The Advertiser - Motoring - - PRESTIGE ROAD TEST -

WHAT IT’S GOT Driver As­sis­tance Pack­age Plus, Brake As­sist, Pre-Safe, 360 de­gree cam­eras, auto park­ing, AMG body kit and 20-inch al­loys, adap­tive dampers, power tail­gate, adap­tive LED lights, sports seats, leather trim, dual zone air­con, key­less en­try and start, Blue­tooth, nav­i­ga­tion, dig­i­tal ra­dio, voice con­trol. WHAT IT HASN’T Spare wheel, Ap­ple Carplay/An­droid Auto, voice con­trol, power ad­justable front seats, sun­roof, rear-win­dow wiper. OWN­ER­SHIP Base ser­vic­ing costs $2280 over three years/75,000km. Ser­vice in­ter­vals are 12 months/25,000km. WHAT WE LIKED Beau­ti­ful de­sign. High qual­ity cabin. Peer­less safety tech. Re­fined, tractable driv­e­train. Ad­justable sus­pen­sion pro­vides se­cure, tidy han­dling and a com­pli­ant ride. In­tu­itive steer­ing. Com­fort­able seats. Am­ple stor­age. Easy to use in­fo­tain­ment. WHAT WE DIDN’T Voice con­trol and full smart­phone com­pat­i­bil­ity cost ex­tra. Tight rear legroom. Small boot. Some body roll and float in Com­fort mode. Heavy. Brakes could use more bite. No spare, no rear-win­dow wiper.

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