What Car? Personal Shopper: best 4x4 estate for £35,000

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New Volvo V60 vs Audi A4 Avant vs Skoda Superb Estate

Buying new

  • Our recommended choice: Skoda Superb Estate 2.0 TDI Laurin + Klement 4x4
  • List price: £34,470
  • Target Price: £31,474
New Volvo V60 vs Audi A4 Avant vs Skoda Superb Estate

If you followed the results of the What Car? Car of the Year Awards back in January, you'll know that the Skoda Superb Estate scooped our Estate Car of the Year title for the fifth year running. And after five years at the top, you can rest assured that the Superb Estate more than lives up to its name.

With a boot large enough to fit anything you're likely to need inside, a comfy interior and reasonable running costs, the Superb Estate fits into your life as well as naturally as a mobile phone. And your budget means you can opt for our recommended 2.0-litre diesel engine with four-wheel drive in range-topping Laurin + Klement trim. That means your car will be loaded with goodies, including an upgraded stereo, three-zone climate control, heated seats,  lane-keeping assistance and even a hands-free boot opener.

This version of the Superb Estate is already good value, but What Car? New Car Buying can lower its price substantially, and our latest Target Price savings mean you can get this range-topping version for £31,474 – giving you enough change for a holiday.

Find a great Skoda Superb Estate deal or read our full review

  • Also consider: BMW 3 Series Touring 320d xDrive Step Auto
  • List price: £37,890
  • Target Price: £34,329
BMW 3 Series Touring 2021 RHD front tracking

The BMW 3 Series is an outstanding executive car, and this Touring version adds an impressive boot into the mix. This version comes with our recommended 2.0-litre diesel engine, an automatic gearbox and four-wheel drive. Inside, you'll find one of the best infotainment systems around.

Find a great BMW 3 Series Touring deal or read our full review

  • Also consider: Volvo V60 Cross Country 2.0 D4 AWD auto
  • List price: £28,270
  • Target Price: £34,746
Volvo V60 Cross Country front

This version of the V60 estate is raised up and features chunky SUV-esque styling, and has four-wheel drive, so no matter where you need to go it shouldn't struggle. The V60 is also spacious and comfortable, and the 2.0-litre diesel engine is pleasantly refined.