7 Cars That Can Handle Montreal’s Winter For Under $10,000

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7 Cars That Can Handle Montreal’s Winter For Under $10,000

If you're in Montreal, and you're a driver, then you're probably getting just a little anxious about the upcoming Snowmageddon-like weather that'll hit Montreal in just a few weeks' time.

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Of course, I'm talking about winter. Wintertime in Montreal can be beautiful and fun, sure, but mostly it's cold and kind of terrifying? Especially if you're a driver, and especially if you don't fully trust that your car can tackle Montreal winter.

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But fear not! There are some cars out there equipped to tackle even the snowiest of Montreal snow days - and even better than that, some are available right now at HGregoire for under $10,000!

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Oh, and protip? If you find a car you like, no worries. There's an HGregoire throughout the province in Quebec, including in Montreal, so wherever you are in the province they've got your back!

2010 GMC Terrain

Price: $8,895

TBH, if you're looking for the ultimate winter vehicle, look no further than this gorgeous SUV. It's got ABS brakes, traction control, stability control and OnStar to make sure you stay safe... plus heated mirrors, so you can actually see come wintertime. You can get it right now at HGregoire for under $10K, or even out their website to reserve this car for 48 hours for free!

2011 Jeep Patriot

Price: $9,995

It's commonly known that Jeeps are built tough, and built to slay every and any weather condition. And this 2011 Jeep Patriot is no different. Featuring heated mirrors, ABS brakes, a navigation system, Bluetooth, fog lights, an MP3 player and lots more, this car will definitely make your trip safe, comfortable and fun! (And, side note? It's probably the biggest steal of your life for only $9,995!).

2010 Dodge Journey

Price: $9,795

If you've ever driven a Dodge, then you know for a fact just how fun and safe these cars really are. Although the Dodge Journey is a little smaller than its more popular big brother the Caravan, it's got all the reliability, safety and comfort of its counterpart. Plus, this one's got ABS brakes, fog lights, traction control and heated mirrors, making it a winter driver's BFF.

2010 Ford Escape

Price: $7,795

This Ford Escape is equipped with ABS brakes, fog lights, traction and stability control, and a whole bunch of other features that make it an awesome choice for every single season in Montreal. Right now, it's available at HGregoire for $7,795... which, I mean, come on, is kind of a no-brainer.

2011 Mazda Tribute

Price: $8,495

Mazda lovers, where you at? The Mazda Tribute is known for handling like a DREAM on the road, and this particular Tribute does not disappoint. With ABS brakes, fog lights and traction control, plus heated mirrors and stability control, this Mazda Tribute is a powerful and safe choice to combat winter this year!

2010 Dodge Grand Caravan

Price: $9,495

Alright, SUV lovers. Prepare to navigate through the frozen tundra that is winter in Montreal with complete and total ease, thanks to this Dodge Grand Caravan. Incredibly spacious and comfortable to drive when there's no snow on the ground, and super easy to handle when there is, this Grand Caravan features ABS brakes and traction and stability control, for added safety. Plus, the best part? Like all cars on HGregoire's website, you can reserve this beauty for 48 hours online, free of charge!

2011 Jeep Compass

Price: $8,295

Ah, the Jeep Compass. An amazing car in general, Jeeps are known to be powerful, big, comfortable and - most importantly - safe cars, which means you just know they'll be a dream to drive come the winter. This 2011 Jeep Compass comes equipped with cruise control, heated mirrors, stability and traction control, ABS brakes and fog lights - plus some other awesome features - to make sure you're safe and happy this winter in Montreal!

Honestly, these are just a few of the wide selection of secondhand cars you can get at HGregoire - they've got a HUGE inventory of cars and it's all on their website, which is updated constantly.

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BTW, their site is super easy to search. You can look up cars by price, make, model, year, or pretty much anything else... so if you know exactly what you want, or even if you have a ballpark idea, they've got you covered.

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Oh, and the best part? Once you found your dream car, you can reserve it for free for 2 days online. Then all you have to do is go in to an HGregoire (they're located EVERYWHERE in the province!) for a test drive, sign the papers, and voila. They offer 1st, 2nd and 3rd chance credit... so that new dream car? Yeah. It'll be all yours in no time at all.

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For more information on HGregoire, and how to find the next car of your dreams (that can also kick winter's ass!), check out their website, Instagram and Facebook!

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