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.read the full model review
Based on Sport, this trim brings stiffer suspension, even sportier seats, more aggressive bodystyling and even larger wheels. You also get some smart open-grain wood inserts that rather lift the interior. But, again, it’s costly to buy.
The C300 uses the most powerful version of Mercedes’ 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine, producing 254bhp. It’s incredibly responsive and builds speed with ease, even though the automatic gearbox takes its time to change down.