Estate Cars

FOR many years Volvo cars had a reputation for being reliable, dependable, practical and safe but perhaps just a little bit dull.There was...

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JAGUAR'S latest load lugger, the XF Sportbrake,is definitely for those of us who like to use the weekend to shuck off our Monday to Friday...

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IT takes courage, or a leap of faith, to change the name of the world's best selling car. But Toyota decided to replace the Corolla in...

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HYBRID powered cars used to have about as much appeal to keen drivers as a rare fillet of beef does to a vegan.Sure, they are cheap to run,...

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SO you've been a BMW driver for years. A committed fan who sticks with what he or she knows and likes.Sure, occasionally you'll glance at...

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IN the game of winners and losers, the bread-and-butter four-door saloon has lost out heavily as far as popularity is concerned.The clear...

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THE days of the big box on wheels estate car has long gone, with motor manufacturers now producing sleek, aerodynamic models, which are...

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WHEN is an estate not an estate? When it's a Kia ProCeed it would seem.The upwardly-mobile South Korean car maker prefers to call the halo...

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THE most successful car model name in history is back - after being hidden away for years.So, give a big welcome back to the new Corolla,...

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IT CAN be hard to look beyond the usual German suspects when shopping around for a premium estate car.Mercedes has some particularly...

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THE Mazda6 was a ground-breaking car for the Japanese brand when it first appeared in the early part of the century.Mazda had done big...

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IF proof were ever needed that Volvo has announced itself in the premium sector in style then the V60 is just the evidence necessary and it...

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ANYONE who doubts the future of estate cars should take a long look at the Peugeot 308 SW series and see what it offers for the family who...

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IT'S no mean feat making a full length estate car look easy on the eye, but Mazda achieves it with the stunning 6 Tourer model that drives...

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SOMETIMES it's nice to get back to basics and away from the SUV-mania that's currently all the rage - the VW Passat Estate offers that...

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AS far as wolves in sheep's clothing go, this has the rest of the flock beaten, I reckon.Beneath the pleasing but fairly anonymous estate...

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A COUPLE of things must be sorted out before you even start to understand what the Audi A6 estate is all about.Firstly, it's not actually...

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THE Volkswagen Golf has been a benchmark model in its class for 45 years - gaining a reputation as the quality choice in the hatchback...

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WITH the seemingly unstoppable rise of the SUV it is easy to forget there are other options for families seeking a stylish and practical...

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NOT so long ago just about every estate car at the motorway services would pull up at the black pump for a refuel.But times are changing...

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VOLVO'S V60 might be the smallest estate that the Swedish car maker now builds but don‘t be fooled - small it isn't.In fact - as Volvo is...

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HERE'S an apparently simple quiz for petrol heads; name a newly introduced, big selling medium-sized family estate car.Easy, or what? It's...

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FEW car makers can match Volvo's heritage in producing versatile and reliable estate cars.Throughout the late 20th century the Swedish...

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VAUXHALLrecently introduced the famousGSibadge back to its range and I have been sampling it on the Insignia Sports Tourer.TheGSilettering...

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