So, you are not convinced by the new 3 Series? Some buyers simply don't like the BMW's looks or the BMW badge.
Here, we rate all the cars in the compact exec sector.
Alfa Romeo 159
Alfa will stop making the 159 early next year, so you can get big four-figure discounts on the car now. Would we buy one? No.
Here's why: Alfa Romeo 159 review
We'll be driving the updated A4 at the end of this month, but you can see what we think of the current car by clicking the link below.
Audi A4 review
Infiniti G Series
If your pockets are deep enough, the G37 saloon is a fast compact executive thats a bit left-field.
Infiniti G Series review
A distinctive and cheaper alternative to its German rivals, but not up to their high overall standards.
Saab 9-3 review