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 IS Saloon (2013 onwards) Review

    Striking styling and hybrid efficiency help the IS stand out

    Parkers rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    New price: £33,060 - £44,360

    PROS

    • Hybrid powertrain means low running costs
    • Quiet and refined drive
    • Different from the norm

    CONS

    • Petrol engine not very efficient
    • Poor performance
    • Doesn’t handle as well as rivals
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  • Maserati Ghibli (2013 onwards) Review

    Stunning saloon is great to drive, but pricey

    Parkers rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    New price: £53,285 - £78,355

    PROS

    • Elegant styling
    • Prestigious appeal
    • Performance
    • Great to drive

    CONS

    • Interior quality lacking
    • Expensive to buy
    • Equally expensive to run
    • Rear space limited
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  • Mazda 3 Fastback (2013 - 2018) Review

    Looks good at the expense of hatchback's practicality.

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    Used price: £4,165 - £15,903

    PROS

    • Classy exterior design
    • Well-made interior
    • Engaging to drive

    CONS

    • Not a practical choice
    • Hatchback has better resale values
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  • Mazda 6 (2013 onwards) Review

    Stylish, sharp driving, well-equipped Mondeo alternative

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £24,345 - £34,010

    PROS

    • Lots of standard equipment
    • Punchy, refined diesel engines
    • Sharp exterior styling
    • Enjoyable to drive

    CONS

    • Reliability problems reported by owners
    • Non-turbo petrols lack power at low revs
    • Limited space in middle rear seat
    • Old-fashioned automatic gearbox
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  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class (2013 onwards) Review

    Still the best luxury saloon available

    Parkers rating: 4.8 out of 5 4.8
    New price: £75,535 - £181,680

    PROS

    • Indulgent levels of luxury
    • Crammed with technology
    • Diesels’ real-world efficiency
    • Crushing performance of AMGs

    CONS

    • Petrols won't be cheap to run
    • Options are very expensive
    • Lacks rivals’ exclusivity
    • Ubiquity might count against it 
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