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Parkers overall rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
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Rivals

Skoda Superb Hatchback

4.3 out of 5 4.3

If you're looking for one of the best cars for space, long-distance cruising and value for money, the Skoda Superb could be worth a look. A traditional family car with five doors and hatchback boot, it goes up against the Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport, Ford Mondeo, Volkswagen Passat and a raft of far more fashionable family crossovers and... read more

PROS

  • Excellent motorway cruiser
  • Huge cabin is comfy and well-built
  • Boot is bigger than in most estate cars
  • Excellent value for money in all trims
  • Sleek looks make it look more expensive

CONS

  • Soft suspension makes it feel a bit wallowy
  • Body control could be a little better
  • Interior not as nice as a VW Passat's
  • You'll still have to justify it to your friends
  • You may find it too big at times

Volkswagen Passat Saloon

4.3 out of 5 4.3

Ever the popular fleet car, the Volkswagen Passat Saloon is now in its eighth incarnation. And we reckon the likes of the Ford Mondeo, Vauxhall Insignia and Hyundai i40 should be quaking in their boots. Introduced in 1973, VW has sold nearly half a million Passats in the UK to date. We wouldn’t be surprised to find this model pushes that number up... read more

PROS

  • Refined
  • Comfy
  • Efficient
  • Practical
  • Solid

CONS

  • Wait for fuel efficient version
  • Petrol choice restricted to Hybrid

Showcasing sharper, edgier styling is the Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport, a swanky new name for the replacement of the company's large hatchback range. READ: We ran a Vauxhall Insignia for six months - see how we got on As before, the latest Insignia competes head-on with its long-time foe the Ford Mondeo, as well as the Skoda Superb, Mazda 6 and... read more

PROS

  • Low prices and running costs
  • Lots of tech as standard
  • A fine, relaxed, motorway cruiser
  • Excellent ride quality on standard wheels

CONS

  • Unadventurous styling, smaller boot than before
  • Good to drive, but no better than the opposition
  • No hybrids yet