The Ford Focus Estate stands out as the best handling family wagon, complemented by a fine ride, generous passenger space and a large boot with some handy design features. Just bear in mind that the interior feels distinctly low rent and the seats aren't as clever as rivals'.read the full model review
If you're after something that looks a little sportier, this is the trim to go for. It comes with everything that Zetec has, plus 17in alloy wheels, sports suspension, LED front foglights, chromed exhaust tailpipes, alloy pedals, a more aggressive bodykit and keyless go.
Engine:1.0 EcoBoost 125
This engine revs out smoothly but steadily, rather than with enthused gusto, and you often have to go up and down the gears in order to keep pace with the ebb and flow of traffic. As a result, we feel the the 1.5-litre petrol is worth the extra.