Originally Posted by ynguldyn
Exactly. As long as you can ignore extra weight, weight distribution, fuel consumption, and higher purchase and maintenance costs.
The weight diff. between AWD and RWD is less than 300 pounds, fuel consumption is the same in the city and 1 MPG diff on the highway. 0-60 MPH is 0.1 sec diff and the cost of the AWD is about the same as snow tires, rims and TPMS.
Small price to pay for the additional safety AWD provides.