The Short List: Top 10 Cheapest All-Wheel-Drive Cars That Aren't SUVs

Craig Cole
by Craig Cole

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If you’re shopping for a new car and live where the weather can be inclement – cold, snowy, icy, etc. – you’d be wise to consider something with all-wheel drive. If you don’t want a crossover like literally everyone else, pay attention.

Yes, you don’t have to drive some elevated station wagon if you happen to need four-corner traction. Thankfully, there are other options and quite a few that offer some impressive value.

Keeping an eye on the bottom line, here are 10 of the cheapest all-wheel-drive cars, models that won’t get stuck or drain your budget like pulling the plug on a bathtub full of water.

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For added variety, there are full-size sedans, station wagons, compact cars, midsize models and even a Subaru or two. What a surprise! For all the details, make sure to watch the video above.

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Craig Cole
Craig Cole

Born and raised in metro Detroit, Craig was steeped in mechanics from childhood. He feels as much at home with a wrench or welding gun in his hand as he does behind the wheel or in front of a camera. Putting his Bachelor's Degree in Journalism to good use, he's always pumping out videos, reviews, and features for When the workday is over, he can be found out driving his fully restored 1936 Ford V8 sedan. Craig has covered the automotive industry full time for more than 10 years and is a member of the Automotive Press Association (APA) and Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).

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