End of our love affair with saloons?

In Ireland, buyers who might be expected to go for family hatchbacks continue to favour saloons, unlike other European countries where hatchbacks and estates continue to dominate.

18th June, 2005

In Ireland, buyers who might be expected to go for family hatchbacks continue to favour saloons, unlike other European countries where hatchbacks and estates continue to dominate.

This is set to change, however, as car manufacturers increasingly move away from smaller saloon models.

The Seat Toledo used to be a four-door model. But the new generation version no longer has a four-door body option – and this is just one example.

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