Volkswagen cars for young drivers

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There aren’t many manufacturers that offer the practical aspects of safety, quality and reliability combined with the emotional pull of beauty, driveability and even love - but Volkswagen manage to pretty much nail it.

As you might expect with a German brand, Volkswagen are best known for superb engineering and a premium fit and finish on all models. VW cars look amazing and feel fantastic to drive, with an excellent safety record to boot.

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“Volkswagen” translated literally means “People’s car” and with such a huge spectrum of models that seem to be continually popular, you can see where they’re coming from! From the tiny baby of the VW group, the Up!, to the iconic and sporty Golf - there’s a Volkswagen model to suit everyone.

The two best-selling VW cars in the UK – the Golf and the Polo have both been around for 40 years which is testament to the endurance of quality and design that we have come to expect from Volkswagen.

The Golf’s desirability never seems to fade making it a legend in the motoring world. What makes this hatchback such an ongoing favourite? It could be its timeless good looks; it could be that the size make it adaptable to suit your every need or it could be that it is truly dependable and drives like a dream.

Like the Golf, the VW Polo is a firm favourite, especially with new and young drivers. It’s compact but still looks classy. It’s surprisingly spacious and is hard to beat for value.

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If you’re after a small car that’s well made and won’t let you down, the VW range should be a contender. Whether you’re after a car that holds its value, a compact run-around, or you’re looking to make a fashion statement - there’s something here for you.
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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 work?arrow
For the majority of cars 12 months’ black box insurance is included in the deal. If, for any reason, we’re unable to offer you 12 months’ insurance, we’ll offer a contribution towards your policy with Marmalade and let you know how much you need to pay, or we’ll give you a cashback to help you get cover elsewhere.
Where your car will be covered by Marmalade black box insurance, we’ll send you a small device to fit the windscreen of your car and ask you to download our driving app. This measures how you’re driving and lets you keep an eye on your driving score. You’ll be pleased to know our safest drivers can earn a safe driving discount at renewal - in addition to any No Claims Discount earned.
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!)
How long until I get my new car?arrow
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.

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