Originally Posted by Rb79
Seems to be a controversial opinion but perhaps xdrive is the future. I know a lot of countries with high amounts of snow swear by it on stock tyres. Personally never been convinced about specific argument for winter tyres in UK but personal choice.
For me it has nothing to do with traction in snow, it is the safety of having tyres that work better in cold wet conditions like we have from November to Feb. Stopping distances are much shorter.