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Being snowed in for the third time, I am looking at the possibility of an alternative to my Audi A3, to get me back on the road, but don't care for the huge Jeep/Land Rover type 4x4's, which are far too big and ostentatious for my requirements.

Does anyone make a saloon car/hatchback 4x4?

Asked on 22 December 2010 by Sue Bailey

Answered by Honest John
Suzuki SX4 4WD 1.6 petrol or 1.9 diesel. But winter tyres are actually more effective than 4WD in snow.

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