The continuing rise in the popularity of SUVs has not yet killed public demand for estate cars, which are still available in large numbers. The most obvious appeal of an estate is its luggage capacity compared with a saloon or hatchback, so here we’re going to look at the ones on the UK market which offer the most of that. As you’ll see, the relationship between luggage capacity and the overall size of the vehicle isn’t always as straightforward as you might think. All figures shown are the highest quoted for each car to roof level with the rear seats folded down, but may vary if the particular model you’re looking at is a hybrid or a 4×4, or whether it has a full-sized spare wheel or a tyre repair kit.