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Parkers overall rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
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Rivals

Audi A4 Avant

4.5 out of 5 4.5

Such is the subtle styling evolution you may be hard-pressed to tell this is the latest-generation Audi A4 Avant, but fresh from the ground up it is. The recipe is as it’s always been: take the Audi A4 Saloon, add a significant degree of practicality with an estate car rear end, albeit one with a rakish silhouette, and the Avant is... read more

PROS

  • Overall efficiency
  • Superb quality
  • Security of Quattro available
  • Laden with technology

CONS

  • Another styling evolution
  • Handling lacks fun factor
  • Lots of safety kit options

BMW 3-Series Touring

4.2 out of 5 4.2

Following on from its four-door saloon counterpart comes the BMW 3 Series Touring. The estate offers a more practical car while still retaining the saloon's strong handling and performance credentials.What's more, the Touring version of the 3 Series is offered with a range of petrol and diesel engines. READ: BMW 3 Series Touring 2019 news, specs... read more

PROS

Improved boot space, efficient and economical diesel engines, premium image

CONS

Servicing and maintenance could be costly

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate

4.5 out of 5 4.5

Mercedes’ best selling model in the firm’s UK arsenal is the C-Class, with the Mercedes-Benz C-class estate accounting for 20 percent of that. Competing against the BMW 3 Series Touring and Audi A4 Avant it’s fighting a difficult battle, but Mercedes believes this version can build on the practicality, technology, efficiency and style of its... read more

PROS

  • Sharp looks
  • Sleek cabin
  • Technology

CONS

  • Not the largest load-lugger
  • Stiff suspension
  • Rattly diesel