What Car? Personal Shopper: best saloon for less than £32,000

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What Car? team
31 Aug 2018 7:25 | Last updated: 17 Sep 2018 15:53

The reader

Dear What Car?,

My wife and I are looking for a new car to replace our family hatchback, and while we appreciate having more space we don't want an SUV. Instead, I've always liked the sleek shape of a saloon, so that's what I'm hunting for. I drive a lot for work, around 20,000 miles per year, so I'll need a diesel engine, and preferably an automatic gearbox too. I'd also like to drive something with a premium badge, which I haven't been able to do before. My budget is around £32,000.


Drives: Volkswagen Golf

The brief

  • Saloon shape
  • Diesel engine
  • Automatic gearbox
  • Less than £32,000

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