Best SUVs for Snow in 2022

As the days grow colder, and the winter weather becomes more harsh, drivers can almost guarantee that they will face unique driving hazards. The most common challenges include snow-covered roads, slippery slush, black ice, frozen bridges, and strong winter winds. These seasonal dangers can be even more challenging if you don't have a vehicle built for them.

In the new year, auto manufacturers are adding all-terrain capabilities and other features that will help you conquer anything the winter season blows your way, all while keeping you and your passengers safe and warm. We have compiled a list of our favorite 2022 SUVs built for snow and what features make them the best.

1) 2021 Lincoln Navigator

Starting MSRP: $76,185
8.9 / 10
In first place, is the 2021 Lincoln Navigator. This large three-row SUV has a spacious interior with seating for up to 8 people. Even with all three rows occupied, you have more than 19 cubic-feet of space for sleds, toboggans, shovels, and rock salt. Standard features include tri-zone automatic climate control, heated and ventilated front seats, heated second-row seats, and a Wi-Fi hot spot. The large 10-inch infotainment screen has clear menus and easy controls, so it's easy to punch in navigation coordinates or your favorite radio station. The 2021 Lincoln Navigator also features 6 different drive modes: Slippery, Excite, Conserve, Deep Conditions, Normal, Slow Climb. You can feel safe taking the whole family on the road in this full-size luxury SUV.

2) 2022 Ford Explorer

Starting MSRP: $33,245
7.7 / 10
The name says it all: Explorer. The 2022 Ford Explorer certainly lives up to the name with its Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System, 10-speed transmission and 3.0L EcoBoost engine. With the Terrain Management System, you get seven different drive modes (Normal, Trail, Deep Snow/Sand, Slippery, Sport, Tow/Haul, Eco), all of which can be seen from the 12.3-inch digital productivity screen. The available SYNC 3 voice-activated technology allows you to access traffic information, shop online, and even control your smart-home devices from the road. The in-vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot and wireless charging pad also provide passengers with a little extra peace of mind when traveling through the snow.

3) 2022 Ford Bronco Sport

Starting MSRP: $27,415
8.3 / 10
All four of the 2022 Bronco Sport trims are great for driving on and off tough winter roads. The Bronco Sport Badlands features an off-road suspension with advanced 4x4 capability and the Terrain Management System with up to 7 G.O.A.T. modes (Goes Over Any Type of Terrain). Interior features such as heated front seats, heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, wireless charging pad, and 4G WiFi hotspot allow you to remain comfortable and powered up for the whole ride. With 23.6 inches of water-fording capability and all-terrain off-road tires, no amount of snow can keep this SUV down.

Which Winter Ride is Right for You?

When choosing the right SUV for you and your family, make sure you pay attention to snow-friendly features like heated seats and remote start! A wireless charging pad or WiFi hotspot could even save your life one day. Whether you choose Lincoln or Ford, you will be in good hands with Lafayette Lincoln.

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