Top 10 cars for winter driving – Part One

Timothy Alcock November 29, 2013 1
Top 10 cars for winter driving – Part One

British winters have been extremely unpredictable over the last few years. As we enter December, the possibility of bad weather is inevitable. In order to prevent you getting stuck on your drive in the snow, here are the top ten best cars for winter driving:

Dacia Duster

10. Dacia Duster

The Dacia Duster has been a real game changer in the UK car market. It is cheap and cheerful and does the job. It has already received impressive reviews and is perfect for those on a budget.

The 4×4 starts from £228 a month. The Duster should be on your list if you want a good value, winter friendly car for the price of modest supermini.

Check out our prices in the official Dacia section.


9. Kia Sportage

The Kia sportage often receives the honour of being the best 4×4 of the year in 2012. It comes with an extensive list of safety features, a spacious interior and a wide array of equipment, not to mention the seven year warranty. The Sportage is a well-rounded SUV, perfect for winter driving.

Here at Central Contracts, our Kia Sportage start from £184 a month.

Check out our official Kia page on our site

Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander

8. Hyundai Santa Fe

In the four-wheel drive models, the Santa Fe can drive wherever you want to take it. Although the newer model is £3,000 dearer than the old model, the enhanced SUV is still good value for money. Attractive styling and the option of seven seats complete the package. The Santa Fe starts from £309.

Take a look at our site to find all the Hyundai Santa Fe models.


7. Honda CR-V

With a contemporary appearance, as well as many welcome new features, such as the introduction of Honda’s AWD with intelligent control system, this car is a must-buy.

At an affordable price of £267, the Honda CR-V is one of the best affordable cars great for winter

Check out our Honda CV-R’s at our site.

6.  Volkswagen Touareg

The Touareg is big and burly with lots of space and is a very capable 4×4. Although  the Volkswagen Touareg is cheaper than many of its rivals, it’s not to be taken for granted. The steering is sharp, the engine is strong and the suspension gives a balance of ride and handling.

Starting at £355, the Volkswagen Touareg is a great winter driver.

Find more information about the Volkswagen Touareg on our site.

What did you think of this blog? Can you think of any other cars that deserve to be in the top ten? Be sure to look out for part two.