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Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer review

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Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer
6 Jul 2017 12:30 | Last updated: 21 Aug 2018 12:53

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What’s in a name? Rather than call this load-lugging version of the Insignia an estate, Vauxhall has gone with the far more exciting-sounding Sports Tourer. No doubt it's designed to make you think of mountain bikes and surfboards rather than chests of drawers, but the latest model could actually be ideal for all of the above because it has a bigger boot than ever.

The Insignia Sports Tourer is obviously based on the Insignia Grand Sport saloon, and that means it's available with a wide range of petrol and diesel engines, with power outputs anywhere between 108bhp and 256bhp. Depending on the engine, you can have an automatic gearbox and four-wheel drive, too.

Over the next few pages, we'll look at everything from how the Insignia Sports Tourer drives to what it’s like inside and how much it’ll cost to run. And, of course, how it compares with key rivals such as the estate versions of the Ford Mondeo, Skoda Superb and Volkswagen Passat.

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There are 11 trims available for the Insignia Estate. Click to see details.See all versions
Elite Nav
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SRi Vx-line
SRi VX-Line gets bigger wheels (unless you have the 1.6 diesel), sportier bodystyling, a heated flat-bottom steering wheel, sat-nav and a 4.2in colour display in front of the driver...View trim
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OUR PICK
Tech Line Nav
This would be our choice. Tech Line Nav models are the same price as SRi Nav models, just without some of the sporty details. But you still get 17in alloy wheels, auto wipers, front and rear parkin...View trim
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Elite
Elite Nav adds adaptive LED headlights, front foglights, tinted rear windows, leather seats that are heated up front and a Bose stereo to Tech Line Nav features. It’s also the only trim available w...View trim
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Tech Line
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£22,691
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GSI Nav
This sporty model adds more bells and whistles to Tech Line Nav, including a Bose stereo, heated front seats, leather seats, keyless entry, 20in wheels and a head-up display, as well as shaper look...View trim
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Design Nav
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SRi Vx-line Nav
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Design
Design trim kicks off the Insignia range, yet it still gets a decent amount of kit. This includes auto lights, keyless start, electric front and rear windows, air-con, cruise control, a 7.0in touch...View trim
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SRi
SRi gets 17in alloy wheels, front foglights, tinted rear windows, auto wipers, a spoiler, dual-zone climate control and rear USB sockets...View trim
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SRi Nav
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