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Saloon car reviews

Thinking of buying a new saloon car? If you’re looking for saloon cars for sale, we have got loads of reviews plus links to the latest models you can buy. 

If you like the security of a separate boot, a traditionally styled car, and you aren’t interested in those new crossover cars, then a saloon car could be the best choice for you. 

Read our saloon car reviews, including full performance figures, running costs, practicality, safety and handling statistics and options data. Browse photo galleries and research into potential problems using thousands of owners’ reviews.

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  • BMW 3-Series Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    BMW’s excellent 3 Series remains one of the best compact saloons

    Parkers rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
    New price: £32,395 - £48,225

    PROS

    • Wide range of engines and trims available
    • Looks good inside and out
    • Great fun to drive while still comfortable
    • High-quality interior with lots of tech

    CONS

    • Options can make it quite pricey
    • Some tech doesn’t work as well as in rivals
    • Firm and fidgety ride on M Sport models
    • Not much else
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  • Lexus ES Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    Luxurious, refined and well-equipped executive saloon

    Parkers rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    New price: £35,035 - £45,515

    PROS

    • Sleek and eye-catching exterior styling
    • Relaxed and comfortable interior
    • Smooth and efficient hybrid engine
    • Strong cruising refinement  

    CONS

    • Styling won’t suit all
    • Rivals are very competitive
    • Lack of engine options
    • Interior well-built, but busy design
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  • Porsche Taycan Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    Electric sports saloon delivers engaging handling and speed

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £83,422 - £138,881

    PROS

    • Seriously fast
    • Fun to drive
    • Speedy charging
    • Faultess interior

    CONS

    • Weighs two tonnes
    • Expensive to buy
    • Few fast chargers
    • No flat-six noise
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  • Mazda 3 Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    Four-door comes with all the best bits of the 3 hatch

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £24,125 - £29,655

    PROS

    • More space than regular 3 hatch
    • Lovely, high-quality interior
    • Handles just like the hatch, too

    CONS

    • Just one engine available
    • Smaller tailgate opening
    • Fidgety ride on bigger wheels
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  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    The perfect premium saloon for those who feel a C-Class is too big

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £27,215 - £44,320

    PROS

    • A-Class cabin design and voice control are highlights
    • Petrol and diesel engines are refined and efficient
    • Premium styling in a compact package

    CONS

    • Adds to a confusing line-up of small Mercedes-Benzes
    • If you want roomy and practical, look elsewhere
    • Some interior quality issues
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  • Toyota Camry Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    An appealing, leftfield cost-effective big saloon

    Parkers rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    New price: £29,875 - £31,155

    PROS

    • Efficient hybrid powertrain
    • High levels of build quality
    • Thoroughly equipped
    • Fine body control and comfort

    CONS

    • Infuriating multimedia system
    • Pricey to buy, if not to run
    • Driving experience is unlikely to excite
    • Dwindling interest in four-door saloons
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  • Volvo S60 Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    Volvo's 3 Series rival is more than just a leftfield choice

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £37,955 - £56,105

    PROS

    • Sleek saloon is distinguished by its attractive styling
    • Interior looks good and is spacious compared with rivals
    • R-Design handling is sportier and has fine body control

    CONS

    • Keen drivers might miss last degree of involvement
    • Range limited to petrol and plug-in hybrid versions
    • Longer-distance drivers may miss a diesel option
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  • Audi A8 Saloon (2018 onwards) Review

    Brilliantly tech-laden addition to the luxury car market

    Parkers rating: 4.8 out of 5 4.8
    New price: £71,040 - £104,945

    PROS

    • Latest A8 brings luxury that's lighter and more efficient
    • All have mild-hybrid drivetrains and air suspension
    • Autonomous driving technology to follow in 2018

    CONS

    • Not as roomy as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class
    • Limited range of V6 engines from launch
    • Smaller boot than the S-Class and 7 Series
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  • Honda Civic Saloon (2018 onwards) Review

    Four-door Civic retains much of its hatchback sibling's ability

    Parkers rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    New price: £19,775 - £27,880

    PROS

    • Daring styling neatly adapted to saloon body
    • Excellent quality throughout
    • Roomy interior and a big boot
    • High level of safety kit fitted as standard

    CONS

    • Limited engine range – although they’re both good
    • No hot version
    • Fiddly infotainment
    • Limited boot practicality
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  • Audi A6 Saloon (2018 onwards) Review

    Tech-laden four-door with a thoroughly modern interior

    Parkers rating: 4.8 out of 5 4.8
    New price: £39,195 - £76,565

    PROS

    • Better to drive than ever
    • Rammed with cutting-edge tech
    • Wide range of engines available
    • Broad line-up of trim levels

    CONS

    • Same-again styling 
    • Confusing options list
    • Some navigation issues
    • Air suspension not refined enough
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