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some cars perform better than others during the winter months

there are options for all-terrain vehicles for any budget

December 11th 2018 info

1.       Dacia Duster

The Dacia Duster is the cheapest 4x4 on the market, and is a steal for its price. This compact SUV has impeccable off-road handling that will be sure to get you through any problematic terrain during the winter months. Looking at the Duster, you wouldn't be able to tell it's a budget car – it looks good and is incredibly cheap to run. To find out more, look at all our used models online, available from £5,688* through find and fund my car.

2.       Nissan Qashqai

If you're after a more luxurious interior and a step up from entry-level technology, the Nissan Qashqai may be more suited to you. This compact crossover SUV offers a great all-round package like no other – a practical, reliable and affordable 4x4 that's a frequent sight on UK roads. The Qashqai is armed with an array of safety features and accessories that make for a safe and reliable drive in any weather conditions, as shown by its top Euro NCAP safety rating. To find out more, browse our selection of used Nissan Qashqai models available from as little as £2,590*.

3.       Fiat Panda 4x4

If you're looking for a more compact style, the Fiat Panda 4x4 could be for you. A 4x4 with a supermini exterior, it truly is one of its kind. It's got a spacious cabin, plenty of character, and is far more equipped than its rivals. With its 15cm ground clearance, there's no doubt that it's highly unlike a Land Rover or Jeep. However, it is a budget, city adapted alternative that is more suited to off-road terrain and testing weather conditions than standard city cars. Head to find and fund my car to find out more about our Fiat Panda 4x4 used models, which start at only £2,550*!

4.       Peugeot 2008

This rugged, compact SUV comes with a two wheel drive and is one of the sleekest looking within its range. Providing more grip on slippery surfaces, it's a perfect winter winner. In fact, in higher spec models, the SUV gets a traction control system that can specifically adjust to winter driving conditions, such as in mud or snow. The Peugeot 2008 isn't designed to drive up mountains, that's for sure. But what it will do, is get you from A to B safely, with a few looks along the way thanks to its eye-catching design. Used models for as little as £5,000*.

5.       Land Rover Freelander

If you're after a premium car without the premium price tag, browse our selection of used Land Rover models at, available from as little as £2,000*! Despite lacking modern technology on the dashboard, this model is a firm favourite and will be sure to provide a comfortable drive during the winter months. The Freelander's high ground clearance and long travel suspension make for an incredibly easy drive, and will be sure to tackle off-road terrain impeccably.

*At the time of writing.

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