What should I replace my Saab 9-3 Vector Estate with?

I have driven a Saab 9-5 Vector Estate 2.3t from new since 2002. I love the car and have put off changing it because I cannot replace it with another. What do I replace it with? Mercedes-Benz, BMW or Audi? I want a new car of similar power output. The other question is petrol or diesel? I have read all the comments regarding DPFs. I do between 10,000 and 12,000 miles a year but in that are trips of reasonable length most months, including a couple of journeys to Scotland each year. I am getting conflicting comments from dealers. Can you suggest the best option?

Asked on 14 December 2013 by DK, via email

Answered by Honest John
The closest match to this car is actually a Mondeo 2.0 EcoBoost 240 Estate. So that's petrol, and you should get a decent discount. If you can't, buy via www.drivethedeal.com
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