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      10-29-2012, 07:38 PM   #5
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Drives: 2012 335i
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Location: Lost in NJ

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Originally Posted by ALUFELGEN View Post
We have done multiple winter tires on RWD BMWs and have never heard of any traction or difficulty during winter. AWD is always better for winter conditions, but some have done fine with RWD and a good winter package.
I've done winters with FWD's and RWD's...and AWD's.

I found myself doing stupider $hit with the AWD's, since I knew I had a "safety"...with that said, in CT, i counted on my hand only 5 days out of the year where I had to go to work when there was some risk of snow/snow on the ground.

AWD, with global warming, has become optional for me in CT - not worth the extra weight or MPG.
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