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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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Saloon car 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: £0 - £0

    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

    Could this executive saloon tempt you away from the usual suspects?

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

    PROS

    • There’s a replacement for the GS incoming
    • Instantly recognisable Lexus grille
    • Efficient hybrid engine a definite, but won't be plug-in

    CONS

    • Divisive styling
    • Extremely strong rivals
    • Just one engine 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: £69,955 - £78,445

    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: £0 - £0

    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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  • 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: £31,100 - £40,840

    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: £32,025 - £40,535

    PROS

    • Striking looks
    • Accomplished drive
    • Huge amounts of standard kit
    • Good driving position
    • Rapid GT-S model

    CONS

    • High emissions and fuel consumption on most models
    • Interior doesn’t feel particularly premium
    • Rear headroom is tight for adults
    • No sport override or proper manual mode on gearbox
    • Will low cash price translate into appealing finance deals?
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  • BMW 5-Series Saloon (2017 onwards) Review

    A new benchmark for the premium executive class

    Parkers rating: 4.8 out of 5 4.8
    New price: £36,755 - £89,705

    PROS

    • Great to drive
    • Strong engines
    • Exceptional comfort
    • Packed with technology
    • Best-in-class standard kit

    CONS

    • Drive varies according to spec
    • E-Class has a bigger boot
    • Only two trim levels
    • Occasionally jerky gearchanges
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  • Volvo S90 (2016 onwards) Review

    Stylish saloon is packed with advanced safety kit and technology

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £35,620 - £58,055

    PROS

    • Sleek, stylish looks
    • Huge list of safety kit
    • Spacious and comfortable
    • Upmarket, tech-laden interior

    CONS

    • Small engine range compared with rivals
    • Unsettled ride on higher-spec models
    • Not as good to drive as BMW 5 Series
    • Pilot Assist not as smooth as rival systems
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