If you often find yourself taking to the motorway for work or leisure, then a car with good fuel economy, confident handling, and a comfortable interior is a must. Great tech and standout style couldn’t hurt either!

So, we’ve rounded up some of our top picks that will make covering the motorway miles that bit easier...


Audi A4

Superb comfort and convenience make the stylish Audi A4 one of the best cars for motorway driving. Features like adaptive cruise control will help to take away some of the stresses and strains, ensuring a safe distance is kept from the car in front. The A4 offers smartphone integration to keep you connected, and features like head-up display are also available on some models. 

As for performance, the 2.0-litre diesel option is perfect to tackle motorway driving, combining efficiency and power. 


Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Elegant and packed with brilliant tech, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is one of the greatest cars for driving on the motorway. Smart styling and a slick design are enough to make this premium car stand out immediately, and it has a luxurious interior to match. 

Not only is the C-Class well-suited to the daily commute, but it’s spacious enough for family adventures at the weekends too. Equipped with safety features and driver aids, you’ll always feel confident on your journeys. 


BMW 3 Series

The BMW 3 Series is exceptionally comfortable, smooth, and quiet at motorway speeds. Each of the four engine options available are efficient and perform well, with the 320d offering 187bhp and a 6.8 second 0-62mph time. 

Aside from its performance, the 3 Series is also very practical. It offers around 480-litres of boot space and a good amount of legroom and headroom for passengers. So whether you’re transporting luggage for a business trip or heading on a family holiday, the BMW 3 Series will rise to the occasion. 


Jaguar XE 

With its brilliant handling and smart interior, the Jaguar XE earns its place on our list of the best cars for motorway driving. As standard it comes with Jaguar’s 10-inch Touch Pro system, which has Bluetooth connectivity, InControl apps and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It really does offer all the tech you could need for your daily commute. 

The XE is agile and enjoyable to drive, with crisp steering and good ride comfort. All of this comes packaged up in a saloon which really looks the part, thanks to sharp detailing and elegant body lines. 


Volvo V40

The Volvo V40 is a stylish, affordable choice for high-mileage motorway drivers. The interior has a high quality feel, featuring steering wheel controls which are convenient to use while driving. 

Safety is an area in which the V40 excels, with impressive safety credentials under its belt including a 5-star Euro NCAP safety rating. 


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