The Audi A6 Avant is a comfortable, quiet and technologically advanced estate that's beautifully built. A BMW 5 Series Touring is better to drive and has a more user-friendly infotainment system, though.get the best price
Entry-level Sport trim gets you most of the luxuries you’re likely to want, including heated front seats, part-leather upholstery, keyless start and 18in alloy wheels.
Engine: 55 TFSI Quattro
This range-topping 335bhp 3.0-litre petrol is seriously rapid. It can do 0-62mph in just 5.3 seconds, and there's strong acceleration is on tap from really low revs. It's a fantastic engine.