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Best New Cars for Snow Conditions
October 10, 2013If you're currently looking for a new car and live in an area that gets a lot of snow, you'll want to check out the list of vehicles to consider from Forbes.
Number one on the list is the Subaru Outback, which Forbes' says offers "superior traction on wet or snowy pavement" thanks to its all-wheel-drive. Also on the list are the Audi Allroad, BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo xDrive, and Mini Countryman ALL4S.
If you're serious about buying one of these vehicles, make sure to use the free RydeShopper to get the best deal possible. And be sure to check out TrueCar Pre-Negotiated Prices to compare real prices where you live.
|Rank||Recommended Vehicles for Snow|
|2||Subaru XV Crosstrek|
|3||Volvo XC70 T6 AWD|
|5||Toyota Sienna AWD|
|6||BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo xDrive|
|7||Mini Countryman ALL4S|
|9||Volvo S80 AWD|
|10||Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan/Wagon 4Matic|
|12||Acura TL SH-AWD|
|13||Lexus GS 350 AWD|
|14||BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo xDrive|
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