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Parkers overall rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
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Audi A5 Sportback

4.8 out of 5 4.8

Since the millennium Audi has tripled its range and the A5 Sportback is one of the newer models to arrive. Attempting to merge the sleek silhouette of a coupe, with the interior space of a saloon and the practicality of a hatchback, the A5 Sportback slots above Audi’s A4 – with a resultant hike in price. This second generation model shares engines,... read more

PROS

  • Sleek styling inside and out
  • Comfortable, high quality interior
  • Practical boot and large hatchback
  • Super-slick S Tronic automatics
  • Strong petrol and diesel motors

CONS

  • £3,000 more than similar A4
  • Only a four-seater realistically
  • Standard kit a little lacking
  • S5 performance model underwhelming

BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe

4.5 out of 5 4.5

More style than a 3 Series and more practical than a 4 Series Coupe, the new BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe fills yet another must-have niche for BMW. Imitating the larger 6 Series Gran Coupe, this new 4 Series Gran Coupe uses four doors, sharp looks and more space to offer the most complete package of the 4 Series range. We ran one as a long-termer -... read more

PROS

  • Looks
  • Practicality
  • Engine range
  • No price jump from Coupe

CONS

  • A niche too far?

Volkswagen Arteon Coupe

4.1 out of 5 4.1

The VW Arteon is described by its maker as a five-door gran turismo, which in less fluffy terms means it’s essentially a more attractive – and pricier – five-door coupe alternative to the Passat. But perhaps such plain dealing is uncharitable, for Volkswagen has put a great deal of effort into this car, combining a strikingly distinctive design... read more

PROS

  • Glamorous five-door coupe style
  • Loads of space for people and luggage
  • Wide range of engines
  • Generous standard equipment
  • Strong value PCP finance offers

CONS

  • Ride could be smoother
  • Can’t match premium rivals’ image
  • Not an especially green choice
  • Not the sharpest car to drive
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