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The 5 at 5 Saloons make for stylish family motors.

SICK OF SEEING SUVs everywhere? Then how about considering a four-door saloon for your next car?

While saloon body styles may be losing in the sales charts to crossovers and SUVs, saloons are some of the best looking cars on the road. They are usually offer decent amounts of leg room, good handling and stability too.

So, if you are a looking to buy a slinky saloon, we’ve picked five models that all come in under the €30k price mark.

Under €30k

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA, €29,900

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The Mercedes-Benz CLA is a handsome and four-door saloon with coupe styling. This particular version, the 180 d, is powered by a 109hp 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engine and paired with a slick 7G-DCT dual clutch automatic transmission. It comes in ‘Style’ trim with plenty of bells and whistles.

Under €27k

2018 Mazda6, €26,975

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The Mazda6 is a very comfortable car and great for long distances. It has a 489-litre boot, which isn’t huge but there is lots of rear leg and head room so it is very comfortable for passengers back there.

Under €25k

2018 Volkswagen Jetta, €24,950

DoneDeal DoneDeal

The Volkswagen Jetta is a sensible family saloon and this particular model is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine that makes 110hp, paired with a five-speed manual transmission. Its boot can hold 510 litres and there is plenty of space in the cabin to keep all passengers happy.

Under €24k

2018 Renault Megan Grand Coupe, €23,950

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The Renault Megane Grand Coupe is another saloon with coupe-like styling. It is a handsome looking machine with some cool tech features. Its boot can hold 503 litres with the rear seats in place or 987 litres with the rear seats tumbled.

It is a good car if you are looking for value for money.

Under €20k

2018 Fiat Tipo, €19,995

DoneDeal DoneDeal

The Fiat Tipo won the 2016 Autobest Best Buy Car of Europe award in recognition of its great value for money. It has plenty of legroom in the back and a 440-litre boot. It is comfortable to drive with a good driving position, supportive seats and good all-round visibility.

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