Winter places unique demands on an SUV. Vehicles need to be able to combat rain, slush, snow and ice, as well as negotiating rough road conditions and extreme temperatures. A vehicle that might perform beautifully on dry pavement could be a nightmare when the going gets tough.
The best SUVs for winter driving are equipped with sophisticated all-wheel drive systems, superior ground clearance and supple suspension components. We've compiled a list of eleven of the best SUVs for winter driving. Choose the one that suits your needs the best, and you'll be able to tame Old Man Winter before he defeats you on the road.
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