Now in its third generation, the Panda has been updated to give it a more trendy and cheerful feel and with bags more personality. It may not have the classic retro feel and pizazz of the Fiat 500, but the Panda continues to win hearts as a great little city car that’s easy to drive, making it an ideal purchase for new and first time drivers.
If you’re after a compact car that’s as unique and is as economical and practical then the Fiat Panda could be right up your street. Best of all, you can get your hands on a new Fiat Panda with a low deposit and free insurance, discounted insurance or cashback.
With its bold design and eye for detail, this quirky little car has tons more personality than some of the other city cars. The sleek lines mixed with shapely rounded corners of the exterior are mirrored on the design of the chunky buttons inside giving the Panda a cheeky, fun feel. There’s some cheerful fabrics and all models come with a four speaker audio system with CD player and MP3 compatibility.
The Fiat Panda really is an urban car. With its upright driving position and brilliant visibility it makes easy work of driving around town. The steering is light and can be made even lighter at the touch of a button making it easier for you to park in tight spaces. Despite the good handling, the Panda does struggle a bit on the motorway, it’s not as refined as some of its rivals. But if you’re doing all or most of your driving in the city then you won’t be disappointed.
All models for the Fiat Panda give you a decent level of fuel economy because of their size and low CO2 emissions. You won’t have to fork out over the odds on insurance either as all versions of the Panda have group ratings between two and seven.
With its retro boxy shape and high roofline the Fiat Panda does have a very roomy feel. There’s plenty of space up front and loads of headroom for passengers. You can comfortably fit four adults in this car although taller passengers in the back may grumble on any long distance journeys. The boot gives a big practical tick as well - efficiently holding 225 litres which is more than enough for a weekend shopping haul!
What is a guarantor?
A guarantor is someone who formally guarantees to pay the finance if the young driver is unable to make the repayments. Before agreeing to become a guarantor for young driver, it is important you check that you would be able to afford the repayments (if they fail to pay the finance instalments), as non-payment pay could affect both yours, and their, credit score and result in repossession of the car.
How does the insurance work?
We offer you a personalised quote based on your age and postcode and the majority of our customers really do get free insurance. We know it's a big outlay buying and insuring your first car. We developed this offer to help ease the pain during what's probably going to be your most expensive year of car insurance – whilst you build up that first year's all important no claims bonus. Our insurance is underwritten by Highway Insurance (part of the Liverpool Victoria Group)
How long until I get my new car?
Good question. It depends on the car you're after and how far you want to go customising it! If you want your car delivered ASAP give us a call on 0333 358 3441 to find out what's available now. If you've got your heart set on a certain colour or upgrade the car may have to be made to order. Whatever your circumstances, our friendly team can talk you through timescales for the different options – and we'll keep you posted on progress until it's delivered.
What is the benefit of adding a guarantor to my finance application?
If you're aged under 21, you're unlikely to have built up much credit history, so approval will be based on your personal circumstances. Having a guarantor increases your chance of being approved - thus allowing you to start building up your credit score.
What happens after the first year?
We'll send you a renewal price, but you don't have to take it and if you can find a more suitable policy somewhere else you can move your insurance (we'll miss you though!)
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