Vauxhall Insignia review

Category: Executive car

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:petrol, diesel
Available colours:
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RRP £24,130What Car? Target Price from£22,162
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Introduction

What Car? says...

The Vauxhall Insignia was once one of the go-to choices for families and fleet buyers. After all, what’s not to like about a sizeable executive car with a big boot, decent equipment levels and a price tag you'd expect on a family hatchback?

Well, some may prefer their transportation to be a bit taller and more SUV-shaped, but that doesn’t mean you should strike the Insignia from your list of potential new cars. The Insignia comes with a choice of powerful petrol engines for those who don’t have to worry about benefit-in-kind (BIK) company car tax, or one of two diesels to pick from for those who do.

Manual and automatic gearboxes are available, and the top GSi model gives you four-wheel drive. Unlike most rivals, though, there’s no estate option. Speaking of rivals, the Insignia can certainly count more than a few familiar models among its competition.

For a start there’s its arch-nemesis the Ford Mondeo, the stylish Peugeot 508 and the What Car? Award-winning Skoda Superb. If you’re tempted by something with a posher badge on its nose, there’s always the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class, while the Volkswagen Passat sits somewhere in the middle in the prestige stakes.

Read on for our full in-depth review and our verdicts on how it drives, what it’s like inside and how much it’ll cost to run. Then, when you’re ready to go shopping, our New Car Buying service is at hand for top deals on hundreds of great cars including the Vauxhall Insignia, with no need for hassle.

At a glance

Number of trims5 see more
Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you? petrol, diesel
MPG range across all versions35.8 - 61.4
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / 60000 miles
Company car tax at 20% (min/max)£1,338 / £2,952
Company car tax at 40% (min/max)£2,676 / £5,904

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