Tidy handling, beautifully built, with a comfortable ride. And did we mention it’s blooming roomy? The Volvo V60 is a great estate carget the best price
This entry-level trim is the one we’d choose, because it still has plenty of kit. You get 17in alloy wheels, a 9.0in touchscreen with sat-nav, a 10-speaker stereo, a 12.3in digital instrument display, adjustable lumbar support, automatic lights and wipers, cruise control, LED headlights, rear parking sensors, a power-operated tailgate and dual-zone climate control. Standard safety kit includes automatic emergency braking, traffic sign recognition, oncoming lane mitigation and lane-keep assist.
This 2.0-litre 247bhp turbocharged petrol is currently your only option if you don’t want a diesel and comes with the eight-speed automatic gearbox by default. It’s the quickest engine in the current line-up but also the least efficient, producing 150g/km of CO2 and claimed fuel consumption of 43.7mpg.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate is well equipped and has a pl...