- We look at whether estates are dearer to run and inferior to drive
- Estates offer greater practicality but do you need the space?
- Hatchbacks’ lower P11D values equate to lower monthly bills
Does an estate automatically mean a more spacious but more costly and inferior choice to drive? The Ford Focus estate is 25kg heavier than its hatchback twin Be sure you need the space of an estate - a large hatchback like the Skoda Superb could be all you need From behind the wheel you'd struggle to tell the difference between a Skoda Superb estate and the hatchback There is colossal amounts of space in the boot of the Honda Civic Tourer