Every 5-star car on What Car?: practical cars

From nimble hatchbacks to stylish SUVs, and exciting sports cars to practical estates – this is where you'll find every model that has earned our highest road test rating...

Skoda Superb Estate - 2020 What Car? Awards pic
Volkswagen Touran front

Just because you're wearing your sensible trousers when buying a new MPV, it doesn’t mean you have to slum it. Opt for a Volkswagen Touran and you’ll find the same level of plushness that you’d get in a Golf, but with far greater practicality. All five of its rear seats feature Isofix child seat mounting points and enough space for adults. And the Touran even drives well.

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Estate cars

BMW 5 Series Touring

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BMW 5 Series Touring front right driving

The latest 5 Series Touring is BMW at the top of its game. This is a hugely appealing luxury estate car because it's comfortable, quiet and enjoyable to drive, with an interior that's as classy as it is practical. Plus, standard self-levelling suspension helps it cope with the heftiest of loads.

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Skoda Superb Estate

Skoda Superb Estate 2020 long term front cornering

Having extolled the practicality of the regular Superb already, you'd be safe in thinking that this more spacious estate version is, if anything, even better. Well, you're absolutely right. In increasing the amount of storage space, Skoda has made an already great car truly outstanding.

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Skoda Octavia Estate

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Skoda Octavia Estate 2022 right tracking

Considering its size, there's very little else which can match the Skoda Octavia Estate for sheer carrying capacity, but there's more to this family estate than just space. It also has a supple ride, a relatively plush interior and a frugal range of engines – including a plug-in hybrid version which will be especially tempting for company car drivers.

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Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger Wildtrack 2022 front

The Ranger is our reigning champion in the pick-up truck market, because it rides well, has a gutsy range of engines and is competitively priced too. It can put in a hard shift all day, and then be comfy enough to use as family transport in the evening. As an all-rounder, it's hard to beat.

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