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 trims||5 see more|
|Number of engines||4 see more|
|Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you?||petrol, diesel|
|MPG range across all versions||35.8 - 61.4|
|Avaliable doors options||5|
|Warranty||3 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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