Top 5 affordable 4x4s to tackle wintry weather

The recent spell of icy weather has forced many motorists to consider trading the family runaround for a rugged 4x4. revealed recently that searches for off-road vehicles increased to as much as 24% during the recent cold snap, a massive 282% in the case of the trusty Range Rover.

But potential customers don't have to fork out shedloads of cash to grab an off-road bargain, we've scoured Auto Trader to find a selection of the best.