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Vauxhall Insignia

(2017 - present)

The Vauxhall Insignia is a large family/executive car sold in both liftback (Insignia Grand Sport) and estate (Insignia Sports Tourer) body styles.

The current generation model was introduced in 2017, with a higher-riding Country Tourer estate version added a few months later and the GSi performance model a few months after that. The Insignia is sold in other countries as the Opel Insignia, Buick Regal and Holden Commodore.

A facelifted is due to arrive in UK showrooms in early 2020. As part of this upgrade, the slow-selling estate (Sports Tourer) and Country Tourer models will be dropped from the range, leaving only the liftback models on sale.

As of February 2020, the Insignia has the same score as its arch rival, the Ford Mondeo, according to our Expert Rating aggregatror, based on more than 40 different UK reviews. That’s a reasonable score but well behind the class-leading Volkswagen Passat.

The Vauxhall Insignia has received particular praise for its comfort, interior space and value for money. However, it has been criticised for not matching the levels of quality or fuel economy on offer from several rivals.

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Body style: Large liftback and estate
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £20,045 on-road

Launched: Summer 2017
Last updated: Spring 2020
Replacement due: TBA


Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

The Car Expert


Auto Express








Company Car Today


Daily Mail




Honest John




The Sun


The Sunday Times


The Telegraph


Top Gear


What Car?





Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: July 2017









Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Vauxhall Insignia has not yet been tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.


Trophies, prizes and awards that the Vauxhall Insignia has received


  • Professional Driver Awards – Private Hire Car of the Year
  • J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Awards – Most Dependable Midsize Car
  • Company Car Today CCT100 Awards – Upper Medium Car of the Year


  • Scottish Car of the Year Awards – Best 4×4 (Insignia Country Tourer)
  • Auto Express Awards – Family Car of the Year
  • Company Car Today CCT100 Awards – Upper Medium Car of the Year
  • Carbuyer Best Car Awards – Best Large Family Car
  • 4×4 Magazine Awards – Best Crossover Estate


  • Carbuyer Best Car Awards – Best Large Family Car

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