Vauxhall / Opel Signum

Opel Signum

A bold move of Vauxhall-Opel to maneuver its traditional large sedan buyers right into a crossover vehicle is proving an uphill struggle; the marketplace sector is deeply conservative.

However those who've taken the plunge happen to be satisfied with your decision; Signum is a highly competent package, with a lot of interior space along with a range of drive train options which cover all required bases.

The 2.0 litre petrol-engined model feels just a little flat - there is lots of bodywork to become hauled about with a small engine - however the 3.0CTDi is great fun, with waves of torque. Handling is neat and precise; the only real weakness is steering that feels just a little remote.

There's been some criticism how the Signum is not sufficiently distinct to look at to the Vectra estate. Overcome that, though, and you're simply dealing with a competent and effective car for the executive buyer.

Car Details
Body Shell: 
5 Door Crossover
Engine: 
4/V6 Cylinder Petrol/Diesel
Gearbox: 
5/6 Speed Manual / Automatic
Price (USD): 
From $42,500
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