A Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is one of the best cars for snow driving

9 Best Cars for Snow That Aren’t SUVs or Trucks

Best cars for snow driving highlights:

  • Wagons, whether lifted ones like the Volvo V60 and V90 Cross Country, Audi A4 Allroad, and Subaru Outback Wilderness or used ‘regular’ ones like the Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen, make great snow cars
  • Performance cars like the Subaru WRX, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, FWD and AWD hot hatches, and full-on sports cars like the Porsche 911 Carrera 4, can be good in snow, too
  • Regardless of what car you drive, though, you need to get a quality set of winter tires

Whether you think winter weather is frightful or delightful, snow usually drives buyers to SUVs or trucks rather than cars. But driving safely through the snow doesn’t require a big, heavy, thirsty vehicle like that. There are plenty of passenger cars that can serve you well even as ice and snow blanket the road. And the best cars for snow described below will leave you laughing all the way.