Best estate cars 2023

Above all, an estate car needs to be practical, but the best models are also comfortable, well equipped and affordable to run. Here we reveal our top 10 buys – and the estates to steer clear of...

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Estate cars can make fine family transport and are great for shifting stuff, because they tend to offer more boot space than the saloons and hatchbacks on which they're based.

Estate cars are often used for business as well as family motoring, so they also need to combine a spacious, comfortable and well-equipped interior with low running costs and an enjoyable drive. And they need to do all that for an affordable price.

Below we've named our top 10 recommendations – and the estate cars to avoid. If anything takes your fancy, simply click on the relevant links to find out more or see how much of a discount you could get by using our free New Car Buying service.

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