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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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  • Lexus ES Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    Luxurious, refined and well-equipped executive saloon

    Parkers rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    New price: £35,155 - £45,655

    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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  • 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: £26,805 - £40,460

    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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  • 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: £37,935 - £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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  • Toyota Camry Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    An appealing, leftfield cost-effective big saloon

    Parkers rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    New price: £29,995 - £31,295

    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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  • 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: £32,565 - £43,065

    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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  • Porsche Taycan Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    Porsche sets out to build the world's best electric car

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Seriously fast EV
    • Expect the handling to be of the highest order, too
    • At least 250-mile range and fast charging

    CONS

    • Cheapest one so far is £116,000
    • You'll need access to rapid chargers to make the most of it
    • Will enthusiasts miss that all-important engine noise?
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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: £76,515 - £83,505

    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: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £19,905 - £27,630

    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-heavy saloon with an over-large grille and restrained interior styling

    Parkers rating: 4.8 out of 5 4.8
    New price: £39,375 - £56,180

    PROS

    • Better to drive than ever
    • Rammed with cutting-edge tech
    • Good range of engines to choose from
    • Simple trim structure

    CONS

    • Extremely predictable styling
    • Confusing options list
    • Some navigation issues
    • Air suspension slightly unsettled
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  • BMW 5-Series Saloon (2017 onwards) Review

    The benchmark for the premium executive class – monster M5 imperious

    Parkers rating: 4.8 out of 5 4.8
    New price: £37,640 - £98,100

    PROS

    • Great to drive
    • Strong engines
    • Exceptional comfort
    • Packed with technology
    • M5 is best in its class

    CONS

    • Drive varies according to spec
    • E-Class has a bigger boot
    • Only two trim levels
    • Occasionally jerky gearchanges
    • M5 very expensive to finance
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