Best Winter-Ready Cars to Buy Now

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These Cars are Good for Slippery Roads and Your Finances

As some parts of the Northeast are digging out from a storm that dumped 20 inches of snow, it’s time to start thinking about the vehicles that will serve you well in nasty winter weather. The high ground clearance of SUVs and pickup trucks, as well as available all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive systems, can make traversing snowy or slick roads a bit less stressful.

Sedans, wagons, and hatchbacks don’t have the high ride height of SUVs or pickups, but there are a few that send power to all four wheels and can serve as a capable commuting partner during the winter months. Finding a winter-ready vehicle that’s good for your bank account can be tricky though. Using industry sales data from Kelley Blue Book and Automotive News, we’ve identified some SUVs, trucks, and cars that are available with big savings right now. They also have what it takes to traverse the slick roads that plague the Snow Belt in the winter months. So if you’re looking to pay a price below sticker this month for a reliable winter ride, this slide show is a great place to start your search.

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