Which large executive car?

I'm looking to buy a stylish large exec, with a good balance of performance and economy. I do anywhere between 12k to 18k miles per year, split motorway and city, and am currently looking at a Mercedes CLS 350d or BMW 640d or whatever else you would suggest (but not an A7 as hate the shape.) Budget around 35k, private purchase, no finance.

Asked on 28 August 2015 by James176

Answered by Honest John
You could add an old shape XF 3.0d 275 to your list and maybe even an XJ 3.0d 275. If you don't like the A7, what about an A8? Very cool and understated. Or be Captain Sensible and get the smaller Jag XE 2.0d Ingenium 180 auto which works better with the Ingenium than the new XF.
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