Originally Posted by S-Dot
In my opinion, xDrive is NOT the better drive. The rear-wheel drive is a sharper, better-handling vehicle overall. The xDrive isn't BAD, it's just not as good.
And much harder to tail-slide.
I have xDrive because I live at the end of three miles of mud road, and without it I'd never get anywhere.
RWD is generally more interesting. The trade off is more wheel spin on winter days.
Do sandbags really work? adding a few hundred lbs to a truck seems archaic but maybe its smart?