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.read the full model review
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Engine:E63 4Matic+ Premium
The 4.0-litre V8 is quieter here than in an AMG GT, but it still makes a hell of a noise and sounds so much more stirring than its BMW, Porsche and Audi rivals. Naturally you can hit the performance-exhaust button to make it growl even more, and why you wouldn't do that is a real mystery. Oh - and with 563bhp, it's claimed to do 0-62mph in just 3.5sec.