It might not be cheap, but the Mercedes E-Class Estate is extremely classy, spacious and impressively refined. It's boot space is capacious, beating a BMW 5 Series Touring for capacity, although rear legroom suffers against rivals such as the Volvo V90. Its composure and typical high-end Mercedes finish complete these compelling package.get the best price
Trim: AMG Line Edition
This 192bhp 2.0-litre diesel engine is our pick, and will be a popular choice among company car drivers, too. It comes with a nine-speed automatic gearbox as standard and is a surprisingly strong performer. Sounds a little bit grumbly under acceleration compared to the competition, though.