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Parkers overall rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
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Since its launch in 2015, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet has established itself as one of the go-to open-topped choices for all those who need classy looks, four seats, and a strong image. The range received a facelift in 2018 As such, it has few direct rivals but its primary two are the Audi A5 Cabriolet and the BMW 4 Series... read more

PROS

  • Svelte looks, excellent cabin quality
  • AMG C 43 performance
  • Economy of the C 220 d

CONS

  • Uncomfortable rear seats
  • Manual gearbox best avoided
  • AMG handling not up to scratch

BMW 4-Series Convertible

4 out of 5 4.0

Four seater convertibles are becoming a rare breed – and those with a folding metal roof like the BMW 4 Series Convertible even more so. That hardtop is something you won’t find among its rivals, including the Audi A5 Cabriolet, Mercedes C-Class Cabriolet and Range Rover Evoque Convertible – all of which favour a canvas construction. Unlike those... read more

PROS

  • Comfortable cruiser
  • Handling
  • Performance
  • Folding metal roof

CONS

  • Roof limits boot space
  • Running costs
  • More expensive than coupe
  • Feels heavier than coupe

More than four years after sales of its more conventional siblings began, a third bodystyle was added in the form of the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible. This isn’t simply the existing three-door Range Rover Evoque Coupe with its roof lopped off. Significant re-engineering has been undertaken to ensure both the integrity of its... read more

PROS

  • Top-down appeal for fashionable SUV
  • Luxuriously-appointed interior
  • Space for four adults
  • Off-roading ability uncompromised

CONS

  • Poor boot space and awkward access
  • Extra weight blunts speed/economy
  • Expensive to buy and run
  • Not as good to drive as regular Evoque