Executive saloons have to deliver in every area: practicality, quality, refinement, comfort and performance. That’s just what the 5 Series does, hence its popularity; and, if you spec it right, it’s also one of the best cars of its type to drive.
The E-Class range has many strings to its bow. You can have the car in saloon, estate, coupe and convertible bodystyles, and there’s a wide range of engines and equipment levels to choose from. Choose wisely, though, because some combinations are a lot better than others.
For many, the Ford Focus embodies the whole small family car sector. It’s one of the best cars of its type to drive, with agile handling, a comfortable ride and punchy engines. It’s also affordable to buy and run, and it’s practical enough for a small family.