Is this the winter when you'll need to buy a new car?

Oct 5 2017, 11:33 pm

Winter is almost here.

You can feel the cold in the mornings when you step out of bed. You can feel your hands warming up slowly while you embrace a cup of hot coffee. And suddenly, you can see your breath in the air as soon as you step outside.

Yep – the coldest time of the year is definitely on its way.

But if you prepare yourself then you can skip some pretty unnecessary stress. And in Calgary, that extends to how you get around. Sure, there are different options for travelling, but they’re not always convenient, safe, or feasible.

That’s where having a world-class vehicle comes in. You can get to where you need to go fast and safely – without being packed on a bus that resembles a can of sardines. The only problem is that because Calgary’s winters are so severe, you don’t just want any regular vehicle – you need a spectacular one that can tackle the unexpected.

That’s why Daily Hive teamed up with Universal Ford Lincoln to list five things to look for when it’s time to buy a new car this winter.


Let’s face it, you don’t want to be praying for your car to start up when you turn the key in the ignition every day – especially in the winter. It’s a time when you’ll need and want to have a reliable mode of transport to get you from point A to B, and beyond. This is especially important during skiing season, when you’ll be on the road a lot more often to hit the mountains.


Calgary can be pretty dangerous when driving in the winter since the roads are icy and obstructed with snow. And despite all the safety features of smaller vehicles and ride-sharing services, physics still come into play. So if you have a newer, bigger vehicle, it’s going to be much safer to drive. That’s the case with the Ford Escape. It’s of impeccable quality and boasts strong durability with smart exterior design. And that means you can relax more as you drive.

Fuel efficiency

The cost of fuel consistently rises and it’s a trend that shows no signs of slowing down. That’s why newer vehicles like the Ford Escape are more fuel efficient, giving you extra money to enjoy your leisurely activities. Oh, and you’ll also save money, too.


Think about it, having your own vehicle is so much more convenient than waiting for a bus or a ride-share service. The last thing you want to happen this winter is to be stuck at a bus stop, freezing in the snow for hours. When you have your own car you can enjoy the sleek interior design, warmth, and comfort as you put your foot on the gas pedal.


Contrary to what you might think, buying a new car doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Financing terms for a car like the Ford Escape are great at the moment as interest rates are low which gives you the luxury of owning a nice vehicle. You can actually lease the 2017 Ford Escape SE for $69 a week with Universal Ford Lincoln. No joke.

For more information and to book 2017 Ford Escape SE AWD test drive today, visit Universal Ford Lincoln or call the car dealership at (403) 717-2424. But hurry, because the offer expires soon!

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