UK weather throws pretty much everything at us Brits, from torrential rain to heavy snow, with motorists having to contend with difficult driving conditions on a fairly regular basis. Manoeuvring on wet roads and through snow and over black ice are arguably some of the most stressful aspects of driving, but four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles help remove some of the anxiety around driving in these conditions because of their extra traction.
Obviously they're useful off-road too, on muddy tracks and up country lanes 4WD cars excel in terms of their road handling and grip levels.
We've compiled a list of the 10 best four-wheel drive used vehicles on sale in Britain to help you narrow down your search.
Generally speaking SUVs are the way to go if you're after a four-wheel drive vehicle. However, as we've shown above, you can get pick-up trucks, sports cars and even tiny little city cars with a 4WD system, so in the end the choice is yours!
There are lots of options when it comes to buying a used four-wheel drive, and we can't list them all here, but other cars you may wish to consider include the Kia Sportage, Hyundai Tucson and Volkswagen Golf R.