These days folk tend to flock to an SUV when it comes to family transportation, but don’t forget there’s still a wealth of fine, traditional family cars out there that could potentially serve your needs just as well.
Take the Mazda 6 saloon for example. It’s in its third generation now - you can read all about the previous version in our used car reviews by clicking here - and it vies for your attention alongside rivals such as the Ford Mondeo and Skoda Superb.
Why choose the Mazda? Well, while the 6 isn’t as new as some of its rivals, it’s a sharp-looking car that still offers a competitive package with frugal engines, a pleasant interior and decent equipment levels.
Should you consider one as your next car, though, and how does it compare with its most obvious rivals? Why not read on over the next few pages to find out?