Picking a favourite in this class is a very tricky process because just about everything is well-accomplished. However, the Volvo V60 edges ahead of similarly-priced rivals thanks to its tidy handling and great build quality and comfortable ride. And did we mention it’s blooming roomy? The Volvo V60 is a great estate carget the best price
Trim: Inscription Plus
Engine: 2.0 T5 
This 2.0-litre 247bhp turbocharged petrol comes with the eight-speed automatic gearbox by default. It’s the quickest non-hybrid engine in the current line-up but also the least efficient.