The Peugeot 508 is a sophisticated and refined saloon
Aston's DB9 is packed full of character and a delight to drive, but it does feel dated
Those seeking a fine city car would do well to opt for a Volkswagen Up
The Mazda 3 is an agile car; its diesel engine is also economical and powerful
Jaguar's XJ is a fine way to travel, despite some minor interior issues
If you're in the market for a new car, or after the best new-car leasing deal, you can save thousands with a little research. This is the pick of what our deals experts have found this week.
Best new car deals
If you're in the market for a comfortable saloon then you could consider the Peugeot 508. New Car Discount is advertising the 1.6-litre THP 156 Allure model for £17,983, a saving of £6589 off the list price of £24,572. Despite being a petrol model, it's claimed to be capable of 45.6mpg and comes with stacks of kit, including Bluetooth connectivity and cruise and climate control.
Just because you want to buy a premium sports car doesn't mean you shouldn't consider looking around for a deal. Broadspeed is selling the Aston Martin DB9 for £123,404, saving you a substantial £10,601 off the list price. Besides being a very desirable car, it's also capable of 0-62mph in 4.6sec.
Best new car leasing deals
The Volkswagen Up is a sensible choice for those wanting a solidly built city car that's capable of taking on motorway trips with ease. Yes Lease is offering the entry-level Take Up model on a personal lease for £93.06 a month, for 36 months, following a deposit of £558.36. That's not a great deal of money for a reliable, comfortable and capable small car.
Business operators are likely to find the new Mazda 3 a tempting choice, thanks to its efficient and flexible 2.2-litre diesel engine. FleetPrices.co.uk is currently offering the 2.2d SE Nav model for £206.95+VAT a month, for 36 months, following a down payment of £1241.71+VAT. The annual mileage limit is 10,000 miles.
Deal of the week
Car-Cost.com is offering a substantial £12,948 off the list price of the Jaguar XJ, in 3.0-litre V6 Supercharged Portfolio specification. That means you can get the well specified luxury saloon for £60,488 instead of the suggested £73,436.
These are just a selection of the best deals we found this week. If you find better, let us know by registering for the site and posting below.