What Are Some of the Best All-Wheel Drive Cars?

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The best all-wheel drive cars include the Subaru Impreza, Subaru Legacy, Cadillac ATS, BWM 3 Series and Audi A6, according to Consumer Reports. The Subaru Impreza and Legacy are also included on Kelley Blue Book's list of 10 Best All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Under $25,000, as of 2015.

The Subaru Impreza is the lowest priced car with all-wheel drive, according to Kelley Blue Book. The vehicle also maintains a high fuel efficiency with up to 37 miles per gallon on highway driving.

Other cars on the Consumer Reports best all-wheel drive list include the Infiniti Q70, Lexus GS, Volvo S60 and Buick Regal. The all-wheel drive feature improves traction in vehicles, making them perform better in ice, snow and other low traction environments.