Mercedes's E-Class continues to be excellent in its field, regardless of what iteration you go for. With a varied choice of petrol, diesel, AMG and even now hybrid variants, the luxury saloon caters across many categories. It's more expensive to run than its BMW 5 Series or Audi A6 rivals, though, and trimlines do get pricey very quickly.get the best price
Trim: AMG Line Night Edition
This 190bhp 2.0-litre diesel engine emits from as little as 102g/km of CO2, making it a popular choice among company car drivers. It comes with a nine-speed automatic gearbox as standard and is a surprisingly strong performer. It's relatively smooth and quiet, too.