If you’re looking for a new executive saloon you’re in luck, there are some truly brilliant vehicles available right now. Suave styling, spacious interiors and sporty performance are all present in abundance on this list and all they’re all available on great car lease deals right now!
Now in its fifth generation, Mercedes' supremely sumptuous saloon has got the lot. From the beautifully luxurious interior packed with class leading technology to the fantastically refined ride, it's difficult to find fault in the E-Class. The latest iteration of this brilliant vehicle now features a huge, fully customisable 12.3 inch infotainment system that quite frankly blows away the competition, both with its gorgeous form and practical functionality. On the road comfort is paramount, the E-Class really excels in providing the most relaxing ride imaginable, for driver and passengers alike, in fact space in the back is better than anything else on this list- no reason so many taxi drivers in Germany drive these brilliant limos!
Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport
Vauxhall have pulled out all the stops with their all-new saloon. Sporting a smart, sleek new body, the Insignia Grand Sport certainly looks the part and it’s a big improvement on the first model in so many ways. The second generation has grown slightly by 55mm and the interior is noticeably more roomy, with plenty of space both up front and for passengers in the back. The infotainment system has also been revamped with easy to use colour touchscreens and phone smartphone connectivity as standard. Whilst the Insignia doesn’t have the premium feel of some its competitors, the car’s keen pricing and practicality make it easy to recommend.
Alfa Romeo Giulia
Is Alfa Romeo’s handsome new sedan the most desirable car on this list? It could easily be the most thrilling, the rear wheel drive transmission and super responsive handling guarantee a brilliant driving experience, although unfortunately there is no manual gearbox available on the UK model. Unlike some Alfas of the past, this is emphatically a car to buy with the head as well as the heart too. Delivering impressive fuel economy from an excellent selection of engines and featuring an impressively generous amount of standard safety and infotainment tech, the Giulia ticks most boxes you’ll be looking at, click the link below to see our latest lease deals.
BMW 5 Series
BMW have been selling the 5 Series for nearly fifty years now, and throughout its seven generations the vehicle has consistently showcased the German brand’s legendary expertise in refinement and driving dynamics. This latest model is as impressive as ever, from the luxurious, technology packed cabin to the selection of gutsy and efficient engines, this brilliant car is undoubtedly pretty near top of its class. There is also now the addition of plug in hybrid option to the line up, with an electric only range of 31 miles, making the 5 Series an even more compelling option. Subtle, sophisticated body styling completes this seriously alluring option, speak to our friendly team today to find out more about BMW 5 Series leasing.
If it ain’t broke don’t fix it could easily be the strap line for the latest A4. Audi’s updated executive saloon hasn’t changed much, but then it didn’t really have to. The class leading cabin quality, a hallmark of all Audi’s vehicles, is present and correct, as is an excellent selection of capable and refined engines. It might not be the driver’s choice, handling is not as responsive as others on this list, but if comfort and a relaxed ride are what you’re looking for the Audi A4 is very difficult to beat. A capacious and comfortable interior completes an impressive package from Audi, the widely-recommended A4 is a great choice for your next vehicle.
If ever there was a car to live up to its name then this is it, Skoda’s brilliant saloon surely delivers more bang for your buck than anything else on this list. If you’re looking for space you’re in the right place, the Superb excels on interior room with a gargantuan 1,760 litres available when the back seats are down. Practicality doesn’t stop there either, there are clever touches throughout this vehicle, like umbrellas stored in the front doors and an ice scraper found in the petrol filler cap. The Superb has long been the sensible choice, but the latest model looks fantastic too, a sleek new body has made this Skoda genuinely desirable, is this car now top of the class?
Who would’ve thought the sharpest looking vehicle here could be a Volkswagen? The Arteon is VW’s brand new executive saloon which comes sporting an imposing, wide grille and aggressively sharp headlights- it’s a real head-turner. On the inside, build quality is right where you would expect from a Volkswagen, everything feels made to last, and there is an impressive amount of space on offer too, especially in the back. It probably won’t entice those looking for thrills and spills, but VW have produced a very smart looking and practical vehicle with the Arteon, why not speak to one of our account managers today to find out about our latest pricing?
Safety has always been a trademark of Volvos and the S90 is no different with the latest autonomous driving features included as standard on all models. In fact, this Volvo is pretty safe choice in general, there’s an awful lot to love about it. Smart and stylish understated Skandi design make this one the best turned out saloons around, and that goes for the interior too which is arguably the most appealing we’ve seen- an attractive built-in central touchscreen replaces most of the buttons and dials on a delightfully uncluttered dash. Under the bonnet a choice of economical engines and the additional option of a hybrid powertrain make the S90 hard to ignore.
This is surely the most eye-catching car we’ve ever seen from Kia. The South Korean manufacturer are aiming big with the Stinger, hoping to tempt motorists away from their Audis, Mercs and BMWs. And it certainly looks the part to do the job, with sporty and aggressive styling that really sets this car apart, rear wheel drive performance ensures the Stinger has the ride to back up those looks too. As with many of their models, Kia’s trump card is their generous standard kit list, every model gets an attractive 8 inch touchscreen with sat-nav and wireless phone charging. Those looking for something a bit different from a brand that’s producing increasingly more refined vehicles should seriously consider this Kia.
The IS brings everything you would expect from a Lexus; an interior full of premium touches and quality materials, stand-out design and an air of exclusivity not present with the big German brands. The first thing you’ll notice is the gigantic grille, it’s a feature that Lexus have really made their own on recent models, and it really looks fantastic fronting up the sporty saloon body of the IS. Inside, a 10 inch touchscreen and retro analog clock dominate a sombre but smart and plush dash. Most will choose the hybrid powertrain, it delivers impressive fuel economy and performs competently, although it probably won’t set your pulse racing.
Jaguar’s muscular executive saloon looks ready for battle and the XF has all the traits to take on its rivals and win. Classic contours and lines are reminiscent of Jaguar’s traditional style language, but this vehicle exudes modernity too with its imposingly brawny front end. On the road the XF is far from cumbersome however, a predominately aluminium frame gives the car impressive agility that belies the its stature, whilst a choice of economical diesel engines keep costs low at the pump too. An intuitive new touchscreen keeps things simple on a smart and well thought out dashboard and comfort is impressive too, with more space on offer than most in the class.
Offering a solid package of value for money, solid build quality and low running costs there is plenty to recommend the Avensis. It definitely isn’t the sexiest car on this list, in fact it’s difficult to think of any lists this Toyota would top in a beauty contest, but what the Avensis lacks in flair and style it makes up for with sturdy dependability. There’s plenty of standard kit to keep occupants occupied, with Bluetooth connectivity for your smartphone, plus all models also benefit from autonomous emergency braking, helping the Avensis achieve a five star Euro NCAP safety rating. Follow the link below to see our latest Toyota Avensis lease deals.