If you want a relatively compact estate with a premium badge, there's lots to like about the A4 Avant – particularly if you avoid the most powerful engines and highest trim levels. Just be aware that much bigger estates are available for considerably less money, the best of which is the Skoda Super Estate.get the best price
On top of different 19in wheels to S line models, Black Edition models come with rear privacy glass, a flat-bottomed steering wheel, piano black highlights inside and titanium highlights on the outside. We’d stick to cheaper Sport, though.
This entry-level 2.0-litre diesel has enough low-rev shove for driving around town but can feel a little flat if you’re overtaking on faster roads. We'd upgrade to the more powerful 40 TDI.
The Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake is great to look at, but rival...