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Old 04-21-2019, 10:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Matthew_H View Post
Apart from the points ppl already mentioned, itís less fun to drive than an RWD one! As long as you know how to drive and have good winter tires, AWD is not a necessity for snow driving. It HELPS but not important. Iíve driven a Ford Crown Vic and a Mercedes C class in the snow with no issues.
Here in Canada 95% of BMWs are xDrive. My 2011 335i is xDrive as well and when I took it down to Arizona last year and got it serviced there, the service writer is surprised that itís xDrive as they donít exist in Arizona. Itís available as an option that no one buys.

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driving should be more safe, not fun to drive, when you are talking about driving in real life traffic not on the track or closed loops. Define fun to drive on RWD? Do you mean being able to brake contact patch? that's unsafe, regardless of how well you drive, when you have people around you and when conditions aren't controlled. Again, xdrive has its intended purpose, which is not just for snow.
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