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4x4 for Winter

Now, a 4x4 is for life and not just for Winter. But, as the cold weather approaches, it can be beneficial to look at your options and explore the benefits of owning a 4x4. We’ve done the hard work for you and put together a list of some of the benefits. So, grab a coffee and have a read…


A 4x4 comes with added stability which means the driver has better control of the car. This is particularly important in bad weather and elevated seating means you have a better view of the road. When you’re aware of your surroundings, it minimises the risk of accidents. These factors have earnt 4x4s the reputation of being some of the safest cars on the roads.

Snow and Ice

While in the UK we are not known to have freak amounts of snow and ice, it’s well known that when the weather does turn, we’re often not as prepared as we could be. Note that even with a 4x4 it is important to be cautious when driving in these conditions, but a car that is built to handle these conditions will mean you are almost unlikely to get stuck in a country road or find yourself unable to get off your drive. Perfect for nipping to the shops for snow snacks and supplies.

Extra Room

It goes without saying that a 4x4 comes with added room. This is good for storing extra layers, snow shovels and other necessities. Because of the size of these cars, you won’t notice the supplies taking up too much room and you will be prepared for every eventuality.

There are a few of the benefits of owning a 4x4 in winter. If you are looking for a used car or a used 4x4 in Derby, get in touch with the team at Hilton Garage where the team will be happy to help.