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The Top Gear car review:Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate
For:Interior, refined four-cylinder diesel, copious amounts of luggage space
Against:Pile on the spec and things start to get pricey
What is it?
The new Mercedes E-Class Estate. A mighty fine, well-engineered thing based, predictably, on the new E-Class saloon – sharing its engines, interior, drivetrain and technologies. It’s not the boxy old thing it once was, either. Merc has opted to sacrifice a few litres of luggage space for a CLS-style roofline, and the result are, we think, rather good-looking.