At Insure Fleet we are excited about many new vehicles that are due to be released this year. Below we have compiled a list of cars that we believe are most suited to owners of a fleet. These new cars come in all different shapes and sizes and have a wide range of performance capabilities. So there is something for everyone!
Jaguar XF 2015
The new Jaguar XF made its global debut at the New York motor show recently and will go on sale this autumn with prices starting at around £32,300.
The XF is built on Jaguar’s new lightweight architecture which means that around 75% of its structure is made from aluminium. However, much of the rear of the vehicle is made of steel and the cars weight distribution is nearly 50/50.
Jaguar say that 83% of the parts on the new Jaguar XF are new including its electric power-assisted steering system which is also used on the new Jaguar XE and the F-Type.
The most frugal engine in the line-up is a 2.0 litre diesel. It delivers 161bhp and emits just 104g per kilometre of CO2. Jaguar say it’s the lowest CO2 figure in this class for any non-hybrid vehicle.
The new car comes with Jaguars new All-Surface Progress Control system, which has been developed “for low-speed driving in adverse conditions”. Jaguar says the system “manages the brakes and throttle” to maximise traction on loose or uneven surfaces, which means the driver just steers the vehicle.
The options list features assistance systems like adaptive cruise control, while the XF’s suite of safety technology includes autonomous emergency braking, traffic sign recognition, lane-keeping as stance and lane departure warning systems.
Toyota Avensis 2015
The new Toyota Avensis made its 1st official public appearance at the Geneva motor show.
Toyota have stated that the new model has had the biggest facelift in terms of investment ever, so the Avensis will come with new interior, a reworked chassis and some changes to the exterior.
The new Toyota Avensis has had its front end restyled like the rest of the Toyota range. The car has new LED headlights, front bumper and bonnet as well as a chrome bar running across the front of the car. This year’s Avensis is 40mm longer than last years.
The Avensis this year comes with two new diesel engines they are a 1.6 litre D-4D and a 2.0 litre D-4D.
The 1.6 litre engine goes from 0-62mph in 11.4 seconds and has a top speed of 112mph. The car produces 119g/km of C02 and does 68.9mpg.
Toyota have not yet revealed the full UK specification, but have said that it will appeal to both private and company buyers.
The prices will be revealed closer to the Avensis being launched but the current price range is £17,700 to £26,595.
Because of the Audi A1’s success so far, the visual changes made are as expected to be subtle. The car has a new redesigned front and rear bumper, revised head and tail lights and more defined door sills. The small exterior changes add just 2cm to the cars length.
The new A1 and A1 sportback will come with a choice of 6 engines. Audi have described these engines of which four are petrol and two diesels as being either completely new or heavily upgraded.
The new 90bhp diesel has not yet been confirmed for sale in the UK is very economical, averaging 83.1mpg and produces 89g/km of CO2.
All models come with alloy wheels, remote central locking, air conditioning, a city breaking system. The vehicle also comes with an iPod connection point and a 6.5 inch retractable display.
Prices for this car start at £14,315 and can go up to £26,110.
Skoda Superb 2015
The new Skoda Superb has recently been revealed at the Geneva motor show. Skoda dealers will start taking order for the Superb in June before the 1st deliveries arriving in September. This car is designed to rival all types of cars from the Ford Mondeo to the BMW 3 Series.
The new Superb is slightly longer than the outgoing one, but you get a much longer wheelbase in an attempt to improve the amount of space for passengers and their luggage. The car has lots more space than both the Ford Mondeo and the VW Passat.
The 1.6 litre diesel engine promises to be on of Skoda’s best sellers. This engine produces 118bhp and emits just 96g/km of CO2 in its efficiency focused GreenLine trim. It produces a little more than 100g/km of CO2 with both the manual and automatic gearbox.
The last Superb was known for its spacious cabin but the new model does manage to feel more comfortable. The new model has more shoulder and head room and would make an long journey for four adults extremely comfortable.
Every Skoda Superb comes with dual zone climate control, 6.5inch colour touchscreen, city emergency braking and many other items.
The prices for the new Superb range from £18,640 to £34,740. However discounts on the new model are likely.