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7 Most Dependable Trucks and Cars During the Winter


Subaru Impreza

Especially with the recent cold snap, it’s important to have a vehicle that will get you through the snow reliably.

One such vehicle is the Subaru Impreza which features all-wheel-drive and has a170horsepower engine with a 5-speed manual gearbox.

You can also get a 2.5 GT or WRX that features turbocharged versions of the same engines and has outputs of 224 and 265 horsepower.


Ford Fusion V6 SE AWD

The Ford Fusion V6 SE is a midsized sedan that is the perfect vehicle for plowing through the snow.

It’s stable, balanced, and has a sharp, linear steering feel to it that makes it both comfortable and reliable.

Though it has a fairly average 3.0-liter 221horsepower V6 engine, it also has a good 6speed automatic gearbox


Acura RL

This Honda model hasn’t been the most popular car, but it’s fantastic for the snow nevertheless.

It comes with an all-wheeldrive system that constantly shifts driving torque to the wheels in a front to rear and side to side motion.

This makes it a stable car in even the worst cold-weather conditions.


Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Switching to trucks, the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is one of the most reliable cold weather trucks at your local truck dealer.

It’s 7 inches wider than the traditional F150 which gives it extra stability in offroad or icy road conditions.

Right now, it’s also one of the best heavyduty truck deals because it’s less than $40,000


Dodge Ram Power Wagon The competitor of the new F-150 is the Dodge Ram Power Wagon. It’s been recognized for it’s high-speed and offroad capabilities, which makes it a fantastic truck for icy and snowy weather.

Right now, it’s only available with the 5.7-liter 383-horsepower, 400 pounds-feet of torque Hemi V-8. However, that’s plenty powerful enough to get you home safely in a snowstorm.


Jeep Grand Cherokee

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee has already won 30 awards including awards for • Off-road capabilities • Luxury • Value • Safety All of these make it the most awarded SUV ever.

It’s a four-wheel-drive SUV, which makes it a little different from most of the other all-wheel-drive vehicles on our list.


What Will You Choose?

All of the vehicles on our list are perfectly capable of handling ice and snow. The real question is “which one will you choose?”


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Desert Sun CDJR 1309 SE Main Street Roswell, NM 88203 Phone: 888-930-0557

Desert Sun Toyota 3333 N White Sands Blvd. Alamogordo, NM 88310 Phone: 888-912-5218

Desert Sun Roswell 2601 West 2nd Street Roswell, NM 88201 Phone: 888-744-0766 Desert Sun Espanola 517 North Riverside Drive Espanola, NM 87532 Phone: 888-966-8189


Presentation Summary

Are you looking for a reliable vehicle to get you through the ice and snow? If so, check out these top 7 most dependable cars and trucks currently available.


7 Most Dependable Trucks During the Winter