Best and worst estate cars 2019

The best estate cars are spacious, great to drive and packed with tech. Here are the models we recommend – and the ones to steer clear of...

30 December 2018
New Volvo V60 vs Audi A4 Avant vs Skoda Superb Estate
New Volvo V60 vs Audi A4 Avant vs Skoda Superb Estate

As good as the 5 Series Touring is, though, it still has to settle for second place on this list, because Skoda's massive Superb Estate strikes the perfect sweet spot of practicality, comfort, low running costs and value. A range of strong and economical engines completes a superb all-round package.

Read our full Skoda Superb Estate review, see our latest deals or see our leasing offers

And the estate cars to avoid...

Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake

Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake

Few estates look as good as the Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake. Unfortunately, its slinky shape comes at the expense of practicality, and the ride is crashy.

Read our full Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake review

Subaru Levorg

Subaru Levorg

The Subaru Levorg makes some sense if you regularly venture off-road or need all-weather traction, but otherwise its high price and fuel-thirsty engine make it impossible to recommend.

Read our full Subaru Levorg review

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