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...
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.
And the estate cars to avoid...
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.
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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