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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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  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    Could this new four-door tempt executive car buyers to downsize?

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £26,555 - £35,150

    PROS

    • C-Class looks at an A-Class price
    • Should appeal to more traditional tastes
    • Stylish cabin mirrors the Hatchback’s

    CONS

    • We know very little else about it so far
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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: £35,150 - £45,650

    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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  • 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: £0 - £0

    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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  • 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: £69,955 - £80,925

    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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  • Audi A6 Saloon (2018 onwards) Review

    Smart executive saloon among the best in its class

    Parkers rating: 4.8 out of 5 4.8
    New price: £38,640 - £51,965

    PROS

    • Better to drive than the old one
    • Rammed with cutting-edge tech
    • Good engines from launch
    • Simple trim structure

    CONS

    • Extremely predictable styling
    • Confusing options list
    • Some navigation issues
    • Air suspension slightly unsettled
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  • Honda Civic Saloon (2018 onwards) Review

    Four-door version of the hugely accomplished Civic

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £19,600 - £27,325

    PROS

    • Hatchback’s 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
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  • Volkswagen Arteon Coupe (2017 onwards) Review

    Volkswagen’s new flagship pulls out all the stops to impress

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £33,840 - £40,875

    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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  • Rolls-Royce Phantom Saloon (2017 onwards) Review

    'Best car in the world'? It's up there…'

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £364,125 - £436,125

    PROS

    • Effortless performance
    • Incomparable comfort
    • Unrivalled road presence

    CONS

    • Expensive, although it's to be expected
    • Looks too much like the previous version
    • Is it really that much better than a Ghost?
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  • Kia Stinger Coupe (2017 onwards) Review

    Kia’s flagship model doesn’t disappoint

    Parkers rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    New price: £32,435 - £40,535

    PROS

    • Striking exterior styling
    • Involving and fun to drive
    • Huge standard kit list
    • Good driving position
    • Rapid and muscular GT-S model

    CONS

    • High emissions and fuel consumption on most models
    • Interior quality not as good as a VW Arteon's
    • Rear headroom is tight for tall passengers
    • No sport override or proper manual mode on gearbox
    • Can be pricey on PCP finance
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