What car should I buy to cope with winter conditions?

My partner would like to buy a new/nearly new car which can cope with occasional snow and steep hills in the area she works as a GP. Her commute to work is a round trip of 30 miles, but there will be shorter journeys during the day due to patient visits. What do you suggest she buys?

Asked on 25 September 2013 by Jonathan Lyne

Answered by Honest John
The new Peugeot 2008 with 'Grip Control'. Took me up a 1-in-3 ski slope covered in hard packed snow. 'Grip Control' comprises an electronic diff plus Goodyear Vector 4 Seasons tyres. The right tyres are much more important than four wheel drive.
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