10 Best Cars for Winter Driving

October 14, 2014

Winter is almost here, knocking the door. If you are looking for the best winter car, let us help you to find out the best car for you.

  • Four wheel drive cars  – Yes we know, it could be more expensive to run then two wheel drive cars, but if you have to drive a lot in winter, we would advise to choose four wheel drive cars, are extremely good in road handling and stability, safety and performance.
    There are some four wheel drive cars available on affordable price.
    Four wheel drive cars are less likely to get stuck on snowy roads and will feel more stable in slippery conditions. It feels exactly the same as two wheel drive but the four wheel drive deal not only with slippery roads, but also tougher off road conditions.
  • Better to go for 4*4 SUV, 4*4 Estate or environmental friendly four wheel drive around.

1) Fiat Panda 4*4

Fiat Panda 4X4Fiat Panda 4*4 is one of the best car in its class. It’s a spacious, well priced and well equipped. Combined with TwinAir engine, offers great driving experience to choose from three modes – Auto, Off Road and Hill Descent Control. Its extra suspension makes for a much more absorbent and comfortable ride on longer trips. Panda 4*4 looks smaller than Duster but feels like higher quality product and appeals cheap to drive.


2) Range Rover Sport

Range Rover SportLooking for more solid and strong? Here is all new Range Rover Sport is more efficient, more luxurious and better to drive than ever before. Range rover sport is the middle range model between the Range Rover Evoque and standard Land Rover range. As name suggest ‘Sport’, it designed for good handling, comfortable and smooth ride. All version of the Range Rover Sport fitted with a Terrain Response system that allows driver to switch the car handling dynamics depending on the road surface. This is one of the best wintery car available on best monthly rental prices from us.


3) Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5Mazda CX-5 is sensational stylist crossover car offers lots of interior space and equipment for a reasonable price. A perfect SUV that’s a good to drive as a sporty hatchback, running costs of a supermini and with the space of a 4*4. Both 2.2 litre diesel and 2.0 litre petrol engines fitted with SkyActive technology to keep consumption and minimum emissions at all the time. The 2.2 litre diesel engine offers amazing 61.4mpg fuel economy and 119g/km of CO2. It shows CX-5 is a really great package beats its rivals for all round appeal.


4) Ford Kuga

Ford KugaThe new second generation Ford Kuga is a true sporty, well built and capable midsized SUV car offers their buyers plenty of options. Both front and four wheel drive versions are very well on winter tyres makes a pretty good alternative. Features modern interior, bigger boot and luxurious driving experience.


5) Nissan Qashqai

Nissan QashqaiNissan Qashqai is the award winning car of 2014, a top crossover characteristic of a normal car with the looks and practicality of SUV. Qashqai appeals strong for its quite and smooth riding experience and even cheaper to run. Qashqai is available in both front and four wheel drive mode that works better in slippery road conditions.


6) Skoda Yeti Outdoor

Skdoa Yeti OutdoorSkoda Yeti Outdoor is another super 4*4 car made an instant hit when it launched because of its breadth of talent and features. The boxy looks transforms spacious interior designed for family. The recently face lifted model features all wheel drive with more rugged look and more protective safety features. Apart from spaces, Yeti offers great road handling and stability thanks to its powerful petrol and diesel engines.


7) BMW 3 Series Saloon

BMW 3 series saloonIf you are looking for four wheel drive saloon than BMW 3 Series Saloon is here. It is quite pricy than four wheel drive SUV but it offers excellent built quality and huge range of engines that you can not see in any saloon. It’s a compact executive saloon car offers mix of driving fun and low running costs makes the best all rounder in its class.


8) Suzuki SX4 S Crossover

Suzuki SX4 S CrossoverSuzuki SX4 S Crossover is one of the smart off road vehicle is perfectly suitable for Wintery roads. It offers great spacious cabin, bigger boot and great fuel efficiency of 49 to 65 mpg. Both Front and four wheel drive options available in very low prices compared to its rivals.


9) Dacia Duster

Dacia DusterDacia Duster is one of the budget SUV car that hard to beat. Available in choice of petrol and diesel engines are powerful and economical suitable for off-roading. With spacious cabin, high spec mode equipment manages to be pretty comfortable. The interior is quite basic but its  bargain value price tag & powerful engines sounds capable as family 4*4 car.


10) Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen TiguanVolkswagen Tiguan is a smart, versatile good to drive car, thanks to VW’s responsive engines and finely balanced chassis. It provide high quality spacious cabin, a great descent hill start control for maximum traction over challenging terrain. Both front wheel and four wheel drive versions are comfortable and enjoyable to drive in winter conditions.

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