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For The Vauxhall Insignia looks stylish and has a smart cabin, and some of the diesel engines are very efficient.

Against Refinement is awful, and the best rivals are more practical and more enjoyable to drive.

Vauxhall Insignia Hatchback
33 5stars

The Vauxhall Insignia is excellent value as a company car, but it falls short of the class leaders in other areas.

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There are 69 Vauxhall Insignia versions available

Hatchback 1.8i VVT Design 5dr £16,534
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.8i VVT Design Nav 5dr £17,384
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 Design 5dr £17,449
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 Design 5dr £18,244
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 Design Nav 5dr £18,299
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.8 VVT SRi 5dr £18,334
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 Design 5dr £19,084
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 Design Nav 5dr £19,094
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.8i VVT SRi Nav 5dr £19,184
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 SE 5dr £19,249
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 SRi 5dr £19,249
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 Design 5dr £19,334
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 Design 5dr £19,694
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 Design Nav 5dr £19,934
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.8 VVT Energy 5dr £19,989
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 SE 5dr £20,044
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 SRi 5dr £20,044
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 SRi Nav 5dr £20,099
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 Tech Line 5dr £20,099
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 Design Nav 5dr £20,184
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 SRi VX-Line 5dr £20,469
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 Design Nav 5dr £20,544
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 SE 5dr £20,884
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 SRi 5dr £20,884
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 SRi Nav 5dr £20,894
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 Energy 5dr £20,904
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 SE 5dr £21,134
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 SRi 5dr £21,134
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 SRi VX-Line 5dr £21,264
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 SRi VX-Line Nav 5dr £21,319
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 SE 5dr £21,494
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 SRi 5dr £21,494
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 Energy 5dr £21,614
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 Elite 5dr £21,629
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 SRi Nav 5dr £21,734
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 SRi Nav 5dr £21,984
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 Tech Line 5dr £21,984
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 SRi VX-Line 5dr £22,104
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 SRi VX-Line Nav 5dr £22,114
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 SRi Nav 5dr £22,344
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 Tech Line 5dr £22,344
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 SRi VX-Line 5dr £22,354
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 Energy 5dr £22,454
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4T 140 Elite Nav 5dr £22,479
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0T 250 SRi VX-Line 5dr £22,504
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 Energy 5dr £22,704
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 SRi VX-Line 5dr £22,714
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 SRi VX-Line Nav 5dr £22,954
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.6T 170 Elite 5dr £23,019
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 Energy 5dr £23,064
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 SRi VX-Line Nav 5dr £23,204
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 Elite 5dr £23,264
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0T 250 SRi VX-Line Nav 5dr £23,354
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 Elite 5dr £23,514
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 SRi VX-Line Nav 5dr £23,564
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0T 250 Elite 5dr £23,664
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.6T 170 Elite Nav 5dr £23,869
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 Elite 5dr £23,874
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 120 Elite Nav 5dr £24,114
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 140 Elite Nav 5dr £24,364
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0T 250 Elite Nav 5dr £24,514
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 163 Elite Nav 5dr £24,724
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 195 Biturbo SRi 5dr £24,954
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 195 Biturbo SRi Nav 5dr £25,804
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 195 BiturbSRi VX-Line 5dr £26,174
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 195BiTurbSRi VX-LnNav 5dr £27,024
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 195 BiturboElite auto 5dr £27,519
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 195BiTurbEliteNav aut 5dr £28,359
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 2.8T VXR Supersport 5dr £29,824
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

Speccing your Insignia could take some time because there are dozens of versions to choose from.

The trims include Energy, SRi, SRi VX-Line and Elite, but we’d recommend the entry-level Design model or the better equipped and still affordable Tech Line.

There are also nine engines, including some low-CO2 Ecoflex units that make a lot of sense if you’re a company car driver. Vauxhall even offers four-wheel-drive models, although these are hideously expensive.

Like all Vauxhalls, the Insignia comes with a 100,000-mile, unlimited-period warranty. However, owners do have to visit a Vauxhall dealer for a free inspection once a year to maintain the cover, and it isn’t transferable when you sell the car.

Reader test team says:

Vauxhall Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 ecoFLEX Exclusiv 5dr

Not sure if I have the right model description. but is the base model with 130 bhp oil burner. Vauxhalls trim levels and spec are very confusing! Had…

Graham Curtis

3 out of 5 stars

Vauxhall Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 130 Exclusiv 5dr

I have driven this car as a company vehicle for the past 3 years, covering over 143,000 miles. Good Points: Decent economy, composed on the motorway…

Tim Staples

2 out of 5 stars

Vauxhall Insignia Hatchback 2.8T V6 4x4 Elite Nav auto 5dr

After my Mondeo was stolen and written off i was given this heap until my new car was delivered. As soon as it arrived in the car park i was appalled…

xavier desilva

1 out of 5 stars

Vauxhall Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTi 160 ecoFLEX Elite S/S 5dr

Only had the car for a couple of days but first impressions are good. This is a company car and replaces my BMW 320d. Apparently the new update with…

Luke Maxwell

4 out of 5 stars
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