The best family car money can buy?

We’ve driven the classy new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate, and it may even replace your seven-seat SUV, writes Shane O’Donoghue

18th September, 2016
The new Mercedes E-Class Estate: few buyers seem to be aware that it can be ordered with an additional two seats

As motoring journalists, we get asked a lot of questions about cars by members of the public, friends and extended family. Along with the impossible to answer “what’s your favourite car?” the most common these days is “which car can I get three child seats into?”

And in truth, the answer is usually a large SUV or any-size MPV with three individual seats in the back, depending on budget...

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