For Safe and solid: with good build quality and innovative technology to protect passengers, good cabin space and a big boot.
Against Not quite as good to drive as a BMW 3 Series, and there's some wind noise at higher speeds, but not much else.
Verdict This stylish estate has plenty of appeal, and is good to drive in either comfort-or sport-orientated models.
Go for… C220 CDI Sport
Avoid… C350 Sport
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