7200 from insurance in case I ever decide to repair later if I buy the car? And do I have to actually ever fix it if I take the check?