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Behind the fancy name, an Astra estate, I presume? Correct. The Sports Tourer is the inevitable wagon sister to the likeable (yeah, we’re as surprised as you are) Astra hatch which beat off the Mazda MX-5, Volvo VX90 and Jaguar XE, among ithers, to win the European Car of the Year 2016 crown. As our very own juror Paul Horrell has already explained, this is a gong it deserved not because the Astra is stunningly remarkable in any way, but because it’s a wild improvement over its predecessor and spot on for what many, many thousands of car users want from their daily transport. And is the estate – sorry, Sports Tourer – more of the same? Yes, broadly. In fact, having driven it back-to-back with the new Astra hatch, it’s almost impossible to tell them apart. Grafting a greenhouse onto the back hasn’t made the Astra noticeably more echoey and resonant inside – it’s still impressively quiet. Honestly, it’s Audi-quiet.