The best executive cars in 2023

A good executive car needs to be comfortable, classy and well equipped, yet also cheap to run. Here we name the best 10 executive car models on sale in the UK right now – plus one we recommend av...

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To do well in this run-down of the best executive cars, models need to combine two opposing qualities: luxury and affordability.

The best have plush interiors and enough soundproofing to keep them super-quiet during motorway driving, yet also have efficient engines – or are electric cars or plug-in hybrids – to make them cheap to run as company cars. Driver enjoyment and comfort are also important. Plus, they should have a user-friendly dashboard layout and come equipped with the latest infotainment and safety technology.

Here, we reveal our top 10 executive car buys, and name the model it's best to avoid. If you want to read more about a particular car or see what deals are currently available on it through our free New Car Buying service just click on the relevant link.

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