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Winter is coming again, so it’s a great time to check out a new car to safely take your family from point A to B when the snow hits the ground. An all-wheel drive sedan (AWD) should do the trick, ensuring the car gets traction in the slippery white stuff. If you’re unsure which one to check out, look at these five examples we have picked for 2023.

1. 2023 Subaru WRX

A white 2023 Subaru WRX parked on a track. Subaru sales across all major models are improved in 2023
2023 Subaru WRX | Subaru

The Subaru WRX was redesigned for 2022, so it’s carried over for the 2023 model year. That means it comes equipped with a standard Symmetrical all-wheel drive system mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or CVT. We recommend opting for the manual transmission since it will match well with the turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Altogether, either AWD sedan should do well when commuting in the snow.

2. 2023 Volvo S90

A 2024 Volvo S90 Recharge executive sedan model parked on gray tiles near rows of stone stairs
2024 Volvo S90 | Volvo Car Corporation

The Volvo S90 sedan not only has an AWD system for snow traction, but it also has an insane amount of interior space. The rear seat passengers have around 40 inches of legroom, and the front seat passengers have even more. The S90 also has many tech features and creature comforts that can transport a family in comfort and style. It also has a mild-hybrid powertrain that produces 295 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque, so it’s comfortable, efficient, and powerful.

3. 2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class | Mercedes-Benz

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan has everything you could want in a family hauler. The E-Class has plenty of power, an available all-wheel drivetrain, and all of the tech features you need. We like the AWD sedan’s A.I. feature, which allows you to control the system via your voice. Say things like, “Hey, Mercedes! I’m cold,” and watch the system turn the heater on. That’s perfect for the snowy months.

4. 2023 Toyota Camry

A front view of the 2023 Toyota Camry in blue
2023 Toyota Camry | Toyota

It’s hard not to recommend the 2023 Toyota Camry due to its undeniable reliability. The Camry also has plenty of space for up to five people and their stuff, as well as a fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine. The sedan also has a leg up over competitors like the Honda Accord with its available AWD system, which is great for driving in the snow.

5. 2023 Mazda3

A 2023 Mazda3 sedan drives down a snowy road
2023 Mazda3 | Mazda

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We have tested the Mazda3 in the snow, and it did very well. The sedan’s AWD system gripped the ground in every slippery situation we put it through, and the turbocharged engine had plenty of power. The base Mazda3 would do just as well, though. It also has plenty of room for up to five adults, so don’t let its small size fool you.

These are some of the best AWD sedans for 2023

Although there are plenty of AWD sedans in the market, these five are among the best. They can all drive you and your family through the snow with ease while providing plenty of comfort and practicality. The best part of this list is that we picked examples for various budgets. So don’t wait until the snow starts to fall; check out one of these sedans soon.