Fleet cars can come in all shapes and sizes - compact hatchbacks, sleek saloons or practical SUVs. Having access to all makes and models means Pendragon Vehicle Management can supply whatever vehicle our customers need to suit their individual requirements. Struggling to choose? Take inspiration from our top ten most popular vehicles for 2015 so far.
1. Ford Focus
The Ford Focus serves as a practical, spacious choice, lying in between a small hatchback and large saloon. The new shape offers a completely restyled, more sculptured exterior, along with a wide range of new technologies. The Focus Titanium model offers extras such as 16" wheels, front fog lights with chrome applique, Active City Stop, rear parking distance sensors, automatic headlights and rain sensitive wipers, along with 8" TFT touchscreen with enhanced voice control and dual zone automatic air conditioning. The 1.6 TDCi emits 109g/km of CO², reaching up to 76.4mpg.
For a closer look at the Ford Focus, watch our video review.
2. Audi A3
Adding a more premium feel to your fleet, Audi offers a wide range of popular fleet possibilities. The A3 provides a compact yet spacious, stylish option, with an impressive array of equipment. A 5.8" extending slim-line colour display screen, Bluetooth, Audi Music Interface, voice control system, leather trimmed multi-functional steering wheel, height adjustable boot floor and daytime running lights are just a few of the standard fixtures on the entry SE model. The TDI engine uses advanced fuel-injection technology to reduce waste and ensure the most is achieved from every drop of fuel, with the most eco 1.6 TDI model producing 99g/km of CO² emissions. Audi can also customise the paint colour and finish to match any necessary company branding.
3. Vauxhall Astra
Spacious, professional and practical yet easy on the eye, the Vauxhall Astra is a firm favourite for fleets. The EcoFLEX model offers Benefit-in-Kind tax from 17%, CO² from 97g/km and up to 76.3mpg, making it economical too. Key features available include Adaptive Forward Lighting (the most advanced headlight system in the segment), FlexRide to adjust the driving feel, Side Blind-Spot Alert, Climate Control and Front Camera System.
4. Vauxhall Insignia
The Vauxhall Insignia is an ideal fleet car, set apart with ground-breaking design, technology and ecoFLEX engine option that boast CO² emissions of 98g/km. Standard features include Bluetooth connectivity, LED daytime running lights, leather steering wheel, cruise control, electric climate control and automatic lighting control, with an 8" touchscreen IntelliLink infotainment system. The 2.0 CDTI EcoFLEX engine delivers a combined consumption of 76.3mpg, protecting the environment with a clever range of features but without compromising on driving performance.
5. Audi A4
Audi's second entry to our list is the A4, offering slightly more space within a classic saloon shell. The SE Technik is one step up from the entry model, yet comes with an admirable amount of extra features such as 18" alloy wheels, Bluetooth interface, MMI Navigation System Plus, Milano leather upholstery, auto opening boot lid and the Audi Parking System Plus. For more features, add the Advanced Technology Package to include adaptive cruise control with braking guard and Audi active lane assist. With the 2.0 TDIe engine, expect to reach 112g/km of CO².
6. Ford Mondeo
The Ford Mondeo offers a practical yet sophisticated choice. The Zetec model includes power folding door mirrors, cruise control and front fog lamps as standard plus the option to splash out on a range of extras including panoramic roof, DAB touchscreen navigation, Active Park Assist and Active City Stop. The 1.6TDCi ECOnetic engine delivers CO² emissions of 94g/km, and fuel saving features such as Auto Start Stop, better aerodynamics and Smart Regenerative Charging for the battery all work towards saving as most fuel as possible whilst reducing emissions further.
For a closer look at the Ford Mondeo, watch our video review.
7. Ford Fiesta
As the UK's best-selling car of all time, it's no wonder the Ford Fiesta has made it into our list of top ten fleet cars. The latest Zetec model offers a wealth of special features, such as Ford Auto Start-Stop, leather trimmed steering wheels, ambient lighting and daytime running lights. The Zetec also includes Ford SYNC, which reacts to voice commands and allows calls to made and received via Bluetooth, texts read aloud and music playback from mobile devices. Design features include 14" alloy wheels, chrome exterior fittings and a choice of 11 vibrant colours, whilst the EcoBoost 1.0 petrol engine provides fuel-efficiency of up to 65.7mpg.
8. Vauxhall Corsa
The Vauxhall Corsa has been a strong contender in the fleet market in recent times, having been number one fleet car for the last two years. It's easy to see why the Corsa is so popular - compact yet offering five doors and packed with features, even at standard level. It's economical too, with Benefit in Kind tax from 15% and CO² emissions from 87g/km. The Corsa includes a huge range of innovative features such as traffic sign assist, lane departure warning, following distance indication, forward collision alert, high beam assist and side blind spot alert. The Intellilink system even allows the driver to make calls, play music and listen to texts and emails, all handsfree and voice operated.
For a closer look at the Vauxhall Corsa, watch our video review.
9. Jaguar XF
Sleek, professional and eye-catching, the Jaguar XF is an excellent addition to any fleet. The huge amount of standard features on the XF Luxury include Bond grain leather seats, Smart Key System with Keyless Start, dual zone automatic climate control, Phosphor Blue halo illumination and interior mood lighting, intelligent Start/Stop, 250W sound system, 7" colour touchscreen display, navigation system and Bluetooth audio streaming. The high efficiency turbo diesel engine reaches 0-60mph in 9.8 seconds, delivering up to 57.7mpg with CO² emissions of 129g/km.
10. Vauxhall Mokka
Having launched in 2012, the Vauxhall Mokka has become a great success for Vauxhall as a street-size SUV. Expect to find a wealth of standard equipment hidden inside, including Bluetooth functionality, 230 volt power outlet, parking sensors, steering wheel mounted controls, air conditioning and rain-sensitive windscreen wipers. The SE model offers extras such as leather sports front seats, tinted windows, 18" alloy wheels and heated seats and steering wheel. The Mokka has been awarded five stars for safety by Euro NCAP and delivers up to 53.3mpg, with CO² emissions at 145g/km.