We need a car for use on icy roads - what would you recommend?

We have a 2010 Skoda Fabia and a 1999 Subaru Justy but we need to replace these with just one car. We live in a forest and every winter have to drive on icy roads, so we need a 4WD. My Justy is super on ice but Justys are not what they used to be. What would you recommend?

Asked on 27 October 2012 by DP, Pickering, North Yorkshire

Answered by Honest John
The simplest answer to this is to buy a separate set of wheels (preferably 15-inch) with winter tyres for the winter, and fit these to the Fabia from October until March. They are far more effective in snow and ice than 4WD.
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