Solution to snowy weather

We have problems getting out of our (very hilly) road in snow. We would like to buy a small/medium sized car which is 2 wheel drive and can be switched to four wheel drive when needed, rather than a permanent 4x4.

As my wife has to travel to her mothers once a month on the motorway we would like it to be reasonably quiet on motoways. We want to spend about £10,000.

Asked on 25 May 2012 by William321

Answered by Honest John
You might get a used Toyota Urban Cruiser 1.4 D-4D 4WD for £10k. But a better solution is simply get a set of winter tyres fitted to a separate set of rims and put them on your current car from late October to early April.
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