Let’s save space, skip the lengthy intro and get straight to the list of six wonderful winter rides that’ll help make your winter journeys increasingly enjoyable, regardless of what the winter weather forecast calls for.
(In alphabetical order because we don’t play favourites here.)
2019 Acura RDX
With a complete redesign, Acura’s radiant RDX crossover is a top choice for winter road trips. An available ELS Studio® 3D Premium audio system with 16 speakers and 710 watts for aural entertainment, tons of safety and tech via their AcuraWatch system and their famous Super Handling All-Wheel Drive all make for an ideal winter companion. Heated rear seats and steering wheel is an option as well, with heated front seats standard.
2019 BMW X3
The intelligent BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system is wonderful on highways or backroads through winter’s worst weather. Accompanying its athletic exterior is a very well-appointed and spacious interior with ample cargo space for a fun family adventure. Their very user-friendly iDrive system lets you easy control their impressive infotainment system, the ride quality is excellent and the X3’s vast safety features make your journey increasingly safe and quite enjoyable.
2019 Infiniti QX50
Infiniti's all-new 2019 QX50 sees the world's first Variable Compression Turbo engine that blends power and fuel efficiency smartly. Standard all-wheel drive keeps you steady on the roads as you enjoy an impeccable, plush and luxurious interior. Plenty of advanced tech helps keep you safer and their impressive ProPILOT Assist adds to that. Infiniti’s spacious cabin and high end materials help make the journey absolutely enjoyable.
2019 Mazda CX-5
A 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick, the CX-5 has extraordinary fuel efficiency via their SKYACTIV-G engine, G-Vectoring control, 1,687 L of cargo space and offers a very comfortable yet sporty ride dynamics. Standard safety features include Blind Spot monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Smart City Brake Support, with a plethora of others available. Affordable, attractive and adventurous, all packed into the 2019 CX-5. Oh, and there’s a new turbocharged engine for additional “Zoom Zoom!”
2019 Subaru Ascent
Subaru’s biggest-ever vehicle (complete with 19 cup holders!) of course has their signature Symmetrical All Wheel Drive, standard X-MODE system (for when the going gets really tough), ample ground clearance and their available award-winning EyeSight suite of safety tech. Fit up to eight travelers in the Ascent and balance comfort and convenience. The 10-ish L/100 km for a family-sized SUV is also noteworthy.
2019 Volvo V60
All-new for 2019, this gorgeous SUV alternative blends style, charisma, elegance and power. With stunning looks, the top-trim Inscription comes with all-wheel drive, a roaring turbo engine with 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft. of torque. As Volvo’s are commonly referred to as the “World’s Safest Car,” the V60 has numerous available active safety features plus the best 360 degree camera on the market. Lavish seats, an innovative infotainment system and all-around luxury make this an optimal option.