As bookies slash the odds on January 2010 being the coldest on record, thousands of motorists face the daily danger of driving unsuitable cars, leaving them stuck in snow and struggling on the ice. If only they had bought a Skoda Yeti.
With all the benefits of a 4x4 vehicle combined with the practicality of a family hatchback, the Skoda Yeti has been making light work of the UK's treacherous weather conditions thanks to its ability to tackle rough terrain and wintry conditions.
Robert Hazelwood, Skoda UK Director explains: "No one could have expected the snowy conditions we have experienced so far this year and with more forecast until the end of January, having suitable transport to get around is essential. The Skoda Yeti is a versatile family car no matter what the weather."
The Skoda Yeti combines safety, comfort and bold styling in a car that drivers and their families will love to own. It is available in front-wheel or four-wheel drive, in a choice of five diesel or petrol engines and four trim levels.
Equipment levels are high across the range with electric front windows and CD player, air conditioning, six airbags and Skoda's hugely practical Varioflex seating standard on all models. Add the practicality of frugal fuel consumption and low emissions to Skoda's great value and family-friendly touches, and it's clear why the Skoda Yeti is the car of choice all year round.
Despite the misery that the winter weather is causing on roads across the country, families still managed to enjoy some good old fashioned fun in the snow over the weekend. During a snowball fight, one family were joined by a surprise playmate as the rarely seen furry Yeti frolicked in the snow with them, throwing snowballs and making snow angels.
The Skoda Yeti is priced from £13,990 and was named 'Family Car of the Year 2009' in the Top Gear Awards.Published 14 January 2010