WATCH: Subaru Impreza All Wheel Drive in a Blizzard

Last week we told you that MSN voted the Subaru Impreza as “The Best Snow Vehicle.”

After a major blizzard hit Ohio last week, we decided to see if MSN made the right decision. Check out our winter test drive of the Subaru Impreza and All Wheel Drive:

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Subaru Impreza Voted Best Snow Vehicle

2013 Subaru Impreza

The 2013 Subaru Impreza was voted best snow vehicle by MSN Autos

Here in Northeast Ohio, we are experiencing the start of a major snowfall that could reach more than one foot by the end of the week. Obviously, this is going to make your commute a little harder than usual. So the inevitable question this week is: What’s the best current snow vehicle?

Well MSN Autos has done the research, and they vote the 2013 Subaru Impreza with Symmetrical All Wheel Drive as the best Snow Vehicle.

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Top Models Best for Small Families

2012 Honda Civic

There is nothing small about the small family.

Your kids have book bags, school supplies, sports equipment, and they always require an extra bag of clothes.

So even the small family needs space.  But what is the best car for small families?

MSN has examined them all, and they find the Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Kia and Subaru models to be the best for the Small Families:

MSN AUTOS BEST CARS FRO SMALL FAMILIES:

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Subaru Tops Consumer Report Awards

2013 Subaru Forester

2013 Subaru Forester

Subaru is having a great year, and added another award to the collection Monday.

Subaru finished in the top five in Consumer Reports’ annual reliability survey.

Subaru, the brand named best automaker by Consumer Reports earlier this year, finished in the top five of the annual study.

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KBB: Buy Kia, Subaru, Honda Models New

2013 Kia Rio

Kelly Blue Book compared the prices of new and late model used cars for each model, and announced their list of “10 Used Cars You Should Buy New.”

Among those listed were some of our top models.

Subaru Impreza 2.0i. KBB says the difference between a new and a 2011 model is just 0.9%

Honda Fit Sport: KBB compared the new model to the 2011, and found a difference of just 1.4%

Kia Rio LX: KBB compare the newest models to 2011s and found a difference of just 2.1 percent

Whether you are seeking the newest or the late model choices, we always have a great selection.

2013 Subaru CrossTrek, Impreza, Earn Top Safety Picks

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Two similar Subaru models earned IIHS Top Safety Pick awards Thursday.

The redesigned Subaru XV CrossTrek and Subaru Impreza were announced Top Safety Picks following crash tests by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety.

The CrossTrek is a brand new model set to debut later this year. We had an exclusive sneak peak earlier this month and immediately fell in love.

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The Best Vehicles for Retirees

 

2012 Subaru Forester

Many of Subaru’s top models are considered the best vehicles for drivers over the age of 65, according to Consumer Reports

Drivers hitting their golden ages remember the vintage muscle cars of the grand era of the American Automobile.

But now as they leave the workforce and enter retirement, they are ready for a new ride, just not the ones they remember from high school.

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Honda, Ford, Subaru win best value awards

Honda, Ford and Subaru’s 2012 models will keep in five years the biggest percentage of what you paid to drive it away new.

That’s according to Edmonds.com, who Wednesday released the recipients of their “Best Retained Value Awards.”

Honda was the big winner for, the day, with an overall projected retained value of 47.9% after five years.

Ford and Subaru were the other big winners, taking home awards in multiple categories.

Honda won in the following categories:

Honda Civic – Sedan under 20K. Expected 50% retained value

Honda CR-V – SUV 25K-35K. Expected 54.6% retained value.

Honda Odyssey – Vans. Expected 43.5% retained value.

Ford won in the following categories:

Ford Shelby GT500 – Convertible 35K-45K. Expected retained value 46.5%

Ford Mustang – Coupe $25K-35K. Expected retained value for 46.8%

Ford Shelby GT500. Coupe over 45K. Expected retained value 47.5%

Ford F-350 SuperDuty. Large HD Truck. Expected retained value 48.6%

Ford F-150. Large light truck. Expected retained value 48.4%

Subaru won in the following categories:

Subaru Impreza. Sedan 20K-30K. Expected retained value 45.3%

Subaru Forester. SUV under 25K. Expected retained value 44.6%

Congrats to the winners. You can click here to review all these models.