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
This entry-level trim gets some decent kit, including 16in alloy wheels, electric windows, driver’s side lumbar adjustment, air-con, a DAB radio, automatic emergency braking and lane assist. It only has a 4.2in infotainment screen, though, and no smartphone-mirroring.
Engine:1.5 EcoBlue 120
If you're a company car driver rather than a private buyer, this 118bhp diesel is the engine that make sense. Not only does it attract small tax bills, but there's a good spread of shove once you get past its momentary low-end lag.