Where does this leave you?
It's reassuring that UK buyers aren't routinely paying thousands more than continental motorists. It's also frustrating, however, that we have to haggle to get a fair deal.
Wouldn't it be better if prices across Europe were the same and we didn't have to rely on discounts?
In the meantime, follow the What Car? mantra: never pay the list price. Use our Target Price to find the most you should pay.