Qoros 3 saloon first drive.

By Mark Andrews

Autocar. 01/10/2014

The unveiling of Qoros at the Geneva motor show caused quite a stir. Based in China but with a multinational staff poached from some of Europe’s top manufacturers, the firm has big plans.

So far it has continued to milk the PR gravy train with stories such as its car gaining the top score for 2013 in the Euro NCAP test. The question is, how does the 3 Saloon actually stack up?

While cutting a smart look the saloon lacks anything distinctive to make it really stand out. Currently only on sale in China and Slovakia, it was designed to compete with the Volkswagen Jetta and Ford Focus while also bringing new premium features to the sector.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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