If you find yourself driving in winter weather, you likely have an opinion on what makes a car good for handling the snow and ice. Winter isn’t just coming, it is already here which means many of us are already driving through ice, snow, and slush.
Here are the ten best cars for winter weather, in no particular order.
10. Ford Fusion
This car seems to have it all and it is a car that is efficient all year round. It has the all-wheel-drive option, but it also comes with a comfortable cabin, plenty of cargo space, and overall good handling. The Fusion also comes equipped with driver assistance features.
9. Mercedes-Benz E-Class
If you have some money to spend, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the car for you. Not only will you be driving in style, you’ll also be driving in a safe car with all-wheel drive for better stability. This car of course comes with a list of high-tech features that you can also enjoy.
8. Subaru Outback
Although this car may not be one of the most glamorous cars on the road, it will take you where you need to go safely. Outback’s are often found in New England because they can handle the snowy weather without any issues. It is spacious and versatile which makes your winter travel a breeze.
7. Honda CR-V
Although the CR-V doesn’t come standard with all-wheel drive, it isn’t a difficult feature to add. The updated car comes with a more powerful engine, responsive handling, and improved suspension for better handling and comfort.
6. Volvo V90 Cross Country
This car is one of the top rated vehicles when it comes to winter weather. This Volvo comes with heated seats, which we all can appreciate on cold mornings, along with all-wheel drive and higher height for a smoother ride.
5. Chevrolet Equinox
The Chevy Equinox has been updated and made a wave in the car industry. The enhanced features that make it one of the best winter cars include all-wheel drive, two turbocharged four-cylinder engines, and a remote start for pre-heating.
4. Jeep Renegade
Jeeps are well known for their off-roading capabilities which make them perfect for dealing with winter weather. What makes the Renegade so great? It comes with all-wheel drive, two four-cylinder engines, and optional heated seats.
3. Subaru WRX
It may come as no surprise that another Subaru model makes the list of top winter cars. This car has incredible handling, all-wheel drive, and is perfect for slippery weather. The all-wheel drive isn’t the only good thing about this car, it has a reasonably sized interior along with a trunk for carrying all your winter weather tools.
2. Chevrolet Volt
Not only is the Volt eco-friendly, it is a vehicle that can tackle tough winter conditions. Although it is a hybrid, the small four-cylinder engine kicks in and will have you cruising in no time. Like most models on this list it also has an all-wheel drive feature that will keep you safe on those icy roads.
1. Buick Verano
Unlike all of the other cars listed the Buick has front wheel drive, traction control, and heated features throughout the inside of the car. Not only will you be driving safely through the winter weather, you’ll also be nice and warm while you do so.
So there you have it, the ten best cars for winter weather. No matter what you’re driving this winter, give your local Acceptance agent a call to make sure you have the coverage you need while you’re on the road.