If only more people knew. With three body styles, the Insignia offers genuine versatility Matt Saunders Road test editor. This five-door family hatchback - already much more likely to feature on your driveway than in your post-promotion grand plans - is cheaper to buy, cheaper to own, smarter to look at and generally more pleasing to use thanks to its facelift. All of which makes it, albeit not quite desirable with a capital 'D', at least something closer to the mark. All this only stands the next generation Insignia in good stead. We have a lready tried the new Grand Sport on the UK roads and it has proven itself as a capable cruiser, with the new car set to reach forecourts in June.
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Vauxhall Insignia review
Alan Partridge may have worked his way through Rovers and Lexuses Lexi? But despite the image problem, the Vauxhall Insignia has sold well — , in the UK alone, and over a million in Europe, since it was introduced in The refreshed model for , with and updated look, improved aerodynamics, tweaked interior and all-new more efficient engines under the bonnet, might still be a hard sell to drivers used to the BMW 5 Series, Audi A6 or Mercedes E Class for it is almost as long as those , but it is better than the old model in every way, and actually a decent car to drive and look at. Read our full Vauxhall Insignia review below.
Grown-up looks and more interior space than ever. Written by Tom Wiltshire on 02 February Large Vauxhalls have been family car staples in the UK for decades, but the Insignia has quite the fight on its hands. With its long, low and sleek body, this generation of Insignia has never struggled in the looks department. The GSi model stands alone at the top, its name harking back to some of the best performance Vauxhalls of all time.
However, the market for these cars is shrinking. One is the Skoda Superb , which is a tough competitor and one of our favourite family cars - but the Vauxhall is a close match for interior quality and practicality - two key areas for a family. A change of name to Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport signified a big change for Vauxhall's family hatchback when it arrived in As well as being a replacement for the near-decade old Insignia Mk1, the new model went on sale as a bigger, more spacious and more upmarket family car.