Best cars for winter driving
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No SUV? No problem. 

Weather forecasters are predicting a crazy winter, which means it’s time to get out your snow tires and ice scrapers. The good news is, people who plan to buy a new car between now and the first storm have plenty of options for a safe winter ride. Though many new car shoppers think of SUVs as the be-all, end-all of reliable winter commuting, there are lots of alternatives for those who don’t want or need a sport ute’s size or thirst for gas all year long. With a little research, it’s easy to get SUV-like benefits from smaller vehicles. [read more]