字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 The Vauxhall Insignia has never really been the most exciting car on the market but has always been a popular choice with fleet managers and company car drivers. However, the latest facelift means there are even more reasons than ever why this is a car you can buy with your head and your heart... Not that looks are the biggest factor, but the new design is an improvement over the old model. It's also more aerodynamic and therefore better on fuel, but we shall come back to that a bit later. Now, not everyone who buys an Insignia is a salesman, but if you are and you need to lug around boxes of samples, leaflets and sales tools then the size of this boot should satisfy your needs just fine. There's plenty of room in here and there's a large opening and low load lip to make your job that much easier. What's more, when you need to do the Saturday tip run, the seats fold down like so. taking the family out for the day should not be a drag either... Well that does depend on the behaviour of the children but if they are tall teenagers they won't complain about head and leg room, nor will they moan about needing to charge their smart phone - this is covered with this power socket here. back to work mode, the Insignia is perfectly adapted to manage motorway miles thanks to the abundance of storage slots to help you cope with your busy schedule. tissues, hand cream changes over the old model include a more stylish centre console and better quality dashboard. This model is fitted with the optional 8 inch TFT instrument cluster and Intllilink system which allows you to control the cars functions using this clever little touch pad. All cars come with 16 alloy wheels, DAB digital radio, Bluetooth and cruise control, while top-spec models get sat-nav, leather seats and big alloy wheels. Things have improved in terms of running costs, too. The new 2.0 litre diesel comes in 2 guises, 118bhp or 138bhp. Both promise class leading fuel consumption figures of over 75 miles to the gallon, beating both the VW Passat and Ford Mondeo resulting in low company car tax and rock bottom fuel costs. Amazingly the theoretical range of this car is an impressive 1,100 miles - the distance from London to Budapest on a single tank of diesel. the redesigned suspension provides a comfortable and stable ride. However the Insignia is susceptible to the size of wheels you choose. The larger 18" wheels on the top-spec models provide the most control without compromising ride comfort. The manual gearbox is good and makes the Insignia feel quite responsive, however it's not quite as fun to drive as the Mazda 6 and although the steering is precise, the weight build up as you increase speed feels a bit artificial. And although the engines are fine on the move they are still a bit clattery around town. Having said that, these small minuses shouldn't be enough to put you off, it's cheaper to buy, run and insure than ever before and for those reasons, it's likely to be a very popular proposition. It's a competitive market though, with plenty of competition, so be sure to check out the Ford Mondeo by click here, and the Mazda 6 by clicking here. Oh, and don't forget to subscribe to the Carbuyer channel by clicking here.