The Mercedes C-Class looks swish and the diesels are very fuel efficient. There are roomier and more comfortable rivals, thoughget the best price
Trim: AMG Edition
Engine: C43 4Matic Edition
This 3.0-litre V6 with not one but two turbochargers is colossally punchy low down, but still delivers exhilarating performance right to the redline. Yet, despite its 385bhp power output, it isn’t as thirsty as you might think. It sounds terrific, too.