Can you tell me which spacious, economical estate or small van I should go for?

I'm a touring musician and I'm moving to a rural location. I have a budget of 12-15,000 and I'd like something very economical with good comfort. I have a load of kit, so need either an estate or a small van. Lots of conflicting information online, and finding it hard to decide between a Ford Mondeo, Ford Tourneo Connect or Mercedes-Benz C-Class. I'm a massive Volvo fan but none of the estates have anywhere near the mpg of the others unless I'm mistaken. What would you recommend?

Asked on 17 June 2020 by MitchMcG

Answered by Dan Powell
The Ford Tourneo Connect would be a sensible choice. It's very comfortable, practical and easy to drive. If you want something more refined, the Skoda Ocatvia Estate would be a good alternative. It has a huge boot and the 1.6 and 2.0 TDIs will return around 55-60mpg.

A budget of £15,000 will easily get you a 2019 Octavia:
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