Car reviews - Opel - Insignia - Select Sports Tourer
The stylish Insignia Sports Tourer is a top alternative to family and premium wagons
2 Nov 2012
Midsized wagon buyers, be glad Opel has decided to bring in the arrestingly handsome Insignia Sports Tourer.
Tested here in top-line Select CDTi diesel guise, it not only provides a viable alternative to the Volkswagen Passat and Ford Mondeo, but also gives more expensive premium Euros like the Volvo V60/V70 and Audi A4 a run for their money.
There’s also something here for disenfranchised Saab owners too.
But we don’t think the most expensive model is the best Insignia available, due to a noisy engine and hard ride.
Model release date: 1 September 2012 to 19 January 2038
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