The yardstick by which all other cars of its type are measured. Dripping with desirability and quality, and with a wide range of engines and bodystyles available, the 3 Series can be anything you want it to be. Choose the right one, and it’s also sensational to drive.
Audi’s slinky A5 looks great, regardless of whether you choose it in Coupe, Cabriolet or Sportback guise. It’s not as good to drive as it is to look at, but you do get decent practicality and a high-class interior, and there’s no doubting the appeal of that Audi badge.
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.