The Ford Focus Estate stands out as the best-handling family wagon, complemented by a decent ride, generous passenger space and a large boot possessed of some handy design features. Just bear in mind that the interior feels distinctly low rent and the seating isn't as versatile as some of its rivals'.get the best price
This is based on Zetec trim, but along with its raised ride height and rugged looks adds 17in alloy wheels, LED front fog lights, a black roof, privacy glass, keyless start and sat-nav.
Engine: 1.5 EcoBoost 150
The 148bhp 1.5 has noticeably more guts than the 1.0-litre petrols, so makes life easier, especially if you regularly travel with a car full of people and lots of luggage. Indeed, it's strong enough to make the 180bhp version feel redundant and is our pick of the range.