Kia cars for young drivers

Kia Picanto


Kia is a Korean brand that prides themselves on delivering well-made quality cars that are of excellent value. The confidence that Kia has in the reliability of their cars is backed up by an un-rivalled seven-year warranty which covers you for (yes you’ve guessed it!) seven years or 100,000 miles (whichever comes first). There’s not many other manufacturers that would be willing to put such a stamp to their name.

Best known for making ultra-reliable cars that are built to last, Kia are top notch for value and are propelled by their love of technology. As a result of offering more for less, you’ll find most models well kitted out with features and tech that you may have only expected to find on more expensive luxury brands.

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Kia has become more popular in recent years in the UK and their wide range of small cars is bound to offer something to suit you. The smallest model – The Picanto has been a constant hit since it was launched in 2011. This fab little city car has very low running costs and is environmentally sound. It’s had various facelifts over the years so it looks bang up to date with a sporty new look.

Their dedication to technology means Kia doesn’t scrimp on kit on any of its models and the Picanto has plenty to offer including sat-nav and upgraded audio systems on the top end versions.

The unbeatable warranty that Kia offers gives a huge sense of peace of mind to any new car buyer and this market-leading deal is only helping to improve Kia’s popularity in the UK.

Kia Picanto
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Frequently asked questions

What is a guarantor?arrow
A guarantor is someone who formally guarantees to pay the finance if the young driver is unable to make the repayments.
What is the benefit of adding a guarantor to my finance application?arrow
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.
How does the insurance allowance work?arrow
It’s pretty simple really. Your quote will let you know the cashback amount available on your chosen car. This is the allowance we’ll pay you to put towards your insurance. We’ll pay this directly into your bank account by BACS on delivery of your brand new car!
You’re free to insure the car with any provider (we think it’s only fair!) Of course, we’d love you to choose Marmalade for your car insurance – so don’t forget to get a quote for our black box insurance once you’ve chosen your dream car. You’ll enjoy comprehensive cover, no curfews and you could earn an extra safe driving discount of up to 25% at renewal¹ if you drive well – on top of any No Claims Discount you earn!
What happens after the first year?arrow
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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