The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate offers plenty of style and badge presence, but there are bigger, more practical and cheaper premium alternatives, such as the Audi A4 Avant and Volvo V60, which deliver better all-round packages.get the best price
Entry-level trim is well equipped, with sat-nav, cruise control, climate control, heated front seats, artificial leather seats and automatic headlights and wipers all standard. As a result, it’s the one we’d choose.
This 191bhp diesel engine is our favourite in the range. It delivers its best performance low down, right where you need it, yet also returns impressive fuel efficiency. True, it’s quite noisy when it’s pushed hard, but it settles down when you’re just cruising along.