A Saloon is a mid-size passenger car that is larger than a hatchback in most cases and smaller than an estate vehicle. It usually features a long body style with a larger boot than that of a hatchback, which is separate from the rest of the car. This reduces noise in the interior as immediate access to the boot is not given. Saloons are low profile and are very versatile with an amazing sleek design in a lot of cases. We have included the different kinds of saloons available below and some examples of amazing vehicles that fit into the category.
Compact Saloons are smaller-sized variants of standard saloons, they tend to have a shorter wheelbase and smaller boot size whilst still being bigger than that of a hatchback. Space can sometimes seem to be quite tight, however, this is challenged with a premium interior and a great build all at an affordable price. Here are a variety of different compact saloons we highly recommend:
The Hyundai Ioniq is a mid-size electric car available in 'Plug-in', 'Hybrid' and 'Electric' for an affordable price, and something we are proud to represent here at All Car Leasing. It comes with some handy features such an advanced infotainment system which connects to android auto allowing access to phone calls, navigation and music all at the ease of a touchscreen system.
The Audi A3 is a brilliant compact saloon as it's both versatile and powerful. It also has some great technical features and flawless specs which make your experience in the A3 a good one. Xenon headlights provide the best vision when it comes to night-time driving, coupled with a dynamic suspension to keep you glued to the roads and able to tackle even the toughest of corners.
Large Saloons tend to be the most-common saloons you will see on the road due to their ideal size and amazing looks. They make both great personal cars as well as business vehicles because of their fancy looks and generous space, all whilst having futuristic technological capabilities, such as navigation systems and driver assistive technology. Take a look at some of our favourites below:
If you are looking for a large and comfortable saloon for an affordable price, then the Volkswagen Passat may be the answer to your prayers, even famous footballer Neymar Jr used to own one of these bad boys. It is brilliant for both personal and business lease, due to its stylish look and generous interior space- perfect for fitting the kids in or luggage for whatever the occasion is.
The famous Italian manufacturers did a good job when it came to creating the Alfa Romeo Giulia. It features beautifully crafted bold and curved lines in a sporty style, with a variety of different trim levels to choose from to match your personal needs. It also has a good choice of engine sizes with the most premium being a 2.9L V6 Biturbo in an automatic, so makes a great vehicle for business associates.
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The BMW 3-Series is a vehicle you will see highly populating British roads and that is due to their iconic looks and amazing performance. They have some really high specs, including brilliant technology, a powerful engine and a lovely interior for a great price. If the Saloon doesn't grab you, it is also available in an estate.
The Audi A4 is a stylish saloon with brilliant practicality and luxury. It offers generous boot space and loads of leg room to offer the best comfort for passengers possible. Dependant upon the wide choice of trim levels, you can also get front and rear parking sensors which make inner-city driving and parking as easy as possible. Nonetheless, consider an Audi A4 if you are looking for luxury at a great affordable price.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a stylish saloon sought after by many. Its beautiful bonnet and bold curved lines makes the C-Class more visually appealing than ever. It also has a great driver assistance system in place as well, with features such as an adaptive brake system, hill-start assist and active park assist, which makes it brilliant for not only motorway treks, but inner-city driving as well.
Executive Saloons tend to be larger than compact saloons and are mostly sought after for business lease. This is due to their increased interior space, which is perfect for meetings and long travel. They have premium interior and great styling, and will certainly turn heads during your commute. Some great executive saloons have been listed below:
The Mazda 6 is a brilliant vehicle when it comes to coupling affordability with luxury. It features a dynamic design with bold lines and an array of paint jobs to choose from. It also has great driver-assistance systems such as Radar Cruise Control and Blind Spot Monitoring to make your commute in the Mazda 6 not only a safe drive but an enjoyable one.
The Audi A6 is a step-up from the smaller A3 variant and is considered a luxury vehicle. This is due to its striking looks, premium interior and choice of its powerful 2.0L and 3.0L engines. It can breeze 0-62 in a mere 5 seconds and has a top speed of 155mph. The choice of having a black edition is also a benefit to the A6 as it embraces top of the range equipment and provides the most luxurious trim.
Jaguar is known for their luxury vehicles which have great technology and performance. They also have the handy feature of interacting with a number of functions through the 'Connect Pro App'; if its cold in the morning and you don't want to walk out to your car, why not just de-mist it through your window with the app. We have the Jaguar XF available for a brilliant price here at All Car Leasing.
The BMW 5-Series is an all-wheel-drive vehicle which oozes luxury and power. Its AWD feature and integral active steering with the choice of choosing between driving styles from its adaptive mode, allows the 5-series to stick to the toughest of corners and battle all kinds of different weather conditions. It features Auto Start-Stop mode which is great for both fuel economy and reducement of Co2 emissions.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is something of brilliance and beauty, featuring gorgeous curved lines and a modern and sporty interior. It features a nifty infotainment system providing access to navigation amongst many other programs. You can also stay connected to your vehicle through the 'Mercedes me connect' app and access information such as fuel levels and can lock/unlock the car at any time.
Full-Size Saloons are generous in space and have powerful engines, similar to executive vehicles. They tend to have great builds and a longer, flatter body style which make them perfect family vehicles as there is plenty of space to fit whatever you will in. If you want great performance, technology and a snazzy interior, you don't want to miss out on some of these full-size saloons:
The Audi A7 is an attractive full-size saloon with an automatic gearbox allowing for an easy and enjoyable drive. Its body style looks similar to that of a coupe as it is a Sportback. There is also the choice of having the S Class, which is the high-performance variation with an enhanced engine and overall a more premium spec.
Volvo's are notorious for reliability and practicality whilst having some really helpful features and this applies to the S90 which comes in three different available variants: Momentum, Inscription and R-Design. The R-Design features sports seats, pedals and floor mats with 18" 5 spoke matt black diamond cut alloy wheels and the Inscription having a Nappa soft leather upholstery and 12.3" active driver information display. Meanwhile, the momentum is the standard variant.
The Panamera is Porsche's version of a saloon and is one of the most premium cruisers throughout the motoring industry. It has an available 4.0L V8 plug-in engine that can do 0-62mph in 3.5 seconds and can reach a top speed of 192mph, coupled with a gorgeous upholstery and stylish body. You will certainly see heads turn when you're in the Porsche Panamera, that is guaranteed.
If you want a saloon for their swift looks, but want the extra practicality, why not think about an oversized saloon. Their increased size makes commuting in oversized saloons more enjoyable than ever, and they usually feature the very best engines and interiors that saloons have to offer. If you are looking for a premium saloon, you may want to consider some of the below:
The Jaguar XJ is considered to be amongst the elite of luxurious saloons due to its competitive and iconic styling with amazing specs. There is a reason that this vehicle is chosen by the rich and famous and the iconic Jaguar badge holds such prestigious value. The XJ oozes power through its 3.0d V6 engine and holds great ease due to its automatic gearbox.
The Audi A8 can be considered to be similar to a limousine because of its size and is very exclusive throughout Audi's range. It is incredibly safe with features such as its air suspension which activates upon collision to raise on the targeted side to try and prevent any major damage to the passenger. Its generous space also provides more room for passengers as well as luggage, making the A8 incredibly comfortable and practical.
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The BMW 7-Series features a 320 BHP 6 Cylinder Twin-Turbo engine which allows the 7-Series to seriously breeze some top speeds whilst having unreal technological capability. It now has a lightweight construction with carbon fibre in the model to make it as light as ever; making the vehicle more versatile and agile. This is coupled with its practical size with a large boot and interior to make your journey as comfortable as ever in the BMW 7-Series.
The Mercedes Benz S-Class is the crown jewel of Mercedes' range and features the most premium technology, interior and style throughout. If you are looking for a vehicle to turn heads on your daily commute, then consider the S-Class as its a visually appealing and sought-after car by many motoring enthusiasts.