Unfortunately we are unable to source new cars due to supply chain issues, so are unable to offer quotes or accept finance applications for new cars.

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Important update!
Unfortunately we are unable to source new cars due to supply chain issues for new cars.
This means we’re unable to provide quotes for, or process applications to finance and order a new car.
We know buying a first car is a really exciting time, so we’re really sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment this may cause.

How does it work?


Choose your car

Browse our wide range of brand new cars to find the best one for you, and we’ll pay up to £1300 towards your first year’s insurance*. The great news is that our car and insurance package is available from age 17!
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Check out your offers

Enter your age and postcode to see your personalised offers. We offer a generous allowance towards your first year’s insurance of up to £1300* - we’d love you to choose our black box insurance but you’re free to insure with whoever you like!
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Apply instantly

It's easy to apply online for finance and you could be accepted in just 30 minutes. Finance* is only available from 18. If you're not eligible for finance, a parent or guardian can apply on your behalf.
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Pay your deposit

To secure your new car all you need to do is pay a deposit of just £500 or more. Then it won't be long until you can take to the road in your new wheels and enjoy your new found independence!

What's included in our insurance cover

Ability to earn your own No Claims Discount

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Legal liability for death or injury to any other person, including passengers

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Legal liability for damage to other people’s property up to £20,000,000

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Damage to your vehicle and windscreen repair/replacement

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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.
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.
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
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 renewal* if you drive well – on top of any No Claims Discount you earn!

Why insure with us?

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Just for young drivers

New car & insurance deals from age 17!*
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Encourages safe driving

Develop your driving skills with our clever black box insurance.
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Easy to buy online

It's quick and easy to apply for finance and pay your deposit.
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Helping to pass your test

Our insurance covers you on a provisional or full licence!
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Black Box Insurance

Driving your own car

  • Instant comprehensive cover
  • Drive 24/7 with no curfews
  • Cover before and after you pass
  • No price increase on passing your test
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Named Young Driver Insurance

Driving a parent's car

  • Alternative to being a named driver
  • Earn your own No Claims Discount
  • Fully comprehensive cover
  • No risk to parents' No Claim Discount

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Advice and guides for parents helping their learner driver on their driving journey.

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