New Merc C-Class comes up trumps on practicality

Irish motorists have never taken to estate cars to the same extent as their continental cousins.

15th October, 2011

Irish motorists have never taken to estate cars to the same extent as their continental cousins. In Germany, some makers say that more than 50 per cent of a certain model line is sold in the estate version. In Ireland, estate cars are far less popular. However, things are changing slowly in the market here. Years ago, the vast majority of sales were of the four-door saloon type. Then the arrival of hatchback models, such...

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